PAST SEMINARS

DateSpeakerAffiliationPaper Title
3/31/2017Philip StrahanBoston College
12/2/2016Mark BradshawBoston College
11/18/2016Stefan NagelMichigan Ross
11/4/2016David RobinsonDuke
10/21/2016Leonidas BarbopoulosUniversity of St. Andrews
10/14/2016Wayne LandsmanUNC
10/7/2016Jesse BlocherVanderbilt University
9/30/2016Scott YonkerCornellTrust Busting: The Effect of Fraud
9/23/2016Alex ButlerRice UniversityLocal Economic Consequences of Stock Market Listings
9/9/2016John CampbellUniversity of Georgia Did Regulation Fair Disclosure Prevent Selective Disclosure?
9/2/2016Malcolm WardlawUT DallasHow do employees fare in private equity buyouts?
12/4/15Matthew Rhodes-KropfHarvardCost of Experimentation and the Evolution of Venture Capital
11/20/15Greg MillerUniversity of MichiganPerceptions and price: Evidence from CEO presentations at IPO roadshows
11/6/15Bill MayhewDukeWhat’s in a (school) name? Racial discrimination in higher education bond markets
10/30/15Jarrad HarfordUniversity of WashingtonForeign Cash: Taxes, Internal Capital Markets and Agency Problems
10/9/15Charles LeeStanfordDo Short-Sellers Profit From Mutual Funds? Evidence from Daily Trades
9/4/15Luke TaylorWhartonDo Funds Make More When They Trade More?
8/28/15Ken AhernUSCInformation Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tips
5/1/15Ivan ShaliastovichWharton
4/17/15Clemens SialmUT-AustinIt Pays to Set the Menu: Mutual Fund Investment Options in 401(k) Plans
4/3/15Andrey MalenkoMITAuctions with Endogenous Initiation
3/27/15Lars KeuhnCarnegie MellonA Labor Capital Asset Pricing Model
11/15/14Gideon SaarCornellHidden Liquidity: Some new light on dark trading
11/14/14Eugene SoltesHarvardWhat Else do Shareholders Want? Shareholder Proposals Contested by Firm Management
11/7/14Darren RoulstoneOhio State UniversityThe comovement of investor attention
11/1/14Chris ParsonsUCSDWorrying about the stock market: Evidence from hospital admissions
10/31/14Hee-Joon AhnBusiness School at Sungkyunkwan University
10/25/14Federico BeloUniversity of MinnesotaEndogenous Dividend Dynamics and the Term Structure of Dividend Strips
10/18/14Andy LoMITAn Evolutionary Model of Bounded Rationality and Intelligence
9/27/14James ThompsonWaterlooLemons and Proud of It: Information Asymmetry and Risk Transfer Markets
9/20/14Dave MaberUniversity of MichiganSell-Side Information Services and Compensation for Investment Research: Evidence from Broker Votes
9/13/14Dimitris PapanikolaouNorthwestern UniversityTechnological Innovation: Winners and Losers
9/6/14Sophie ShiveNotre DameWhen the bellwether dances to noise: Evidence from exchange-traded funds
8/30/14Utpal BhattacharyaIndiana UniversityThe Dark Side of ETFs and Index Funds
4/25/14Elena SimintziThe U of British Columbia – Sauder School of BusinessBinding Labor Contracts, the 2008 Financial Crisis, and Firm Outcomes
3/12/14Mariano M. CroceUNC Kenan-Flagler Business SchoolFiscal Policy and the Distribution of Consumption Risk
2/21/14Michael DrakeBYUhttp://devthe.me/fmrc/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/MichaelDrake.pdf
2/14/14Francois CocquemasEDHEC and OwenDoes market incompleteness matter for market microstructure?
