Finance Lunch Workshop

For information concerning the Finance Lunch, please contact Mary Ellen Krejci, 773.702.5530, Room 345 of Harper Center.


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


Spring Quarter 2014

Wednesday, April 2 The Common Factor in Idiosyncratic Volatility: Quantitative Asset Pricing Implications Bryan Kelly, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 9 Kinda Hachem, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 16 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, April 23 "Measuring Informational Advantages and Frictions in an Inefficient Market" Stavros Panageas, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 30 TBA Amit Seru, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 7 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, May 14 "Matching Capital and Labor" Jonathan Berk, Stanford
Wednesday, May 21 "The Cold Hand" Kelly Shue, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 28 “Unveiling Effort at the Workplace: Evidence from Absence Data” Margarita Tsoutsoura, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, June 4 "The Power of the Street: Evidence from Egypt's Arab Spring" Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth

Winter Quarter 2014

Wednesday, January 8 "The Prices of Political Uncertainty: Theory and Evidence from the Option Market" Bryan Kelly, Chicago Booth

Wednesday, January 15

*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

"The Worst, the Best, Ignoring All the Rest: The Rank Effect and Trading Behavior" Samuel M. Hartzmark, Marshall School of Business, USC

Wednesday, January 22

*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

"Optimal Financial Transaction Taxes" Eduardo Dávila, Harvard

Wednesday, January 29

*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

“The Collateral Channel of Monetary Policy:  Evidence from the European Central Bank" François Koulischer, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Wednesday, February 5

*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

"Creditor rights and innovation: Evidence from patent collateral" William Mann, Wharton

Wednesday, February 12

*TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

"Informational Losses in Rational Trading Panics" "Rational and Heuristic-Driven Trading Panics in an Experimental Asset Market" Chad Kendall, Vancouver School of Economics
Wednesday, February 19 "Banks Are Where The Liquidity Is" Luigi Zingales, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, February 26 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, March 5 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, March 12 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, March 19 "Information Aggregation in a DSGE Model" Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth

Autumn Quarter 2013

Wednesday, October 2 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. "The More The Merrier? The Effect Of Board Size On Performance" Filipe Lacerda, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, October 9 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. "What is cyclical in credit cycles?" Rui Cui, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, October 16 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. "Public Information and Price Discovery" Shrihari Santosh, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, October 23 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, October 30 "The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy" Effi Benmelech, Northwestern Kellogg
Wednesday, November 6 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, November 13 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, November 20 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, November 27 "The Value of Financial Advice" Juhani Linnainmaa, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, December 4 "Growth through Rigidity: Understanding Recent Trends in Executive Compensation" Kelly Shue, Chicago Booth

Spring Quarter 2013

Wednesday, April 3 The Geography of Risk Capital and Limits of Arbitrage
Andrea Buraschi, Visiting Professor of Finance
Wednesday, April 10 The High-Frequency Trading Arms Race: Frequent Batch Auctions as a Market Design Response Eric Budish, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 17 Asset Pricing with Countercyclical Household Consumption Risk George Constantinides, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 24 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, May 1 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Supply and Demand Shocks in the Oil Market and Their Predictive Power Avi Rapaport, PhD. Student, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 8 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, May 15 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, May 22 Systemic Risk and the Macroeconomy: An Empirical Evaluation Stefano Giglio, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 29 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Shareholder Democracy in Play: Career Consequences of Proxy Contests  Margarita Tsoutsoura, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, June 5 Forward and Spot Exchange Rates in a Multi-Currency World Tarek Hassan, Chicago Booth

Winter Quarter 2013

Wednesday, January 9 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. The Employment Effects of Credit Market Disruptions: Firm-level Evidence from the 2008-09 Financial Crisis Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Berkeley
Wednesday, January 16 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, January 23 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Contracting Timely Delivery with Hard to Verify Quality Felipe Varas, Stanford
Wednesday, January 30 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Stochastic Volatility and Asset Pricing Puzzles Timothy McQuade, Harvard
Wednesday, February 6 How Tax Efficient Are Equity Styles? Toby Moskowitz, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, February 13 *TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Court Enforcement and Firm Productivity:
Evidence from a Bankruptcy Reform in Brazil
Jacopo Ponticelli, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Wednesday, February 20 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, February 27 Endogenous Liquidity and Defautable Bonds Zhiguo He, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, March 6 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, March 13 NO SEMINAR  



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