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Listing of research seminars sponsored by the Center for the Study of Financial Markets (CSFM).
FALL 2013 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATESPEAKERLOCATION/TIME
Friday, September 27, 2013 Anzhela Knyazeva
Assistant Professor of Finance
William E. Simon Graduate School of Business
University of Rochester
"Employee Rights and Acquisitions"
004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, October 11, 2013 Heber Farnsworth
Assistant Professor of Finance
Smeal College of Business
"Long Bonds and Short Rate Volatility"
004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, October 25, 2013 David Lucca
Economist
Research and Statistics Group
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
"The Pre-FOMC Announcement Drift"
004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, November 1, 2013 Zhan Shi
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Finance
Smeal College of Business
"Time-Varying Ambiguity"
004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, November 15, 2013
Terry Campbell
Associate Professor of Finance
University of Delaware
"Philanthropy, Corporate Culture and Misconduct"
004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, December 6, 2013 Andrey Malenko
Assistant Professor of Finance
MIT Sloan School of Management
"Auctions with Endogenous Initiation"
004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
SPRING 2013 FACULTY RECRUITING SEMINARS
DATE
FACULTY RECRUIT/TOPIC
ROOM/TIME
Monday, January 21, 2013
Matthew Gustafson, University of Rochester, Presenting:
"Issuance Costs in Today's Equity Market: The Impact of Acceleration and Underwriter Relationships"

106 Business Building
1:30-3:00 PM

Friday, January 25, 2013 Hayong Yun, University of Notre Dame, Presenting:
"Liquidity Backstop, Corporate Borrowing, and Real Effects"
004 Business Building
1:30-3:00 PM
Monday, January 28, 2013 Nicholas Coleman, Brown University, Presenting:
"Bank Ownership, Lending, and Local Economic Performance During the 2008 Financial Crisis"
106 Business Building
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, February 1, 2013

Huafeng (Jason) Chen, University of British Columbia, Presenting:
"Do Cash Flows of Growth Stocks Really Grow Faster?"

004 Business Building
1:30-3:00 PM

FALL 2012 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Friday, September 7, 2012

Lubos Pastor, University of Chicago, Presenting:
"Political uncertainty and risk premia"

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, September 21, 2012 Jianing Zhang, PSU Doctoral Candidate, Presenting:
“Institutional Trading and Bond Returns: Evidence from Corporate-Bond Mutual Funds”

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM

Friday, September 28, 2012

Gustavo Grullon, Rice University, Presenting:
"The Real Effects of Short-Selling Constraints"

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, October 5, 2012 Anya Mkrtchyan, PSU Doctoral Candidate, Presenting:
“The Effect of Director Expertise on Acquisition Experience”

002 Business

1:30-3:00 PM

Friday, October 12, 2012

Darren Kisgen, Boston College, Presenting:
"The Real and Financial Effects of Credit Ratings: Evidence from Moody's Adjustments"

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, November 2, 2012

Roni Michaely, Cornell University, Presenting:
"Firm Heterogeneity and Investor Inattention to Friday
Earnings Announcements"

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, November 9, 2012

Liu Yang, University of Maryland, Presents:
"The Bright Side of Corporate Diversi…cation: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets"

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, November 16, 2012

David Becher, Drexel, Presenting:
"Bid Resistance by Takeover Targets: Managerial Bargaining or Bad Faith?

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, November 30, 2012 Mark Carey, Federal Reserve
"The Bank as Grim Reaper: Debt Composition and Bankruptcy Thresholds"

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM

Friday, December 7, 2012

Christa Bouwman, Case Western Reserve University
"The Geography of Executive Compensation"

002 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
SPRING 2012 FACULTY RECRUITING SEMINARS
DATE
FACULTY RECRUIT/TOPIC ROOM/TIME

Friday, January 13, 2012

Dr. Yong Chen, VA Tech, Presenting:
"Hedge Funds:  The Good, the (Not-so) Bad, and the Ugly"

008 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, January 20, 2012

Anya Mkrtchyan, PSU, Finance Department Doctoral Student, Presenting:  "Director Compensation and Acquisitions"