1/31/14Yael HochbergMIT and NBERResource Accumulation Through Economic Ties: Evidence from Venture Capital
1/17/14Berk A. SensoyThe Ohio State UniversityCyclicality, Performance Measurement, and Cash Flow Liquidity in Private Equity
4/12/13Stijn Van NieuwerburghNew York UniversityFirm Volatility in Granular Networks
4/1/13Edward D. Van WesepUNC Kenan-Flagler Business SchoolThe Quality of Expertise
3/29/13Nicolae GarleanuUC Berkeley’s Haas School of BusinessFinancial Entanglement: A Theory of Incomplete Integration, Leverage, Crashes, and Contagion
3/22/13George SkoulakisUniversity of MarylandTime to Wind Down
3/11/13Nick CrainUniversity of Texas AustinCareer Concerns and Venture Capital
2/14/13Yesol HuhStanford UniversityMachines vs. Machines: High Frequency Trading and Hard Information
2/6/13Shaun DaviesUCLAThe Economics of Discretion in Multi-Agent Decision Problems
2/1/13Erik GiljeBoston CollegeDoes Local Access to Finance Matter? Evidence from U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Shale Booms
1/30/13Tara BhandariMITMaking the Most of Good Times: Shareholder Rights and Performance Revisited
1/25/13Stefan LewellenYale UniversityExecutive Compensation and Peer Effects
1/23/13Xiaofei ZhaoUniversity of TorontoInvestor Sentiment and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns
1/16/13Erin SmithNew York UniversityDo Shareholders Want Less Governance?
1/14/13Haan Soo LeeHarvard UniversityValue Access in Venture Capital
12/19/12Yael HochbergNorthwestern UniversityLocal Overweighting and Underperformance: Evidence from Limited Partner Private Equity Investments
12/7/12Lorenzo GarlappiUniv. of British ColumbiaCorporate Innovation and Returns
11/2/12Bill MegginsonUniv. of OklahomaThe Benefits of Underwriter Reputation to Banks and Equity Issuing Firms
10/19/12Reena AggarwalMcDonough School of Business, Georgetown UniversityCenter for Financial Markets and Policy
10/5/12John CoxSloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyAbsolute and Relative Consumption in an Exchange Economy
9/21/12Christophe SpaenjersHEC, ParisExpected Horizon and Household Finance
9/7/12Frank WarnockDarden Business School, Univ. of Va.On the Determinants of International Equity Investment
12/9/11David MauerUniversity of Texas at DallasSubprime Mortgage Defaults and Credit Default Swaps
12/2/11Miguel PalaciosVanderbilt UniversityMacroeconomic Announcements and Firm-Level Risk Characteristics
11/18/11Shubo WangVanderbilt UniversityIncomplete Information and Asset Returns in Real Business Economies
11/11/11Amir YaronUniversity of PennsylvaniaVolatility, the Macroeconomy and Asset Prices
11/4/11Paul SchultzUniversity of Notre DameThe Market for New Issues of Municipal Bonds: The Roles of Transparency and Limited Access to Retail Investors
10/21/11Haim Kedar-LevyUniversity of JerusalemA Dynamic Equilibrium Model of Bubbles
10/7/11Denis SosyuraRoss School of BusinessSafer Ratios, Riskier Portfolios: Banks’ Response to Government Aid
9/30/11Ralph KoijenNational Bureau of Economic ResearchEquity Yields
9/23/11Maya EdenMIT/The World BankFinancial Distortions and the Distribution of Global Volatility
9/16/11Laura Casares FieldPenn State UniversityAre Busy Boards Detrimental?
8/26/11Paul SeguinVanderbilt UniversityHedging, Costs, Index Volatility and the Underperformance of Leveraged Exchange-Traded funds
4/22/11Greg WaymireEmory UniversityLanguage sustains trust and cooperation even when uncertainty enables widespread cheating on social contracts
4/15/11Costis SkiadasNorthwestern UniversityScale-Invariant Asset Pricing Theory: A General Discrete Framework with Ambiguity-Aversion Applications
4/8/11Qiang ZhangUniversity of Leicester, U.K.Consumption, Precautionary Saving, and Market Incompleteness in a Model of Intertermporal Hedging
4/4/11Tarun RamadoraiOxford University, EnglandAsset Fire Sales and Purchases and the International Transmission of Financial Shocks
3/25/11Cathy SchrandWharton, Pa.Analyst recommendations and higher order beliefs: Explaining bubbles and price drift
3/18/11Clemens SialmUniversity of Texas at AustinComplex Mortgages
1/21/11Yongxian TanOGSM, Vanderbilt UniversityDebt-equity Choice, Growth Options and Market Timing
1/14/11Nicolas BollenOGSM, Vanderbilt UniversityHedge Fund R2: Whats’s under the Hood?
