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Warwick Finance Group - Seminars

The Finance Group has one of the most active visiting speaker programmes within The University of Warwick. If you have questions regarding the seminars, please contact the Finance Group office on 024 765 75220 or fingroup at wbs dot ac dot uk.

Seminar Sessions Are Held On

Wednesdays, 14.00

Unless Otherwise Stated


Autumn Term Schedule 2017/18

Date 2017

Room

Speaker

Institution

Title of Paper

4 October M2 Gustavo Manso University of California, Berkeley Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Innovation
11 October M2 Henrik Cronqvist University of Miami Household risk management: The effects of financial versus social contracting
18 October M2 Vojislav Maksimovic University of Maryland Do public firms respond to Investment opportunities more than private firms? The impact of Initial Firm Quality.
25 October M2 Samuel Hartzmark Chicago Booth Business School Do investors value sustainbility? A Natural Experiment Examining Ranking and Fund Flows.
1 November M2 Stephen Geoffrey Dimmock Nanyang Technological University Probability Weighting and Household Portfolio Choice , Empirical Evidence
8 November M2 Ilona Babenko Arizona State University Do CEO's affect employees' political choices?
MONDAY 13 November 1.007 Margarita Tsoutoura Chicago Booth Business School Drivers of Effort: Evidence from Employee Absenteeism
22 November M2 Enrique Schroth Cass Business School Liquidity Provision in the Secondary Market for Private Equity Fund Stakes
29 November M2 Gunter Strobl Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
MONDAY 4 December 1.301 Paul Schneider University of Lugano, SFI Does it Pay to be an Optimist?

Summer Term Schedule 2016/17

Date

2017

Time

Room

Speaker

Institution

26th April 14:00 1.003 Daniel Paravisini LSE
3rd May 14:00 1.003 Frederico Bandi John Hopkins
10th May 14:00 1.003 Stefano Rossi Bocconi University
31st May 14:00 1.003 Jean-Charles Rochet Zurich
7th June 14:00 1.003 Jeffrey Wurgler NYU-Stern
14th June 14:00 1.003 Geert Bekaert Columbia


Spring Term Schedule 2016/17

Date

2017

Time

Room

Title

Speaker

Institution

1 March 14:00 1.007 TBC Francesco Franzoni USI Lugano
8 March 14:00 1.007 TBC Tanju Yorulmazer University of Amsterdam
15 March 14:00 1.007 TBC Erwan Morellec EPFL Lausanne- SFI

Autumn Term Schedule 2016/17

Date 2016

Time

Room

Title

Speaker

Institution

5 October 14:30 3.006 Dynamic Interpretation of Emerging Systemic Risks Gerard Hoberg USC
12 October 14:00 3.006 Governance under the Gun: Spillover Effects of Hedge Fund Activism Nikolay Gantchev UNC Kenan-Flager

Thursday

20 October

14:00 0.301 Strategic Foundation for the Tail Expectation in Limit Order Book Markets Shmuel Baruch Utah
26 October 14:00 3.006 Impact Investing Ayako Yasuda UC - Davis

Tuesday

1 November

11:00 0.013 International Illiquidity Philipp Mueller LSE
16 November 14:00 3.006 Matching Capital and Labor Jonathan B Berk Stanford
23 November 14:00 3.006 Informational Black Holes in Financial Markets Igor Makarov London School of Economics
30 November 14:00 3.006 Collateral, central bank repos, and systemic arbitrage Joerg Rocholl ESMT Berlin
7 December 14:00 3.006 The risk anomaly tradeoff of leverage
Malcolm Baker Harvard Business School










Summer Term Seminars Schedule 2015/16

Date 2016

Time

Room

Title

Speaker

Institution

Thursday

28th April

14:00 0.013 Bank Resolution and the Structure of Global Banks (PDF Document) Martin Oehmke Columbia Business School

Friday

6th May

11:00 0.013 Ex-Post Risk Premia and Tests of Multi-Beta Models in Large Cross-Sections (PDF Document) Cesare Robotti Imperial College

11th May

14:00 0.013 A Hausman Test for the Presence of Market Microstructure Noise in High Frequency Data Yacine Ait-Sahalia Princeton University

Monday

16th May

11:00 0.013 Do the Distributional Characteristics of Corporate Bonds Predict Their Future Returns?(PDF Document) Turan Bali Georgetown University

25th May

14:00 0.013 Corporate Strategy, Conformism, and the Stock Market (PDF Document) Theirry Foucault HEC Paris

01st Jun

14:00 0.013 CANCELLED René Stulz Ohio State University

15th Jun

14:00 0.013 Good and Bad CEOs(PDF Document) Dirk Jenter London School of Economics

Spring Term Seminars Schedule 2015/16

Date 2016

Time

Room

Title

Speaker

Institution

02nd Mar

14:00

0.013

Price Discovery and Market Microstructure Noise

Marcelo Fernandes

Queen Mary, University of London

09th Mar

14:00

2.005;2.006

Are Foreign Investors Locusts? The Long Term Effects of Foreign Institutional Ownership (PDF Document)

Pedro Matos

University of Virginia

Autumn Term Seminar Schedule 2015/16

Date 2015

Time

Room

Title

Speaker

Institution

MONDAY

05th Oct

14:00 0.006 (B0.12) Characteristic-Based Expected Returns and Corporate Events(PDF Document)

Hendrik Bessembinder

Arizona State University

THURSDAY

15th Oct
14:00 0.013 (B0.01) Using 10-K Text to Gauge Financial Constraints(PDF Document)

Timothy Loughran

University of Notre Dame
21st Oct 14:00 0.013 (B0.01) International Liquidity Shocks, the Real Economy, and Social Unrest: China, 1931-1935

Alberto Manconi

Tilburg University
28th Oct 14:00 0.013 (B0.01) How Pervasive is Corporate Fraud?(PDF Document)

Alexander Dyck

University of Toronto
11th Nov 14:00 0.013 (B0.01) TBC TBC TBC
18th Nov 14:00 0.013 (B0.01)

In Lands of Foreign Currency Credit, Bank Lending Channels Run Through?

Steven Ongena

University of Zurich ans SFI
25th Nov 14:00 0.013 (B0.01) A Bound on Expected Stock Returns

Ohad Kadan

Washington University in Saint Louis
02nd Dec 14:00 0.013 (B0.01)
Informed Trading by Advisor Banks?

Michelle Lowry

Drexel University
09th Dec 14:45 0.013 (B0.01) Glued to the TV: The Trading Activity of Distracted Investors

Joel Peress

INSEAD - Finance