Finance Free Lunch 2009-2010

Fall 2009 Schedule

Date Room Speaker  Subject 
September 10th from 10:30am to 11:30am Uris 332 Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson Crises and Recoveries in a Model of Consumption Disasters
September 17th  Uris 331 Wei Jiang Do Institutional Investors Have an Ace up Their Sleeves? --Evidence from Confidential Filings of Portfolio Holdings
September 24th  Uris 331 Martin Cherkes  A Neoclassical Model of Managed Distribution Plans: Theory and Evidence
October 1th  Uris 331 Enrichetta Ravina The Portfolios of High Net Worth U.S. Households (joint w. Luis Viceira and Ingo Walter)
October 8th  Uris 331 Shang-Jin Wei Sex Ratios and Savings Rates: Theory and Evidence
October 15th  Uris 331 Laurie Hodrick  Determinants and Stock Price Effects of Corporate Security Choices: An Integrated Approach, with Marie Dutordoir (presenting)
October 22nd  Calder Lounge Daniel Paravisini  Risk Aversion and Wealth: Evidence from Peer-to-Peer Lending Portfolios (with Veronica Rappoport and Enrichetta Ravina)
October 29th  Uris 331 Matthew Spiegel  Mutual Fund Risk and Market Share Adjusted Fund Flows
November 5th  Uris 331 Christopher Parsons  The Causal Impact of Media in Financial Markets (with Joseph Engelberg)
November 12th  Uris 331 Margarita Tsoutsoura (Finance PhD Student)  
November 19th  Uris 331 Yongxiang Wang (Finance PhD Student)  
November 26th  Uris 331 Thanksgiving  
December 3rd  Uris 331 Tomasz Piskorski  Optimal financing in the presence of monitoring: Debt contracts and recapitalization in distress
December 10th  Uris 331    
December 17th Uris 301 TBA  


Spring 2010 Schedule

Date Room Speaker  Subject 
January 7th  Uris 329 Marc Giannoni Some Unpleasant General Equilibrium Implications of Executive Incentive Compensation Contracts (Joint with John Donaldson and Natalia Gershun)
January 14th  Uris 326  Maria Guadalupe The Vote is Cast: The Effect of Corporate Governance on Shareholder Value
January 21st  Uris 331  Macro Recruiting Seminar  NO LUNCH
January 28th  Uris 331  James Vickery (NY Fed) The Behavior of Term Interbank Markets during the 2007-08 Financial Crisis
February 4th  Uris 331  Martin Oehmke Credit Default Swaps and the Empty Creditor Problem
February 11th  Uris 331  Andrea Frazzini (AQR)  The Low-Beta Return Premium
February 18th  Uris 331  Stephen Penman  Buying earnings and book value: Accounting for growth and risk
February 25th  Uris 331  Jeff Wurgler Global, Local, and Contagious Investor Sentiment
March 4th  Uris 306  Neng Wang  
March 11th    Spring Break  NO LUNCH
March 18th  Uris 331  Paul Tetlock  
March 25th  Uris 331  Jialin Yu  
April 1st  Uris 331  Andrew Ang  
April 8th  Uris 331  Maxim Ulrich  
April 15th  Uris 331 Morten Sorensen  
April 22nd  Uris 331 David Epstein  Delegation and the Regulation of Finance, 1950-2009
April 29th  Uris 331 Lars Lochstoer  
May 6th  Uris 331 Martin Cherkes