Finance Seminar 2006

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Fall 2006 Schedule

Date

Speaker

Paper

Sept.

John Campbell 
(Harvard)

Down or Out: Assessing the Welfare Costs of Household Investment Mistakes

Sept.
14 

Michael Faulkender
(Washington University of St. Louis)

 Why are Firms Using Interest Rate Swaps to Time the Yield Curve?

Sept.
21

Terry Odean
(Univeristy of California- Berkeley

 Do Noise Traders Move Markets?
(with Brad M. Barber and Ning Zhu)

Sept.
28 

David Robinson
(Duke)

 Market Structure, Internal Capital Markets, and the Boundaries of the Firm (with Richmond D. Matthews)

Oct.

Debbie Lucas
(Northwestern)

 Valuing and Hedging Defined Benefit Pension Obligations- The Role of Stocks Revisited (with Stephen Zeldes)

Oct.
12 

Andres Almazan
(University of Texas- Austin)

 Financial Structure, Liquidity, and Firm Locations (with Adolfo de Motta, Sheridan Titman, and Vahap Uysal)

Oct.
19 

Doug Diamond
(University of Chicago)

Delegated Monitoring and Legal Protection

Oct.
26
(in room 142)

Patrick Bolton
(Columbia)

 The Dynamics of Optimal Risk Sharing (with Christopher Harris)

Nov.
2
(in room 142)

Jun Pan
(MIT)

Default and Recovery Implicit in the Term Structure of Sovereign CDS Spreads (with Kenneth J. Singleton)

Nov.
9
(in room 142)

Dirk Jenter
(MIT)

 Security Issue Timing: What Do Managers Know, and When Do They Know It? (with Katharina Lewellen and Jerold B. Warner)

Nov.
16
(in room 142)

Phil Strahan
(Boston College)

 

Managing Bank Liquidity Risk: How Deposit-Loan Synergies Vary with Market Conditions
(with Evan Gatev and Til Schuermann)

Nov.
23

Thanksgiving

 

Nov.
30 (in room 142)

Mikhail Chernov
(Columbia)

 

Dec. 7
(in room 142)

Stavros Panageas
(University of Pennsylvania)

Optimal retirement benefit systems in the presence of moral hazards