121 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, January 27, 2012

Dr. Joseph Engelberg, UCSD, Presenting:
"Networks and Productivity:  Causal Evidence from Editor Rotations*"

121 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, February 3, 2012

Dr. Heber Farnsworth, PSU, Assistant Professor of Finance, Presenting: 
TBA

121 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, February 10, 2012

Dr. David Denis, University of Pittsburgh, Presenting:
"Insider Trading Restrictions and Top Executive Compensation"

008 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, February 17, 2012

Dr. Yelena Larkin, PSU, Assistant Professor of Finance, Presenting:
"Do Investors Value Dividend Smoothing Stocks Differently?"

008 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, February 24, 2012

Brad Goldie, PSU, Finance Department Doctoral Student, Presenting:
"Risk Arbitrage and the Information Content of Hedge Fund Trading"

008 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Monday, March 19, 2012

Dr. Jean Helwege, University of South Carolina, Presenting:
"Financial Firm Bankruptcy and Contagion"

217 Business
10:00-11:30 AM
Friday, March 23, 2012

Dr. Yaniv Grinstein, Cornell, Presenting:
"Good Monitoring, Bad Monitoring"
**CANCELLED**

008 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, April 13, 2012

Dr. Mike Weisbach, Ohio State, Presenting: 
"Equity-Holding Institutional Lenders: Do They Receive Better Terms?"

008 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
FALL 2011 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME

Friday,
September 30

Dr. Wei Yang, Rochester, Presenting:
"Business Cycles and Regime-Shift Consumption Risk"
103 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday,
October 7

Dr. Bo Becker, Harvard, Presenting:  "Cyclicality Of Credit Supply:  Firm Level Evidence"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, October 28

Dr. Yelena Larkin, PSU, Presenting:  "Strike While the Iron Is Hot:  Timing the Market on the Way to the Optimal Capital Structure"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, November 4

Dr. Jonathan Reuter, Boston College
Presenting:  "What is the Impact of Financial Advisors on Retirement Portfolio Choices and Outcomes?"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday,
November 11

Dr. Jess Cornaggia, Indiana University, Presenting:  "Credit Ratings Across Asset Classes"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
Friday, December 2

Dr. Sophie Shive, Notre Dame, Presenting:  "Are mutual funds sitting ducks?"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 PM
SPRING 2011 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Friday,
April 15, 2011
Blue and White Weekend
No Speaker
Friday,
April 22, 2011

Wei Xiong, Princeton, Presenting:  "Index investment and Financialization of Commodities"

104 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
SPRING 2011 FACULTY RECRUITING SEMINARS
DATE
FACULTY RECRUIT/TOPIC
ROOM/TIME
Tuesday,
November 23, 2010

Chris Tamm, University of Missouri, "Changes in Debt & Equity Securities Around Chapter 11 Bankruptcy"

120 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Friday,
December 3, 2010

Christoph Hinklemann, University of Rochester, "Quantitative Investing"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Monday,
January 17, 2011

Jonathan Brogaard, Northwestern University, "High Frequency Trading and Its Impact on Market Quality"

217 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday,
January 19, 2011

Jing Cynthia Wu, University of California, San Diego, "Identification and Estimation of Gaussian Affine Term Structure Models"

217 Business
2:00-3:30 p.m.

Friday,
January 21, 2011

Jongha Lim, Ohio State University, "The Role of Activist Hedge Funds in Distressed Firms" 104 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Monday,
January 24, 2011

Yajun Wang, Washington University, St. Louis, "So What Else Will Margin Requirements Do?"

125 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Friday,
January 28, 2011

Yaxin Duan, Yale University, "Fund flow betas and the cross-section of stock returns"

104 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Monday, January 31, 2011 Robert Ready, University of Pennsylvania, "Oil Prices and Long-Run Risk"

125 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Yelena Larkin, Cornell University, "Product Demand Characteristics, Brand Perception, and Financial Policy"

104 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
FALL 2010 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC
ROOM/TIME
Friday,
August 27, 2010

Xiaohui Gao, Hong Kong University, "Investor Sentiment & Idiosyncratic Risk Puzzle"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Monday,
September 20, 2010

Michael Schill, University of Virginia, Darden, "Why are US Firms Listed in Foreign Markets Worth More?"

