2012 Seminar Series

2012 SPRING

MARCH

Paul Gao

MARCH 3, 2012
PROFESSOR PAUL GAO
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "Political Uncertainty and Public Financing Costs"
PAPER NOT AVAILABLE

Josh Lerner

MARCH 9, 2012
PROFESSOR JOSH LERNER
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL
JACOB H. SCHIFF PROFESSOR OF INVESTMENT BANKING
TOPIC: "Private Equity and Employment"
Josh Lerner Paper

Andriy Bodnaruk

MARCH 16, 2012
PROFESSOR ANDRIY BODNARUK
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "Country Governance and Foreign Investment in Business Groups" 
Andriy Bodnaruk Paper

 

Terrance Odean

MARCH 21, 2012
PROFESSOR TERRANCE ODEAN
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY
HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
TOPIC: "Bubbling with Excitement: An Experiment"
Terrance Odean Paper

Zhi Da

MARCH 23, 2012
PROFESSORS ZHI DA AND PETER EASTON
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND CENTER FOR THE ACCOUNTING RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
TOPIC: "Matching Market Prices, Analysts' Earnings and Target Price Forecasts, and Estimating the Implied Expected Rate of Return on Equity Capital"
PAPER NOT AVAILABLE

 

APRIL

 

Michael Roberts

APRIL 20, 2012
PROFESSOR MICHAEL ROBERTS
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
THE WHARTON SCHOOL
TOPIC: "Do Peer Firms Affect Corporate Financial Policy?" Michael Roberts Paper

Andrew Lo

APRIL 27, 2012
PROFESSOR ANDREW LO
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

TOPIC: "An Evolutionary Model of Bounded Rationality and Intelligence" Andrew Lo Paper

MAY

 

Marco Rossi

MAY 30, 2012
PROFESSOR MARCO ROSSI
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
PAPER NOT AVAILABLE

2012 FALL

SEPTEMBER

 

Todd Milbourn

SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
PROFESSOR TODD MILBOURN- WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
TOPIC: "The Optimal Duration of Executive Compensation: Theory and Evidence" Todd Milbourn Paper
PROFESSOR SIMI KEDIA- RUTGERS
TOPIC: "Blinded by Incentives: Do Rand and File Options Deter Employee Whistle Blowing?" Simi Kedia Paper
PROFESSOR APRIL KNILL- FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
TOPIC: "Political Contributions and the Severity of Government" April Knill Paper
 

Frank Warnock

SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
PROFESSOR FRANK WARNOCK
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
TOPIC: "On the Determinants of International Equity Investment" (Preliminary paper)

PAPER NOT AVAILABLE

Paul Schultz

SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
PROFESSOR PAUL SCHULTZ
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
JOHN W. AND MAUDE CLARK PROFESSOR OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "Municipal Bonds: One Market or Fifty"
PAPER NOT AVAILABLE

Marcin Kacperczyk

SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
PROFESSOR MARCIN KACPERCZYK
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS- DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "Does Firm Organization Matter?"
Marcin Kacperczyk Paper

OCTOBER

 

Malcom Baker

OCTOBER 12, 2012
PROFESSOR MALCOLM BAKER
HARVARD UNIVERSITY
TOPIC: "Dividends as Reference Points: A Behavioral Signaling Approach"
Malcolm Baker Paper

Martijn Cremers

OCTOBER 18, 2012
PROFESSOR MARTIJN CREMERS
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "How Informed are Boards in Setting CEO Compensation? Evidence from Mutual Fund Flow-Driven Price Pressure"
Martijn Cremers Paper

Charles Trzcinka

OCTOBER 26, 2012
PROFESSOR CHARLES TRZCINKA
INDIANA UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "Institutional Holding Periods"
Charles Trzcinka Paper 

NOVEMBER

 

Kris Jacobs

NOVEMBER 2, 2012
PROFESSOR KRIS JACOBS
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
TOPIC: "Does Realized Skewness Predict the Cross-Section of Equity Returns?"
Kris Jacobs Paper

Zhi Da

NOVEMBER 9, 2012
PROFESSOR ZHI DA
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "ETF's and Asset Return Correlations"
PAPER NOT AVAILABLE 

Hank Bessembinder

NOVEMBER 16, 2012
PROFESSOR HANK BESSEMBINDER
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
TOPIC: "Predatory or Sunshine Trading? Evidence from Crude Oil ETF Rolls"
Hank Bessembinder Paper

Richard Green

NOVEMBER 30, 2012
PROFESSOR RICHARD GREEN
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
TOPIC: "Tax-Subsidized Underpricing: Issuers and Underwriters in the Market for Build America Bonds"
Richard Green Paper

DECEMBER

 

Paul Gao

DECEMBER 7, 2012
PROFESSOR PAUL GAO
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "Do Hedge Funds Dynamically Hedge Rare Disaster Risk?"
PAPER NOT AVAILABLE

Martijn Cremers

DECEMBER 12, 2012
PROFESSOR MARTIJN CREMERS
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
TOPIC: "Thirty Years of Shareholder Rights and Stock Returns: Beta, Not Alpha?"
PAPER NOT AVAILABLE