FIN Seminar Series

Spring 2019

Date Speaker Institution Paper Room Time
Feb. 22, 2019 (Fri) Dr. Kai Li U. British Columbia Sauder “The Myth about Public versus Private Enforcement of Securities Laws – Evidence from Chinese Comment Letters” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Feb. 25, 2019 (Mon) Dr. Alexandre Jeanneret HEC Montreal “A Credit-Based Theory of the Currency Risk Premium” G102 10:00 - 11:30 am
Mar. 1, 2019 (Fri) Dr. Zhi Da Notre Dame Mendoza “Leverage Networks and Market Contagion” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Mar. 18, 2019 (Mon) Dr. Anthony Saunders NYU Stern “International Lending: The Role of Creditor Laws and Self Selection” G102 10:00 - 11:30 am
May 20, 2019 (Mon) Dr. Peter Swan U. New South Wales “Smart Money?": The Trading Performance of Hedge Funds in a Zero-Sum Contest” G102 10:00 - 11:30 am

Past Seminar Speakers

Fall 2018

Date Speaker Institution Paper Room Time
Oct 19, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Uday Rajan U. Michigan Ross “Robust Security Design” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Oct. 26, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Christian Lundblad UNC Kenan-Flagler “Crowded Trades and Tail Risk” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Nov 2, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Mark Grinblatt UCLA Anderson “Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, and Momentum” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Nov 9, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Jonathan Karpoff U. Washington Foster “The Lifecycle Effects of Firm Takeover Defenses” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Nov. 20, 2018 (Tue) Dr. Ran Duchin U. Washington Foster “Dissecting Conglomerates” D102 3:00 - 4:20 pm

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Institution Paper Room Time
Feb 16, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Mark Browne St. John's Tobin “Does National Flood Insurance Program Participation Induce Housing Development?” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Feb 23, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Wayne Ferson USC Marshall “Holdings-based Fund Performance Measures: Estimation and Inference” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Mar 19, 2018 (Mon) Dr. Hui Guo U. Cincinnati Lindner “On the Stock Market Variance-Return or Price Relations: A Tale of Two Variances” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Mar 23, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Russ Wermers U. Maryland Smith “Picking Funds with Confidence” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Apr 9, 2018 (Mon) Dr. Bohui Zhang UNSW Business School “Panda Games: Corporate Disclosure in the Eclipse of Search” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Apr 13, 2018 (Fri) Dr. Kenneth Ahern USC Marshall “Do Proxies for Informed Trading Measure Informed Trading? Evidence From Illegal Insider Trades” G102 3:00 - 4:30 pm

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