Brown Bag Seminars

Brown Bag Seminars provide students and faculty with the chance to present current working papers and receive critical feedback from their colleagues, mentors and peers. This enables them to improve and enhance their methodology, writing and presentation skills before submitting the works for publication in elite journals and for presentation at important conferences.


2022-2023

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Fall 2022

Date Speaker

Wednesday,
April 19, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 258

Jason Sandvik
University of Arizona
forthcoming

Wednesday,
September 7, 2022
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
MCRD 276

Michael Barnett
Arizona State University
Does Climate Change Impact Sovereign Bond Yields?

Wednesday,
September 28, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 276

Christoph Schiller
Arizona State University
Can Social Media Inform Corporate Decisions? Evidence from Merger Withdrawals

Wednesday,
October 5, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 276

Paul Decaire
Arizona State University
On a Spending Spree: The Real Effects of Heuristics in Managerial Budgets

Wednesday,
October 12, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 164

Maziar Kazemi
Arizona State University
Identification of Factor Risk Premia

Wednesday,
October 26, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 270

Jing Wu
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Labor Coordination and Division: Human Capital Investment in Supply Chains

Tuesday,
November 1, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 276

Ulas Alkan
Arizona State University
Market Timing in Corporate Finance Decisions: Evidence from Stock Market Anomalies

Wednesday,
November 2, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
MCRD 270

Rasoul Foroughfard: How Do Different Payouts Signal Future? Dividends Predict Prices While Net Buybacks Predict Cash Flows,
Jonathan Keen: Mergers and Acquisitions, Diversification, and Downside Risk and
Chris Kazemi: Pricing the Mispricing: Evidence from the Closed-End Fund Puzzle
ASU Doctoral Student Presentations

Wednesday,
November 9, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 270

Spyridon Lagaras
University of Pittsburgh
The Labor Effects of Judicial Bias in Bankruptcy

Wednesday,
November 16, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 270

Yuri Tserlukevich
Arizona State University
Corporate Hedging, Contract Termination Rights, and Basis Risk

Wednesday,
November 30, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 270

Seth Pruitt
Arizona State University
forthcoming


Seminar archive

Spring 2022

Date Speaker

Wednesday,
March 2, 2022
11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 456

Gregory Weitzner
Bank Loan Markups and Adverse Selection

Wednesday,
March 16, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 158

Roberto Pinto
Do Low Interest Rate Policies Jeopardize Your Retirement?

Friday,
May 13, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 158

Sreedhar Bharath

Fall 2021

Date Speaker

Wednesday,
October 13, 2021
11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MCRD 164

Christoph Schiller
Arizona State University
Corporate Philanthropy and Employee Retention: Evidence from A Million Inventors

Wednesday,
October 20, 2021
11 AM – 12:00 PM
BAC 323

David Schreindorfer
Arizona State University
Volatility and the Pricing Kernel

Wednesday
November 17, 2021
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
MCRD 164

Seth Pruitt
Arizona State University
The Cost of ESG Investing

Wednesday
December 1, 2021
11 AM – 12:00 PM
MCRD 164

Paul Decaire
Arizona State University

Spring 2021

Date Speaker

Friday,
March 19, 2021
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Sunil Wahal
Arizona State University
Manager Selection in Private Equity

Friday,
April 23, 2021
11 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Denis Sosyura and Paul Decaire
Arizona State University
CEO Pet Projects

Wednesday
May 5, 2021
11 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Lingyan Yang
Arizona State University
New Evidence on Capital Reallocation

Wednesday
May 19, 2021
11 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Sunil Wahal
Arizona State University
Flow Diversification

Thursday
June 24, 2021
11 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Seth Pruitt and George Aragon
Arizona State University
Holdings-Based Expected Returns

Fall 2020

Date Speaker

Friday,
September 18, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Yuri Tserlukevich
Arizona State University
Debt Financing and Risk Management

Wednesday,
September 23, 2020
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Seth Pruitt
Arizona State University
Modeling Corporate Bond Returns

Friday,
October 2, 2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Jessie Wang
Arizona State University
It's Not Who You Know—It's Who Knows You: Employee Social Capital and Firm Performance

Tuesday,
October 13, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Ilona Babenko
Arizona State University
Regulating CEO Pay: Evidence from the Non-Profit Revitalization Act

Friday,
October 30, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Eisa Alloughani and Shuhao Ren
Arizona State University
Eisa Alloughani: Trading on Private Information: An Analysis of Informed Party Trading
Shuhao Ren: News Complexity and Short Sellers

Thursday,
November 12, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Tyler Beason
Arizona State University
Cash Flows in Equilibrium Asset Pricing Models

Tuesday,
November 17, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Anthony Rice
Arizona State University
Partisan Investment Cycles

Friday,
November 20, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Michael Barnett
Arizona State University
The Impact of Geoscientific and Economic Uncertainty on Social Valuation

Monday,
November 23, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Goeun Choi
Arizona State University
Political Beta and Long-Run Stock Performance

Tuesday,
November 24, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Michael Wymbs
Arizona State University
Mutual Fund Investor Attention

Tuesday,
December 1, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Laura Lindsey
Arizona State University
Mistake-based Discrimination in Early-stage Finance: Evidence from Security Choice

Friday,
December 4, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Ulas Alkan and Sreedhar Bharath
Arizona State University
Monetary Policy Uncertainty and Bubbles

Tuesday,
December 8, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Paul Decaire and Hendrik Bessembinder
Arizona State University
Discount Rate Uncertainty and Capital Investment

Friday,
December 11, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Zoom Brown Bag Seminar

Oliver Boguth
Arizona State University
Information Flow, Noise, and the Irrelevance of FOMC Announcements Returns

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