IMS Magnolia Finance Conference


April 20, 2018 - 08:00 am to 04:00 pm


The Mill at Mississippi State University


Adam Yore, George Jiang, Bill Megginson, Mara Faccio, Andrew Karolyi

The Institute for Market Studies and the Department of Finance and Economics at Mississippi State University is pleased to announce that the Fifth Annual Magnolia Finance Conference will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018. The goal of the conference is to promote academic research and share some southern hospitality with our guests.

Scholars will present academic research on topics including corporate governance, investments, and executive compensation. There will be a panel discussion with presenting scholars. 

There is a reception the night before the conference (Thursday, April 19) at 5:30PM inside The Mill at The Vault. All participants and guests are invited to attend. Don Chance, Professor of Finance at LSU, will be providing musical entertainment.

April 19, 2018:
5:30 PM – Reception, Live Music with Don Chance
April 20, 2018:
8:00 AM – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 AM – Adam Yore, University of Missouri
10:00 AM – George Jiang, Washington State University
11:00 PM – Coffee Break
11:30 AM – Bill Megginson, The University of Oklahoma
12:30 PM – Lunch
1:30 PM – Mara Faccio, Purdue University
2:30 PM – Andrew Karolyi, Cornell University
3:30 PM – Coffee Break
4:00 PM – Panel Discussion

Please Register Prior to April 15

Registration is free Here