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Seminar Speaker Series

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Overview

The Seminar Speaker Series invites leading academics to present their research at the McCombs School of Business. Seminars are Thursdays at 11:00 AM unless otherwise indicated. These seminars are open to faculty and Ph.D. students.

Speaker Series Archives

Fall 2021

Fall 2021

Date Speaker
Affiliation
Location
Paper
09/09
Benjamin Golez
Notre Dame
Legacy Events 3.202
Monetary Policy and the Equity Term Structure
09/16
Simon Board
UCLA
Legacy Events 3.202
N/A
09/23
Joel Peress
INSEAD
Zoom Seminar
What do Interest Rates Reveal about the Stock Market? A Noisy Rational Expectations Model of Stock and Bond Markets
09/30
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen
UC - Berkeley
Legacy Events 3.202

10/07
Chris Phelan
University of Minnesota
Legacy Events 3.202
Reputation and Partial Default*
10/14
Ilona Babenko
Arizona State University
Legacy Events 3.202
Regulating CEO Pay: Evidence from the Nonprofit Revitalization Act*
10/21
Marcus Opp
Stockholm School of Economics
Legacy Events 3.202
Green Capital Requirements*
10/28
TFF Discussant
N/A
Legacy Events 3.202
 
11/04
Andra Ghent
UNC - Chapel Hill
Legacy Events 3.202
 
11/11
Snehal Banerjee
UC - San Diego
Legacy Events 3.202
 
11/18
Lauren Cohen
Harvard
Legacy Events 3.202
 
12/02
Rob Ready
University of Oregon
Legacy Events 3.202
 
12/07
Gordon Phillips
Dartmouth University
Legacy Events 3.202
 
12/09
Isil Eril
Ohio State University
Legacy Events 3.202
 

 

Spring 2021

Spring 2021

Date
Speaker
Affiliation
Location
Paper
01/21
Jialan Wang
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Zoom Seminar
"Bankruptcy and the Covid-19 Crisis"
01/28
Matteo Maggiori
Stanford University
Zoom Seminar
"Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens"
02/04
Andrei Shleifer
Harvard University
Zoom Seminar
"Expectations of Fundamentals and Stock Market Puzzles"
02/11
Leonid Kogan
MIT
Zoom Seminar
"Common Fund Flows: Flow Hedging and Factor Pricing"
02/25
Jeremy Stein
Harvard University
Zoom Seminar
"A Quantity-Driven Theory of Term Premia and Exchange Rates"
03/04
Paige Ouimet
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Zoom Seminar
"The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Firm Value and Investment"
03/11
Tarun Ramadorai
Imperial College
Zoom Seminar
"Who Owns What? A Factor Model for Direct Stockholding"
03/25
Victoria Ivashina
Harvard University
Zoom Seminar
"Why is Dollar Debt Cheaper? Evidence from Peru"
04/01
Jerry Hoberg
University of Southern California
Zoom Seminar
"Life Cycles of Firm Disclosures"
04/08
Darrell Duffie
Stanford University
Zoom Seminar
"Reserves Were Not So Ample After All"
04/15
Yueran Ma
University of Chicago
Zoom Seminar
"Corporate Flexibility in a Time of Crisis"
04/22
Heather Tookes
Yale University
Zoom Seminar
"Misconduct Synergies"
04/29
Ralph Koijen
University of Chicago
Zoom Seminar
"In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis"
05/06
Zhi Da
University of Notre Dame
Zoom Seminar
"Another Presidential Puzzle? Presidential Economic Approval Rating and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns"
05/13
Ulrike Malmendier
University of California - Berkeley
Zoom Seminar
"CEO Stress, Aging, and Death"

 

Fall 2020

Fall 2020

 

Date  Speaker  Affiliation  Location  Paper
08/27
Briana Chang
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Zoom Seminar
"OTC Market Structure under Reforms"
09/03
Claudia Robles-Garcia
Stanford University
Zoom Seminar
"Competition and Incentives in Mortgage Markets: The Role of Brokers"
09/10
Constantine Yannelis
University of Chicago
Zoom Seminar
"Corporate Taxes and Retail Prices"
09/17
Ian Martin
London School of Economics
Zoom Seminar
"Sentiment and speculation in a market with heterogeneous beliefs"
09/24
Natalie Bachas
Princeton University
Zoom Seminar
"Market Power in Small Business Lending"
10/01
Peter Koudijs
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Zoom Seminar
"Shareholder Liability and Bank Failure"
10/08
Zhengyang Jiang
Northwestern University
Zoom Seminar
"Dollar Safety and the Global Financial Cycle"
10/15
Markus Brunnermeier
Princeton University
Zoom Seminar
"International Monetary Theory: A Risk Perspective"
10/22
Olivier Wang
New York University
Zoom Seminar
"Banks, Low Interest Rates, and Monetary Policy Transmission"
10/29
Nick Bloom
Stanford University
Zoom Seminar
"Skewed Business Cycles"
11/12
Amit Seru
Stanford University
Zoom Seminar
"Banking Without Deposits: Evidence from Shadow Bank Call Reports"
11/19
Janice Eberly
Northwestern University
Zoom Seminar
"Rents and Intangible Capital: A Q+ Framework"

