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 2020

Date Speaker

Thursday,
January 9, 2020
MCRD 258, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Geoffery Zheng
UCLA
Wealth Shares in the Long Run

Friday,
January 10, 2020
MCRD 264, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Tuomas Tomunen
Columbia University
Failure to Share Natural Disaster Risk

Friday,
January 17, 2020
MCRD 176, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Lakshmi Naaraayanan
HKUST
Women's Inheritance Rights and Entrepreneurship Gender Gap

Monday,
January 20, 2020
MCRD 158, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Huan Tang
HEC Paris
The Value of Privacy: Evidence from Online Borrowers

Tuesday,
January 21, 2020
MCRD 422, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Jonathan Wallen
Stanford University
Markups to Financial Intermediation in Foreign Exchange Markets

Wednesday,
January 29, 2020
MCRD 276, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Joseph Kalmenovitz
New York University
TBA

Friday,
January 31, 2020
MCRD 258, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Nuno Clara
London Business School
TBA

Friday,
March 20, 2020
MCRD 176, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Darrell Duffie
Stanford University
Topic TBA

Friday,
March 27, 2020
MCRD 176, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Ran Duchin
University of Washington
Topic TBA

Thursday,
April 2, 2020
MCRD 258, 11:45 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.

Jessica Wachter
University of Pennsylvania
Topic TBA

Friday,
May 1, 2020
MCRD 176, 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Florian Schulz
University of Washington
Topic TBA

Fall 2019

Date Speaker

Friday,
September 20, 2019
MCRD 164, 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Andrey Malenko
Boston College
Asymmetric Information and Security Design under Knightian Uncertainty

Friday,
September 27, 2019
MCRD 164, 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Arpit Gupta
New York University
Valuing Private Equity Investments Strip by Strip

Friday,
October 4, 2019
MCRD 164, 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Kewei Hou
The Ohio State University
Security Analysis: An Investment Perspective

Friday,
October 18, 2019
MCRD 164, 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Rawley Heimer
Boston College
Personal Wealth and Self-Employment

Friday,
November 1, 2019
BA 257, 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Andrea Rossi
The University of Arizona
Unsmoothing Returns of Illiquid Assets

Friday,
November 8, 2019
BA 199A, 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

George Korniotis
University of Miami
Do Fundamentals Drive Cryptocurrency Prices?

Friday,
November 15, 2019
BA 257, 9:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Scott Yonker
Cornell University
Friends with Bankruptcy Protection Benefits

Friday,
November 22, 2019
MCRD 158, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Alejandro Rivera
University of Texas at Dallas
Extrapolation Bias and Dynamic Liquidity Management

Seminar series archive