Conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Center for Financial Innovation and Stability

Conference Location
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Conference Center, Third Floor
1000 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309



Friday, October 9, 2009
8:00 a.m. Breakfast (Piedmont Dining Room)
8:30 Welcome and opening remarks
8:45 Short Selling: Economics and Regulation
Erik Sirri, Babson College
9:30 A Multiple Lender Approach to Understanding Supply and Search in the Equity Market PDF logo
Adam C. Kolasinski, University of Washington
Adam Reed, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Matthew C. Ringgenberg, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Discussant: Robert Van Ness, University of Mississippi
10:30 Break
11:00 Regulatory Uncertainty and Market Liquidity: The 2008 Short Sale Ban's Impact on Equity Option Markets PDF logo
Robert Battalio, University of Notre Dame
Paul Schultz, University of Notre Dame
Discussant: Charles Jones, Columbia University
Noon Lunch (Piedmont Dining Room)
1:00 p.m. Short Selling in the Real World PDF logo
John Standerfer, S3 Matching Technologies
1:45 Naked Short Selling and Market Returns PDF logo
Thomas Boulton, Miami University
Marcus Braga-Alves, Marquette University
Discussant: Leslie Boni, California State University, Northridge
2:45 Break
3:00 Do Hedge Funds Trade on Private Information? Evidence from Syndicated Lendingand Short Selling PDF logo
Nadia Massoud, York University
Debarshi Nandy, York University
Anthony Saunders, New York University
Keke Song, York University
Discussant: Tom Berglund, Swedish School of Economics