124 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Friday,
October 1, 2010

Shimon Kogan, University of Texas at Austin, "Information Content of Public Firm Disclosures and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Friday,
October 15, 2010

Jeff Pontiff, Boston College, "Hierarchies and the Survival of POW's during WWII"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.

Wednesday,
October 26, 2010

Arthur Korteweg, Stanford, "Emperical Corporate Finance in a Dynamic World"

121 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Friday,
November 12, 2010

Alex David, University of Calgary, "Investor and Central Bank Uncertainty and Fear Measures Embedded in Index Options"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Friday,
November 19, 2010

Avri Ravid, Chicago Booth, "Geography and Style in Private Equity Contracting:  Evidence from the U.S. Venture Capital Market"

103 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Monday, November 29, 2010

Bing Liang, University of MA, "Trust and Delegation"

121 Business
1:30-3:00 p.m.

SPRING 2010 FACULTY RECRUITING SEMINARS
DATE
FACULTY RECRUIT/TOPIC
ROOM/TIME

Friday, January 15, 2010

Oliver Boguth, UBC, Presenting: "Stochastic Idiosyncratic Volatility, Portfolio Constraints, and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns"

104 Business

1:30 p.m.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Mikhail Simutin, UBC, Presenting:  "Excess Cash and Mutual Fund Performance"

120 Business

1:30 p.m.

Friday, January 22, 2010 Indraneel Chakraborty, University of Pennsylvania, Presenting:  "Investment and Financing Under Reverse Asset Substitution"

104 Business

1:30 p.m.

Monday, January 25, 2010 Alan Crane, University of Texas at Austin, Presenting:  "The Litigation Environment of a Firm and its Impact on Financial Policy"

120 Business

1:30 p.m.

Monday, February 1, 2010 Christopher Hrdlicka, University of Chicago, Presents:  "Trading Volume and Time Varying Betas"

126 Business

1:30 p.m.

Friday, February 5, 2010 Robert Tumarkin, NYU, Presents:  "How Much Do CEO Incentives Matter?"

104 Business

1:30 p.m.

Friday, February 12, 2010 Brett Myers, Purdue University, Presents:  "Union Strikes and the Impact of Non-financial Stakeholders on Capital Structure"

104 Business

1:30 p.m.

Monday, February 15, 2010 Xiaolu Wang, University of Toronto, Presents:  "On Time Varying Mutual Fund Performance"

126 Business

1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Alberto Manconi, INSEAD, Presents:  "Dividend Signaling and Pecking Order When “Style”
Is All That Matters"

214 Business

1:30 p.m.

SPRING 2010 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC
ROOM/TIME
Friday, March 19

Sreedhar Bharath, Finance Faculty Recruit, Presenting:  "Liquidity Risk of Corporate Bond Returns"

104 Business

1:30 p.m.

Friday, March22 Heber Farnsworth, Washington State-St. Louis, Presenting:  "Reputation and Portfolio Management Contracts" 104 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, March 26

Tobias Muhlhofer, Indiana University,
*Joint Seminar with the Institute for Real Estate Studies*

104 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday,
April 9

Alex Edmans, Wharton,
Presenting: "Risk and the CEO Market:  Why Do Some Large Firms Hire Highly-Paid, Low-Talent CEO's?*"

104 Business
1:30 p.m.
Monday, April 12

Nick Barberis, Yale, Presenting:  "Realization Utility"

120 Business
1:30 p.m.
Monday,
April 19

Jessica Wachter, Wharton, Presenting: "Can Time-Varying Risk of Rare Disasters Aggregate Stock Market Volatility?"

121 Business
1:30 p.m.
FALL 2009 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC
ROOM/TIME
Friday, September 4

Scott Joslin, MIT,
Presenting: "Generalized Transform Analysis of Affine Processes and Asset Pricing Applications".

