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 2015

Wednesday, April 1 "Excess Volatility: Beyond Discount Rates" Bryan Kelly and Stefano Giglio, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 8 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, April 15 “Drifting Apart: Sharing risks, when the benefits of growth are not shared equally” Stavros Panageas, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 22 "What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?" Steven Kaplan, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, April 29 "Household Debt and Defaults from 2000 to 2010" Amir Sufi, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, May 6 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, May 13 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, May 20 "Macro Experiences, Homeownership, and Mortgage Choice” Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Economics and Haas School of Business
Wednesday, May 27 The Deposits Channel of Monetary Policy Philipp Schnabl, NYU Stern
Wednesday, June 3 "Monetary Policy Drivers of Bond and Equity Risks” Carolin Pflueger, University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business
Wednesday, June 10 "A Tough Act to Follow: Contrast Effects in Financial Markets" Kelly Shue, Chicago Booth

Winter Quarter 2015

Wednesday, January 7
*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm
"Moral Hazard and the Optimality of Debt" Benjamin Hébert, Harvard University
Wednesday, January 14 “Asset Manager Funds” Juhani Linnainmaa, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, January 21
*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm

"A Speculative Asset Pricing Model of Financial Instability" Lawrence Jin, Yale University
Wednesday, January 28
*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm

"Dynamic Adverse Selection Time Varying Market Conditions and Endogenous Entry" Pavel Zryumov, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Wednesday, February 4
*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm

"Countercyclical Bank Equity Issuance" Matthew Baron, Princeton University
Wednesday, February 11

*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm

"Concentrated Capital Losses and the Pricing of Corporate Credit Risk" Emil Siriwardane, NYU Stern
Wednesday, February 18 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, February 25 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, March 4 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, March 11 NO SEMINAR  

Autumn Quarter 2014

Wednesday, September 24 *TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm "Brokers vs. Retail Investors: Conflicting Interests and Dominated Products" Mark Egan, PhD Student, University of Chicago
Wednesday, October 1
*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm
"The Display of Information and Investor Behavior" Maya Shaton, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, October 8
*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm
"Private Information in the Chinese Stock Market: Evidence from Mutual Funds and Corporate Insiders" Yeguang Chi, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, October 15 "The supply side of household finance" Luigi Guiso, EIEF
Wednesday, October 22 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, October 29
*TIME: 11:45 am-1:15 pm
"Financial Shocks, Cyclicality of Labor Productivity and the Great Moderation" Rasool Zandvakil, PhD Student, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, November 5
“Is Family More Important in Bad Times?" Margarita Tsoutsoura, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, November 12 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, November 19 NO SEMINAR  
Wednesday, November 26 "The Empirical Merton Model" Pietro Veronesi, Chicago Booth
Wednesday, December 3 "Fiscal Risk and the Portfolio of Government Programs" Adi Sunderam, Harvard Business School
Wednesday, December 10 NO SEMINAR  


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