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.

2016-2017 Series

Date Speaker Title Location/Time
Friday,
September 2, 2016

Ian Dew-Becker
Northwestern University

Contractionary volatility or volatile contractions?

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am

Friday,
September 16, 2016

Lauren Cohen
Harvard University

Lazy Prices

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am

Friday,
September 23, 2016

Christopher Hrdlicka
University of Washington

Return Predictability Through Board Links

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am

Friday,
September 30, 2016

Joshua Rauh
Stanford University

Political Representation and Governance: Evidence from the Investment Decisions of Public Pension Funds

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am

Friday,
October 7, 2016

Arvind Krishnamurthy
Stanford University

How Credit Cycles across a Financial Crisis

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am

Friday,
October 14, 2016

Evgeny Lyandres
Boston University

Misvaluation of Investment Options

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am
Friday,
October 21, 2016

Itay Goldstein
University of Pennsylvania

Investor Flows and Fragility in Corporate Bond Funds

MCRD 158
3:15-4:45 pm
Friday,
October 28, 2016

Kasper Nielsen
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Personal Costs of Executive Turnovers

MCRD 164
10:15-11:45 am
Wednesday,
November 9, 2016

Denis Sosyura
University of Michigan

Family Descent as a Signal of Managerial Quality: Evidence from Mutual Funds

MCRD 176
1:30-3:00 pm
Friday,
November 18, 2016

Laura Starks
University of Texas at Austin

Economic Policy Uncertainty, Learning and Incentives: Theory and Evidence on Mutual Funds

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am
Friday,
December 2, 2016

Andrew Winton
University of Minnesota

Cheating in China: Corporate Fraud and the Role of Financial Markets

TBA
3:15-4:45 pm
Friday,
December 9, 2016

Lawrence Schmidt
University of Chicago

Climbing and Falling Off the Ladder: Asset Pricing Implications of Labor Market Event Risk

MCRD 158
10:15-11:45 am
Friday,
March 3, 2017

Robert Dittmar
University of Michigan

TBA

TBA

Friday,
March 24, 2017

Michael Ewens
California Institute of Technology

TBA

TBA

Friday,
March 31, 2017

Aazam Virani
University of Arizona

TBA

TBA

Friday,
April 14, 2017

Ross Valkanov
University of California - San Diego

TBA

TBA

Friday,
April 28, 2017

Adriano Rampini
Duke University

TBA

TBA


For more information, please contact Dr. Jessie Wang.