Finance Seminars

The Finance Seminar is usually held on Wednesdays from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm , unless otherwise indicated. Should you have any questions please contact our seminar organizers Bradyn Breon-Drish and  Ilya Strebulaev.

Please select the Meet the Speaker link below (•) to view the current schedule or email Miriam Torres for an appointment (GSB faculty only).

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Spring 2014

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

April 3 Stanford/Berkeley Joint Seminar 

1:00 - 1:35 PM: Bradyn Breon-Drish (Stanford GSB) 
Title: TBD

1:35 - 2:10 PM: Adair Morse (UC Berkeley) 
Title: Lawyers in the Executive Suite: Gatekeepers as Internal Governance 

2:10 -2:30 PM: Coffee Break

2:30-3:40: Shai Bernstein (Stanford GSB)
Is it Just the Idea that Matters? A Randomized Field Experiment on Early Stage Investments
 
3:40-4:00: Discussion by: Ross Levine (UC Berkeley)
                                               
4:00-4:20: Coffee Break
 
5:30-5:50: Discussion by: Anat Admati (Stanford GSB)

Dinner: 6:00 - 8:30 PM 
Location: 806 Emerson Street, Palo Alto CA 94301 (Annex Location) Saint Michael's Alley
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM 
C102 
April 9 Stephen Morris
Princeton University 
Information and Market Power
joint work with Dirk Bergemann (Yale) and Tibor Heumann (Yale)
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)
April 16 Xavier Vives
IESE 
Expectations, Liquidity, and Short-term Trading 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•) 
April 23 Marty Eichenbaum
Northwestern University 
Valuation Risk and Asset Pricing 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•) 
April 30 Bruno Biais
Toulouse School of Economics  
Risk-sharing or Risk-taking? An Incentive Theory of Counterparty Risk, Clearing and Margins
joint with Florian Heider and Marie Hoerova
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
W104
(•) 
May 7 Dimitri Vayanos
London School of Economics  
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)
May 14 Tony Bernardo
UCLA 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)
May 21 Francesca Cornelli
London Business School 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)
May 28 Barney Hartman-Glaser
UCLA 
  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
M109
(•)

Winter 2014

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

January 21 Nicolas Crouzet
Columbia University 
Corporate Debt Structure and the Macroeconomy 12:00 - 1:15 PM
P102
January 24 Remy Praz
Swiss Finance Institute at EPFL 
Equilibrium Asset Pricing with both Liquid and Illiquid Markets 12:00 - 1:15 PM
M104
January 28 Felipe Severino
MIT 
Personal Bankruptcy Protection and Household Debt 12:00 - 1:15 PM
P102 
January 30 Colin Ward
University of Pennsylvania  
Is the IT Revolution Over? An Asset Pricing View 11:45 - 1:30 PM
P102
February 3 Maryam Farboodi
Chicago Booth School of Business 
Intermediation and Voluntary Exposure to Counterparty Risk 11:45 - 1:30 PM
N302 
February 4 Victoria Vanasco
UC Berkeley 
Information Acquisition vs. Liquidity in Financial Markets 11:45 - 1:30 PM
P102 
February 10 Michael Weber
UC Berkeley 
Nominal Rigidities and Asset Pricing 11:45 - 1:30 PM
G101 
February 11 William Mann
University of Pennsylvania 
Creditor Rights and Innovation: Evidence from Patent Collateral 11:45 - 1:30 PM
P102
February 19 Steve Ross
MIT 
Recovery Theorem II 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P102
(•)
February 26 Pierre Collin-Dufresne
Swiss Finance Institute 
Stochastic Liquidity, Insider Trading, and equilibrium Prices 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)
March 5 Igor Makarov
London School of Economics 
 Arbitrage Trading with Mark-to-market and Price Impact 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)
March 12 David Easley
Cornell University 
The Case for Incomplete Markets
coauthored with Lawrence Blume,Timothy Cogley,
Thomas J. Sargent and Viktor Tsyrennikov
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)
March 19 Andrea Eisfeldt
UCLA 
Aggregate Issuance and Savings Waves
joint with Tyler Muir
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106
(•)

Fall 2013

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

September 25 David Sharfstein
Harvard Business School 
Concentration in Mortgage Lending, Refinancing Activity and Mortgage Rates
joint with Adi Sunderam
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•) 
October 2 Kelly Shue
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 
Swinging for the Fences: Executive Reactions to Quasi - Random Option Grants 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
W332
(•)
October 16 Arvind Krishnamurthy
Northwestern University 
Short-term Debt and Financial Crises: What we can Learn from U.S Treasury Supply 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
October 23 Christian Opp
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania  
Learning, Active Investors, and the Returns of Financially Distressed Firms  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•) 
October 30 Michael Ewens
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University  
Is a VC Partnership Greater than the Sum of Its Partners? 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
W332
(•)
November 6 Brent Glover 
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University  
Idiosyncratic Risk and the Manager 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
November 13 Pete Kyle
University of Maryland 
Smooth Trading with Overconfidence and Market Power 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
November 20 Suleyman Basak
London Business School 
 A Model of Financialization of Commodities 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
December 4 Michael Weisbach
The Ohio State University 
CEO Investment Cycles 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
E247
(•)
December 11 Patrick Bolton
Columbia Business School 
A Dynamic Tradeoff Theory for Financially Constrained Firms 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
E102
(•)