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Civitas Foundation Finance Seminar

Spring 2015

The seminar meets on Wednesdays, 2:50-4:00 p.m., in the Bendheim Center for Finance, Room 103. If you have questions, or would like to be added to the email list for the seminar, please contact Karen Neukirchen

Next Seminar:

February 4        Keith Chen
Anderson, UCLA

Upcoming Seminars

February 11        Neng Wang
Columbia

February 18        Ben Hermalin
Berkeley

March 4               Gregor Matvos
University of Chicago, Booth

March 11             Ken Singleton
Stanford University

March 18             Peter DeMarzo
Stanford University

April 8                  Alexander David
University of Calgary

April 15               TBD

April 22               Antoinette Shoar
MIT

Fall 2014

Dec 10        Peter Kondor
Central European University
"Cursed Financial Innovation" (with Botond Koszegi)
(Preliminary paper)

Dec 3          Gustavo Manso
University of California, Berkeley
"Experimentation and Returns to Entrepreneurship"

Nov 19       Nikolai Roussanov
Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
"Houses as ATMs? Mortgage Refinancing and Macroeconomic Uncertainty"


Nov 12       Theresa Kuchler
New York University
"Sticking to Your Plan: Hyperbolic Discounting and Credit Card Debt Paydown"

Nov  5         Haoshu Tian
Princeton University
"The Effects of a Temporary Short-selling Ban"

Oct 22        Darrell Duffie
Stanford University
"Benchmarks in Search Markets" with Piotr Dworczak and Haoxiang Zhu

Oct  15       Michael Sockin
Princeton University
"Not So Great Expectations: A Model of Growth and Informational Frictions"

Oct  8         Xiaochen Feng
Princeton University
"Bank Competition, Risk Taking and Their Consequences: Evidence from the U.S. Mortgage and Labor Markets"

Oct   1        Gabriele La Spada
Princeton University
"Competition, 'Reach for Yield," and Money Market Funds"

Sept 24      Ying Jiang
Princeton University
"Order Flow Informativeness and Equity Financing"

Sept 17      Ron Giammarino
University of British Columbia
"Ambiguity" in Corporate Finance: Governance, Underinvestment, and Security Issuance (with Lorenzo Garlappi and Ali Lazrak)"

Sept 10      Stephan Luck
Bonn Graduate School of Economics
"Banks, Shadow Banking, and Fragility" with Paul Schempp