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Finance Seminar Series

August 30, 2019

Xi Li, University of Arkansas

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040 

September 6, 2019

Michael Ewens, Caltech

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040 

September 13, 2019

George Korniotis, University of Miami

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040

September 19-20, 2019

2019 University of Oklahoma Energy and Commodities Finance Research Conference

Conference Details

September 27, 2019

Joey Engelberg, UC San Diego

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040

November 1, 2019

Stephan Siegel, University of Washington

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040

November 15, 2019

Veronika Pool, Vanderbilt University

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040

November 22, 2019

Justin Birru, Ohio State University

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040

December 6, 2019

David Sraer, UC Berkeley

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 3040

February 7, 2020

Bill Megginson, University of Oklahoma

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., PH 3040

February 21, 2020

Yaniv Grinstein, Cornell University and IDC Herzalyia

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., PH 3040

May 1, 2020

Pradeep Yadav, University of Oklahoma

“Portfolio Inventory Risk of Voluntary Liquidity Providers: Market Frictions and Fragility” 

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

May 8, 2020

Nick Pan, University of Oklahoma

"Explaining the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle with a Bayesian-Updating Model”

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

May 15, 2020

Heber Farnsworth, University of Oklahoma

"Indexing, active management, and market efficiency: a noisy rational expectations approach”

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

May 22, 2020

Nadya Malenko, Boston College

“Trading and Shareholder Democracy” 

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

May 29, 2020

Yael Hochberg, Rice University

“Launching with a Parachute: The Gig Economy and New Business Formation” 

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

June 12, 2020

Neil Pearson, University of Illinois a Urbana-Champaign

"Retail Derivatives and Sentiment: A Sentiment Measure Constructed from Issuances of Structured Equity Products”

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

June 26, 2020

Kelly Shue, Yale University

"The Gender Gap in Housing Returns"

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

July 17, 2020

Paul Irvine, Texas Christian University

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

July 26, 2020

Kristine Hankins, University of Kentucky

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Online via Zoom

February 23, 2018

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., PH 2065

Shane Johnson, Texas A&M

March 30, 2018

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., PH 2065

Henrik Cronqvist, University of Miami

April 27 , 2018

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., PH 2065

Ran Duchin, University of Washington

May 4, 2018

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., PH 2065

Nich Gantchev, Southern Methodist University

May 11, 2018

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., PH 2065

Gilles Chemla, Imperial College London

February 17, 2017

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Is there a Local Culture of Corruption in the U.S.?"

Speaker:  Steven Xiao, University of Texas - Dallas

February 24, 2017

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Measuring Contract Completeness:   A Text Based Analysis of Loan Agreements"

Speaker:  Malcolm Wardlaw, University of Texas-Dallas

March 3

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Borrowers in Search of Feedback:  Evidence from Consumer Credit Markets"

Speaker:  Inessa Liskovich, University of Texas -Austin

March 10

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:  "Understanding Precautionary Cash at Home and Abroad"

Speaker:  Mitchell Petersen, Northwestern

March 24

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Institutions and Innovations"

Speaker:  Kose John, New York University

April 7

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "That is Not My Dog:  Why Doesn't the Log Dividend-Price Ratio Seem to Predict Future Log Returns or Log Dividend Growths?"

Speaker:  Philip Dybvig, Washington University

April 14

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Politicizing Consumer Credit"

Speaker:  Rawley Heimer, Cleveland Fed

April 21

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Skilled Labor Risk and Compensation Policies"

Speaker:  Tracy Wang, Minnesota

April 28

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:   "Changing Risk Aversion with the Level of Interest Rates: Evidence from Money Market Fund Investors"

Speaker:  Mark Flannery, Florida

May 5

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Political Uncertainty and Corporate Disclosure"

Speaker:  Audra Boone, Texas Christian University

May 12

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 3030 

Title of Paper:   "Are US Industries Becoming More Concentrated?"