Spring 2020

Spring 2020

Date Speaker Affiliation Location Paper
03/05 Uday Rajan
Michigan
Legacy Events 3.202
Robust Security Design 
03/12 Nicolae Garleanu
Berkeley
Legacy Events 3.202
Finance in a Time of Disruptive Growth
03/23 John Asker
UCLA
Legacy Events 3.202
Canceled due to COVID-19
03/26
Constantine Yannelis
Chicago
Legacy Events 3.202
Canceled due to COVID-19
04/02
Peter Koudjis
Stanford
Legacy Events 3.202
Canceled due to COVID-19
04/09
Farzad Saidi
Boston U.
Legacy Events 3.202
Canceled due to COVID-19
04/16
TBD
N/A
Legacy Events 3.202
Canceled due to COVID-19
04/30
Nick Bloom
Stanford
Legacy Events 3.202
Canceled due to COVID-19
05/01
Will Cong
Cornell
Legacy Events 3.202
Canceled due to COVID-19
         
         
         

 

Fall 2019

FALL 2019

Date Speaker Affiliation Location Paper
08/29 Alex Gorbenko
University of Southern California
Legacy Events 3.202
Venture Capital Contracts
09/05 Ralph Boleslavsky
University of Miami
Legacy Events 3.202 Faking It
09/12 Narayana Kocherlakota
University of Rochester
Legacy Events 3.202 21st Century Macro
09/19 Itay Goldstein
Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
Legacy Events 3.202 Commodity Financialization and Information Transmission
09/26 Emanuele Colonnelli
Booth, University of Chicago
Legacy Events 3.202 Corruption and Firms
10/03 Andrea Prat
Columbia University
Legacy Events 3.202 Organizational Capital, Corporate Leadership, and Firm Dynamics
10/10 Matt Backus
Columbia University
Legacy Events 3.202 Common Ownership in America: 1980-2017
10/17 Margarita Tsoutsoura
Cornell University
Legacy Events 3.202
Partisan Professionals: Evidence from Credit Rating Analysts
10/24 Lars Lochstoer
University of California, Los Angeles
Legacy Events 3.202 Volatility Expectations and Returns
10/31 Sean Higgins
Kellogg, Northwestern University
Legacy Events 3.202 Financial Technology Adoption
11/07
Heski Bar Isaac
University of Toronto
Legacy Events 3.202 Outplacement, Training, and Recruitment: A model of adverse selection with general skills and match specific components.
11/14 Kilian Huber
Booth, University of Chicago
Legacy Events 3.202
 
11/21 Wenxin Du
Booth, University of Chicago
Legacy Events 3.202
Arbitrage Capital of Global Banks
12/05
Cami Kuhnen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Legacy Events 3.202
Expectations Uncertainty and Household Economic Behavior

Spring 2019

SPRING 2019

Date Speaker Affiliation Location Paper
02/26 Jason Donaldson
Washington University, St. Louis Legacy Events 3.202
Netting
03/07 Motohiro Yogo
Princeton University Legacy Events 3.202 The Fragility of Market Risk Insurance
03/14 Gary Gorton
Yale University
Legacy Events 3.202 Social Progress and Corporate Culture
03/28 Lukas Schmid Duke University Legacy Events 3.202 Risk-Adjusted Capital Allocation and Misallocation
04/04 Jules van Binsbergen University of Pennsylvania Legacy Events 3.202 Real Anomalies and Exactly Solved Economies with Heterogeneity
04/11 Alan Moreira University of Rochester Legacy Events 3.202 Liquidity Creation as Volatility Risk
04/18 Johannes Stroebel New York University Legacy Events 3.202 Peer Effects in Product Adoption
04/25 Andres Liberman New York University Legacy Events 3.202 The Equilibrium Effects of Information Deletion: Evidence from Consumer Credit Markets
05/02 Dimitri Vavanos London School of Economics Legacy Events 3.202 Asset Management Contracts and Equilibrium Prices
05/09 Andrea Eisfeldt University of California, Los Angeles Legacy Events 3.202 The Cross Section of MBS Returns