Seminar series

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.


Spring 2021

Date Speaker

Friday,
January 29, 2021
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Karsten Müller
Princeton University
Credit Allocation and Macroeconomic Fluctuations

Monday,
February 1, 2021
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Jian Li
The University of Chicago
The Importance of Investor Heterogeneity: An Examination of the Corporate Bond Market

Tuesday,
February 2, 2021
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Mehran Ebrahimian
University of Pennsylvania
Student Loans and Social Mobility

Friday,
February 26, 2021
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Jessica Jeffers
University of Chicago
Labor Reactions to Credit Deterioration: Evidence from LinkedIn Activity

Friday,
March 26, 2021
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Maryam Farboodi
MIT
Expectations and Bank Lending

Friday,
April 16, 2021
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Wei Dou
University of Pennsylvania
Competition Network, Distress Propagation, and Stock Returns

Friday,
April 30, 2021
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Alberto Manconi
Bocconi University

Friday,
May 7, 2021
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Lawrence Jin
California Institute of Technology

Friday,
May 14, 2021
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Emil Verner
MIT

Fall 2020

Date Speaker

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

Ralph Koijen
The University of Chicago
In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis

Friday,
September 25, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Mikhail Chernov
UCLA
A no-arbitrage perspective on global arbitrage opportunities

Friday,
October 9, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Rui Albuquerque
Boston College
Value Creation in Shareholder Activism: A Structural Approach

Friday,
October 16, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Darrell Duffie
Stanford University
Reserves Were Not So Ample After All: Evidence from the U.S. Treasury Repo Market

Friday,
November 6, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Jean-Edouard Colliard
HEC Paris
Financial Restructuring and Resolution of Banks

Friday,
November 13, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Zoom Seminar

Jessica Wachter
University of Pennsylvania
A retrieved-context theory of financial decisions

Seminar series archive