Finance Free Lunch 2007-2008

Fall 2007 Schedule

Date Speaker  Subject 
September 6 No free lunch regular seminar instead in Uris 141
September 13    
September 20 Gur Huberman  
September 27 Daniel Paravisini Information Sharing, Bank Lending and Default
October 4 Laura Resnikoff The Private Equity Program at CBS
October 11 Rafael Repullo Does competition reduce the risk of bank failure?
October 18 Stathis Tompaidis The impact of competition and learning on mutual fund trading strategies
October 25 Jonah Rockoff Do sex offender registration and notification laws affect criminal behavior?
November 1 Shang-Jin Wei International investors and control-ownership disparity in emerging markets
November 8 Neng Wang Dynamic agency and the q theory of investment
November 15 Toni Whited  
November 22 Thanksgiving  
November 29 Jialin Yu Top-down or Bottom-up: Commonality in Disagreement and Asset Pricing
December 6 Philippe Mueller  
December 13 no free lunch due to b-school holiday party  


Spring 2008 Schedule

Date Speaker  Subject 
January 10, 2008 Job market candidate  
January 17, 2008 Michael Johannes  
January 24, 2008    
January 31, 2008 no free lunch  
February 7, 2008 no free lunch  
February 14, 2008 Andrew Ang Monetary Policy Shifts and the Yield Curve
February 21, 2008 Tomasz Piskorski The Inefficiency of Refinancing
February 28, 2008 Ailsa Roell Manipulation and Equity-Based Compensation
March 6, 2008 Sudipto Bhattacharya Corporate Venturing, Control, and Intellectual Property Rights
March 13, 2008 Spring Break- no free lunch  
March 20, 2008 No Free Lunch  
March 27, 2008 Tim Baldenius Signaling Firm Value to Active Investors
April 3, 2008 Tano Santos  
April 10, 2008 Shang-Jin Wei Does better growth potential promote better voluntary corporate disclosure?
April 17, 2008 Ciamac Moallemi Optimal Liquidation as a Game of Asymmetric Information
April 24, 2008 Jialin Yu  
May 1, 2008 Wei Jiang Takeover and Feedback
May 8, 2008 Martin Cherkes Why Managed Distribution Plans Are So Efficient?