Winter 2010 Finance Seminars

Winter 2010 Seminars will be held in D-301, 11:00 ~ 12:15 (except for Jan 15 (pending) and Feb 19 which will be held in B117).

Date Speaker School Paper
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

Spring 2010 Finance Seminars

All Spring 2010 Finance Seminars will be held from 11:00-12:15 in room B~301.



School Paper

Apr 2

Harrison Hong


Word of Mouth and Gradual Information Diffusion in Asset Markets 


Commodity Market Interest and Asset Return Predictability

Apr 9

Monika Piazzesi


Trend and Cycle in Bond Premia

Apr 16

Joost Driessen


A new method to estimate risk and return of non-traded asets from cash flows:  The case of private equity funds
May 7 Jonathan Berk Stanford Limited Capital Market Participation and Human Capital Risk
May 14 Russ Wermers

Active vs. Passive Investing and the Efficiency of Individual

Stock Prices

May 21 Vikrant Vig London

Securitization and Distressed Loan Renegotiation: Evidence from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

May 28 Cancelled