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 Shai Bernstein and Dirk Jenter

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 2015

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

April 2 Joint Seminar with UC Berkeley  12:00 - 5:45 PM
G102 

April 8 Thomas Philippon
New York University, Stern School of Business  
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)
April 15 Vikrant Vig
London Business School  
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)
April 23

Emiliano Catan 
New York University School of Law  

Marcel Kahan 
New York University School of Law   

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
G101 
(•)
April 29 Ian Dew-Becker
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)
May 6 Xavier Giroud
MIT Sloan School of Management 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)
May 13 Boris Vallee
Harvard Business School  
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)
May 20 Yuliy Sannikov
Princeton University Department of Economics
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)
May 27 David Robinson 
Duke Fuqua School of Business
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)
June 3 Jonathan Parker
MIT Sloan School of Management  
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
P107
(•)

Winter 2015

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

January 26 Benjamin Hebert
Harvard University 
Moral Hazard and the Optimality of Debt 9:00 - 10:30 AM
G102 
February 2 Sabrina Howell 
Harvard University 
Financing Constraints as Barriers to Innovation: Evidence from R&D Grants to Energy Startups 1:15 - 2:45 PM
G101 
February 9 lnessa Liskovich
Princeton University  
Corporate Governance and the Firm’s Workforce 12:00 - 1:30 PM
C105 
February 11 Svetlana Bryzgalova
London School of Economics 
Spurious Factors in Linear Asset Pricing Models 12:00 - 1:30 PM
E103
March 11 Steven Kaplan
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 
What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do? 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C105 
(•)

Fall  2014

Speaker

Title

Time/Place

Meet the Speaker

September 24 Eric Zwick
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 
Do Financial Frictions Amplify Fiscal Policy? Evidence from Business Investment Stimulus 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
October 1 Itay Goldstein
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 
Good Disclosure, Bad Disclosure 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
October 8 Amit Seru
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 
Regional Redistribution through the U.S. Mortgage Market 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
October 15 Wei Jiang 
Columbia Business School  
Out-of-the-Money CEOs: How Do Proxy Contests Affect Insider Option Exercises  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
October 22 Jessica Wachter
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 
Rare Booms and Disasters in a Multi-Sector Endowment Economy 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•) 
October 29 Joint Seminar with Berkeley (at Berkeley)

Joint Berkeley-Stanford Finance Seminar

 
1:15 – 1:55:  Darrell Duffie (Stanford GSB)
Title: Benchmarks in Search Markets
(joint with Piotr Dworczak and Haoxiang Zhu)
 

1:55 – 2:10:  Break

2:10 – 3:00:  Gustavo Manso (Berkeley Haas)
Title: Experimentation and the Returns to Entrepreneurship 

3:00-3:15:    2nd Break

3:15-4:05:   Ulrike Malmendier (Berkeley Haas)
Title:M&A Negotiations and Lawyer Expertise
(joint with Christel Karsten, Booz & Co; and Zacharias Sautner, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

4:05-4:20:    3rd Break

4:20-5:30:   Jonathan Berk (Stanford GSB)
Title: Assessing Asset Pricing Models using Revealed Preference
(with Jules van Binsbergen)
 

1:15 - 5:30 PM
Wells Fargo Room (C420)
UC Berkeley 
November 5 Daniel Paravisini 
London School of Economics  
Comparative Advantage and Specialization in Bank Lending  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
November 12 Neng Wang 
Columbia Business School 
A Theory of Liquidity and Risk Management Based on the Inalienability of Risky Human Capital  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
November 19 Andrey Malenko 
MIT Sloan Management  
Timing Decisions in Organizations: Communication and Authority in a Dynamic Environment 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
C106 
(•)
December 3 Manuel Adelino
Duke University Fuqua School of Business  
Firm Age, Investment Opportunities, and Job Creation 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
E259
(•)
December 10 Ulrike Malmendier
University of California, Berkeley 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Internal Seminar 
(•)