Finance Workshop

Organizer

Mary Ellen Krejci, mary.krejci@chicagobooth.edu

Schedule

Tuesday, 1:20-2:50p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Location

Harper Center Room 03

For information concerning this workshop, please contact Mary Ellen Krejci, 773.702.5530.

Autumn 2014

 
Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Thursday, September 25 *TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm "Dispersed Information and CEO Incentives" Jan Schneemeier, PhD Student, University of Chicago
Tuesday, September 30 "Early Refinancing and Maturity Management in the Corporate Bond Market" Qiping Xu, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, October 7 "Information Asymmetry and Insider Trading" Wei Wu, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, October 14 NO SEMINAR  
Tuesday, October 21 "Moral Hazard and Debt Maturity" Rafael Repullo, CEMFI
Tuesday, October 28

"Political Interference on Firms: Effect of Elections on Bank Lending in India" Nitish Kumar, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, November 4 "Deposit Competition and Financial Fragility: Evidence from the US Banking Sector" Gregor Matvos, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, November 11 "Firm Age, Investment Opportunities and Job Creation" Manuel Adelino, Duke
Tuesday, November 18 "Understanding Uncertainty Shocks and the Role of the Black Swan" Laura Veldkamp, NYU Stern
Tuesday, November 25 TBD Wei Jiang, Columbia
Tuesday, December 2 TBD Jonathan Parker, MIT
Tuesday, December 9 TBD Monika Piazzesi, Stanford
 

Spring 2014

 
Date Topic Speaker, Institution
April 1 "A Five-Factor Asset Pricing Model" Eugene Fama, Chicago Booth
April 8 "Capital and Labor Reallocation within Firms" Holger Mueller, NYU Stern
April 15 "The Real Effects of Credit Ratings: The Sovereign Rating Channel" Heitor Almeida, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
April 22 "The Cost of Constraints: Risk Management, Agency Theory and Asset Prices" Myron Scholes, Stanford
April 29 "Measuring the "Dark Matter" in Asset Pricing Models" Leonid Kogan, MIT Sloan
May 6 "Loans on sale: Credit market seasonality, borrower need, and lender rent seeking" Mitchell Petersen, Northwestern Kellogg
May 13 "Assessing Asset Pricing Models using Revealed Preference" Jonathan Berk, Stanford
May 20 "Technological Innovation: Winners and Losers" Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern Kellogg
May 27 "Do Strict Capital Requirements Raise the Cost of Capital? Bank Regulation and the Low Risk Anomaly" Malcolm Baker, Harvard
June 3 Origins of Stock Market Fluctuations Martin Lettau, Berkeley Haas
 

Winter 2014

 
Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 7 WORKSHOP CANCELED  
January 14 "Nominal Rigidities and Asset Pricing" Michael Weber, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
January 21 "Arrested Development: Theory and Evidence of Supply-Side Speculation in the Housing Market" Charles Nathanson, Harvard
January 28 “Do Financial Frictions Amplify Fiscal Policy? Evidence from Business Investment Stimulus" Eric Zwick, Harvard
February 4 "Optimal Dynamic Contracts in Financial Intermediation: With an Application to Venture Capital Financing" Igor Salitskiy, Stanford
February 11 "Auctions of Real Options" Lin Willliam Cong, Stanford
February 18 "Scale and Skill in Active Management" Lubos Pastor, Chicago Booth
February 25 "Cash on Hand" and Consumption: Evidence from Mortgage Refinancing" Amir Sufi, Chicago Booth
March 4 "How does macroprudential regulation change bank credit supply?" Anil Kashyap, Chicago Booth
March 11 "Very Long-Run Discount Rates", Appendix Stefano Giglio, Chicago Booth
     
 

Autumn 2013

     
Date Topic Speaker, Institution
October 1 "Informational Frictions and Commodity Markets" Wei Xiong, Princeton
October 8 "X-CAPM: An Extrapolative Capital Asset Pricing Model" Nicholas Barberis, Yale
October 15 "Intermediation and Voluntary Exposure to Counterparty Risk" Maryam Farboodi, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
October 22 "As Certain as Debt and Taxes" Alexander Ljungqvist, NYU Stern
October 29 "Playing Favorites: How Firms Prevent the Revelation of Bad News" Lauren Cohen, Harvard
November 5 "Financial Entanglement: A Theory of Incomplete Integration, Leverage, Crashes, and Contagion"
Stavros Panageas, Chicago Booth
November 12 "International Liquidity and Exchange Rate Dynamics" Xavier Gabaix, NYU Stern
November 19 "Learning from Inflation Experiences" Stefan Nagel, Michigan Ross
November 26 "Valuation Risk and Asset Pricing" Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern Kellogg
December 3 "Risking Other People's Money, Gambling, Limited Liability and Optimal Incentives" Peter DeMarzo, Stanford
 

Spring 2013

 
Date Topic Speaker, Institution
April 2 "Understanding the Advice of Commissions-Motivated Agents: Evidence from the Indian Life Insurance Market" Shawn Cole, Harvard
April 9 Too-Systemic-To-Fail: What Option Markets Imply About Sector-wide Government Guarantees Bryan Kelly, Chicago Booth
April 16 "Long Run Capital Structure"
Michael Roberts, Wharton
April 23 "Asset pricing in the frequency domain:theory and empirics" Stefano Giglio, Chicago Booth
April 30 "Intermediary Leverage Cycles and Financial Stability" Tobias Adrian, New York FRB
May 7 "Quantifying Liquidity and Default Risks of Corporate Bonds over the Business Cycle" Zhiguo He, Chicago Booth
May 14 "Expected inflation and other determinants of Treasury yields" Greg Duffee, Johns Hopkins
May 21 NO SEMINAR  
May 28 "The Information and Agency Effects of Scores: Randomized Evidence from Credit Committees" Daniel Paravisini, London School of Economics
June 4 "Who Borrows from the Lender of Last Resort?" Philipp Schnabl, Stern
 

Winter 2013

 
Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 8 "Did the Community Reinvestment Act Lead to Risky Lending?" Amit Seru, Chicago Booth
January 15 "Get in Line: Chapter 11 Restructuring in Crowded Bankruptcy Courts" Benjamin Iverson, Harvard
January 22 "The Value of a Good Credit Reputation: Evidence from Credit Card Renegotiations" Andres Liberman, Columbia
January 29 "Financial Crises, Risk Premia, and the Term Structure of Risky Assets" Tyler Muir, Kellogg
February 5 "Market Turmoil and Destabilizing Speculation" Marco DiMaggio, MIT
February 12 "Financial Strength and Trade Credit Provision : Evidence from Trucking Firms" Jean Noel Barrot, HEC Paris
February 19 "Uncertainty Shocks and Balance Sheet Recessions" Sebastian DiTella, MIT
February 26 "Financing Through Asset Sales" Alex Edmans, Wharton
March 5 "Money Creation and the Shadow Banking System" Adi Sunderam, Harvard
March 12 "Does Going Public Affect Innovation?" Shai Bernstein, Stanford
 
 

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