Finance Seminar - Spring Term 2017

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

Friday, 12:15 - 13:30
Program (PDF, 107 KB)
Date Speaker Topic
24.02 Holger Kraft
Goethe University Frankfurt
Predictors and Portfolios over the Life Cycle: Skill vs. Luck
Paper
03.03 Gregor Matvos
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
The Market for Financial Adviser Misconduct
Paper (PDF, 1038 KB)
10.03 Cars Hommes
University of Amsterdam
Coordination on Bubbles in Large-Group Asset Pricing Experiments
Paper (PDF, 836 KB)
17.03 Martin Kanz
World Bank
Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards
24.03 Olesya Grishchenko
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Term Structure of Interest Rates with Short-Run and Long-Run Risks
Paper (PDF, 771 KB)
31.03 SGF Conference 2017
Location: ConventionPoint, SIX Swiss Exchange
07.04 Alexander Hillert
Goethe University Frankfurt
The Value of Visibility
Paper (PDF, 666 KB)
14.04 NO SEMINAR  
21.04 Mike Burkart
LSE
Activism and Takeovers
28.04 Alberto Manconi
Universita Bocconi
Canary in a Coalmine: Securities Lending Predicting the Performance of Securitized Bonds
05.05 Marie Kratz
ESSEC Business School
Procyclicality of Empirical Measurements of Risk in Financial Markets
12.05 Angelo Ranaldo
University of St. Gallen
Explaining the Failure of the Expectations Hypothesis with Short-Term Rates
Paper (PDF, 603 KB)
19.05 Thierry Foucault
HEC Paris
Corporate Strategy, Conformism, and the Stock Market
Paper (PDF, 633 KB)
26.05 Yuri Tserlukevich
Arizona State University
Embracing Risk: Hedging Policy for Firms with Real Options
Paper (PDF, 518 KB)
30.05 Special Seminar
16:15 - 17:30, Lecture Room KOL-F-123
Speaker: John Geanakoplos, Yale University
Topic: Leverage Cycles, Credit Surfaces and Doom Triangles
02.06 David Lando
Copenhagen Business School
Generalized Recovery
Paper (PDF, 568 KB)


Details of past seminars can be found here.