Finance Seminar 2007

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Fall 2007 Schedule

Date Speaker Paper
September  6 Tobias Adrian
Hedge Fund Tail Risk (with Markus K. Brunnermeier)
September 13 Otto van Hemert
Hedging House Price Risk: Portfolio Choice with Housing Futures (with Frank de Jong and Joost Driessen)
September 20 Joshua Pollet
(U. of Illinois)
Capital Budgeting vs. Market Timing: An Evaluation Using Demographics (with Stefano DellaVigna)
September 27 Andrew Hertzberg
Information and incentives inside the firm: Evidence from loan officer rotation (with Jose Maria Liberti and Daniel Paravisini)
October 4 Manju Puri
On Loan Sales, Loan Contracting, and Lending Relationships (with Steven Drucker)
October 11 Paul Tetlock
All the news that's fit to reprint: Do investors react to stale information?
October 18 Yael Hochberg
Networking as a Barrier to Entry and the Competitive Supply of Venture Capital (with Alexander Ljungqvist and Yang Yu)
October 25 Ronnie Sadka
(U. of Washington-Seattle)
Aggregate Earnings and Asset Prices (with Ray Ball, and Gil Sadka)
November 1 Daniel Wolfenzon
Do CEO's Matter? (with Morten Bennedsen and Francisco Perez-Gonzalez
November 8 Massimiliano de Santis
Demystifying the Equity Premuim
November 15 Heather Tookes
Dynamic Competition, Innovation and Strategic Financing (with Matthew Spiegel)
November 22 Thanksgiving  
November 29 Ulrike Malmendier
Corporate Financial Policies with Overconfident Managers (with Geoffrey Tate and Jon Yan)
December 6 Lars Lochstoer
Long-Run Risk through Consumption Smoothing (with Georg Kaltenbrunner)

Spring 2007 Schedule

Date Speaker Paper
January 11 Job market candidate  
January 18 Job market candidate  
January 25 Job market candidate  
February 1    
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February 22   


March 1 Franklin Allen
(U of Pennsylvania)
 Financing Firms in India (with Rajesh Chakrabarti, Sankar De, Jun "Qj" Qian, and Meijun Qian)
March 8 Spring Break  
March15 Dana Kiku
Is the Value Premium a Puzzle?
March 22 Atif Mian (U. of Chicago) Dollars Dollars Everywhere, Not a Dime to Lend: Debt Capacity Constraints and Limited Absorptive Capacity (with Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Bilal Zia)
March 29 Annette Vissing-Jorgenson (Northwestern) The Demand for Treasury Debt
April 5 Toni Whited
(U. of Wisconsin-Madison)
The Corporate Propensity to Save (with Leigh A. Riddick)
April 12 Yaniv Grinstein (Cornell) CEO Compensation and Board Structure (with Vidhi Chhaochharia)
April 19 Vojislav Maksimovic (U. of Maryland) What determines protection of property rights?  An Analysis of Direct and Indirect Effects  (with Meghana Ayyagari and Asli Demirguc-Kunt)
April 26 Mark Garmaise (UCLA) Ties that Truly Bind: Non-competition Agreements, Executive Compensation and Firm Investments