Fall 2009/Winter 2010 Finance Seminar

Fall 2009 and Winter 2010 Seminars will be held in D-301, 11:00 ~ 12:15 (except for Oct. 30th which will be held in C-301 and Dec. 4th which will be held in D-313, Jan 15 (pending) and Feb 19 which will be held in B117)

Date Speaker School Paper
Oct 2 Andrea Eisfeldt Kellog School of Management Organization Capital and the Cross-Section of Expected Returns

Oct 9

Chris Mayer

Columbia Business School

"Rating Asset-Backed Securities"

Oct 16

Stefan Nagel

Stanford University GSB

Depression Babies:  Do Macroeconomic Experiences Affect Risk-Taking?*

Oct 23

Gustavo Manso

MIT, Sloan School

Information Percolation in Segmented Markets
Oct 30 Hong Liu
Washington Market Closure, Portfolio Selection, and Liquidity Premia*
Nov 6 Emmanuel Farhi Harvard Econ

Collective Moral Hazard, Maturity Mismatch and Systemic Bailouts

Nov 13

Asset Pricing, NBER Meetings

No Seminar

Nov 20

Corporate, NBER Meetings

No Seminar
Dec 4 Viral Acharya

Stern, NYU

Aggregate Risk and the Choice between Cash and Lines of Credit*
Jan 8 David Genesove Hebrew University Search and Matching in the Housing Market
Jan 15  Pending                    (B117)
Feb 19 Vish Vishnawathan (B117) Duke Collateral and Capital Structure
Feb 26 Raghu Rajan Chicago The Internal Governance of Firms
Mar 5 Martin Oehmke Columbia Credit Default Swaps and The Empty Creditor Problem
Mar 12 Markus Brunnermeier Princeton A Macroeconomic Model with a Financial Sector
Mar 19 Ivo Welch Brown

Reconciling Estimates of the Speed of Adjustment of Leverage Ratios


A Critique of Quantitative Structural Models in Corporate Finance