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Finance Department Guest Seminar Archives 2000-2004

Browse the archives below to find information and working papers from past guest seminars hosted by the department of finance.

Fall 2004 Seminar Series

Fall 2004 Seminar Series

9/10/04

Dirk Jenter, MIT

"Employee Sentiment and Stock Option Compensation"

9/17/04

David C. Smith, University of Minnesota

"Look at Me Now: The Role of Cross-Listing in Attracting U.S. Shareholders"

10/1/04

Andrew Rose, University of California-Berkeley

"Estimating the Expected Marginal Rate of Substitution: Exploiting Idiosyncratic Risk"

10/15/04

Zsuzsanna Fluck, Michigan State University

"Venture Capital Contracting and Syndication: An Experiment in Computational Corporate Finance"

10/22/04

Gene Amromin, Federal Reserve

"From the horse's mouth: Gauging stock market expectations and their determinants from surveys of household investors"

11/5/04

Dan Wolfenzon, New York University

"A Theory of Pyramidal Ownership and Family Business Groups"

11/19/04

Bob McDonald, Northwestern University

"Portfolio Choice and Corporate Financial Policy When There Are Tax-Intermediating Dealers"

12/17/04

Vijay Yerramilli, University of Houston

"Optimal Investment Structure for a Start-Up Firm: Flexibility versus Incentives"

 

Spring 2004 Seminar Series

Spring 2004 Seminar Series

1/30/04

Gordon Phillips, University of Maryland

"The Industry Life-Cycle and Financial Dependence: Does Firm Organization Matter?" 

2/3/04

Rajesh Aggarwal, University of Virginia

"Access, Common Agency, and Board Size"

2/16/04

Phil Strahan, Boston College

"Banks' Advantage in Hedging Liquidity Risk: Theory and Evidence from The Commercial Paper Market"

2/20/04

Michelle Lowry, Pennsylvania State University

"Does Disclosure Deter or Trigger Litigation?" 

2/27/04

Julie Wulf, University of Pennsylvania

"Are Managerial Perks Primarily a Form of Private Benefit?"

3/5/04

Randall Morck, University of Alberta

"The Rise and Fall of the Widely Held Firm in Canada"

4/16/04

Pierluigi Balduzzi, Boston College

"What Do We Do with Our Pension Money? Recent Evidence from 401(k) Plans"

4/30/04

John Graham, Duke University

"Do Dividend Clienteles Exist? Evidence on Dividend Preferences of Retail Investors"

5/7/04

Lorenzo Garlappi, University of Texas, Austin

"Portfolio Selection with Parameter and Model Uncertainty: A Multi-Prior Approach"

 

Fall 2003 Seminar Series

Fall 2003 Seminar Series

9/12/03

Mitchell A. Petersen, Northwestern University

"Does the Source of Capital Affect Capital Structure?, with Michael Faulkender"

10/3/03

Alexander Ljungqvist, New York University

"Competing for Securities Underwriting Mandates"

10/10/03

Gordon Phillips, University of Maryland

Firm-Specific Resources, Financial-Market Development and The Growth of U.S. Multinationals"

10/17/03

Robert Marquez, University of Maryland

"Lending Booms and Lending Standards"

10/24/03 Jim Gunderson, University of Minnesota
10/31/03 Vijay Yerramilli, University of Minnesota
11/7/03

Gustavo Grullon, Rice University

"Can Managers Forecast Aggregate Market Returns?"

12/5/03

Jay Hartzell, University of Texas at Austin

"Explaining Corporate Governance: Boards, Bylaws, and Charter Provisions"

12/12/03

Rick Green, Carnegie Mellon University

"Mutual Fund Flows and Performance in Rational Markets"