Finance Seminar 2010

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Fall 2010 Schedule

Date Speaker Title
September 9th Ashwini Agrawal Labor Unemployment Risk and Corporate Financing Decisions (with David A. Masta)
Septermber 16th from 12:30pm to 2pm Jeremy Stein Monetary Policy as Financial-Stability Regulation
September 23rd Lauren Cohen Friends in High Places (with Christopher Malloy)
September 30th Jesse Edgerton Agency Problems in Public Firms: Evidence from Corporate Jets in Leveraged Buyouts
October 7 th Stewart Myers A Lintner Model of Dividends and Managerial Rents (with Bart M. Lambrecht)
October 14th Stefan Nagel Evaporating Liquidity
October 21st Doug Diamond Theory of Debt Maturity: The Long and Short of Debt Overhang (with Zhiguo He)
October 28th Ron Kaniel  The delegated Lucas-tree (with Peter Kondor)
November 4th Jonathan Zinman Limited and Varying Consumer Attention: Evidence from Shocks to the Salience of Bank Overdraft Fees (with Victor Stango)
November 11th Gurdip Bakshi Implications of Variance Bounds on the Permanent and Transitory Components of Stochastic Discount Factors for Asset Pricing Models (with Fousseni Chabi-Yo)
November 18th Jan Eberly Reallocating and pricing illiquid capital: Two productive trees (with Neng Wang)
November 25th  Thanksgiving  
December 2nd Effi Benmelech  Negotiating with Labor under Financial Distress (with Nittai K. Bergman and Ricardo Enriquez)AC
December 9th Yuliy Sannikov The I-Theory of Money (with Markus Brunnermeier)

Spring 2010 Schedule

Date Speaker Title
February 18th Gary Gorton Ignorance and the Optimality of Debt for the Provision of Liquidity (with Tri Vi Dang Mannheim and Bengt Holmström)
February 25th Nagpurnanand Prabhala Judging Borrowers By The Company They Keep: Social Networks and Adverse Selection in Online Peer-to-Peer Lending (with Mingfeng Lin and Siva Viswanathan)
March 4th Monika Piazzesi Trend and Cycle in Bond Premia (with Martin Schneider)
March 18th Richard Stanton Revisiting Asset Pricing Anomalies in an Exchange Economy (with Christine A. Parlour and Johan Walden)
March 25th Peter Tufano Households @ Risk: US Households’ Capacity to Cope with Risk (with Annamaria Lusardi and Daniel Schneider)
April 1st Denis Gromb Financially Constrained Arbitrage and Cross-Market Contagion (with Dimitri Vayanos)
April 8th Antoinette Schoar The Market for Financial Advice: An Audit Study (with Sendhil Mullainathan and Markus Nöth)
April 15th Per Stromberg Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts (with Ulf Axelson, Tim Jenkinson and Michael S. Weisbach)
April 22nd Harrison Hong Diffusion of Opinions and Price-Volume Dynamics (with Dong Hong and Andrei Ungureanu)

Commodity Market Interest and Asset Return Predictability (with Motohiro Yogo)
April 29th Mark Westerfield The Size and Specialization of Direct Investment Portfolios (with Yael V. Hochberg)
May 6th Nick Barberis