Faculty & Departments

Finance Seminar Series 2006

Fall Semester

Michael Weisbach, University of Illinois
Topic: "Corporate Financial and Investment Policies when Future Financing is not Frictionless"
(ND Contact: Hayong Yun)
Friday, September 1, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Rich Sheehan, University of Notre Dame
Topic: "Price Stickiness in Bank Deposit Rates: An Analysis of Intra-Market Relationships"
Friday, September 8, *12:15-2:00, 339 MCOB
*Note Time Change

Charles Hadlock, Michigan State University
Topic: "What Happens in Acquisitions? Evidence from Brand Ownership Changes and Advertising."
(ND Contact: Shane Corwin)
Friday, September 22, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

David and Diane Denis, Purdue University
Topic: "Earnouts: A Study of Financial Contracting in Acquisition Agreements"
(ND Contact: Paul Schultz)
Friday, September 29, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Eduardo Zambrano, University of Notre Dame
Topic: "The Credibility Problem in Politics: Theory and Evidence on State-Level Abortion Legislation"
Friday, October 6, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Marcin Kacperczyk, University of British Columbia
Topic: "Labor Unions, Operating Leverage and Expected Stock Returns"
(ND Contact: Sophie Shive)
Friday, October 13, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Paul Schultz, University of Notre Dame
Topic: "The Changing Relation Between Stock Market Turnover and Volatility"
Friday, October 20, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Ann Sherman, University of Notre Dame
Topic: "Underpricing, Partial Adjustment and the Effects of Entry on Taiwan's IPO Auctions"
Friday, October 27, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Lei Yu, University of Notre Dame
Topic: "Closed-end Fund Discounts and Individual Investor Trading"
Friday, November 3, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Zhi Da, University of Notre Dame
Topic: "The Factor Structure of Realized Volatility and its Implications for Option Pricing"
Friday, November 10, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Russell Wermers, University of Maryland
Topic: "False Discoveries in Mutual Fund Performance: Measuring Luck in Estimated Alphas"
(ND Contact: Paul Schultz)
Wednesday, Novermber 15, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Kumar Venkataraman, Southern Methodist University
Topic:"In Search of Liquidity: An Analysis of Order Submission Strategies in Automated Markets"
(ND Contact: Robert Battalio)
Friday, December 1, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Hayong Yun, The University of Notre Dame
Topic: "Risk Shifting Through Debt Contracts? Evidence From Performance Pricing Grids"
Friday, December 8, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Spring Semester

Yiming Qian, University of Iowa
Topic:
(ND Contact: Lei Yu)
Friday, February 24, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Paul Schultz, University of Notre Dame
Topic: Flight-to-Quality or Flight to Liquidity? Evidence from the Euro-Area Bond Market
Friday, March 3, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Ken Kavajecz, University of Wisconsin
Topic:"Flight-to-Quality or Flight-to-Liquidity? Evidence from the Euro-Area Bond Market"
(ND Contact: Shane Corwin)
Friday, March 10, 11:30-1:00, L014B MCOB (Note Room Change!)

NO SEMINAR THE WEEK OF MARCH 17th DUE TO SPRING BREAK

Bob Miller, Northern Illinois University
Topic:
Friday, March 24, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Tim Loughran, University of Notre Dame
Topic:
Friday, March 31, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

NO SEMINAR THE WEEK OF APRIL 14th DUE TO GOOD FRIDAY

Ming Dong,York University, CANADA
Topic: "Why Do Market Valuations Affect Corporate Investment?"
(ND Contact: Robert Battalio)
Friday, May 12, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB

Marcus Brunnermeir,
Topic:
(ND Contact: Robert Battalio)
Tuesday, May 16, 12:30-2:00, 339 MCOB (*Note Tuesday instead of Friday)

Zhi Da, Northwestern University
Topic: "Target Prices, Relative Valuations and the Premium for Liquidity Provision"
(ND Contact: Robert Battalio)
Wednesday, May 24, 11:30-1:00, 339 MCOB