Workshop in Behavioral Finance
October 24-25, 2013

Joseph Engelberg and Christopher Parsons of University of California at San Diego, Organizers

Andrea Frazzini, AQR Capital Management
Cliff Asness, AQR Capital Management
Lasse Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School and NBER
"Quality Minus Junk"

Martin Cherkes, Columbia University
Charles Jones, Columbia University
Chester Spatt, Carnegie Mellon University and NBER
"A Solution to the Palm - 3Com Spin-off Puzzles"

Chi Liao, University of Toronto
"Risk Taking Begets Risk Taking: Evidence from Casino Openings and Investor Portfolios"

Francesco D'Acunto, University of California at Berkeley
"Identity, Overconfidence and Investment Decisions"

Lauren Cohen, Harvard University and NBER
Christopher Malloy, Harvard University and NBER
Dong Lou, London School of Economics
"Playing Favorites: How Firms Prevent the Revelation of Bad News" (NBER Working Paper 19429)

Bing Han, University of Texas, Austin
David Hirshleifer, University of California, Irvine
"Visibility Bias in the Transmission of Consumption Norms and Undersaving"

Mark Kamstra, York University
Lisa Kramer, University of Toronto
Maurice Levi, University of British Columbia
Russ Wermers, University of Maryland at College Park
"Seasonal Asset Allocation: Evidence from Mutual Fund Flows"

Harrison Hong, Princeton University and NBER
Hyun-Soo Choi, Singapore Management University
Jeffrey Kubik, Syracuse University
Jeffrey Thompson, Federal Reserve Board
"When Real Estate is the Only Game in Town"

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Conference sponsored by
Bracebridge Capital, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management and
LSV Asset Management
under the auspices of the National Bureau of Economic Research