Finance Seminar - Fall Term 2014

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

Friday, 12:15 - 13:30

Program (PDF, 55 KB)

Date Speaker Topic
19.09 Claire Célérier
IBF
What Drives Financial Complexity? A Look into the Retail Market for Structured Products
26.09 Luc Renneboog
Tilburg University
Finance and Society: On the Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility
03.10 Marc Oliver Rieger
University of Trier
How to diversify with Options and Structured Products?
10.10 Jose Luis Peydro
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Cross-Border Liquidity, Relationships and Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Euro Area Interbank Crisis
17.10 Michael Weber
University of Chicago
Nominal Rigidities and Asset Pricing
24.10 Walter Torous
MIT
Second Mortgages: Valuation and Implications for the Performance of Structured Mortgage Products
31.10 Daniel Paravisini
LSE
Comparative Advantage and Specialization in Bank Lending
07.11 Boris Vallée
Harvard Business School
Political Incentives and Financial Innovation: The Strategic Use of Toxic Loans by Local Governments
14.11 Eric Jondeau
HEC Lausanne
Long-Term Portfolio Management with a Structural Macroeconomic Model
21.11 Phil Dybvig
Washington University
Tobin's q Does Not Measure Firm Performance: Theory, Empirics, and Alternatives
28.11 Sébastien Lleo
NEOMA Business School
Does the Bond-Stock Earnings Yield Differential Model Predict Equity Market Corrections Better Than High P/E Models?
05.12 Thorsten Beck
Cass Business School
Informality and Access to Finance: Evidence from India
12.12 David Oesch
University of Zurich
Understanding Director Elections: Determinants and Consequences
19.12 Galina Hale
Federal Reserve Bank SF
The Rise in Home Currency Issuance


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