Department of Finance

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Finance Seminar

Spring 2017

All seminars are held from 10:30am-12pm. Light refreshments are provided.

March 10, 2017
Marina Niessner (Yale University)
Alter 745


March 24, 2017
Xiaoyan Zhang (Purdue University)
Alter 745


April 7, 2017
Guofu Zhou (Washington University at St. Louis)
Alter 745


April 14, 2017
Vikas Agarwal (Georgia State University)
Alter 745


Fall 2016

September 23, 2016
Michael Weisbach (Ohio State)
Alter Hall 745

Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity


October 7, 2016
John Graham (Duke University)
Alter Hall 745

The Evolution of Corporate Cash


October 14, 2016
Luke Taylor (University of Pennsylvania)
Alter Hall 745

Inefficiencies and Externalities from Opportunistic Acquirers


October 28, 2016
Stefan Nagel (University of Michigan)
Alter Hall 745


November 11, 2016
Antoinette Schoar (MIT)
Alter Hall 745


December 2, 2016
Philipp Illeditsche (University of Pennsylvania)
Alter Hall 745

Disagreement about Inflation and the Yield Curve∗


Spring 2016

January 15, 2016
Sean Hundtofte (Yale School of Management)
Alter Hall 746

Does Going Easy on Distressed Banks Help the Macroeconomy?


January 25, 2016
Raja Patnaik (London School of Business)
Alter Hall 748

Competition and the Real Effects of Uncertainty


January 29, 2016
Alexandru Rosoiu (Duke University – Fuqua School of Business)
Alter Hall 745

Expected Inflation Risk Premium, News Decompositions and the Cross Section of Asset Returns


February 3, 2016
Xu Tian (University of Rochester – Simon Business School)
Alter Hall 746

Uncertainty and the Shadow Banking Crisis: A Structural Estimation


February 10, 2016
Francesca Brusa (University of Oxford – Said Business School)
Alter Hall 746

Discounting Human Wealth: Unemployment Risk Or Employment Insurance?


February 19, 2016
Vladimir Mukharlyamov (Harvard Business School)
Alter Hall 746

Beyond the Corner Office: Employee Characteristics and Bank Performance


March 11, 2016
Alexis Cohen (Harvard Business School)
Alter Hall 746

Lazy Prices


April 1, 2016
Michelle Lowry (Drexel University – Lebow School of Business)
Alter Hall 746


April 22, 2016
Brian Weller (Northwestern University – Kellogg Business School)
Alter Hall 746