Finance Seminar - Spring Term 2016

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

Friday, 12:15 - 13:30

Program (PDF, 104 KB)

Date Speaker Topic
26.02 Sanjay Banerji
University of Nottingham
Collusion, Incentives and Reputation: The role of Experts in Corporate Governance
04.03 Paul Schneider
USI
An Anatomy of the Equity Premium
11.03 Damir Filipovic
EPF Lausanne
Linear-Rational Term Structure Models
Paper
18.03 Mitchell Petersen
Northwestern University
Understanding Precautionary Cash at Home and Abroad
25.03 EASTER BREAK  
01.04 EASTER BREAK  
08.04 Mete Soner
ETH Zurich
Optimal Dividends with Random Profitability
15.04 Fabio Trojani
University of Geneva
(Almost) Model-Free Recovery
22.04 Alberto Plazzi
USI Lugano
Birds of a Feather – do Hedge Fund Managers Flock Together?
29.04 Thomas Hellmann
University of Oxford
Fostering Entrepreneurship: Backing Founders or Investors?
06.05 NO SEMINAR  
13.05 Hank Bessembinder
Arizona State University
Capital Commitment and Illiquidity in Corporate Bonds
20.05 David Sraer
UC Berkeley
Aggregate Effects of Collateral Constraints
27.05 Gilles Chemla
Imperial College London
1. The Paradox of Policy-Relevant RCTs and Natural Experiments
Paper (PDF, 506 KB)
2. Bayesian Expectancy Invalidates Randomized Controlled Medical Trials
Paper (PDF, 120 KB)
03.06 William Megginson
University of Oklahoma
Institutional Bidding in Ipo Allocation: Evidence from China


Details of past seminars can be found here.