Finance Workshop


Fama Miller Center,


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


Harper Center Room 03 unless otherwise noted.

For information concerning this workshop please contact 773.702.5530.

Spring 2016

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, March 29 "Inflation Dynamics During the Financial Crisis" Raphael Schoenle, Brandeis University
Tuesday, April 5 “Quantitative Easing and Portfolio Rebalancing: Evidence from Asset Holdings Data in the Euro Area” Ralph Koijen, London Business School and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar
Tuesday, April 12 "Intermediary Asset Pricing: New Evidence from Many Asset Classes" Zhiguo He, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, April 19 “Financial cycles with heterogeneous intermediaries" Helene Rey, London Business School
Tuesday, April 26 "Absolving Beta of Volatility’s Effects" Robert Stambaugh, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, May 3 "Fracking, Drilling, and Asset Pricing: Estimating the Economic Benefits of the Shale Revolution" Nikolai Roussanov, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, May 10 "Rise of ETFs: Informational Efficiency and Smart Betas" Lin William Cong, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, May 17 What’s in a (school) name?  Racial discrimination in higher education bond markets”   Christopher Parsons, UC San Diego
Tuesday, May 24 "Debt into Growth: How Sovereign Debt Accelerated The First Industrial Revolution" Hans-Joachim Voth, University of Zurich
Tuesday, May 31 "Anomalies and News" Joseph Engelberg, UC San Diego
Tuesday, June 7 "Bank Quality, Judicial Efficiency and Borrower Runs: Loan Repayment Delays in Italy" Philip Strahan, Boston College

Winter 2016

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, January 12 "The Job Rating Game: The Effects of Revolving Doors on Analyst Incentives" Elisabeth Kempf, Tilburg University, CentER Graduate School
Tuesday, January 19 "Corporate Debt Markets and Recovery Rates with Vulture Investors" Ryan Lewis, London Business School
Tuesday, January 26 "The Marginal Propensity to Consume Out of Liquidity: Evidence from Random Assignment of 54,522 Credit Lines" Deniz Aydin, Stanford University
Tuesday, February 2 "A Dynamic Theory of Mutual Fund Runs and Liquidity Management" Yao Zeng, Harvard University
Tuesday, February 9 "Embrace or Fear Uncertainty: Growth Options, Limited Risk Sharing, and Asset Prices" Winston Dou, MIT Sloan School of Management
Tuesday, February 16 "Catering Innovation: Entrepreneurship and the Acquisition Market" Xinxin Wang, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Tuesday, February 23 "Volatility Managed Portfolios" Tyler Muir, Yale School of Management
Tuesday, March 1 "Monetary Policy Through Production Networks: Evidence from the Stock Market" Michael Weber, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, March 8 "The Political Economy of Financial Innovation: Evidence from Local Governments" Boris Vallee, Harvard Business School
Tuesday, March 15 "Excess Volatility: Beyond Discount Rates" Bryan Kelly, Chicago Booth

Autumn 2015

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, September 29 "Liquidity Sharing and Financial Contagion" John Nash, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, October 6 "Financial Exaggeration and the (Mis)Allocation of Scarce Resources" Bruce Carlin, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Tuesday, October 13 "Do Financial Factors Drive Aggregate Productivity? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Establishments" Aaron Pancost, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, October 20 "Do Director Elections Matter?" Margarita Tsoutsoura, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, October 27 "Investor Psychology and Credit Cycles" Nicola Gennaioli, Bocconi University
Tuesday, November 3 "Market for broker misconduct" Gregor Matvos, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, November 10 "Runs on Money Market Mutual Funds" Lawrence D. W. Schmidt, University of Chicago
Tuesday, November 17 "Currency Manipulation" Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, November 24 "Consistent Good News and Inconsistent Bad News" Kelly Shue, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, December 1 "Aggregate Bank Capital and Credit Dynamics" Jean Charles Rochet, University of Zurich
Tuesday, December 8 "Costly financial advice: Conflicts of interest or misguided beliefs?" Juhani Linnainmaa, Chicago Booth

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