Finance Seminar - Spring Term 2015

Organised by the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich

Friday, 12:15 - 13:30

Program (PDF, 40 KB)

Date Speaker Topic
20.02 Laurent Fresard
University of Maryland
Extending Industry Specialization, Intangibles, and Cross-Border Acquisitions
27.02 Fabio Braggion
Tilburg University
The Economic Impact of a Banking Oligopoly: Britain at the turn of the 20th century
06.03 Carol Alexander
University of Sussex
1. Trading and Investing in Volatility Products
2. Home-grown Diversification with Volatility Products
13.03 Sergei Guriev
Sciences Po, Paris
Expropriation Risk, Corporate Transparency, and Growth
20.03 Hendrik Hakenes
University of Bonn
Separating Trading and Banking: Consequences for Financial Stability
27.03 Hans-Joachim Voth
University of Zurich
Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk Taking in Margin Lending
27.03 Special Seminar - SFI Outstanding Paper Award 2015
15:00 - 16:30, Room: PLM 103/04
Speaker: Ralph Koijen, London Business School
Topic: An Equilibrium Model of Institutional Demand and Asset Prices
03.04 Easter break
10.04 Easter break
17.04 Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal
University of Luxembourg
What matters for Investor Activism: An Investigation of Activists' Incentives vs. Activist Types
24.04 Carole Gresse
Université Paris-Dauphine
Effects of Lit and Dark Market Fragmentation on Liquidity
01.05 no seminar due to holiday
08.05 Loriano Mancini
EPF Lausanne
The Euro Interbank Repo Market
15.05 no seminar due to holiday
22.05 Thomas Noe
Said Business School, Oxford
The Separation of Firm Ownership and Management: A Reputational Perspective
29.05 Yuhai Xuan
Harvard Business School
The Contract Year Phenomenon in the Corner Office: An Analysis of Firm Behavior During CEO Contract Renewals


Details of past seminars can be found here.