Speaker:  Roni Michaely, Cornell University

August 25

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:   TBA

Speaker:  Art Durnev, University of Iowa

September 15

Time and Location:   TBA

Title of Paper:   TBA

Speaker:  Chotibhak Jotikasthira, SMU

October 6

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:   TBA

Speaker:  Marcin Kacperczyk, Imperial College, London

October 26

Time and Location:   TBA

Title of Paper:   TBA

Speaker:  Andrei Simonov, Michigan State University

November 17

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 2065 

Title of Paper:   TBA

Speaker:  Peter Iliev, Penn State

November 30

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:   TBA

Speaker:  Huibing Zhang, University of Texas - Dallas

December 8

Time and Location:   10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:   TBA

Speaker:  Eric Zwick, University of Chicago

Friday, January 29

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Disentangling the Effects of State Ownership on Investment -- Evidence from Europe"

Patrick Jaslowitzer, Philipps-Universitat Marburg and William Megginson, University of Oklahoma

Friday, February 12

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Ultimate Ownership and Bank Competition"

Martin Schmalz, University of Michigan

Friday, February 19

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Liquidity Provision under Stress:  The Fast, the Slow, and the Dead"

Pradeep Yadav, University of Oklahoma

Friday, February 26

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Ownership Structure, Incentives, and Asset Prices"

Ajay Subramanian, Georgia State University

Wednesday, March 2

Time and Location:  11:45 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Understanding the Decline in the Price of Oil since June 2014"

Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan

Thursday, March 3

Time and Location:  11:45 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "The Impact of the Fracking Boom Arab Oil Producers"

Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan

Friday, March 4

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Compensation Goals and Firm Performance"

Radha Gopalan, Washington University - St. Louis

Wednesday, March 23

Time and Location:  11:45 a.m., PH 3010

Title of Paper:  "Do CEO Beliefs Affect Corporate Cash Holdings?"

Anand Goel, Navigant Economics, Chicago, IL

Friday, March 25

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Mutual Funds and Bond Market Liquidity"

Sophie Shive, Notre Dame

 Friday, April 8

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Personal Trading by Employees of Financial Intermediaries"

Paul Koch, University of Kansas

Friday, April 15

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Investor Inattention and Stock Prices: Evidence from Acquisitions with a Choice of Payment Types"

Erik Lie, University of Iowa

Friday, April 22

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Crude Oil Price Movements and Institutional Traders"

Jeff Harris, American University

Friday, May 6

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  The Effect of Takeover Protextion on the Value of Cash: Evidence from a Natural Experiment:

Eliezer Fich, Drexel University

Friday, August 26

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "The Impact of Make-Take Fees on Market Efficiency"

Jeff Black, University of Oklahoma

Wednesday, August 31

Time and Location:  11:45 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Bank Executives' Outside Directorships and Career Outcomes"

Andrea Schertler, Luneberg

Friday, September 2

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Internal CEO Approval and External Reporting"

Felix Meschke, University of Kansas

Friday, September 9

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Operating Losses and Cash Holdings"

David Denis, University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 16

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Organization and Innovation Under Costly Information"

Peter MacKay, HKUST

Wednesday, September 21

Time and Location:  11:45 a.m., PH 3065

Title of Paper:  "Do Clawback Provisions Have Claws?"

Hamed Mahmudi, University of Oklahoma

Friday, September 23

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Using Managerial Attributes to Identify Market Feedback Effects:  The Case of Mutual Fund Fire Sales"

Vikram Nanda, UT - Dallas

Friday, September 30

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Insider Trading and the Legal Expertise of Corporate Executives"

Jide Wintoki, University of Kansas, SEC

Friday, October 7

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Growing Up Without Finance"

Anthony Cookson, University of Colorado - Boulder

Wednesday, October 12

Time and Location:  12:00 p.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Hedging Gone Wild: Was Delta Airlines' Purchase of Trainer Refinery a Sound Risk Management Strategy"

William Megginson, University of Oklahoma

Friday, October 14

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3040

Title of Paper:  "OPEC's Impact on Oil Price Volatility: The Role of Spare Capacity"

James Smith, SMU

Wednesday, October 26

Time and Location:  12:00 p.m., AH 111

Title of Paper:  "Director Networks and Firm Value"

Tor-Erik Bakke, University of Oklahoma

Friday, October 28

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., AH 355

Title of Paper:  "Finalization, Intraday Institutional Trading, and Commodity Market Quality"

