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Thesis Proposal - Hugues Langlois, McGill University

Tue, 2014-04-08 14:00 - 15:30
Bronfman Building

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

Asset Pricing with Return Asymmetries

Hugues Langlois
Doctoral Student in Finance, McGill University

Date: April 8, 2014
Time: 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm
Location: Room 245, Bronfman building 

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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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Francesca Carrieri

Francesca Carrieri
Associate Professor, Finance
Degree(s): 

PhD, Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Laurea, Law, Universita' di Bari, Italy

Area(s): 
Finance
Phone: 
+ 1 514 398 1582
Email Address: 
francesca [dot] carrieri [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Alternate Email Address: 
sue [dot] lovasik [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Office: 
564
Biography: 

Francesca Carrieri is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Southern California and a degree in law from the University of Bari, Italy. Her research interests include asset pricing and international finance. In particular, Professor Carrieri’s current research focus is on issues such as financial integration and the role of industries in developed and emerging markets. She has been contributing to the debate over the importance of currency risk for emerging markets and for the European Monetary Union since well before current economic developments in the area. Professor Carrieri has published her research in journals such as the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Management Science, and has participated in many conferences in North America, Europe, and Asia. 

Curriculum Vitae: 
Research Areas: 
Asset Pricing
International Finance
Selected Publications : 

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

 “Do Implicit Barriers Matter for Globalization?” with Vihang Errunza and Ines Chaieb, Review of Financial Studies 2013, 26 (7), 1694-1739.

"Characterizing World Market Integration Overtime” with Vihang Errunza and Ked Hogan, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 2007, 42, 915-940.

“Does Emerging Markets Exchange Risk Affect Global Equity Prices?” with Vihang Errunza and Basma Majerbi, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 2006, 41, 511-540.

“Local Risk Factors in Emerging Markets: Are They Separately Priced?” with Vihang Errunza and Basma Majerbi, Journal of Empirical Finance 2006, 13, 444-461.

“The Pricing of Exchange Risk in Emerging Stock Markets,” with Basma Majerbi, Journal of International Business Studies 2006, 37, 372-391.

“Industry Risk and Market Integration,” with Vihang Errunza and Sergei Sarkissian, Management Science 2004, 50, 207-221.

“The Effects of Liberalization on Market and Currency Risk in the European Union,” European Financial Management 2001, 7, 259-290.

Awards, Honours, and Fellowships: 

Awards

2011: Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence Award

2010-2013: Desmarais Faculty Scholar, McGill University

2009: Toronto CFA Society’s Best Paper Award on Capital Market Research

2007: William F. Sharpe Award for the best paper in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

2005: IFCAI Best Paper Award

2002: BSI GAMMA Foundation Research Award

1998-2001: Charles E. Caty Junior Chair, McGill University

1989: Fulbright Scholarship

Fellowships

1996: NATO - National Research Council Fellowship

Grants

2012-2016: SSHRC (ranked 1 out of 139 applications)

2009- 2012: SSHRC

2003-2006: SSHRC

2007-2010: IFM2

2003-2005;  IFM2

2002: SSHRC Internal Grant – McGill University 

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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Adolfo de Motta

Adolfo de Motta
Associate Professor, Finance
Degree(s): 

PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
BA, University of Valencia, Spain

Area(s): 
Finance
Phone: 
+1 514 398 4029
Email Address: 
adolfo [dot] demotta [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Alternate Email Address: 
sue [dot] lovasik [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Office: 
581
Biography: 

Professor de Motta's research focuses on corporate finance, financial intermediation and organization theory. His current research topics include the optimal degree of corporate diversification, the role of institutional investors on corporate governance and the performance of venture capital markets. Professor de Motta has published his work in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Economic Studies.

Research Areas: 
Financial Crises
Leadership & Governance
Risk Management
Selected Publications : 

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Almazan, Andres, Adolfo de Motta, and Sheridan Titman, “Debt, Labor Markets and the Creation and Destruction of Firms”,  Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.

 Bouvard, Matthieu, Pierre Chaigneau, and Adolfo de Motta, "Transparency in the Financial System: Rollover Risk and Crises",  Journal of Finance, forthcoming.

de Motta, Adolfo, and Jaime Ortega, “Incentives, Capital Budgeting, and Organizational Structure”,  Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, v.XXII, no. 4, pp. 810–831, Winter 2013.

Almazan, Andres, Adolfo de Motta, Vahap Uysal, and Sheridan Titman, “Financial Structure, Acquisition Opportunities, and Firm Locations”,  Journal of Finance, v. LXV, no. 2, pp. 529-563, April 2010.

Almazan, Andres, Sanjay Banerji, and Adolfo de Motta, “Attracting Attention: Cheap Managerial Talk and Costly Market Monitoring”,  Journal of Finance, v. LXIII, no. 3, pp. 1399–1436, June 2008.

Almazan, Andres, Adolfo de Motta, and Sheridan Titman, “Firm Location and the Creation and Utilization of Human Capital”,  Review of Economic Studies, v. 74, no. 4, pp. 1305-1327, October 2007.

de Motta, Adolfo “Managerial Incentives and Internal Capital Markets”,  Journal of Finance, v. LVIII, no. 3, pp. 1193-1220, June 2003.

Awards, Honours, and Fellowships: 

Awards

2010-2013: Demarais Faculty Scholar, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.
2007: Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.
2004: Teacher of the Year Award, Management Undergraduate Society, McGill University.
1993: Second Prize of the National Awards for Completion of University Studies, Ministry of Education, Spain.
1993: Extraordinary Prize for Completion of Undergraduate Studies in Economics, University of Valencia.

Fellowships

1995-1999: Graduate Studies Fellowship, Bank of Spain.

1993-1995: Generalitat Valenciana Graduate Studies Fellowship.

Classified as

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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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.

Category:
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Sujata Madan

Sujata Madan
Academic Director, MBA Program; Professor of Practice, Finance
Degree(s): 

MBA, Indian Institute of Management, India
BSc, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Area(s): 
Finance
Phone: 
+1 514 398 4062
Email Address: 
sujata [dot] madan [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Biography: 

Sujata joined the Faculty in 2004. Prior to this, she has worked with the Boston Consulting Group and Citibank.

Sujata has been serving as the Academic Director of the MBA program since 2011. She has taught Corporate Finance I and II, Applied Corporate Finance, International Finance, Derivatives, Investment and Portfolio Management, Global Investments, Microeconomics, and International Business to Undergraduate, MBA, and MBA Japan participants.

She was awarded the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching for 2011 and was awarded the Desautels Faculty of Management Distinguished Teaching Award at the graduate level in 2012 as well as in 2008. She was voted Teacher of the Year for 2007 by the Management Undergraduate Student Society.

Sujata has also taught in Denmark, Germany, Russia and India.

Curriculum Vitae: 
Awards, Honours, and Fellowships: 

Awards

2011: "Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching," McGill University.

2008, 2012: "Desautels Faculty of Management Distinguished Teaching Award" for Graduate Teaching, McGill University.

2007: "Teacher of the Year" award by the Management Undergraduate Society, McGill University.

Voted "Most Enjoyed Course" in the McGill MBA Japan Program, McGill University.

"Above and Beyond Teaching" award for distinguished teaching, Indian Institute of Management.

Adler Memorial prize for Best Undergraduate Thesis in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Fellowships

Grants

Fifth Risk Management Conference 2014

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

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

Organized by: 

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