Macro Research Frontier Conference

The First IACMR Macro Research Frontier Conference

IACMR Macro Research Frontier Conference was held online from May 20-21, 2022, related information as follows:

Time: 8:00-11:00 a.m. May 20-21(Beijing time)
Format: Zoom meeting
Language: English
Organizer: IACMR Research Committee (Macro): Lori Yue (co-chair), Eric Zhao (co-chair), Han Jiang, Cuili Qian, Shipeng Yan


Introduction & Keynote Speech 
May 20, 8:00-8:30 AM Beijing time (May 19, 8:00-8:30 PM EST) 

● Introduction: Zhi-Xue Zhang (Peking University), Wei Shen (Arizona State University), and Lori Yue (Columbia Business School) 
● Keynote Speech: Managing Different Types of Past Dependence by Chris Marquis (Cambridge Judge School of Management ) 

Panel 1: Institutional Theory & Economic Sociology 
Chair: Shipeng Yan (University of Hong Kong) 
May 20, 8:30-9:45 AM Beijing time (May 19, 8:30-9:45 PM EST) 

● Letian Zhang (Harvard Business School): Chasing immortality: Artist reputation after death, 1790-2020. 
● Milo Wang (Arizona State University): Why is bribing doctors an excusable crime? The normalization of corruption. 
● Hui Sun (Northwestern University): Friendly Courts: Economic Development, Court Organization, and the Legal Advantage of Embeddedness 
● Panel Discussant: Chris Marquis (Cambridge Judge School of Management ) 

Panel 2: Entrepreneurship 
Chair: Eric Zhao (Indiana University) 
May 20, 10:00-11:15 AM Beijing time (May 19, 10:00-11:15 PM EST) 

● Wesley Koo (INSEAD): A confluence of tech and talent: Return migration and rural online entrepreneurship 
● Willow Wu (Chinese University of Hong Kong): Manipulating entrepreneurial framing distinctiveness in response to regulatory changes in nascent markets 
● Subrina Shen (University of Texas, Austin): When misaligned local-global hierarchies promote exploration: Hierarchical inconsistency, search, and exploration in cross-functional product development teams 
● Panel Discussant: Cheng Gao (University of Michigan) & Yanbo Wang (University of Hong Kong) 

Panel 3: Political Strategy & Social Responsibility 
Chair: Cuili Qian (University of Texas-Dallas) 
May 21, 8:00-9:15 AM Beijing time (May 20, 8:00-9:15 PM EST) 

● Jiao Luo (University of Minnesota): Gotta serve somebody: The elitist nature of U.S. corporate philanthropy 
● Danqing Wang (HKUST): The Diversity Mandate, men’s resistance and promotion of female government officials 
● Shuping Li (HK Polytechnic U.): A micro pathway for the enhanced institutionalization of CSR: CEO employment risk and its enabling conditions 
● Panel Discussant: Jun Xia ( University of Texas-Dallas) 

Panel 4: Corporate Governance 
Chair: Han Jiang (Tulane University) 
May 21, 9:30-10:45 AM Beijing time (May 20, 9:30-10:45 PM EST) 

● Qi Zhu (HK Polytechnic U. ): Top Executive Learning and Breakthrough Inventions 
● Wei Shi (Miami University): Peer Responses to Environmental Regulatory Sanctions: environmental Lobbying and Green Innovation 
● Yi Tang (University of Hong Kong): Underpaid CEOs and Corporate Social Responsibility 
● Panel Discussant: Guoli Chen (INSEAD) 

Social Hour (Organizers: Han Jiang, Cuili Qian, Shipeng Yan, Lori Yue, Eric Zhao) May 21, 10:45-11:15 AM Beijing time (May 20, 10:45-11:15 PM EST)