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Finance Seminar Series - Fall 2012

September 14, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 652
Pedro Matos, University of Virginia
The Mutual Fund Industry Worldwide: Explicit and Closet Indexing, Fees, and Performance

September 20, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 258
Matthew Spiegel, Yale University
Human Capital and the Structure of the Mutual Fund Industry

September 28, 2012 | 10:30 pm | Duques 254
Nancy Wallace, UC Berkeley [Jointly with the FRB]
CMBS Subordination, Ratings Inflation, and Regulatory Capital Arbitrage

October 5, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 254
Murillo Campello, Cornell University
Is the Stock Market a Side Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform

October 12, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 254
*Elizabeth Klee, FRB
Expectations about the Federal Reserve's Balance Sheet and the Term Structure of Interest Rates

October 26, 2012 | 10:30 pm | Duques 254
Christopher Mayer, Columbia University [Jointly with the FRB]
Distant Speculators and Asset Bubbles in the Housing Market

November 9, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 652
Bruno Ferman, GWU
Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment

November 16, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 254
Alok Kumar, University of Miami
Political Sentiment and Predictable Returns

November 30, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 254
Audra Boone, Texas A&M University
Analyzing the Advising and Monitoring Roles of Corporate Boards: The Choice of Special Committees in Corporate Takeovers

December 11, 2012 | 2:00 pm | Duques 254
Paolo Fulghieri, UNC
The Economics of Solicited and Unsolicited Credit Ratings

Contact: Christo Pirinsky (202-994-2377, pirinsky@gwu.edu).