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.

2017-2018 series

Date Speaker Title Location/Time
Friday,
September 15,
2017

Jay Shanken
Emory University

Comparing Asset Pricing Models

MCRD 158
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
September 22,
2017

Charles Calomiris
Columbia University

How News and Its Context Drive Risk and Returns Around the World

MCRD 158
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
September 29,
2017

Ivan Shaliastovich
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Policy Risk and the Value of the Dollar

MCRD 158
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
October 6,
2017

David Hirshleifer
University of California - Irvine

Short and Long Horizon Behavioral Factors

MCRD 158
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
October 13,
2017

Alon Brav
Duke University

How does hedge fund activism reshape corporate innovation?

BAC 570
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
October 20,
2017

Serhiy Kozak
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Shrinking the Cross Section

MCRD 158
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
October 27,
2017

Carola Frydman
Northwestern University

Financial Frictions and Employment during the Great Depression

MCRD 270
3 – 4:30 p.m.

Friday,
November 3,
2017

Allan Timmermann
University of California - San Diego

Breaks in Return Predictability

MCRD 170
9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Wednesday,
November 8,
2017

Mitch Towner
University of Arizona

Insider Activism

MCRD 170
9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Friday,
December 1,
2017

Toni Whited
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

The Misallocation of Finance

MCRD 158
2 – 3:30 p.m.

Friday,
March 2,
2018

Haoxiang Zhu
MIT

TBA

TBA
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
March 16,
2018

Skander Van den Heuvel
Federal Reserve Board

TBA

TBA
2 – 3:30 p.m.

Friday,
April 6,
2018

David Brown
University of Arizona

TBA

TBA
2 – 3:30 p.m.

Friday,
April 13,
2018

Michael Schwert
The Ohio State University

TBA

TBA
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Friday,
April 27,
2018

Amir Yaron
University of Pennsylvania

TBA

TBA
2 – 3:30 p.m.

Friday,
May 4,
2018

Katie Moon
University of Colorado - Boulder

TBA

TBA
2 – 3:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact Frances Grieshaber.

Seminar series archive