Finance Free Lunch 2011-2012

Fall 2011 Schedule

Date Room Speaker  Subject 
September 8th   Charles Calomiris  
September 15th   Andrea Prat Spatial Asset Pricing: A First Step(with Francois Ortalo-Magne)
September 22nd      
September 29th   Tano Santos Rational Innattention and Organizational Specialization
October 6th   Jialin Yu A Glass half full: Relative-value trading in the flash crash
October 13th   Larry Glosten Market making and manipulation on the National Stock Exchange of India
October 20th Calder Paul Tetlock  
October 27th Uris 331 Ravindra Sastry The Cross-Section of Investing Skill
November 3rd Uris 331 Konstantin Milbradt Endogenous liquidity and defaultable bonds (with Zhiguo He)
November 10th   Reserved  
November 17th Uris 331 Martin Cherkes Why there are on-the-run/off-the-run phenomena
November 24th   Thanksgiving  
December 1st Uris 331 Neng Wang Investor protection, diversification, investment, and Tobin's q
December 8th Uris 331 Moshe Cohen Secret Lending and Stigma: Evidence from the Federal Reserve's Emergency Lending Facilities
December 15th      

Spring 2012 Schedule

Date Room Speaker  Subject 
January 26th Uris 331 Tomasz Piskorski Policy Intervention in Debt Renegotiation
February 2nd   Micro Job Candidate  
February 9th Uris 331 Morten Sorensen Valuing Private Equity
February 16th Uris 331 Shang-Jin Wei Status Competition and Housing Prices
February 23rd Uris 303 Martin Oehmke Maturity Rationing
March 1st Uris 329 Lars Lochstoer Parameter Learning in General Equilibrium: The Asset Pricing Implications
March 8th Hepburn Neng Wang The economics of hedge funds
March 15th   No Lunch  
March 22nd   Jon Steinsson and
Emi Nakamura
 Growth-Rate and Uncertainty Shocks in Consumption: Cross-Country Evidence
March 29th   Maxim Ulrich Uncertain Times Ahead
April 5th   Paul Tetlock Biased Beliefs, Asset Prices, and Investment: A Structural Approach
April 12th   Andrew Hertzberg Heterogeneous Time Preferences within the Household
April 19th   Nachum Sicherman Paying Attention: Investor Account Look-Ups and Information-Dependent Utility
April 26th   Enrichetta Ravina  
May 3rd   No Lunch  
May 10th   Wei Jiang