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Boston College, Carroll School of Management

Finance Department Seminar series

Link to Finance Department Brown Bag Seminar series

Spring 2011

Day of the week

Date

Time

Location

Presenter

Topic

Friday

 

January 14

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Daniel Bergstresser

(HBS)

Fractionalization and the Municipal Bond Market

Wednesday

 

January 19

12pm-1:15pm

310 Fulton Hall

Brent Glover

(Wharton)

The Expected Cost of Default

(job market paper)

Friday

 

January 21

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Michael Gofman

(University of Chicago)

A Network-Based Analysis of Over-the-Counter Markets

(job market paper)

Monday

 

January 31

11am-12:15pm

250 Fulton Hall

Andres Donangelo

(UC Berkeley)

Labor Mobility and the Cross-section of Expected Returns

(job market paper)

Wednesday

February 2

12pm-1:15pm

310 Fulton Hall

Azi Ben-Rephael

(Tel Aviv University)

Flight-to-Liquidity in the Equity markets during Periods of Financial Crisis

(job market paper)

Friday

 

February 4

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Asaf Manela

(University of Chicago)

Spreading Information and Media Coverage: Theory and Evidence from Drug Approvals

(job market paper)

Monday

 

February 7

11am-12:15pm

513 Fulton Hall

(Lynch Center)

Nadya Malenko

(Stanford University)

Communication and Decision-Making in Corporate Boards

(job market paper)

Friday

 

February 11

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

James Park

(Wharton)

Equity Issuance and Returns to Distressed Firms

(job market paper)

Friday

 

February 18

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Moqi Xu

(INSEAD)

CEO Contract Horizon and Investment

(job market paper)

Friday

 

March 18

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

René Stulz

(Ohio State University)

Financial Policies, Investment, and the Financial Crisis: Impaired Credit Channel or Diminished Demand for Capital?

Friday

 

April 1

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Sudheer Chava

(Georgia Tech)

Do Environmental Concerns Affect the Cost of Bank Loans?

Wednesday

 

April 6

10:30am-11:45am

245 Fulton Hall

Alexander Ljungqvist

(NYU)

Does the Stock Market Distort Investment Incentives?

Friday

 

April 15

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Amir Sufi

(University of Chicago)

Foreclosures, House Prices, and the Real Economy

Friday

 

April 29

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Gary Gorton

(Yale University)

Collateral Crises

Friday

 

May 6

1:15pm-2:30pm

245 Fulton Hall

Viral Acharya

(NYU)

Seeking Alpha: Excess Risk Taking and Competition for Managerial Talent

 

 

Unless noted otherwise, finance seminars meet on Fridays from 1:15 to 2:30 pm in 245 Fulton Hall on the Chestnut Hill Campus.  (Click here for directions to Boston College.)

 

Seminar schedule in previous years are available here: 2008-09, 2009-10

 

Page last updated by Jérôme Taillard on January 13th, 2011.