FIN Seminar Series

Spring 2020

Date Speaker Institution Paper Room Time
Jan. 13, 2020 (Mon) Dr. Amir Kermani U. California - Berkeley Haas Two Tales of Debt G102 10.30am - 12.00pm
Feb 10, 2020 (Mon) Dr. Jeffrey Pai U. Manitoba Pricing Temperature Derivatives with a Filtered Historical Simulation Approach G102 10.30am - 12.00pm
Feb 28, 2020 (Fri) Dr. David Cimon Wilfrid Laurier U. Cyber Risk in Financial Markets D204 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Mar. 6, 2020 (Fri) Dr. Warren Bailey Cornell U. Johnson Does the Stock Market Benefit the Economy? D204 3.00 - 4.30pm

Fall 2019

Date Speaker Institution Paper Room Time
Oct. 14, 2019 (Mon) Dr. Michael Sherris UNSW Business School Portfolio Management with Targeted Constant Market Volatility G102 10.30am - 12.00 pm

Past Seminar Speakers

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

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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