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

Fall 2009 Seminar Archives
10/9/09

Sumit Agarwal, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

"Do Financial Counseling Mandates Improve Mortgage Choice and Performance? Evidence from a Legislative Experiment" (547.91 KB)

10/9/09

Murray Carlson, University of British Columbia

"SEO Risk Dynamics" (1.43 MB)

10/16/09

Paul Vaaler, Carlson School of Management

"Legal System and Rule of Law Effects on US Cross-Listing to Bond by Emerging Market Firms" (225.71 KB)

10/30/09

Nicolae Gârleanu, University of California, Berkeley

"Margin-Based Asset Pricing and Deviations from the Law of One Price" (462.45 KB)

11/13/09

Sergey Tsyplakov, The University of South Carolina

 

11/20/09

Mikhail Chernov, London Business School

"Disasters Implied by Equity Index Options" (267.41 KB)

12/4/09

Terrance Odean, University of California, Berkeley

"Once Burned, Twice Shy: How Pride and Regret Affect the Repurchase of Stocks Previously Sold" (793.51 KB)

12/11/09

Henrik Cronqvist, Claremont McKenna College

"Nature or Nurture: What Determines Investor Behavior?" (244.97 KB)

 

Spring 2009 Seminar Archives
1/30/09

Christian Julliard, London School of Economics

"Can Rare Events Explain the Equity Premium Puzzle?" (531.12 KB)

2/13/09

Zhiguo He, University of Chicago

"Dynamic Bank Runs" (363.44 KB)

2/20/09

Martin Oehmke, Columbia University

"Liquidating Illiquid Collateral" (300.52 KB)

3/6/09

Geert Bekaert, Columbia University

"What Segments Equity Markets?" (317.51 KB)

3/27/09

Johan Walden, UC-Berkeley

"Banking and Asset Prices" (808.17 KB)

4/3/09

Amir Sufi, University of Chicago

"House Prices, Homeowner Borrowing, and the U.S. Household Leverage Crisis"

4/24/09

Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago

"Fear of Fire Sales and the Credit Freeze" (199.5 KB)

 

Fall 2008 Seminar Archives
9/26/08

Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern University

"Investment-Specific Technological Change and Asset Prices" (483.06 KB)

10/3/08

Jeffery Zwiebel, Stanford University

"Executive Pay, Hidden Compensation and Managerial Entrenchment" (348.93 KB)

10/17/08

Pierre-Olivier Weill, UCLA

"Liquidity Shocks and Order Book Dynamics"

10/24/08

Nikolai Roussanov, University of Pennsylvania

"Diversification and its Discontents: Idiosyncratic and Entrepreneurial Risk in the Quest for Social Status" (283.6 KB)

11/5/08

Gianni de Nicolai, International Monetary Fund

"Banking Crises and Crises Dating: Theory and Evidence" (318.22 KB)

12/12/08

Joshua Rauh, University of Chicago

"Capital Structure and Debt Structure" (655 KB)

 

Spring 2008 Seminar Archives

No seminars listed.

Spring 2007 Seminar Archives
Fall 2006 Seminar Archives
9/8/06

Michael Weisbach, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Corporate Financial and Investing Policies When Future Financing is not Frictionless" 

9/22/06

Chris Hennessy, University of California at Berkeley

"Corporate Financing Under Repeated Adverse Selection"

9/29/06

Mara Faccio, Vanderbilt University

"Sudden Deaths: Taking Stock Of Political Connections"

10/13/06

David Goldreich, Rotman School, University of Toronto

"Behavioral Biases of Dealers in U.S. Treasury Auctions"

10/20/06

Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, New York University

"Why Has House Price Dispersion Gone Up?"

11/3/06

Andrea Eisfeldt, Northwestern University

"Leasing, Ability to Repossess, and Debt Capacity"

12/1/06

Michael Johannes, Columbia University

"Understanding Index Option Returns"

12/15/06

Claire Rosenfeld, Carlson School of Management

"The Effect of Banking Relationships on Financially Distressed Firms"

 

Fall 2005 Seminar Archives
9/9/05

Alon Brav, Duke University

"Costly Communication, Shareholder Activism, and Limits to Arbitrage"

9/16/05

Richard Roll, University of California at Los Angeles

"Liquidity and the Law of One Price: The Case of the Futures/Cash Basis"

9/30/05

Cesare Robotti, Federal Reserve Bank

"Asset Pricing Models and Economic Risk Premia: A Decomposition"

10/21/05

Naveen Khanna, Michigan State University

"Good IPO's Draw in Bad: Inelastic Banking Capacity in the Primary Issue Market"

11/4/05

Robert Marquez, University of Maryland

"Governance Mechanisms and Corporate Disclosure"

11/11/05

Peter Bossaerts, California Institute of Technology

"Markowitz in the Brain"

12/2/05

Simon Gervais, Duke University

"Overconfidence, Investment Policy and Manager Welfare"

12/9/05

Holger Mueller, New York University

"Concentrated Ownership and Labor Relations"

 

Spring 2005 Seminar Archives
1/21/05

Murray Frank, University of British Columbia

"The Market Impact of Corporate News Stories"

1/28/05

Armando Gomes, University of Pennsylvania

"Why Do Public Firms Issue Private and Public Equity, Convertibles and Debt?"

3/22/05

Mike Lemmon, University of Utah

"Shareholder Welfare and Bid Negotiation in Freeze-Out Deals: Are Minority Shareholders Left Out in the Cold?"

4/1/05

Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota

"Bank Loans, Bonds, and Information Monopolies across the Business Cycle with Joao Santos"