Finance Workshop


Mary Ellen Krejci, (


Tuesday, 1:20-2:50p.m.


Harper Center Room 03

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

Autumn 2010

Date Topic Speaker
September 28 "A Network-Based Analysis of Over-the-Counter Markets" Michael Gofman, Ph.D.Student, Chicago Booth
October 5 "Predictable Returns of Trade-Linked Countries: Evidence and Explanations" Savina Rizova, Ph.D. Student, Chicago Booth
October 12 "The I-Theory of Money with Yuliy Sannikov" Marcus Brunnermeier, Princeton
October 19 NO SEMINAR  
October 26 "International Liquidity Sharing: Evidence from Financial Crises" Yian Liu, Ph.D. Student, Chicago Booth
November 2 "Evaluating the Impact of the 2007 Financial Crisis on European and Canadian Banking Sectors Using Auctions for Short-Term Funds" Jakub Kastl, Stanford
November 9 "The Market for Financial Advice: Evidence from an Audit Study with Sendhil Mullainathan & Markus Noeth" Antoinette Schoar, MIT
November 16 "Monetary Policy and the Uncovered Interest Rate Parity Puzzle with Dave Backus, Federico Gavazzoni & Stan Zin" Chris Telmer, Carnegie Mellon
November 23 "Access to Collateral and Corporate Debt Structure: Evidence from a Natural Experiment" Vikrant Vig, London Business School
November 30 "Asset Prices and Institutional Investors" Anna Pavlova, London Business School
December 7 "Exorbitant Privilege and Exorbitant Duty with Helene Rey and Nicholas Govillot" Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Berkeley

Spring 2010

Date Topic Speaker
March 30 "Moral and Social Constraints to Strategic Defaults on Mortgages with P. Sapienza and L. Guiso" Luigi Zingales, Chicago Booth
April 6
"A Theory of Debt Maturity: The Long and Short of Debt Overhang with Doug Diamond" Zhiguo He, Chicago Booth
April 13 "How Much Do Investors Care About Macroeconomics Risk? Evidence From Scheduled Economic Announcements" Pavel Savor, Wharton
April 20

"How and Why Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Tilt Their Portfolios" Adair Morse, Chicago Booth
April 27
"Financial Innovation and Financial Fragility" with Nicola Gennaioli & Robert Vishny Andrei Shleifer, Harvard
May 4

"Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing?" Josh Coval, Harvard
May 11

"Limited Capital Market Participation and Human Capital Risk" Jonathan Berk, Stanford, GSB
May 18
"Margin-Based Asset Pricing and Deviations from the Law of One Price" Lasse Pedersen, NYU Stern
May 25 "The Effects of Stock Lending on Security Prices: An Experiment with Tobi Moskowitz & Berk Sensoy" Steve Kaplan, Chicago Booth
June 1 "Which Banks Recover?" Anil Kashyap, Chicago Booth
June 8 TBA Gregor Matvos, Chicago Booth

Winter 2010

Date Topic Speaker
January 12 "Entangled Financial Systems" Adam Zawadowski, Princeton

January 13
11:45-1:15, HC Rm. C07
"Lemons, Market Shutdowns and Learning" Pablo Kurlat, MIT
January 19
2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

"When Optimists Need Credit: Asymmetric Filtering of Optimism and Implications for Asset Prices" Alp Simsek, MIT
January 20
11:45-1:15, HC Rm. C07
"Advising Shareholders in Takeovers" Doron Levit, Stanford
January 26

"The Performance of Corporate Alliances: Evidence From Oil and Gas Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico" John Beshears, Harvard
January 27
11:45-1:15, HC Rm. C07
TBA Bryan Kelly, NYU
February 2

"Amplification of Uncertainty in Illiquid Markets" Elias Albagli, Harvard
February 3
11:45-1:15, HC Rm. C07
"Is Rational Asset Valuation in Unstable Financial Environments Possible? Experimental Evidence Based on the Bandit Problem" Elise Payzan Le Nestour, Swiss Finance Institute
February 9

"The Same Bond at Different Prices: Identifying Search Frictions and Selling Pressures" Peter Feldhutter, Copenhagen
February 10
11:45-1:15, HC Rm. C07
"The Effect of Succession Taxes on Family Firm Investment: Evidence From a Natural Experiment" Margarita Tsoutsoura, Columbia
February 16 "Balance Sheet Adjustments in the 2008 Crisis" with In Gu Khang & Zhiguo He" Arvind Krishnamurthy, Northwestern, Kellogg
February 23 "Attention Allocation Over the Business Cycle"
"Appendix for Attention Allocation Over the Business Cycle"
Marcin Kacperczyk, NYU
March 2 "Organization Capital and the Cross-Section of Expected Returns with Andrea Eisfeldt" Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern, Kellogg
March 9 "Measuring the Cost of Ex Post Moral Hazard in Subprime Lending" Mark Jenkins, Wharton

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