12/10/10Lixiong GuoOGSM, Vanderbilt UniversityBoard Structure and Monitoring: New Evidence from CEO Turnover
12/3/10Alex StomperMITSnow and Leverage
11/5/10Pierre Collin-DufresneColumbia UniversityOn the Relative Pricing of long Maturity S&P 500 Index Options and CDX Tranches
10/29/10Peter DemerjianEmory UniversityThe Impact of Changes in Balance Sheet Covenant Protection on the Design of Private Loan Contracts
10/22/10Tom ChangUniversity of Southern CaliforniaHow Many Pears Would a Pear Packer Pack If a Pear Packer Could Pack Pears at Quasi-exogenously Varing Piece Rates?
9/10/10Richard C. GeeenTepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon UniversityFinancial Expertise as an Arms Race
8/27/10Shage ZhangOGSM, Vanderbilt UniversityCompensation Gap Among Top Executives: Tournament Competition, Marginal Productivity Differentials, Or Governance Failure
5/7/10Pietro VeronesiThe University of ChicagoUncertainty about Government Policy and Stock Prices
4/16/10Guojin GongPenn State UniversityRelative Performance Evaluation and Related Peer Groups in Executive Compensation Contracts
4/8/10Darrell DuffieStanford UniversityHow Big Banks Fail and What to do About It
3/19/10David RobinsonDuke UniversityWhat Does Financial Literacy Training Teach Us?
2/26/10Michael ClementUniversity of TexasThe Relative Profitability of Analysts’ Stock Recommendations: What Role Does Investor Sentiment Play?
1/29/10Vanitha RagunathanUniversity of Queensland, AustraliaIs the Cross-Listing Premium an SEO Effect?
1/26/10Christopher HrdlickaUniversity of Chicago, Booth School of BusinessTrading Volume and Time Varying Betas
1/22/10Sara B. HollandUniversity of California, Haas School of BusinessThe Welfare Implications of Health Capital Investment
1/19/10Alexi SavovUniversity of Chicago, Booth School of BusinessFree for a Fee: The Hidden Cost of Index Fund Investing
1/15/10Michael MichauxThe Wharton School, University of PennsylvaniaPass-through, Exposure, and the Currency Composition of Debt
1/7/10Mikhail SimutinThe University of British ColumbiaExcess Cash and Mutual Fund Performance
1/7/10Nicholay GantchevThe Wharton School, University of PennsylvaniaThe Costs of Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Sequential Decision Model
12/11/09Tom HoThomas Ho Company. Ltd.Valuing Contingent Claims on Natural Gas Contracts
9/25/09Matt SpiegelYale UniversityMutual Fund Risk and Market Share Adjusted Fund Flows
9/11/09Dan DhaliwalUniversity of ArizonaBank Assert Securitization and Information Uncertainty
2/13/09Jan BenaLSE
2/6/09Miguel PalaciosUniversity of California BerkeleyThe value and the risk of aggregate human capital: Implications from a general equilibrium model
1/30/09Rose LiaoOhio StateCorporate block acquisitions around the world
1/23/09David SolomonUniversity of ChicagoSelective publicity and stock prices
1/21/09Tor-Erik BakkeUniversity of WisconsinHow does Finance affect growth? Evidence from a natural experiment in Venezuela
12/12/08Ted DayUT DallasDividend distributions and closed-end fund discounts
12/5/08Itshak Ben-DavidOhio State UniversityDoes mandated financial counseling improve mortgage decision-making? Evidence from a natural experiment
12/3/08Berk SensoyUSCClub deals in leveraged buyouts
11/21/08Dirk HackbarthUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignThe timing and returns of mergers and acquisitions in oligopolistic industries
11/14/08David MustoWhartonHigh water marks in competitive capital markets
11/7/08Paolo PasquarielloUniversity of MichiganStrategic cross-trading in the U.S. stock market
11/5/08Rudi FahlenbrachOhio State UniversityEstimating the effects of large shareholders using a geographic instrument
10/31/08Vivek GhosalGeorgia TechSmall is beautiful but size matters: The asymmetric impact of uncertainty and sunk costs on small and large businesses
10/24/08Agnes ChengLouisiana State UniversityRole of accruals and cash flows in predicting future cash flows – The growth effect
10/10/08D. Craig NicholsCornell UniversityStock option exercises and the quality of operating cash flows
10/3/08Chris ParsonsUNC – Chapel HillStrike three: Umpires’ demand for discrimination
10/2/08Karin ThorburnDartmouth CollegeMarkup pricing revisited
9/26/08John FellinghamOhio State UniversityEvaluation in an induced moral hazard setting (aka an exercise in tension relevance)
9/19/08Audra BooneUniversity of KansasDo private equity consortiums impede takeover competition?
