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2011 Seminars

Thu 3rd March - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Tsuneo Sakamoto, Meiji

Title:

Manager Remuneration - Linking Corporate Performance to Share Price

Thu 10th March - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Zoran Ivković, MSU

Title:

Political Risk and Discount Rates: Evidence from the Croatian Pension System

Fri 11th March - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Rudi Fahlenbrach, EPFL

Title:

This time is the same: Using the events of 1998 to explain bank returns during the financial crisis

Fri 18th March - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Chuan-Yang Hwang, Nanyang Technology University

Title:

Is Information Risk Priced? Evidence from the Price Discovery of Large Trades & Information Risk and Momentum Anomalies

Wed 23rd March - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Elena Asparouhova, University of Utah

Title:

Market Bubbles and Crashes as an Expression of Tension between Social and Individual Rationality: Experiments

Fri 1st April - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Peter Bossaerts, Caltech

Title:

Topic TBA

Fri 15th April - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Jay Shanken, Emory

Title:

Topic TBA

Tue 19th April - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Ravi Jagannathan, Kellogg Graduate School of Management Northwestern University

Title:

The cross-section of hurdle rates for capital budgeting: An empirical analysis of survey data

Tue 3rd May - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Harjoat Bhamra, UBC

Title:

Asset prices with heterogeneity in preferences and beliefs

Fri 6th May - 11:30 am

Speaker:

David Veredas, Université libre de Bruxelles

Title:

Modeling vast panels of volatilities with long-memory dynamic factor models

Fri 13th May - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Tarek Hassan, Chicago

Title:

The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification

Fri 20th May - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Riccardo Palumbo, Professor of Accounting, University G. d'Annunzio

Title:

The impact of the mandatory adoption of IFRS on Stock liquidity

Fri 27th May - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Stefano Sacchetto, Carnegie Mellon University

Title:

Preemptive Bidding, Target Resistance and Takeover Premia; An Empirical Investigation

Fri 3rd June - 11:30 am

Speaker:

J. Jimmy Yang, Oregon State University

Title:

Reconsidering Price Limit Effectiveness

Fri 10th June - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Hengjie Ai, Duke

Title:

Topic TBA

Fri 17th June - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Denis Sosyura, Michigan

Title:

Divisional Managers and Internal Capital markets

Fri 22nd July - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Lorenzo Garlappi, UBC

Title:

Strategic Investments, technological Uncertainty and Expected Return Externalities

Fri 5th August - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Ralph S. J. Koijen, Chicago

Title:

Equity Yields

Fri 12th August - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Ivan Shaliastovich, Wharton

Title:

Volatility, The Macroeconomy and Asset Prices

Fri 19th August - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Rik Sen, HKUST

Title:

Do non-executive employees have information? Evidence from employee stock purchase plans.

Fri 26th August - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Georgio Skouolakis, Maryland

Title:

The Baltic Dry Index as a Predictor of Global Stock Returns, Commodity Returns and Global Economic Activity.

Fri 2nd September - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Jarrad Harford and Vahap Uysal, Foster School of Business University of Washington

Title:

Bond Market Access and Corporate Investment

Fri 16th September - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Brandon Julio, LBS

Title:

Policy Uncertainty and Cross-Border Flows of Capital

Fri 7th October - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Sudipto Bhattacharya, LSE

Title:

Topic TBA

Thu 13th October - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Viral Acharya, NYU

Title:

A Pyrrhic Victory? Bank Bailouts and Sovereign Credit Risk

Fri 21st October - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Sheng Xiao, University of Minnesota

Title:

Topic TBA

Fri 28th October - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Pedro Matos, USC

Title:

The Mutual Fund Industry Worldwide: Explicit and Closet Indexing, Fees, and Performance.

Fri 11th November - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Antti Petajisto, NYU

Title:

Topic TBA

Fri 18th November - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Heitor Almeida, Illinois

Title:

Topic TBA

Fri 2nd December - 11:30 am

Speaker:

Gordon Phillips, University of Maryland and NBER

Title:

R&D and the Incentives from Merger and Acquisition Activity

Fri 9th December - 11:30 pm

Speaker:

Hengjie Ai, School of Business at Duke University

Title:

Moral Hazard, Investment, and Firm Dynamics