July 6-9, 2021, Online and Onsite in Shanghai, China

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Politics, Influence, and Finance

Time:Thursday, July 8, 2021 8:00 - 9:45Location:Stream 8Session Chair:Nandini Gupta, Indiana University Zoom:

Investing in influence: Investors, portfolio firms, and political giving

Marianne Bertrand; University of Chicago

Matilde Bombardini; University of California Berkeley

Raymond Fisman; Boston University

Francesco Trebbi; University of California Berkeley

Eyub Yegen; University of Toronto

  Presenter: Eyub Yegen, University of Toronto

  Discussant: Matthew Denes, Carnegie Mellon University

The Effect of Female Leadership on Contracting from Capitol Hill to Main Street

Nataliya Gerasimova; Norwegian School of Economics

Maximilian Rohrer; Norwegian School of Economics

  Presenter: Nataliya Gerasimova, Norwegian School of Economics

  Discussant: Ana-Maria Tenekedjieva, Federal Reserve Board

Dirty Money: How Banks Influence Financial Crime

Janet Gao; Indiana University

Joseph Pacelli; Indiana University

Jan Schneemeier; Indiana University

Yufeng Wu; University of Illinois

  Presenter: Yufeng Wu, University of Illinois

  Discussant: Isha Agarwal, University of British Columbia

The Benefits of Access: Evidence from Private Meetings with Portfolio Firms

Marco Becht; Universite libre de Bruxelles

Julian Franks; London Business School

Hannes Wagner; Bocconi University

  Presenter: Hannes Wagner, Bocconi University

  Discussant: Merih Sevilir, Indiana University

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