Finance Seminars

Finance seminars are held Wednesdays from 11:00am to 12:15pm unless otherwise indicated.

Seminars are open to Stanford GSB faculty and PhD students, or by permission.

Spring 2020

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Apr 22
12:00-1:15
via Zoom
Emil Verner
MIT
Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu joint paper with Sergio Correia and Stephan Luck 
Apr 29
12:00-1:00
via Zoom
Quentin Vandeweyer
European Central Bank 
 
Treasury Debt and the Pricing of Short-Term Assets
May 6
12:00-1:00
via Zoom
Ricardo Caballero
MIT
 
Monetary Policy with Opinionated Markets joint paper with Alp Simsek
May 13
2:00-6:00
via Zoom
Joint Seminar with UC Berkeley 2:00-3:00: Laura Blattner (Stanford GSB)
Title: How Costly is Noise? Data and Disparities in the US Mortgage

3:00-3:20: Open paper discussion

3:20-3:30: Break 

3:30-4:30: Nancy Wallace (UC Berkeley)
Title: Mortgage Markets with Climate-Change Risk: Evidence from Wildfires in California joint paper with Paulo Issler, Richard Stanton, and Carles Vergara-Alert

4:30-4:50: Open paper discussion

4:50-5:00: Break

5:00-6:00: Open discussion 

May 20
12:00-1:00
via Zoom
Sabrina Howell
NYU
Do Cash Windfalls Affect Wages? Evidence from R&D Grants to Small Firms joint paper with David Brown
May 27
12:00-1:00
via Zoom 
 
Emmanuel Farhi
Harvard University
Shadow Banking and Four Pillars of Traditional Financial Intermediation joint paper with Jean Tirole
June 03
12:00-1:00
via Zoom
Jules van Binsbergen
University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School 
 

Winter 2020

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Jan 10
11:00am-12:30pm
B400
Gregory Weitzner
UT Austin
Why Do Financial Firms Borrow Short-Term? Debt Maturity and Information Production
Jan 13
11:00am-12:30pm
P107
Patrick Coen
LSE
A structural model of interbank network formation and contagion
Jan 15
11:00am-12:30pm
C105
Geoffery Zheng
UCLA
Wealth Shares in the Long Run 
Jan 22
11:00am-12:30pm
N302
Chen Lian
MIT
Consumption with Imperfect Perception of Wealth 
Jan 24
11:00am-12:30pm
B400
Erica Xuewei Jiang
University of Texas at Austin 
Financing Competitors
Jan 29
11:00am-12:30pm
G102
Christopher Clayton
Harvard University
Multinational Banks and Financial Stability
Jan 31
11:00am-12:30pm
P107
Marius Ring
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 
Wealth Taxation and Household Saving: Evidence from Assessment Discontinuities in Norway
Feb 12
11:00am-12:15
C105
Marco Di Maggio
Harvard Business School 
(Meet the Speaker
Second Chance: Life without Student Debt ( Abstract
Feb 26
11:00am-12:15
C105
Asaf Bernstein
University of Colorado Boulder 
(Meet the Speaker
Mortgage Amortization and Wealth Accumulation ( Abstract)
Mar 04
11:00am-12:15
C105
 
Thomas Mertens
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
(Meet the Speaker)
What to Expect from the Lower Bound on Interest Rates: Evidence from Derivatives Prices 
Mar 11
11:00am-12:15
C105
Wei Xiong
Department of Economics, Princeton University
(Meet the Speaker)
Data Privacy and Temptation joint paper with John Zhuang Liu and Michael Sockin 

Fall 2019

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Sep 19
8:00am-5:30pm
Wells Fargo Room, C420
Joint Seminar with UC Berkeley Tentative Schedule
Oct 02
11:00-12:15
P102
Olivier Wang
MIT
(Meet the Speaker)
Banks, Low Interest Rates, and Monetary Policy Transmission 
Oct 09
11:00-12:15
C102
Kelly Shue
Yale School of Management
(Meet the Speaker)
Can the Market Multiply and Divide? Non-Proportional Thinking in Financial Markets joint paper with Richard R. Townsend 
Oct 16
11:00-12:15
M104
Arlene Wong
Princeton University (visiting SIEPR) 
(Meet the Speaker
State Dependent Effects of Monetary Policy: The Refinancing Channel joint paper with Martin Eichenbaum, and Sergio Rebelo 
Oc 23
11:00-12:15
C102
Atif R. Mian
Princeton University
(Meet the Speaker)
 
Oct 30
11:00-12:15
P101
Laura Veldkamp
Columbia Business School
(Meet the Speaker)
Taking Orders and Taking Notes: Dealer Information Sharing in Treasury Auctions joint paper with Nina Boyarchenko, and David O. Lucca
Nov 13
11:00-12:15
C102
Will Dobbie
Harvard Kennedy School
(Meet the Speaker
Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers joint paper with Jae Song
Nov 20
11:00-12:15
C102
Daniel Paravisini
The London School of Economics and Political Science
(Meet the Speaker)
Measuring Bias in Consumer Lending joint paper with Will Dobbie, Andres Liberman, and Vikram Pathania
Dec 04
11:00-12:15
P106
Rohan Kekre
Chicago Booth School
(Meet the Speaker)
Monetary Policy, Redistribution, and Risk Premia joint paper with Moritz Lenel