seminar Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre Desautels Management

All seminars take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. unless otherwise stated.
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2020-2021 Virtual Seminars




Sept. 4/20

Fabio Trojani
SFI, U Geneva

Smart Stochastic Discount Factors 

Sept. 11/20

Peter Kondor

Rational Sentiments and Economic Cycles
Sept. 18/20

Konstantin Milbradt
Northwestern U  

Corporate Liquidity Management under Moral Hazard
PLEASE NOTE:  This seminar takes place from 11:00-12:00 noon.
Oct. 9/20

Dong Lou

The Effect of Advisors' Incentives on Clients' Investments
Oct. 16/20

Holger Kraft
Goethe U Frankfurt 

Asset Diversification versus Climate Action
Oct. 23/20

Neil Pearsona
U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Retail Derivatives and Sentiment:  A Sentiment Measure Constructed
from Issuances of Retail Structured Equity Products
Oct. 30/20

Yao Zeng

Bank Debt versus Mutual Fund Equity in Liquidity Provision 
Nov. 6/20

Brent Glover

The Decline in Public Firms 
Nov. 13/20

Jonathan Wright

Event-day Options 
Nov. 20/20

Justin Murfin
Cornell U 

Young Firms, Old Capital
Dec. 4/20

Daniel Neuhann
UT Austin 

Information Spillovers in Sovereign Debt Markets 
Jan. 29/21

Laurent Fresard
U Lugano 

Does Alternative Data Improve Financial Forecasting?
The Horizon Effect
Feb. 5/21

Nikolay Gospodinov
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

On the Factor Structure of Bond Returns

Feb. 26/21 (11:00 am-12 pm)
Laurent Picard Distinguished Lecture

Renée B. Adams
U Oxford

Divergent Women
Mar. 26/21

Doron Levit
U Washington

The Voting Premium
Apr. 9/21

Ron Giammarino

Group-Managed Real Options

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