Pradeep Yadav, University of Oklahoma

Wednesday, November 2

Time and Location:  11:45 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Investor Attention Spill-Over Effect: Evidence from DJIA Record Days"

Xuewu (Wesley) Wang, University of Oklahoma

Friday, November 4

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Local Obesity Prevalence and Corporate Policies"

Anup Agrawal, Alabama

Friday, November 11

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Complexity and Information Content of Financial Disclosures:  Evidence from Evolution of Uncertainty Following 10-K Filings"

Xiaofei Zhao, University of Texas - Dallas

Friday, November 16

Time and Location:  12:00 p.m., AH 111

Title of Paper:  "Are Some Things Best Kept Secret? The Effect of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act on Financial Leverage"

Scott Guernsey, University of Oklahoma

Wednesday, November 18

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., AH 355

Title of Paper:  "Capital Commitment and Illiquidity in Corporate Bonds"

Stacey Jacobsen, SMU

Friday, November 30

Time and Location:  12:00 p.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Raiders, Regulators, and the Risk-Shifting Value of Payout"

Leo Pugachev, University of Oklahoma

Friday, December 2

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper: TBA 

Simon Gervais, Duke Unviersity

Wednesday, December 7

Time and Location:  12:00 p.m., AH 2065

Title of Paper:  "How Does Product Market Competition Affect CEO Option Compensation?"

Tor-Erik Bakke/Hamed Mahmudi, University of Oklahoma

Friday, December 4

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Relationship Trading in OTC Markets"

Norman Schuerhoff, Universite de Lausanne

Friday, November 20

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3040

Title of Paper:  "Institutional and Political Economy Considerations in Natural Experiments: The Case of State Antitakeover Laws"

Jonathan M. Karpoff, University of Washington

Friday, November 13

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3040

Title of Paper:  "A Reexamination of Contingent Convertibles with Stock Price Triggers"

George Pennacchi, University of Illinois

Friday, November 6

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 2065

Title of Paper:  "Real Misvaluation Externalities"

Laurent Fresard, University of Maryland

Friday, October 30

Time and Location:  1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Intermediary Asset Pricing: New Evidence from Many Asset Classes"

Zhiguo He, University of Chicago

 

Friday, October 2

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3040

Title of Paper:  "The Best of Both Worlds: Accessing Emerging Economies by Investing in Developed Markets"

Mikhail Simutin, University of Toronto

 

Friday, September 25

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3040

Title of Paper:  "Efficiently Inefficient Markets for Assets and Asset Management"

Nicolae Garleanu, Berkeley

Friday, May 1

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Do Firms Engage in Risk-Shifting? Empirical Evidence"

Erik Gilje, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

Friday, April 17

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Do Fraudulent Firms Produce Abnormal Disclosure?"

Craig Lewis, Vanderbilt University

Friday, April 10

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Taxes and Leverage at Multinational Corporations"

Michael Faulkender, University of Maryland

Friday, April 3

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Skill and Persistence in Mutual Fund Performance: A Manager-Level Assessment"

Ilhan Demiralp, University of Oklahoma

Wednesday, March 11

Time and Location:  12:00 p.m., PH 3040

Title of Paper:  "The Illusory Promise of Pre-emptive Rights"

Jesse Fried, Harvard University

Friday, February 27

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3010

Title of Paper:  "A Labor Capital Asset Pricing Model"

Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, February 20

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Financial Intermediary Capital"

S. Viswanathan, Duke Unviersity

Friday, February 13

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Why Does the U.S. Have So Few Listed Firms?"

Craig Doidge, University of Toronto

Friday, December 5

Time and Location:  10:30 a.m., PH 3010

Title of Paper:  "Financing and Workplace Safety"

Jonathan Cohn, University of Texas - Austin

Friday, November 21

Time and Location:  11:00 a.m., PH 3010

Title of Paper:  "Liquidity and Market Quality Around Predictable Trades:  Evidence from Crude Oil ETF Rolls"

Hank Bessembinder, University of Utah

Friday, February 15

Time and Location:  1:45 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  Industry Tournament Incentives

Jeffrey L. Coles, Arizona State University

Thursday, February 21

Time and Location:  11:00 a.m., PH 2065 (brown bag)

Title of Paper:  The Impact of Political Connectedness on Firm Value and Corporate Policies: Evidence from Citizens United.

