Specialized Conferences

The Second IACMR Macro Research Frontier Conference

Dec 8-9, 2022 EST (Dec 9-10, 2022 Beijing Time)

Zoom Link for registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pfuugpzgvHNeiVNZLVY8YpvTKj3Bnm-8y

Introduction & Keynote Speech

Dec 8, 7:00-7:30 PM EST (Dec 9, 8:00-8:30 AM Beijing)

  • Introduction: Wei Shen (Arizona State University) and Eric Zhao (Indiana University)
  • Keynote Speech: Victor Nee (Cornell University) “Social Mechanisms of Institutional Resilience”

Panel 1: Stakeholder Management & Sustainability

Chair: Shipeng Yan (University of Hong Kong)

Dec 8, 7:30-8:45 PM EST (Dec 9, 8:30-9:45 AM Beijing)

  • Zhiyan Wu (Erasmus University): “Insuring against Activism Risk: Anti-SLAPP Laws and Precautionary Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Yejee Lee (Indiana University): “Smart Disclosure:  An Enabler for Multinationals to Reduce Human Rights Violations in Global Suppliers
  • Li Tong (Peking University): “The Burden of Being Distinct: Uniqueness in CSR Strategy and the Effectiveness of CSR as an Insurance Mechanism
  • Panel Discussant: Cuili Qian (University of Texas, Dallas)

Panel 2: Activism, Politics, and Innovation

Chair: Lori Yue (Columbia Business School)

Dec 8, 9:00-10:15 PM EST (Dec 9, 10:00-11:15 AM Beijing)

  • Tony He (Rutgers Business School): “Business and Peace: The Impact of Firm-Stakeholder Relational Strategies on Conflict Risk”
  • Jing Li (Simon Fraser University): “Techno-Nationalism and International Acquisition of Firms: Evidence from Made in China 2025”
  • Yuan Shi (Cornell University): “The Changing Nature of Firm R&D: Short-termism and Technological Influence of US Firms”
  • Panel Discussant: Nan Jia (University of Southern California)

Panel 3: Entrepreneurship

Chair: Jue Wang (Pennsylvania State University)

Dec 9, 7:00-8:15 PM EST (Dec 10, 8:00-9:15 AM Beijing)

  • Jiayi Bao (University of North Carolina): “Do Makerspaces Affect Entrepreneurship? Evidence on Entry, Experimentation, and Commercialization”
  • Andy Wu (Harvard University): Value and Complexity in New Ventures”
  • Wei Yang (CEIBS): The External Implications of Organizational Design: How Formalization and Decentralization Affect External Equity Investment in New Ventures”
  • Panel Discussant: Subrina Shen (University of Texas, Austin)

Panel 4: Technology and Innovation

Chair: Han Jiang (Tulane University)

Dec 9, 8:30-9:45 PM EST (Dec 10, 9:30-10:45 AM Beijing)

  • Mingtao Xu (Tsinghua University): “Trolling for Dollars: A Theory of Patent Monetization, Competing Business Models, and Patent Assertion Entities”
  • Nianchen Han (Nanyang Technological University): “Appropriability Risk and Knowledge Search: Evidence from App Developers in the Digital Economy”
  • Mo Chen (NYU Shanghai): “The microfoundations of Innovation in Complex Ecosystems: Evidence from Linux Kernel”
  • Panel Discussant: Maggie Zhou (University of Michigan)

Social Hour (Organizers: Han Jiang, Cuili Qian, Shipeng Yan, Lori Yue, Eric Zhao)

Dec 9, 9:45-10:15 PM EST (Dec 10, 10:45-11:15 AM Beijing)