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Doctoral Program in Finance

Finance Seminar - Fall Term 2016

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

Friday, 12:15 - 13:30
Program (PDF, 108 KB)
Date Speaker Topic
23.09 Yasushi Hamao
University of Southern California
Selective Disclosure: The Case of Nikkei Preview Articles
Paper (PDF, 1 MB)
30.09 Nils Herger
Study Center Gerzensee
Interest parity conditions during the classical gold standard (1880-1914) - Evidence from the investment demand for bills of exchange in Europe
Paper (PDF, 1 MB)
Special Seminar - 03.10.2016, 12:15 - 13:00, Lecture Room PLD-E-04
Speaker: Xavier Giroud, MIT Sloan School of Management
Topic: Redistribution of Local Labor Market Shocks through Firms’ Internal Networks
Paper (PDF, 355 KB)
07.10 Allaudeen Hameed
National University of Singapore
Slow Trading and Stock Return Predictability
14.10 John Kuong
Servicing Securitisation through Excessive Foreclosure
Paper (PDF, 503 KB)
21.10 Philip Valta
University of Bern
Debt in Political Campaigns
Paper (PDF, 928 KB)
Special Seminar - 26.10.2016, 16:15 - 17:30, Lecture Room KOL-F-109
Speaker: Werner Hildenbrand, University of Bonn
Topic: Piketty's chain of argument in Le Capital au XXIe siècle
Paper (PDF, 329 KB)
28.10 Eric Swanson
UC Irvine
Measuring the Effects of Federal Reserve Forward Guidance and Asset Purchases on Financial Markets
Paper (PDF, 407 KB)
04.11 Axel Buchner
University of Passau
The Alpha and Beta of Private Equity Investments
Paper (PDF, 448 KB)
11.11 Elisa Luciano
University of Torino
Equilibrium bid-ask spreads and the effect of competitive trading delays
18.11 Christian Wagner
Copenhagen Business School
What is the Expected Return on a Stock?
Paper (PDF, 1 MB)
25.11 Semyon Malamud
EPF Lausanne
Intermediation Markups and Monetary Policy Passthrough
02.12 Nina Boyarchenko
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Credit Risk Hedging
09.12 Brian Bushee
Linguistic Complexity in Firm Disclosures: Obfuscation or Information?
Paper (PDF, 390 KB)
16.12 Philippe Müller
International Illiquidity
Paper (PDF, 452 KB)

Details of past seminars can be found here.

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Room: KOL-E-21, University Centre, Entrance Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zurich

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Administrative Coordinator

Ms Fulvia Fringuellotti