Ashley Newton, University of Oklahoma

Friday, February 22

Time and Location:  3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  Was Bond Insurance a Gift from the FDIC?

Seth Hoelscher, University of Oklahoma

Friday, March 1

Time and Location:  3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:   Is Good News for a Firm also Good News for a Nearby Firm?  Geography and Comovement of Stock Returns

Seth Hoelscher, University of Oklahoma

Title of Paper:  Does Political Uncertainty Affect Capital Structure Choices?

Wenbin Cao, University of Oklahoma

Friday, March 8

Time and Location:  3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  “The Causal Effect of Option Pay on Corporate Risk Management: Evidence from the Oil and Gas Industry”

Tor-Erik Bakke, University of Oklahoma

Friday, March 29

Time and Location:  3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  “The Informational Role of Spot Prices and Inventories

James L. Smith and Rex Thompson, Southern Methodist University

Friday, April 5

Time and Location:  2:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  “Board Structure and Acquirer Performance

Andrey Golubov, City University London and Visiting Scholar, Stern School of Business, NYU

Friday, April 19

Time and Location:  1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  “Investment Busts, Reputation, and the Temptation to Blend in with the Crowd

Ilya A. Strebulaev, Stanford University

Friday, April 26

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper: “Analysts and Corporate Liquidity Policy” 

Thomas W. Bates, Arizona State University

Friday, August 30

Time and Location: 1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper: “Bondholder Wealth Effects Surrounding Bond Offering Announcements” 

Fan Chen, University of Oklahoma

Friday, September 13

Time and Location: 1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper: “Deflation Risk” 

Francis A. Longstaff, UCLA

Friday, October 4

Time and Location: 1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper: “Managerial Incentives, Financial Performance, and Governance Quality: Evidence from Nonprofit Orgnizations” 

Ashley N. Newton, University of Oklahoma

Friday, October 11

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper: “Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers” 

Jongha Lim, University of Missouri

Friday, October 25

Time and Location: 1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper: “Scale and Skill in Active Management” 

Lucian A. Taylor, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

Friday, November 1

 

Time and Location: 1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Testing Dynamic Agency Theory via Structural Estimation"

Boris Nikolov, University of Rochester

February 10, 2012
Time and Location: 3:00 pm at PH 3030
Title of Paper: Tailspotting:  How disclosure, stock prices and volatility change when CEOs fly to their vacation homes

David Yermack, New York University

February 17, 2012
Time and Location: 1:30 pm at PH 3030
Title of Paper: Networks and Productivity:  Causal Evidence from Editor Rotations

Joseph Engelberg, University of California – San Diego

March 9, 2012
Time and Location: 2:30 pm at PH 3030
Title of Paper: Financing Major Investments: Information about Capital Structure Decisions

Mark Flannery, University of Florida

March 30, 2012
Time and Location: 3:00 pm at PH 3030
Title of Paper: Government Ownership and the Cost of Debt:  Evidence from Government Investments in Publicly Traded Firms
Kate Holland, OU Finance PhD Student

April 24, 2012
Time and Location: 4:30 pm at PH 3010
Title of Paper: Corporate Social Responsibility and Company Values

Alan Gregory, University of Exeter, UK

May 4, 2012
Time and Location: 3:00 pm at PH 3030
Title of Paper: “Are Credit Ratings Still Relevant?”
Sudheer Chava, Georgia Tech

May 11, 2012
Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., Price Hall 3065
Title of Paper: "Underwriter Compensation and the Returns to Reputation”
Chitru Fernando and William Megginson, University of Oklahoma

August 24, 2012
Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., Price Hall 3030
Title of Paper:  “The Wealth Effects of Government Investment in Publicly Traded Firms
Kateryna Holland, University of Oklahoma

August 31, 2012
Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., Price Hall 3030
Title of Paper:  “Bond Market Event Study Methodology
Louis Ederington, University of Oklahoma

