Finance Lunch Workshop

For information concerning the Finance Lunch, please contact Jennifer Williams at 773.702.5530.

Schedule: Wednesday seminars will be held from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Harper Center Room 02 unless otherwise noted.


Spring Quarter 2018

Wednesday, March 28 NO MEETING  
Wednesday, April 4 Option Implied Spreads Pietro Veronesi, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 11 The Effects of Mandatory Transparency in Financial Market Design: Evidence from the Corporate Bond Market Thomas Covert, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 18 Fueling a Frenzy: Private Label Securitization and the Housing Cycle of 2000 to 2010 Amir Sufi, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 25 The Real Effects of Fed Intervention: Revisiting the 1920-1921 Depression Bruce Carlin, UCLA and Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 2 NO MEETING  
Wednesday, May 9 Human Frictions to the Transmission of Economic Policy Michael Weber, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 16 Tokenomics: Dynamic Adoption and Valuation Lin William Cong, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 23 Eyes Wide Shut? The Moral Hazard of Mortgage Insurers During the Housing Boom Benjamin Keys, Wharton
Wednesday, May 30 Do Tax Incentives for Research Increase Firm Innovation? An RD Design for R&D John van Reenen, MIT
Wednesday, June 6 Foreign Safe Asset Demand for U.S. Treasurys and the Dollar Hanno Lustig, Stanford GSB

Winter Quarter 2018

Wednesday, January 3
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
The Dollar, Bank Leverage, and the Deviations from Covered Interest Parity Wenxin Du, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Wednesday, January 10
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
Low Interest Rates and Risk Taking: Evidence from Individual Investment Decisions Yueran Ma, Harvard
Wednesday, January 17
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
Restrictions on Asset-Price Movements Under Rational Expectations: Theory and Evidence Eben Lazarus, Harvard University
MONDAY, January 22
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
Disentangling the Effects of a Banking Crisis: Evidence from German Firms and Counties Kilian Huber, London School of Economcis
Wednesday, Janaury 24
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
Intermediation in the Interbank Lending Market Yiming Ma, Stanford Business
Wednesday, January 31
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
Peer Financial Distress and Individual Leverage: Evidence from 30 Million Individuals Ankit Kalda, Washington University in St. Louis
THURSDAY, February 1
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
The Mismatch between Mutual Fund Scale and Skill Yang Song, Stanford Business
Wednesday, February 7
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
Time Variation of the Equity Term Structure Niels Gormsen, Copenhagen Business School
Wednesday, February 14
Time: 11:45a.m.-1:15p.m.
Private Information and Price Regulation in the US Credit Card Market Scott Nelson, MIT Economics
Wednesday, February 21 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, February 28 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, March 7 NO SEMINAR  

Autumn Quarter 2017

Wednesday, September 20
Time 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
"Rigid factor prices and output losses: evidence from Italian firms” Simone Lenzu, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago
Wednesday, September 27
Time 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
"External Debt, Currency Risk, and International Monetary Policy" Ursula Wiriadinata, PhD Candidate, Chicago Booth
Thursday, September 28
Time 11:45 am to 1:15 pm ROOM 04
"Estimating Bank Interconnectedness from Market Data" Willem van Vliet, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago
Wednesday, October 4 NO SEMINAR  
Thursday, October 5
Time 11:45 am to 1:15 pm ROOM 05
"Interbank Runs: A Network Model of Systemic Liquidity Crunches" Yinan Su, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago
Wednesday, October 11 "The End of the 'Modern Corporation': Deregulation and Ownership of Electric Utilities" Patrick Bolton, Graduate School of Business/Dept of Economics, Columbia University
Thursday, October 12 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, October 18
Time 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm ROOM 25
"Decreasing Returns to Competitor Scale" Laszlo Jakab, PhD Candidate, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, October 25 "Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century" Erik Zwick, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, November 1 "Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contract" Zhiguo He, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, November 8 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, November 15 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, November 22 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday,November 29 "International Currencies and Capital Allocation" Matteo Maggiori, Harvard University
Wednesday,December 6 "Do Investors Value Sustainability? A Natural Experiment Examining Ranking and Fund Flows" Samuel Hartzmark, Chicago Booth


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