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Boston College Carroll School of Management

Finance Department Seminars

Fall 2008

Date

Presenter

Topic

September 12

Pedro Matos

(USC)

When Banks are Insiders: Evidence from the Global Syndicated Loan Market

September 19

Sreedhar Bharath

(Michigan)

Lending Relationships and Loan Contract Terms

 

September 26

Michael Brandt

(Duke)

What Does Equity Sector Orderflow Tell Us About the Economy?

 

October 3

Timothy Johnson

(Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Inequality Risk Premia

 

October 10

None

October 17

Bo Becker

(Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Reputation and Competition: Evidence from the Credit Rating Industry

Seminar meets from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm in 453 Fulton Hall

October 24

Murillo Campello

(Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Corporate Financing and Investment: The Firm-Level Credit Multiplier

 

October 31

George Aragon

(Arizona State)

A Unique View of Hedge Fund Derivative Usage: Safeguard or Speculation?

 

November 7

Murray Frank

(Minnesota)

Profits and Capital Structure

Seminar meets from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm in 453 Fulton Hall

November 14

Ulrike Malmendier

(UC Berkeley)

With a Little Help from My (Random) Friends: Success and Failure in Post-Business School Entrepreneurship

 

November 21

None

CSOM Faculty Meeting

November 28

Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday December 3

Robert Marquez

(Arizona State)

Risk and the Corporate Structure of Banks

Seminar meets WED from noon to 1:30 pm in 210 Fulton Hall

December 5

 

Jennifer Conrad

(UNC)

Ex Ante Skewness and Expected Stock Returns

 

Spring 2009

Date

Presenter

Topic

January 7

First Recruiting Seminar

February 16

Last Recruiting Seminar

February 20

None

February 27

None

March 6

Spring Break

March 13

 

 

None

March 18

 

Sheridan Titman

(UT Austin)

Credit Rating Targets

Seminar meets WED from noon to 1:30 pm in 210 Fulton Hall

March 20

None

NBER Meetings

March 27

 

 

None

April 3

 

Rudi Fahlenbrach

(Ohio State)

Estimating the Effects of Large Shareholders Using a Geographic Instrument

April 10

 

 

None

April 17

 

Atif Mian

(Chicago GSB)

House Prices, Homeowner Borrowing, and the U.S. Household Leverage Crisis

April 24

 

 

None

May 1

 

Christopher Polk

(LSE, visiting Harvard)

Best Ideas

 

Unless noted otherwise, finance seminars meet on Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 pm in 115 Fulton Hall on the Chestnut Hill Campus.  (Click here for directions to Boston College.)

 

Page last updated by Jonathan Reuter on May 6, 2009.