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Strategy and the Business Environment Conference

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 29, 2016

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Shuttle continuously loops between Strathallan Hotel and Simon School

11:45 am - Conference Check-in - Schlegel Rotunda Lobby

12:00 - 12:50 pm - Lunch - Schlegel Rotunda

12:50 pm - Introduction by Andrew Ainslie, Dean, Simon Business School - Schlegel 407

1:00 - 3:00 pm - Session 1 - Schlegel 407

Webs of Influence: National Stakeholder Networks and Corporate Social Performance (Download Paper - PDF)
Kate Odziemkowska, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Witold J. Henisz, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant:  Eun-Hee Kim, School of Business, George Washington University

Coming Back and Giving Back: Returnee Directors and Corporate Donations (Download Paper - PDF)
Jiao Luo, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Dongjie Chen, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Jia Chen, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Discussant:  Nan Jia, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

3:00 - 3:30 pm - Break - Outside Schlegel 407

3:30 - 5:30 pm - Session 2 - Schlegel 407

Bringing the Regulatory Commission Back In: Firm-to-Government Employee Mobility as Support-Building and Learning (Download Paper - PDF)
Ivana V. Katic, School of Management, Yale University
Discussant:  Timothy Werner, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

The Danger of Not Listening:   How Broad-Based Business Participation in Government Design of Regulations Can Increase Compliance and Benefit Society (Download Paper - PDF)
Edmund Malesky, Department of Political Science, Duke University
Markus Taussig, Business School, National University of Singapore
Discussant:  Sanjay Patnaik, School of Business, George Washington University

5:40 pm -  Shuttle to the Strathallan Hotel departs Simon

6:30 - 7:15 pm - Reception - Strathallan Hotel Ballroom

7:15 - 9:00 pm - Dinner - Strathallan Hotel Ballroom
Keynote Speaker:  Martin L. Stern, Partner, Womble Carlyle


Saturday, April 30, 2016

7:20 - 8:10 am - Shuttle continuously loops between Strathallan Hotel and Simon School

7:30 - 8:30 am - Continental Breakfast - Schlegel Rotunda

8:30 - 9:30 am - Session 3 - Schlegel 207

How Does Political Risk Affect Firm Performance? Evidence from Telecommunications License Cancellations in India (Download Paper - PDF)
Daniel J. Blake, IE Business School
Srividya Jandhyala, ESSEC Business School
Discussant:  Stephen Weymouth, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

 

9:30 - 10:30 am - Session 4 - Schlegel 207

Regulation by Shaming: Direct and Spillover Effects of Publicizing Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws (Download Paper - PDF)
Matthew S. Johnson, Department of Economics, Boston University

Elected Public Office and Private Benefit: Firm-level Returns from Businesspeople Becoming Politicians in Russia (Download Paper - PDF)
David Szakonyi, Department of Political Science, Columbia University

Discussant:  Thomas Stratmann, Department of Economics, George Mason University

10:30 - 11:00 am - Break - Schlegel Rotunda

11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Session 5 - Schlegel 207

The Struggle for Control over Movements in Markets: Activists, Marketers, and Natural Products (Download Paper - PDF)
Todd Schifeling, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan

Concession Stands:  How Foreign Investment Incites Protest in Africa (Download Paper - PDF)
Darin Christensen, Department of Political Science, Stanford University

Discussant:  Witold J. Henisz, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch - Schlegel Rotunda

1:00 - 3:00 pm - Session 6 - Schlegel 207

How Do Interest Groups Seek Access to Committees? (Download Paper - PDF)
Alexander Fouirnaies, Nuffield College, Oxford University
Andrew B. Hall, Department of Political Science, Stanford University
Discussant:  Brian Richter, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Opportunistic Proposals by Union Shareholders (Download Paper - PDF)
John G. Matsusaka, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Oguzhan Ozbas, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Irene Yi, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Discussant:  Leonard Kostovetsky, Carroll School of Management, Boston College

3:00 - 5:00 pm - Shuttle continuously loops between Simon School and Greater Rochester International Airport

 
 
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