Oct. 12: Finance Research Symposium, 'Social Responsibility Ratings'

Investors and investment professionals are invited to attend the 2012 Finance Research Symposium at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

The symposium will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12. Hunter Holzhauer, assistant professor of finance in the Sam and Irene Black School of Business, will offer a research presentation titled “Using Social Responsibility Ratings to Outperform the Market: Evidence from Long-Only and Active-Extension Investment Strategies.” A question-and-answer period will follow.

The event takes place in 236 Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center; free parking will be available in the deck south of Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

A free lunch will be provided to research symposium guests. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Jessica Zhao, associate professor of finance, at xuz12@psu.edu or 814-898-6256 by Friday, Oct. 5.

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Last Updated September 18, 2012