103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, September 11 Marco Rossi, PSU Finance Department Graduate Student, Presenting: "Realized Volatility, Liquidity, and Credit Risk". 103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, September 18

Chris Malloy, Harvard,
Presenting:  "Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing?".

103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Monday, October 5

Paolo Fulghieri, UNC, Presenting: "Size and Scope of Human Capital Intensive Firms".

206 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, October 9 Jean Helwege, PSU Finance Department Associate Professor, Presenting:  "Fallen Angels and Price Pressure". 103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, October, 30
Michael Roberts, Wharton, Presenting: "Do Firms' Financing Decisions Affect One Another"
103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, November 6 Rachel Graefe-Anderson, PSU Finance Department Visiting Assistant Professor, Presenting: "CEO Turnover and Compensation: An Empirical Investigation". 103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, November 13

John Graham, Duke, Presenting: "Capital Allocation and Delegation of Decision-Making Authority within Firms".

103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, November 20 Lubomir Petrasek, PSU Finance Department Graduate Student, Presenting: "The Effects of Multimarket Trading on Corporate Bond Prices and Liquidity". 103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, December 4

Amy Dittmar, University of Michigan,
Presenting: "The Changing of the Boards:  The Value Effect of a Massive Exogenous Shock".

103 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, December 11

Veronika Pool, Indiana University,
Presenting: "Predicting Hedge Fund Fraud".

103 Business
1:30 p.m.
SPRING 2009 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC
ROOM/TIME
Friday, January 16

Dawin Choi, Yale, Presenting: "Ommitted Markets, Idiosyncratic Risk, and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns"

104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, January 23
Jack Bao, MIT, Presenting:  "Structural Models of Default and the Cross-Section of Corporate Bond Yield Spreads"
104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, February 6
Bumjean Sohn, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Presenting: "Cross-Section of Equity Returns: Stock Market Volatility and Priced Factors"
104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, February 9
Usman Ali, Yale, Presenting: "Analysts’ Use of Public Information and the Profitability of their Recommendation Revisions"
218 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, February 16
Anisha Ghosh, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Presenting: "Asset Pricing with Regime Shifts in Consumption and Dividend Growth"
218 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, February 27
Jaewon Choi, New York Univeristy, Presenting: "Back to Basics:  The Impact of Financial Leverage on Asset Pricing"
104 Business
1:30 p.m.
Friday, April 3
Henock Louis, PSU Accounting Department, Presenting: "Growth in Housing Prices and Capital Asset Mispricing"

 

104 Business
1:00 p.m.
Friday, April 10
Michel Robe, Kogod School of Business, American University, Presenting: "Fundamental, Trader Activity and Derivative Pricing" 104 Business
1:30 p.m.
FALL 2008 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Friday, Oct. 3 Lu Zhang, University of Michigan, Presenting: "Neoclassical Factors" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 17 Claudio Loderer, Bern, Presenting: "The Corporate Chronos Syndrome" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 24 Darius Miller, SMU, Presenting: "Escape from New York: The Market Impact of SEC Rule 12h-6" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 7 Laura Starks, UT at Austin, Presenting: "Behind the Scenes: The Corporate governance Preferences of Institutional Investors"
Rescheduled, TBA
103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 14

Amy Dittmar, University of Michigan, Presenting: "Bright Side of Bidder Competition"

