UK Institute Research Day

September 01, 2017

12:30pm – 2:30pm

Gatton 311

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Come hear from the nine 2016 UK Schnatter Institute research awardees! The forum will feature short research presentations by each awardee, with some time for questions.


Leonce Bargeron, Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods
"The Buffering Effect of Brands for Companies Facing Legislative Homogenization: Evidence from the Introduction of Sarbanes-Oxley"

David Bradshaw, Department of Philosophy
"Modern Politics and the Passions"

James S. Fackler, Department of Economics
"Interwar Price Level Targeting"

John Garen, Department of Economics
“Educational Test Scores and Educational Spending: A Look Across States, 1992 – 2015”

William C. Gerken, Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods
"Hedge Fund Boards and the Market for Independent Directors"

Kristine W. Hankins, Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods
"Understanding Precautionary Cash at Home and Abroad"

Frank Scott, Department of Economics
"Single Bidders and Tacit Collusion in Highway Procurement Auctions"

Aaron Yelowitz, Department of Economics
"How Did the ACA Affect Health Insurance Coverage in Kentucky?"

David A. Ziebart, Von Allmen School of Accountancy
"Transaction Complexity and the Movement to Fair Value Accounting"