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 2017

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, March 28 "The Relevance of Broker Networks for Information Diffusion in the Stock Market" Amir Kermani, UC Berkeley Haas
Tuesday, April 4 "State Taxation and the Reallocation of Business Activity: Evidence from Establishment-Level Data" Xavier Giroud, MIT Sloan
Tuesday, April 11 "Leverage- and Cash-Based Tests of Risk and Reward With Improved Identification" Ivo Welch, UCLA Anderson
Tuesday, April 18 "The Dark Side of Circuit Breakers" Hui Chen, MIT Sloan
Tuesday, April 25 "Locked in by Leverage: Job Search during the Housing Crisis" David Matsa, Northwestern Kellogg
Tuesday, May 2 "Asset Pricing with Endogenously Uninsurable Tail Risks" Anmol Bhandari, University of Minnesota
Tuesday, May 9 "Risk, Unemployment, and the Stock Market: A Rare-Event-Based Explanation of Labor Market Volatility" Jessica Wachter, Wharton
Tuesday, May 16 "What Drives Differences in Management?" Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University
Tuesday, May 23 "Directed attention and nonparametric learning" Ian Dew-Becker, Northwestern Kellogg
Tuesday, May 30 "Lazy Prices" Lauren Cohen, Harvard Business School
Tuesday, June 6 "Profit and Loss Sharing in the IPO Market" David Musto, Wharton

Winter 2017

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, January 3 "What Information Drives Asset Prices?" George Constantinides, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, January 10 "Safe Assets, Collateralized Lending and Monetary Policy" Moritz Lenel, Stanford University
Tuesday, January 17 “When Harry Fired Sally: Gender Discrimination among Financial Advisers” Gregor Matvos, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, January 24 "Political Cycles and Stock Returns" Lubos Pastor & Pietro Veronesi, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, January 31 Do Institutional Incentives Distort Asset Prices? Anton Lines, London Business School
Tuesday, February 7 "Core-Periphery Trading Networks" Chaojun Wang, Stanford University
Tuesday, February 14 "Pricing, Selection, and Welfare in the Student Loan Market: Evidence from Borrower Repayment Decisions" Natalie Cox, University of California, Berkeley
Tuesday, February 21 TBD Bryan Kelly, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, February 28 "Efficiently Inefficient Markets for Assets and Asset Management" Lasse Heje Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School and NYU Stern
Tuesday, March 7 "Monetary Policy and the Stock Market: Time Series Evidence" Michael Weber, Chicago Booth

Autumn 2016

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
Tuesday, September 20 "Attention Grabbers when Seeking Alpha" Tarik Umar, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, September 27 "The Empirical Distribution of Allocative Distortions" Simone Lenzu, PhD Student, University of Chicago
Tuesday, October 4 "Habits and Leverage" Tano Santos, Columbia Business School and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar
Tuesday, October 11 "Declining Labor and Capital Shares" Simcha Barkai, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, October 18 "Recovery Dynamics: An Explanation from Bank Screening and Entrepreneur Entry" Yunzhi Hu, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, October 25 "A Macroeconomic Model with Financially Constrained Producers and Intermediaries" Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, NYU Stern
Tuesday, November 1 "Search in Credit Markets" Gregor Matvos, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, November 8 "The Making of Hawks and Doves: Inflation Experiences and Voting on the FOMC" Stefan Nagel, Michigan Ross
Tuesday, November 15 "Deviations from Covered Interest Rate Parity" Adrien Verdelhan, MIT Sloan
Tuesday, November 22 "Aggregate and Idiosyncratic Political Risk: Measurement and Effects" Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth
Tuesday, November 29 "Bubbles for Fama" Andrei Shleifer, Harvard University
Tuesday, December 6 "How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?" Steven Kaplan, Chicago Booth

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