Rescheduled, TBA

103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 21 Itay Goldstein, Wharton/"Market Based Corrective Actions" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 5 Eitan Goldman, Indiana/TBA 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
SPRING 2008 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Friday, Jan. 18 Joel Vanden, Dartmouth University "Asset Substitution and Structured Financing" 104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 25 Peter Iliev, Brown University "The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Section 404)*" 104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 28 Julio Cacho-Diaz, Princeton University "Identification and Inference of Jumps Using Hedge Fund Returns" 218 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 1 Jared Williams, Northwestern University "The Effects of a False Consensus in Financial Markets" 104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 4 Evan Dudley, University of Rochester "Intermittent Investment and Capital Structure" 218 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 13 Jennie Bai, University of Chicago "Equity Premium Predictions with Adaptive Macro Indices" 120 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 15 Matt Cain, Purdue University "The Information Content of Fairness Opinions in Negotiated Mergers" 104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 18 Denis Sosyura, Yale University "Marketing Incentives and Mutual fund Portfolio Choice" 124 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 25 David Dicks, Northwestern University "Executive Compensation, Incentives, and the Role for Corporate Governance Regulation" 218 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, May 1 David Reeb, Temple University "Agency Costs of Competitor Profiling" 104 Business, 1:30 p.m.
FALL 2007 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Friday, Sept. 14 David Robinson, Duke University, "Strategic Alliances, Venture Capital, and the Going Public Decision"
103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21 Jeff Wurgler, New York University, "Catering Through Nominal Share Prices" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 28 Audra Boone, University of Kansas, "Do Private Equity Consortiums Impede Takeover Competition" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 5 George Comer, Georgetown University, "On Equity and Fixed Income Investing Styles: A Look at Hybrid Mutual Funds" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 22 Mitchell Warachka, Singapore Management University, "TBA" 115 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 2 Kathleen Hanley, S.E.C., "Strategic Disclosure and the Pricing of Initial Public Offerings" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 16 Wei Jiang, Columbia University, "Payof Complementarities and Financial Fragility: Evidence from Mutual Fund Outflows" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 30 Greg Duffee, University of California, Berkeley, "Forecasting with the Term Structure: The Role of No-Arbitrage"
103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 14
Ilya Strebulaev, Stanford University, "TBA"
103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
SPRING 2007 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Monday, Jan. 15 Mark Chen, University of Maryland, "The Role of Advisory Services in Proxy Voting" 106 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 19 Xin Huang, Duke University, "Financial Market Volatility and Jumps" 106 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 22 Scott Joslin, Stanford University, "Pricing and Hedging Volatility Risk in Fixed Income Markets" 214 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 26 Anh Le, New York University, "Separating the Components of Default Risk: A Derivative-Based Approach" 106 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 29 Ken Ahern, University of California, Los Angeles, "Markets Talk, Firms Listen: The Dynamics of Repeat Acquirers" 214 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 5 Brandon Julio, University of Illinois, "Debt Overhang and Repurchases" 214 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 9 Erica Li, University of Rochester, "Corporate Governance, the Cross Section of Returns, and Financing Choices" 106 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 12
Chris Parsons, University of Texas, Austin, "Board Support, CEO Compensation and Information Production" 214 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 16 Fenghua Song, Washington University, St. Louis, "CEO Longevity and Corporate Performance: Theory and Evidence on the Bright and Dark Sides of Leadership Continuity" 106 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 19 Nishant Dass, INSEAD, "TBA" 120 Business, 1:30 p.m.
FALL 2006 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Sept. 8 (Fri) Harold Mulherin, University of Georgia, "Do Auctions Induce a Winner's Curse? New Evidence from the Corporate Takeover Market" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 15 (Fri) Brent Ambrose, Penn State University, "Screening for Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection: Evidence from the Home Equity Market" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 22 (Fri) Daniel Smith, Simon Fraser University, "Risk and Return in Stochastic Volatility Models: Volatility Feedback Matters!"
103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 29 (Fri) Carl Ullrich, Penn State University, "Constrained Capacity and Equalibrium Forward Premia in Electricity Markets" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 6 (Fri) William Schwert, University of Rochester, "The Variability of IPO Initial Returns" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 20 (Fri) Ronald Masulis, Vanderbilt University, "Seasoned Equity Offerings: quality of Accounting Information and Expected Flotation Costs" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 3 (Fri) Micah Officer, University of Southern California, "Dividend Policy, Dividend Initiations, and Governance" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 10 (Fri) Wayne Guay, University of Pennsylvania, "How High is U.S. CEO Pay? A Comparison with U.K. CEO Pay" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 17 (Fri) Robert Parrino, University of Texas at Austin, "Capital Market Conditions and the Volume and Pricing of Private Equity Sales" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Dec. 1 (Fri) Jeffrey Pontiff, Boston College, "Investment Taxation and Portfolio Performance" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.