9/12/08Nick BollenVanderbiltLocked up by a lockup: Valuing liquidity as a real option
8/22/08K. SukwonVanderbiltIs order imbalance related to information?
8/8/08Jacob SagiVanderbiltDo fund managers make informed asset allocation decisions?
5/2/08Diego GarciaUniversity of North CarolinaRelative wealth concerns and complementarities in information acquisition
4/22/08Lakshmanan ShivakumarLBSTargets’ earnings quality and bidders’ takeover decisions
4/15/08John FellinghamOhio State University
4/11/08Jarrad HarfordUniversity of WashingtonShareholder cross-holdings and their effect on acquisition decisions
4/4/08Steven SwidlerAuburnHedging house price risk with CME futures contracts: The case of Las Vegas residential real estate
3/25/08Evgeny LyandresRiceReal options, volatility, and stock returns
3/14/08Mohan VenkatachalamDukeThe power of voice: Managerial affective states and future firm performance
2/22/08Kathleen HanleySECStrategic disclosure and the pricing of Initial Public Offerings
2/19/08Paige Parker OuimetUniversity of MichiganControl and target managerial incentives in acquisition decisions
2/15/08Toni WhitedUniversity of WisconsinWhich firms follow the market? An analysis of corporate investment decisions
2/14/08Shang-Jin WeiColumbiaGrowth potential and corporate disclosure: The case of foreign trade liberalization
2/12/08Ran DuchinUSCCash holdings and corporate diversification
2/8/08Ilya StrebulaevStanfordThe evolution of aggregate stock ownership: A unified explanation
2/5/08Henrik CronqvistOhio State UniversityCANCELLED
2/1/08Karthik KrishnanBoston CollegeUniversal banking, private information, and incentive problems: What do ex-post lending patterns tell us?
1/22/08Amir BarneaUT AustinDirector networks and firm governance
1/18/08Lars-Alexander KuehnUniversity of British ColumbiaAsset pricing with real investment commitment
12/14/07Manju PuriDuke University
12/7/07Andrea EisfeldtNorthwesternFinancing shortfalls and the value of aggregate liquidity
11/16/07Ilya StrebulaevStanfordCancelled
11/9/07Itay GoldsteinWhartonPayoff complementarities and financial fragility: Evidence from mutual fund flows
10/26/07Timothy JohnsonUniversity of IllinoisLiquid capital and market liquidity
10/12/07Ayako YasudaWhartonThe economics of private equity funds
10/10/07William MegginsonUniversity of OklahomaDividends and share repurchases in the European Union
10/5/07Luke FroebVanderbilt UniversityEvaluating mergers among firms that manage revenue
9/28/07Shawn MobbsVanderbilt UniversityTournaments, heirs, and organizational structure
9/21/07Jaime ZenderUniversity of ColoradoA simple but powerful test for long-run event studies
9/7/07Simon GervaisDuke UniversityOverconfidence, Investment Policy and Manager Welfare
8/31/07Nick BollenVanderbilt UniversityDo hedge fund managers misreport returns? Evidence from the pooled distribution
8/17/07Ron MasulisVanderbilt UniversityCorporate venture capital, strategic alliances, and the governance of newly public firms
Mark SeasholesArizona State UniversityInformation Production, Volume, and Return Dynamics
Anna CieslakDukeStock Returns over the FOMC Cycle
Kleopatra NikolaouFederal Reserve System Board of GovernorsTrading Relationships in the OTC Market for Secured Claims: Evidence from Triparty Repos
Martin SchmalzMichigan | RossUltimate Ownership and Bank Competition
Edith HotchkissBoston CollegeCashing Out: The Rise of M&A in Bankruptcy
Krista SchwarzWhartonNotes on Bonds: Liquidity at all Costs in the Great Recession
Mike EwensCalTechInside Rounds and Venture Capital Returns
David MustoWharton
Karl DietherBringham Young University