Department of Finance - Seminar Series

Seminar Series

Students, faculty and industry professionals regularly come together at Department of Finance seminars – 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 – advance their professional and academic careers. These seminars are free and open – the public.

2014-2015 Series

Date Speaker Title Location/Time
Friday,
September 5, 2014
Tyler Muir
Yale University
Financial Crises and Risk Premia MCRD 258
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Friday,
September 26, 2014
Mark Seasholes
Harvard University
Information Production, Volume, and Return Dynamics MCRD 176
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
October 10, 2014
Clemens Sialm
University of Texas at Austin
It Pays – Set the Menu: Mutual Fund Investment Options in 401(k) Plans MCRD 164
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
October 24, 2014
Arthur Korteweg
University of Southern California
Skill and Luck in Private Equity Performance MCRD 164
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
October 31, 2014
James Choi
Yale University
Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking? MCRD 164
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Friday,
November 7, 2014
David Solomon
University of Southern California
Being Surprised by the Unsurprising: Earnings Seasonality and Stock Returns MCRD 164
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
November 14, 2014
Alexei Tchistyi
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Risking Other People's Money: Gambling, Limited Liability, and Optimal Incentives MCRD 422
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
November 21, 2014
Paul Irvine
Texas Christian University
Customer-base concentration, profitability and distress across the corporate life cycle MCRD 164
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
December 5, 2014
Philip Strahan
Boston College and NBER
Tracing Out Capital Flows: How Financially Integrated Banks Respond – Natural Disasters MCRD 164
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Friday,
January 23, 2015
Berk Sensoy
Ohio State University
Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers BA 365
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
January 30, 2015
Brett Green
University of California, Berkeley
Breakthroughs and Deadlines: Contracting for Multistage Projects MCRD 164
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
February 6, 2015
Andrei Simonov
Michigan State University
Loss Averse Preferences, Performance, and Career Success of Institutional Investors MCRD 164
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Thursday,
February 19, 2015
Audra Boone
The University of Texas at Austin (visiting)
Redacting Proprietary Information at the Initial Public Offering MCRD 258
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Friday,
February 27, 2015
Adair Morse
University of California, Berkeley
Asset Manager Funds MCRD 164
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Friday,
March 6, 2015
Dirk Hackbarth
Boston University
Corporate Debt Maturity Profiles MCRD 170
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Thursday,
March 19, 2015
Raghu Rau
University of Cambridge
What doesn't kill you will only make you more risk-loving: Early-life disasters and CEO behavior MCRD 422
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Friday,
April 10, 2015
Jeffrey Pontiff
Boston College
Anomalies and News MCRD 164
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Friday,
May 1, 2015
Hanno Lustig
University of California, Los Angeles
MCRD 164
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

For more information, please contact Frances Grieshaber, faculty assistant, at 480-965-3131 or frances.grieshaber@asu.edu.

Faculty Coordinator: Luke Stein