SPRING 2006 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE
SPEAKER/TOPIC ROOM/TIME
Jan. 23 (Mon) Craig Brown, University of Michigan, "Self-Dealing in Securities Issuance" 126 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Jan. 27 (Fri) Diego Garcia, Dartmouth University, "Information Acquisition and Mutual Funds" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Jan. 30 (Mon) Neal Galpin, Indiana University, "The Disciplining Role of External Financing" 126 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 3 (Fri) Arne Staal, Northwestern University, "Mutual Fund Performance, Risk Exposures, and the Business Cycle" 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 6 (Mon) Radha Gopalan, University of Michigan, "Large Shareholder Trading and Takeovers: The Disciplinary Role of Voting With Your Feet" 126 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 10 (Fri) Rong Wang, "Executive Incentives and Financial Constraints," Washington University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 13 (Mon) Eric Neis, "Liquidity and Municipal Bonds," UCLA 126 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 17 (Fri) Vivian Wang, Yale University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 20 (Mon) Qin Lei, University of Michigan 126 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 24 (Fri) Mirela Predescu, University of Toronto 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.

FALL 2005 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE SPEAKER ROOM/TIME
Sept. 2 (Fri) Wayne Ferson, Boston College 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 9 (Fri) Fan Yu, University of California, Irvine 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 16 (Fri) Bill Maxwell, University of Arizona 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 23 (Fri) Robert Marquez, University of Maryland 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 26 (Mon) Roger Huang, Notre Dame 215 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 5 (Wed) Ekkehart Boehmer, Texas A & M 218 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 21 (Fri) Susan Christoffersen, McGill University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 28 (Fri) John McConnell, Purdue University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 4 (Fri) Sattar Mansi, Virginia Tech University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 11 (Fri) Charlie Hadlock, Michigan State University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Nov. 18 (Fri) Jeff Busse, Emory University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Dec. 2 (Fri) Seongyeon Lim, DePaul University 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
Dec. 9 (Fri) Ozgur Demirtas, Baruch College 103 Business, 1:30 p.m.
SPRING 2005 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE SPEAKER ROOM/TIME
Jan. 28 (Fri) David Smith, University of Minnesota 807-A BAB, 1:30 p.m.
Jan. 31 (Mon) Steven Jordan, Yale University 201 BAB, 11:00 a.m.
Feb. 4 (Fri) Jay Hartzell, University of Texas 807-A BAB, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 14 (Mon) Michael Cooper, Purdue University 807-A BAB, 10:00 a.m.
Feb. 18 (Fri) Hadiya Aslan, Cornell Univresity 207 BAB, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 21 (Mon) Antje Berndt, Cornell University 807-A BAB, 1:30 p.m.
March 14 (Mon) Jessica Wachter, University of Pennsylvania 807-A BAB, 1:30 p.m.
March 25 (Fri) Jun Liu, University of California, Los Angeles 208 BAB, 1:30 p.m.
April 4 (Mon) Olesya Grishchenko, New York University 201 BAB, 1:30 p.m.
April 8 (Fri) Eric Ghysels, University of North Carolina 807-A BAB, 1:30 p.m.
April 15 (Fri) Haitao Li, Cornell University 807-A BAB, 1:30 p.m.
April 22 (Fri) Li Jin, Harvard University 807-A BAB, 1:30 p.m.
FALL 2004 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATE SPEAKER ROOM/TIME
Sept. 15 (Wed) Laura Field, Penn State University 807-A BAB, 12:00 pm
Sept. 24 (Fri) Armando Gomes, University of Pennsylvania 208 BAB, 1:30 pm
Oct. 1 (Fri) Yihong Xia, University of Pennsylvania 208 BAB, 1:30 pm
Oct. 11 (Mon) Paul Ehling, Penn State University 208 BAB, 12:00 pm
Oct. 15 (Fri) Mark Lipson, University of Georgia 807-A BAB, 1:30 pm
Oct. 22 (Fri) John Wald, Penn State University 807-A BAB, 12:00 pm
Oct. 29 (Fri) Xiaoyun Yu, Indiana University 208 BAB, 1:30 pm