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UC Davis Symposium on Financial Institutions & Intermediaries 2011
Welcome to the Inaugural UC Davis Symposium on Financial Institutions & Intermediaries

Conference Schedule, 3102 Gallagher Hall
April 1, 2011

THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011

6:30 PM-8:30 PM  Informal gathering at Bistro 33 for drinks & conversation 

FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011

8:00 AM-8:30 AM  Continental Breakfast (Downstairs Atrium, Gallagher Hall)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Lukasz Pomorski, U. Toronto

Is Bigger Better? Size and performance in pension plan management
Discussant  Greg Kadlec, Virginia Tech

9:30am-10:30am

Ro Gutierrez, Univeristy of Oregon
On Economies of Scale and Persistent Performance in Corporate-Bond Mutual Funds
Discussant  Eric Zitzewitz, Dartmouth
Break  Downstairs Atrium (Coffee)

10:50am-11:50am

Prachi Deuskar, University of Illinois
The Good, the Bad or the Expensive – Which Mutual Fund Managers Join Hedge Funds
Discussant  David Musto, Wharton University of Pennslyvania
Keynote Luncheon  Ballroom, Davis Hyatt

1:30pm-2:30pm 

Chris Schwarz, UC Irvine
Trust and Delegation
Discussant  Gavin Cassar, Wharton University of Pennsylvania

2:30pm – 3:30pm 

Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State
Inferring Reporting – Related Biases in Hedge Fund Databases from Hedge Fund Equity
Discussant  Wayne Ferson, University of Southern California

3:50pm – 5:00pm  Panel hosted by Erik Sirri, Babson

Topic: ‘40 act funds in a hedge – fund world

Panelists

Alan Seigerman, Forward Funds
Craig Dandurand, CalPERS
Peter Algert, Algert Coldiron Investors
Shane Shepherd, Research Affiliates

5:30pm – 8:00pm  Dinner at Seasons

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