Department of Finance Seminars

Fall 2014 Seminar Series

September 12, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Location: Duques Hall, 258
Speaker: Tracie Woidtke, University of Tennessee
TitleDo the interests of labor union and public pension fund activists align with other shareholders’? Evidence from the market for directors.

October 24, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Location: Duques 258
Speaker: Eitan Goldman, Indiana University
TitleEndogenously Informed Boards and Board Power

October 31, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Location: Duques 258
Speaker: Michel Robe, American University
TitleElectronic Market Makers, Trader Anonymity, and Market Fragility

November 14, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Location: Duques 258
Speaker: Jennie Bai, Georgetown University
Title: The Great Wall of Debt: Credit Risk of Chinese Local Government Obligations

November 21, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Location: Duques 255
Speaker: Timothy Riley, U.S. SEC
TitleThe Long and Short of The Volatility Anomaly

December 2, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm
Location: Duques 453
Speaker: Scott Murray, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
TitleBetting Against Beta or Demand for Lottery