September 7, 2012
Time and Location: 1:15 p.m., Price Hall 3030
Title of Papers: “Corporate Governance Quality and Executive Compensation:  The Case of Nonprofits” Ashley N. Newton, University of Oklahoma

Pre-trade Transparency in Over-the-Counter Markets” Fan Chen, University of Oklahoma

September 14, 2012

Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., Price Hall 3030

Title of Paper: “Urban Vibrancy and Corporate Growth”

Christopher A. Parsons, University of California, San Diego

September 21, 2012

Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., Price Hall 3030

Title of Paper: “Defined Contribution Pensions Plans: Sticky or Discerning Money?”

Clemens Sialm, University of Texas

October 10, 2012

Time and Location:  12:00 noon, PH 2065

Title of Paper:  “Bond Market Access and Investment”

Vahap Uysal, University of Oklahoma

October 19, 2012

Time and Location:  1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  “Taxation and Household Asset Location and Allocation: Evidence from the Bush Tax Acts”

Daeyong Lee, University of Washington

November 16, 2012

Time and Location:  3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  “Likely and Unlikely Reasons for Selection into Securitization: Evidence from Commercial Mortgages

Rossen Valkanov, University of California, San Diego

December 7, 2012

Time and Location:  1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  “Taxes and Corporate Policies: Evidence from the Canadian Income Trust Market”

Alexander Dyck, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

February 11, 2011
Time and Location: 1:30PM Friday, AH 3030
Title of Paper: "The Volatility of Liquidity and Expected Stock Returns"

Ralitsa Petkova, Texas A&M University

February 18, 2011
Time and Location: 1:30PM Friday, AH 150
Title of Paper: Worry-Free Investing for Retirement

Zvi Bodie, Boston University

March 25, 2011
Time and Location: 1:30PM Friday, PH 3030
Title of Paper: Wealth Transfers Among and Between Bond Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions:  Evidence from Bond Tender Offerspdf icon

Matthew Billet, University of Iowa

April 1, 2011
Time and Location: 3:00PM Friday, PH 3030
Title of Paper: Employment Protection Laws and Privatizationpdf icon

William Megginson. University of Oklahoma

April 29, 2011
Time and Location: 2:45PM Friday, PH 3030
Title of Paper: Agency Conflicts and Cash: Estimates from a Structural Model

Toni Whited, University of Rochester

September 23, 2011

Time and Location:  2:30PM Friday, PH 3030

Title of Paper:  Investment and Capital Constraints: Repatriations Under the American Jobs Creation Actpdf icon

Mitchell Petersen, Northwestern University

September 30, 2011

Time and Location:  3:00PM Friday, PH 3030

Title of Paper:  Empirical Evidence on Ownership Structure, Management Control and Agency Costpdf icon

Scott Linn, University of Oklahoma

October 28, 2011

Time and Location:  3:00PM Friday, PH 3030

Title of Paper:  Institutional Investors and the Transformation of Underperforming Firmspdf icon

Janet Kiholm Smith, Claremont McKenna College

November 4, 2011

Time and Location:  3:00PM Friday, PH 3030

Title of Paper:  CDS Credit-Event Auctionspdf icon

Sudip Gupta, Indian School of Business

November 11, 2011
Time and Location: 1:15PM Friday, AH 3040
Title of Paper: A Century of Capital Structure: The Leveraging of Corporate America

John Graham, Duke University

November 18, 2011

Time and Location:  3:00PM Friday, PH 3030

Title of Paper:  The Effect of Interest Rate Volatility on Corporate Yield Spreads on both Noncallable and Callable Bondspdf icon

Duane Stock, University of Oklahoma

December 9, 2010

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., PH 3040

Title of Paper: Strategic Financial Management: Evidence from Seasoned Equity Offerings

Cliff Smith, University of Rochester

December 3, 2010

Time and Location:  1:30 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "Regulatory Uncertainty and Market Liquidity: The 2008 Short Sale Ban's Impact on Equity Option Markets"

Paul Schultz, University of Notre Dame

November 19, 2010

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper: Local Religious Beliefs and Organizational Risk-Taking Behaviors

