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 2011

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
September 20 TBA Gregor Matvos, Chicago Booth
September 27 "Survival and long-run dynamics with heterogeneous beliefs under recursive preferences" Jarda Borovicka, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
September 28 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. *ROOM HC07 "A Present-Value Approach to Variable Selection" Jhe Yun, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
October 4 "Skin in the Game and Equilibrium Asset
Valentin Haddad, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
October 5 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.*ROOM: HC07 "Wage Egalitarianism in Internal Labor Markets and Investment: Evidence from Conglomerates" Rui Silva, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
October 11 "Consumption-Based Asset Pricing with Loss Aversion" Marianne Andries, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
October 12 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.*ROOM: HC07 "Creative Destruction and the Valuation of
Tim Dore, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
October 18 "Bank Heterogeneity and Capital Allocation: Evidence from `Fracking' Shocks" Matthew Plosser, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
October 25 "Investment-specific shocks, firm characteristics and the cross-section of returns" Leonid Kogan, MIT
November 1 No Meeting--All Faculty Seminar No Meeting--All Faculty Seminar
November 8 "Should Derivatives be Privileged in Bankruptcy?" Martin Oehmke, Columbia
November 15 TBA Amit Seru, Chicago Booth
November 22 "A New Method to Estimate Tax Evasion based on Bank Credit Models:  The Case of Greece" Margarita Tsoutsoura, Chicago Booth
November 29 "Shocks and Crashes" Martin Lettau, Berkeley
December 6 "A Macroeconomic Framework for Quantifying Systemic Risk" Zhiguo He, Chicago Booth


Date Topic Speaker, Institution
March 29 "Foreclosures, House Prices, and the Real Economy" Amir Sufi, Chicago Booth
April 5 "Capital Mobility and Asset Pricing" Darrell, Duffie, Stanford
April 12 "Risk Management and Firm Value: Evidence from Weather Derivatives" Francisco Perez-Gonzalez, Stanford
April 19 "Illiquid Banks, Financial Stability, and Interest Rate Policy" Doug Diamond, Chicago Booth
April 26 "Size Anomalies in U.S. Bank Stock Returns: A Fiscal Explanation" Hanno Lustig, UCLA
May 3 "Innefficient Provision of Inside Money" Luigi Zingales, Chicago Booth
May 10 "Equity Yields" Ralph Koijen, Chicago Booth
May 17 "Asset Trading, News, and Liquidity in Markets with Asymmetric Information" Brett Green, Northwestern, Kellogg
May 24 "Fiduciary Duties and Equity-Debtholder Conflicts" Bo Becker, Harvard
May 31 Info Unavailable Amit Seru, Chicago Booth


Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 4 "Understanding Fiscal and Monetary Policy in the Great Recession: Some Unpleasant Fiscal Arithmetic" John Cochrane, Chicago Booth
January 11 "Issuer Quality and Corporate Bond Returns" Samuel Hanson, Harvard
January 12
*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. *ROOM: C07
"Executive Networks and Firm Policies: Evidence from the Random Assignment of MBA Peers"
Kelly Shue, Harvard
January 18 "Pension Design in the Presence of Systemic Risk" Stavros Panageas, Chicago Booth
January 25 "Credit Default Swap Spreads and Systemic Financial Risk" Stefano Giglio, Harvard
January 26
*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. *ROOM: C07
"Reputation vs. Signaling in a Security Issuance Game" Barney Hartman-Glaser, UC Berkeley
February 1 "Communication and Decision-Making in Corporate Boards" Nadya Malenko, Stanford
February 4
*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. *ROOM: C07
"Optimal Design of Internal Capital Markets" Andrey Malenko, Stanford
February 8 "Soft Information and Investment: Evidence from Plant-Level Data" Xavier Giroud, NYU
February 9
*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.*ROOM: C07
"The Expected Cost of Default" Brent Glover, Wharton
February 15 "Rollover Risk: Optimal but Inefficient" Thomas Eisenbach, Princeton University
February 22 "Complex Securities" Yuki Sato, London School of Economics
March 1 "The Boats That Did Not Sail. News, Trading and Asset Price Volatility in a Natural Experiment" Peter Koudijs, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
March 8 "Large Investors' Influence in Private Equity Funds" Adair Morse, Chicago Booth

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