Department of Finance - Brown Bag Seminars

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.

2015-2016 Finance Brown Bag Series

Date Speaker Title Location/Time
Tuesday
August 25, 2015
George Aragon
Arizona State University
Counterparty Risk in Bond Mutual Funds: Evidence from Credit Default Swaps Positions MCRD 176
12:00-1:00 PM
Tuesday
September 8, 2015
Min Kim
University of New South Wales
Aggregate Asset Growth and Expected Stock Returns MCRD 158
12:00-1:00 PM
Thursday
September 17, 2015
Seth Pruitt
Arizona State University
Estimating Market Risk Factors Incorporating Stock Characteristics MCRD 158
10:30-11:30 AM
Monday
September 28, 2015
Yung-Ling Chi
Arizona State University
Innovator Sorting and Firm Size MCRD 170
12:00-1:00 PM
Monday
November 9, 2015
Hong Zhao
Arizona State University
Executive Market Segmentation: How Local Density Affects Incentive and Performance MCRD 170
12:00 -1:00 PM
Monday
November 16, 2015
Mohammad Irani
Stockholm University
Anticipating Takeovers and their Payment Methods: A New Approach Using U.S. Acquisitions MCRD 170
12:00 -1:00 PM
Tuesday
November 24, 2015
Duck Ki Cho
Arizona State University
Reinforcement Learning by Firms in Mergers and Acquisitions MCRD 276
12:00 -1:00 PM
Monday
November 30, 2015
Hendrik Bessembinder
Arizona State University
Characteristic-Based Expected Returns and Corporate Events MCRD 170
12:00 -1:00 PM
Tuesday
December 1, 2015
Sean Flynn
Arizona State University
Why Do Issuers Pay? Explaining the Switch in Credit Rating Agency Business Model MCRD 276
12:00-1:00 PM

Wednesday
January 13, 2016

Emma Li
University of Melbourne
The Usual Suspects: Experienced Backers and Early Stage Venture Success MCRD 170
12:00-1:00 PM
Wednesday,
January 20, 2016
Oliver Boguth
Arizona State University
What are They Meeting For? A Tale of Two FOMC Announcements MCRD 176
12:00-1:00 PM
Monday,
January 25, 2016
David Schreindorfer
Arizona State University
Misallocation Cycles MCRD 176
12:00-1:00 PM
Monday,
February 1, 2016
Jessie Jiaxu Wang
Arizona State University
Taxing Atlas: Executive Compensation, Firm Size and Their Impact on Optimal Top Income Tax Rates MCRD 176
12:00-1:00 PM
Wednesday,
February 10, 2016
Andrew Karolyi
Cornell University
Cross-Border Bank Flows and Systemic Risk MCRD 422
11:45 – 1:15 PM

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Faculty Coordinator: David Schreindorfer