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Unless noted otherwise, all seminars take place from 10:00am to 11:30am in the Samuel
Bronfman Building, 1001 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, in room 002.

2014-2015 Seminars  




Sept. 5/14 Francisco Ruge-Murcia
McGill U
Skewness Risk and Bond Prices
Sept. 12/14 Piet Sercu
KU Leuven
Do Exchange Rates Really Help Forecasting Commodity Prices?
Sept. 19/14 Bohui Zhang
U of New South Wales

Characterizing Global Financial and Economic Integration Using Cash Flow Expectations

Sept. 26/14 Robert Stambaugh
U Pennsylvania

Do Funds Make More When They Trade More?

Oct. 3/14

Chayawat Ornthanalai
U of Toronto

Options on Initial Public Offerings
Oct. 10/14 Pierre-Olivier Weill

Heterogeneity in Decentralized Asset Markets

Oct. 17/14 Jiro Kondo
McGill U

Competition Between Self-Regulatory Organizations and Enforcement: Evidence From the Formation of FINRA 

Oct. 24/14 Ludovic Phalippou
Oxford U

Estimating Private Equity Returns from Limited Partner Cash Flows                                                                                                             

Oct. 31/14

Romeo Tedongap

Asymmetries and Portfolio Choice

Nov. 7/14 Martin Schmalz
U of Michigan
Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership
Nov. 14/14 Leonid Kogan

Technological Innovation: Winners and Losers

Nov. 21/14 Mike Burkart

Activist Funds, Leverage, and Procyclicality

Nov. 28/14 Murillo Campello

Customer Concentration and Loan Contract Terms

Jan. 16/15 Jens Hilscher
Brandeis U
Inflating Away the Public Debt?  An Empirical Assessment
Jan. 23/15 Michael Weber
U Chicago
Nominal Rigidities and Asset Pricing
Jan. 30/15

Nadya Malenko
Boston College

The Role of Proxy Advisory Firms:  Evidence from a Regression-Discontinuity Design
Feb. 6/15 Brian Melzer
Retail Financial Advice:  Does One Size Fit All?
Feb. 13/15 Kenneth Ahern
Information Networks:  Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tips
Mar. 13/15 Kelly Shue
U Chicago
Decision-Making under the Gambler's Fallacy:  Evidence from Asylum Judges, Loan Officers, and Baseball Umpires
Mar. 20/15 Martin Oehmke
Columbia U
Synthetic or Real?  The Equilibrium Effects of Credit Default Swaps on Bond Markets
Mar. 27/15 Scott Yonker
Cornell U
Do Shocks to Personal Wealth Affect Risk Taking in Delegated Portfolios?
Apr. 10/15 Marti Subrahmanyam
Secruity Design with Status Concerns



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