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The 2nd University of Vaasa Banking Research Workshop

  • May 24, 2018
  • Auditorium Nissi/K218, Tritonia, University of Vaasa

Keynote Speaker: Lucy Chernykh

Dr. Chernykh is the Wells Fargo Professor of Banking at Clemson University (Clemson, USA). She holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA). Her research focuses on international finance, with a primary interest in emerging market banking and regulation. Dr. Chernykh’s research has been published in leading peer-reviewed finance journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Financial Stability.

Workshop Program:

Session I: 12:00-13:00

12:00-12:30 Dr. Kim Ittonen (Hanken School of Economics)

Banks’ Audit Committees, Audit Firm Alumni, and Fees Paid to Audit Firm
Kim Ittonen (Hanken School of Economics), Emma-Riikka  Myllymäki  (Aalto University School of Business), Per  C.  Tronnes  (University of New South Wales, Australia)

12:3013:00 Dr. Denis Davydov (University of Vaasa)

Financial Stability and Public Confidence in Banks
Lucy Chernykh (Clemson University, USA), Denis Davydov (University of Vaasa), Jukka Sihvonen (University of Vaasa)

Keynote presentation:

13:1514:15 Dr. Lucy Chernykh (Clemson University, USA)

Supervisory Oversight and Internal Fraud in Failing Banks
Lucy Chernykh (Clemson University, USA)

Coffee break: 14:15-14:45

Session II: 14:45-15:45

14:4515:15 Mr. Shaker Ahmed (University of Vaasa)

CEO Facial Masculinity and Bank Risk-Taking
Shaker Ahmed (University of Vaasa), Jukka Sihvonen (University of Vaasa), Sami Vähämaa (University of Vaasa)

15:1515:45 Dr. Jari-Mikko Meriläinen (European Central Bank, University of Vaasa)

Western European Banks’ Asset Liquidity and Credit Ratings
Jari-Mikko Meriläinen (European Central Bank, University of Vaasa)