Finance Lunch Seminar

For information concerning the Finance Lunch, please contact the Fama-Miller Center at 773.702.5530.


Wednesday seminars 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
Margarita Tsoutsoura


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