Previous Seminars

 

 

FALL 2014 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATESPEAKERLOCATION/TIME
Friday, August 28, 2014

Campbell R. Harvey
J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business
The Fuqua School of Business
Duke University
"...and the Cross-Section of Expected Returns"

004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Monday, September 8, 2014

Efraim Benmelech
Associate Professor of Finance
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
"The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles"

124 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, September 12, 2014

Mara Faccio
Hanna Chair in Entrepreneurship & Professor of Finance
Krannert School of Management
Purdue University
"Taxes, Capital Structure Choices, and Firm Value"

004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, September 19, 2014 Jarrad Harford
Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Finance
Chair, Department of Finance and Business Economics
at the Michael G. Foster School of Business
University of Washington
“Precautionary Savings with Risky Assets: When Cash is Not Cash”

004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM

Friday, October 3, 2014

Anna Scherbina
Associate Professor of Finance
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
"Economic Linkages Inferred from News Stories and the Predictability of Stock Returns"

004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, November 21, 2014

Diane K. Denis
Katz Alumni Chair in Finance & Professor of Business Administration at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
University of Pittsburgh
"Matching Directors with Firms: The Roles of Industry Expertise and CEO Influence"

004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM

Friday, December 5, 2014

Brian J. Henderson
Assistant Professor of Finance
School of Business
The George Washington University
"New Evidence On the Financialization of Commodity Markets"

004 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM

 

SPRING 2014 FACULTY RECRUITING SEMINARS
DATESPEAKERLOCATION/TIME
TBA
TBA
TBA

 

SPRING 2014 GUEST SPEAKER RESEARCH SEMINARS
DATESPEAKERLOCATION/TIME
Friday, April 18, 2014

Gustavo Manso
Associate Professor of Finance
Haas School of Business
Berkeley University of California

105 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Friday, April 25, 2014
Luke Taylor
Assistant Professor of Finance
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
105 Business Building
1:30 - 3:00 PM

 

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