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The Institute for Corporate Governance Public Lecture Series

The 25th online public lecture series will be given by Sean Cao of University of Maryland on the topic, “Applications of AI tools for Governance Research”

This talk will explore the challenges and opportunities when transitioning from traditional research to applied AI research in finance. The speaker will review AI and fintech research trends and introduce common AI tools for governance research. The speaker will share recommended learning resources.


Dr. Sean Cao, Director and Founding Faculty of the AI Initiative for Capital Market Research and tenured Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, is also affiliated with Harvard Business School (D^3 Institute). His research is featured in media like Financial Times, CNBC, and Bloomberg, and honored with best paper awards, including from Review of Financial Studies. Dr. Cao champions AI's impact in finance and accounting, acknowledged by Deloitte's Initiative for AI and Learning (DIAL), SEC, and Japan's Central Bank. He promotes accessible learning on AI, fintech, and accounting through an AI textbook and short-term PhD seminars. Explore more at his website.

Lecture date and time: Monday, 13 May 2024 | 09:00 – 10:00 EDT (15:00 – 16:00 CEST)

The public lecture series is organised by Institute for Corporate Governance (ICG) in partnership with the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University and ECGI.


MONDAY, 13 May 2024 | 09:00 EDT (15:00 CEST)

Lecture: Applications of AI tools for Governance Research


Organised by

Jun Yang
Conrad Prebys Professor of Finance
Indiana University Kelley School of Business


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