Mendoza School of Business

Clark Seminar Series – Fall 2017

Stijn Van Nieuweburgh

Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance

Stern School of Business, Stanford University

TOPIC: “Are Mutual Fund Managers Paid for Investment Skill?

Alena Loutskina

Elena Loutskina, Associate Professor of Business Administration

Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia

TOPIC: “Drilling and Debt

Haoxiang Zhu

Haoxiang Zhu, Associate Professor of Finance

Sloan School of Management, MIT

TOPIC: “Mechanism Selection and Trade Formation on Swap Execution Facilities: Evidence from Index CDS”
(Not Posted Per Author’s Request)

Robert Battalio

Robert Battalio, Professor of Finance, Presidential Faculty Fellow

Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

TOPIC: “Do (Should) Brokers Route Standing Limit Orders Seeking to Trace U.S. Equity Options to Wholesalers?

Shai Bernstein

Shai Bernstein, Associate Professor of Finance

Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

TOPIC: “Does Economic Insecurity Affect Employee Innovation?

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Ruslan Goyenko, Visiting Associate Professor

Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

Home University – Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

TOPIC: “When The Options Market Disagrees

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Will Cong, Assistant Professor of Finance

Chicago Booth, University of Chicago

TOPIC: “Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts

Joey Engelberg

Joey Engelberg, Associate Professor of Finance

Rady School of Management, University of California at San Diego

TOPIC: “Analysts and Anomalies

Josh Lerner

Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking

Unit Head, Entrepreneurial Management

Harvard Business School, Harvard University

TOPIC: “Private Equity and Financial Fragility During the Crisis

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David Echeverry, Ph.D. Candidate in Real Estate

Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

TOPIC: “Information Frictions in Securitization Markets: Investor Sophistication or Asset Opacity?

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Gustavo Grullon, Professor of Finance

Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University

TOPIC: “Are U.S. Industries Becoming More Concentrated?

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Martijn Cremers, Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance

Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

TOPIC: “Hedge Fund Activism and Long-Term Firm Value