Finance Seminar 2015

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Finance Seminar
Thursdays, 2:15-3:45pm
Uris Hall

Coordinators: Michaela Pagel and Mauricio Larrain

Fall 2015 Schedule

Date Room Speaker Title
Sept. 3rd Uris 301 Martin Schmalz (Michigan) Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership (with José Azar, and  Isabel Tecu)
Sept. 10th Uris 301 Effi Benmelech (Kellogg) The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy (with Nittai Bergman, Anna Milanez, and Vladimir Mukharlyamov)
Sept. 17th Uris 301 Johannes Stroebel (NYU) Do Banks Pass Through Credit Expansions? The Marginal Profitability of Consumer Lending During the Great Recession (with Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet, and Neale Mahoney)
Sept. 24th Uris 301 Andrew Karolyi (Cornell) The U.S. Listing Gap (with Craig Doidge, and Rene Stulz)
Oct. 1st Uris 301 Adriano Rampini (Duke)  Financing Durable Assets
Oct. 8th Uris 301 Lucian Taylor (Wharton) Do Funds Make More When They Trade More? (with Lubos Pastor and Robert F. Stambaugh)
Oct. 15th   No Seminar  
Oct. 22nd Uris 301 David Hirshleifer (UC Irvine) Visibility Bias in the Transmission of Consumption Norms and Undersaving (with Bing Han)
Oct. 29th Uris 307 Matthew Rhodes-Kropf (HBS) Cost of Experimentation and the Evolution of Venture Capital (with Michael Ewens and Ramana Nanda)
Nov. 5th Uris 301 Jonathan Parker (MIT) Why Don’t Households Smooth Consumption? Evidence from a 25 million dollar experiment
Nov. 12th Uris 307 Antoinette Schoar (MIT) Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Class (with Manuel Adelino and  Felipe Severino)
Nov. 19th Uris 301 Boris Vallee (HBS) Catering to Investors Through Product Complexity (with Claire Celerier)
Nov. 26th   Thanksgiving  
Dec. 3rd Uris 301 Itamar Drechsler (NYU) A Model of Monetary Policy and Risk Premia (with Alexi Savov and Philipp Schnabl)

Spring 2015 Schedule

Date Room Speaker Title
Jan 29th   Job Talk  
Feb 5th Uris 332 Alan Moreira The Macroeconomics of Shadow Banking
Feb 12th Uris 326 Adi Sundaram Fiscal Risk and the Portfolio of Government Programs
Feb 19th Uris 326 Cecilia Parlatore
Feb 26th Uris 326 Philip Strahan Tracing out capital flows: how financially integrated banks respond to natural disasters (with Kristle Cortés)
March 5th   Gregor Matvos Deposit Competition and Financial Fragility: Evidence from the US Banking Sector (with Mark Egan and Ali Hortacsu)
March 12th   No Meeting  
March 19th   No Meeting  
March 26th 457 Grace Dodge Brian Melzer Retail Finanical Advice: Does One Size Fits All? (with Stephen Foster, Juhani Linnainmaa, and Alessandro Previtero)
April 2nd   John Campbell  
April 9th Uris 326 Manju Puri A Tale of Two Runs: Depositor Responses to Bank Solvency Risk
April 16th Uris 326 Amir Yaron  
April 23rd Uris 326 Shawn Cole How Does Rick Management Influence Production Decisions? Evidence from a Field Experiment (with Xavier Gine and James VIckery)
April 30th Uris 326 Sumit Agarwal Disguised Corruption: Evidence from Consumer Credit in China