UPCOMING & RECENT SEMINARS

DateSpeakerAffiliationPaper TitleLocation | Time
9/12/18Rich MathewsUniversity of Maryland | Robert H. Smith School of BusinessTBAManagement Hall 206
3:30-5:00 PM
9/19/18Geoffrey TateUNC | Kenan-Flagler Business SchoolTBAManagement Hall 206
3:30-5:00 PM
9/26/18Margarita TsoutsouraCornell University | Johnson College of BusinessTBAManagement Hall 206
3:30-5:00 PM

PAST SEMINARS

DateSpeakerAffiliationPaper Title
4/6/18Batchimeg Sambalaibat IU BloomingtonEndogenous Specialization and Dealer Networks
3/23/18Joel HasbrouckNYUFX Market Metrics: New Findings Based on CLS Bank Settlement Data
3/16/18Tim LoughranNotre DameAssimilation of Oil News into Prices
11/3/17Gerard Hoberg USCProduct Life Cycles in Corporate Finance
10/27/17Yaron Leitner Philadelphia FedWORKING PAPER NO. 16-31/R REGULATING A MODEL
10/6/2017Leonidas BarbopoulisUniversity of St AndrewsThe Role of Earnout Financing on the Valuation Effects of Global Diversification
9/22/17John GrahamDukeCEO Power and Board Dynamics
9/15/17Sebastian Infante Federal Reserve Board of GovernorsBond Market Intermediation and the Role of Repo
9/1/17Wayne LandsmanUNCThe Effects of Credit Default Swap Trading on Information Asymmetry in Syndicated Loans
3/31/17Josh WhiteUniversity of Georgia
11/18/16Stefan NagelMichigan RossThe Making of Hawks and Doves: Inflation Experiences and Voting on the FOMC
11/4/16David RobinsonDukeBlack and White: Access to Capital among Minority-Owned Startups
10/14/16Wayne LandsmanUNCThe JOBS Act and Information Uncertainty in IPO Firms
10/7/16Jesse BlocherVanderbilt UniversityThe Limits to (Short) Arbitrage
9/30/16Scott YonkerCornellTrust Busting: The Effect of Fraud
9/23/16Alex ButlerRice UniversityLocal Economic Consequences of Stock Market Listings
9/9/16John CampbellUniversity of Georgia Did Regulation Fair Disclosure Prevent Selective Disclosure?
9/2/16Malcolm WardlawUT DallasHow do employees fare in private equity buyouts?
4/29/16Karl DietherBringham Young University
4/15/16David MustoWharton
4/1/16Mike EwensCalTechInside Rounds and Venture Capital Returns
3/11/16Krista SchwarzWhartonNotes on Bonds: Liquidity at all Costs in the Great Recession
3/4/16Edith HotchkissBoston CollegeCashing Out: The Rise of M&A in Bankruptcy
2/26/16Martin SchmalzMichigan | RossUltimate Ownership and Bank Competition
2/19/16Kleopatra NikolaouFederal Reserve System Board of GovernorsTrading Relationships in the OTC Market for Secured Claims: Evidence from Triparty Repos
2/12/16Anna CieslakDukeStock Returns over the FOMC Cycle
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