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Seminar: Joao Cocco, London Business School

Fri, 2014-03-21 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Reverse Mortgage Design 

Joao Cocco
London Business School

Date: March 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

Abstract: 

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Seminar: Sebastien Betermier, McGill University

Fri, 2014-03-14 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Who are the Value and Growth Investors? 

Sebastien Betermier
McGill University

Date: March 14, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

Abstract: 

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Seminar: Guillermo L. Ordoñez, University of Pennsylvania

Fri, 2014-02-21 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Debt: Deleveraging or Default

Guillermo L. Ordonez
University of Pennsylvania 

Date: February 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

Abstract: 

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Seminar: Alexandre Jeanneret, HEC Montréal

Fri, 2014-02-14 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

The Dynamics of the Equity Risk Premium 

Alexandre Jeanneret
HEC Montreal

Date: February 14, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

Abstract: 

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Guest Lecture: Dr. Leith Sharp - How Sustainability can Transform the 21st Century University

Thu, 2014-02-27 15:30
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: Free
Please come join the lecture of Dr. Leith Sharp (Director, Executive Education for Sustainability at Harvard) Leith will use lessons learned from the Harvard green building case study, along with other leading organizations, to explore how sustainability can be an innovation driver to transform the 21st century university.
Source Site: /sustainability

Thesis Proposal - Babak Lotfaliei, McGill University

Tue, 2014-02-18 13:30 - 15:00
Sherbrooke 1010 : Room 1610W, 1010 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montréal Québec Canada , H3A 2R7

Mr. Babak Lotfaliei, a doctoral student at McGill University in the area of Finance will be presenting his research proposal entitled:

Two Essays on Corporate Risk and Capital Structure

Babak Lotfaliei
Doctoral Student in Finance, McGill University

Date: February 18, 2014
Time: 01:30 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Room 1610W, 1010 Sherbrooke W.

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Fifth Risk Management Conference 2014

Fri, 2014-02-28 (All day) - Sun, 2014-03-02 (All day)

Fifth Risk Management Conference

Date: February 28 - March 2, 2014
Location: Fairmont Resort Hotel, Mont Tremblant, Quebec 

Sponsored by: 

Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre
Bank of Canada
CREATES
University of Aarhus
Global Risk Institute
National Bank

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How Nike ran with the notion of environmental sustainability

Sun, 2014-02-09 17:36

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to [associate professor] Glen Dowell from the [Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management] at Cornell University.

Feb. 04, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
By: Karl Moore

Source Site: /sustainability

Seminar: Jean-Sébastien Fontaine, Bank of Canada

Fri, 2014-02-07 10:00 - 11:30
Bronfman Building : Room 002, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Funding Liquidity Risk and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns

Jean-Sébastien Fontaine
Bank of Canada

Date: February 7, 2014 
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Room 002

Abstract: 

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And the Next Star Fund Manager Is…

Tue, 2014-01-21 12:07

Finding a mutual-fund manager who can beat the market is tough. Winners flame out. Losers revive. The resurgent losers flame out again.

No wonder low-cost index-based exchange-traded funds and mutual funds—which seek only to mimic the return of a designated slice of the market—have eclipsed actively managed funds as the investment of choice for many people.

... One problem: Over long periods, few fund managers continue to outperform, says Laurent Barras, a finance professor at McGill University in Montreal.

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