Past Conferences

October 18-19, 2013

Friday, October 18
Time Event
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Conference Lunch (Hanson Hall 1-105)
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Martin Szydlowski (Carlson School): 
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Ivan Shaliastovich (Wharton School), with Gill Segal and Amir Yaron.
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break with Carlson School Finance Department Faculty
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. Barney Hartman-Glaser (Anderson School), "Dynamic Agency and Realy Options," with Sebastian Gyrglewicz
4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Liyan Yang (Rotman Shool), "Loss Averson, Survival and Asset Prices," with David Easley
6:30 p.m. Conference Dinner
Saturday, October 19
Time Event
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Conference Breakfast (Hanson Hall 1-107)
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Richard Lowery (McCombs School),  with Ari Kang and Malcolm Wardlaw
10:15 - 11:00 a.m. Boris Nikolov (Simon School), 
11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00 p.m. Santiago Bazdresch (Carlson School), "Empirical Policy Function Benchmarks for Evaluation and Estimation of Capital Structure Models," with Tony Whited
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Conference Lunch and Conclusion


November 2-3, 2012

Conference program schedule:

Asset-pricing Mini Conference 2012 (53.04 KB)

Conference Participants:

Frederico Belo (University of Minnesota)

“Technological Diversification and Asset Prices” (Coauthors Vasco Carvalho and Sergiy Dubynskiy)

Andrea Buffa (Boston University)

“Strategic Risk Taking with Systematic Externalities"

Anna Cieslak (Northwestern University)

“Expecting the Fed” (Coauthor Pavol Povala)

Andres Donangelo (University of Texas at Austin)

“Product Market Competition and Industry Returns (Coauthor Maria Cecilia Bustamante)

Paul Gao (University of Notre Dame)

“Political Uncertainty and Public Financing Costs: Evidence from U.S. Municipal Bond Markets”

Jeremy Graveline (University of Minnesota)

“Which Reduced-Form Pricing Kernels are Robust to a Change of Numeraire?”

Nikolai Roussanov (University of Pennsylvania)

“Commodity Trade and the Carry Trade: A Tale of Two Countries” (Coauthors Robert Ready and Colin Ward)