Johan Sulaeman, Southern Methodist University

November 12, 2010

Time and Location:  3:00PM Friday, PH 3030

Title of Paper:  Impact of the TARP Financing Choice on Existing Preferred Stock

Dong-Hyun Kim and Dr. Duane Stock, University of Oklahoma

November 5, 2010

Time and Location:  1:15 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  "CEO Compensation and Corporate Risk-Taking: Evidence from a Natural Experiment"

Todd Gormley, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

October 15, 2010

Time and Location:  3:00 p/m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  In Search of Attention

Paul Gao, University of Notre Dame

October 8, 2010

Time and Location:  3:00 p.m., PH 3030

Title of Paper:  Bank Liquidity Creation, Monetary Policy, and Financial Crises

Allen Berger, University of South Carolina

April 30, 2010

Time and Location: 2:45 p.m., PH 2020

Title of Paper: Bonus-driven Repurchases.pdf icon

Jarrad Harford, University of Washington

April 16, 2010

Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., PH 2020

Title of Paper: Heterogeneous Beliefs and Capital Structure.pdf icon

Thomas J. Chemmanur, Boston College

February 12, 2010

Time and Location: 1:30 p.m., PH 2020
Title of Paper: Prior target valuations and acquirer returns: risk or perception?.pdf icon

Thomas Moeller, Texas Christian University

February 20, 2009

Title of Paper:Employee Ownership, Board Representation, and Corporate Financial policies .

Bill Megginson

April 10,2009

Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., PH 2030

Title of the paper: Loan Officers and Relationship lending to SMEs

Greg Udell, Indiana University

May 1,2009

Time and Location: 9:30 a.m.,  PH 3040

Title of the paper: Barbarians at the Gate”  Perspectives on the Current Financial  Crisis

Sumit Agarwal, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

August 28,2009

Title of the paper:Determinants of Trading Profits of Individual Futures Traders: Risk Premia, Information, and Luck.

Chitru Fernando, Louis Ederington, Michaël Dewally.

September 4, 2009

Title of the paper: Deviation from the Target Capital Structure and Acquisition

Vahap B. Uysal

September 14,2009

Title of the paper:Predicting Municipal Bond Yields: Can Municipal Indices Predict Individual Bond Yields? | Tables (doc)

Duane Stock, Le Duong

October 2, 2009

Time and Location:3:00PM Friday, PH 2030

Title of the paper:IBEX 35 Inclusiones and Exclusiones

Jay Dahya, Laura Galguera García

October 14, 2009

Time and Location:12:00 noon Wednesday, PH 2065

Title of the paper:Wealth Effects of Going Private Transactions on Corporate Rivals, Customers and Suppliers.

Sridhar Gogineni, Finance PhD Student

November 6, 2009

Time and Location:10:30 AM Friday, PH 3040

Title of the paper: Credit -Rating Shopping, Selection and the Equilibrium Structure of Ratings.

Francesco Sangiorgi, Jonathan Sokobin, Chester Spatt

November 13, 2009

Time: 3.00PM Friday

Title of the paper: Credit Default Swap Spreads and Variance Risk Premia.

Hao Wang, Hao Zhou, Yi Zhou

All seminars take place at 3:00 pm in Price Hall 3030 unless otherwise noted.

February 15, 2008

Title of Paper: Explicit vs. Implicit Contracts: Evidence from CEO Employment Agreements.

Stuart L. Gillan, Jay C. Hartzell, Robert Parrino

September 12, 2008

Title of the paper: Mandatory Disclosure and Operational Risk: Evidence from Hedge Fund Registration.

Stephen J Brown, William N Goetzmann, Bing Lian and Christopher Schwarz

Title of the paper: Estimating Operational Risk for Hedge Funds: The w-Score.

Stephen J Brown, William N Goetzmann, Bing Lian and Christopher Schwarz

September 19, 2008

Title of the paper: Decoupling the Motives for Takeover Resistance, and the Implications for Stockholders, Managers and Bidders.
Nicholas Carline and Pradeep Yadav.

November 21, 2008

Title: Don't shoot the messenger (or the short seller)!

Bilal Erturk.