Students, faculty and industry professionals regularly come together at Department of Finance seminars to learn about state-of-the-art research, discuss ideas and share feedback with researchers from around the country. The events also provide faculty and students with forums for sharpening presentation skills, engaging in interactive collaboration and networking to advance their professional and academic careers.
These seminars are free and open to the public, and will be held on Fridays, from 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. unless otherwise noted.
September 28, 2012 Friday - "Unusual news events and the cross-section of stock returns" & "Information Leaders"
Anna Scherbina, University of California at Davis
October 5, 2012 Friday -"Fortune favors the bold"
Ryan Williams, University of Arizona
October 12, 2012 Friday - "Determinants of Corporate Cash Policy: Insights from Private Firms"
Kai Li, University of British Columbia
October 30, 2012 Tuesday -"Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over‐ Compensation – Cause, Effect and Solution"
Craig K. Ferrere & Charles M. Elson, University of Delaware
November 2, 2012 Friday -"Why Do University Endowments Invest So Much In Risky Assets?"
Thomas Gilbert, University of Washington
November 9, 2012 Friday
Denis Gromb, INSEAD
November 30, 2012 Friday-"CEO Preferences and Acquisitions"
Dirk Jenter, Stanford University
December 7, 2012 Friday
Amit Seru, University of Chicago
BA 296, 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
March 27, 2013 Wednesday- "Asymmetric Learning from Financial Information"
Camelia Kuhnen, Northwestern University
April 5, 2013 Friday
Daniel Paravisini, LSE
April 12, 2013 Friday - "The Incentives for Vertical Mergers and Vertical Integration"
Laurent Fresard, University of Maryland
BA 286, 3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
April 19, 2013 Friday - "Leverage Dynamics over the Business Cycle"
Michael Halling University of Utah
April 26, 2013 Friday
Wei Jiang, Columbia University BA 286, 3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
For more information, please contact Frances Grieshaber, faculty assistant, at 480-965-3131 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty Coordinator: Claudia Custodio