In the Departmental Seminar series, we welcome speakers from other universities to share their research findings with the department to create a community of engagement and discussion. All research staff and PhD students are welcome to attend. Forthcoming seminars (which are held in the Business School unless stated otherwise) are below:

Autumn Term 2018

Date Time Venue Speaker/Title
Wed 03 Oct 13.30-15.00 LT2 Torben Anderson, Nathan S. and Mary P. Sharp Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University: ‘Title tbc’ (abstract)
Wed 10 Oct 13.30-15.00 LT2 Olivier Scaillet, Professor of Probability and Statistics, University of Geneva: ‘Title tbc’ (abstract)
Wed 17 Oct 13.30-15.00 LT2 Peter Koudijs, Professor of Finance, Stanford Business School: ‘Title tbc’ (abstract)
Wed 24 Oct 13.30-15.00 LT2 Dragana Cvijanovic, Assistant Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School: ‘Title tbc’ (abstract)

Spring & Summer Terms 2018

Date Time Venue Speaker/Title
Tue 27 Feb 15.30-16.45 LT3 Xavier Vives, Professor of Economics and Financial Management, Abertis Chair of Regulation, Competition and Public Policy, IESE Business School, University of Navarra: ‘Exchange Competition, Entry, and Welfare’ (abstract)
Wed 07 Mar 15.30-16.45 LT2 Adrian Buss, Assistant Professor of Finance, INSEAD: ‘Institutional Investors and Information Acquisition: Implications for Asset Prices and Informational Efficiency’ (abstract)
Wed 14 Mar 15.30-16.45 CANCELLED Manju Puri, Professor of Finance and Director, Centre for Financial Research at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Tue 20 Mar 15.30-16.45  LT1 Dacheng Xiu, Associate Professor of Econometrics and Statistic, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago: ‘Inference on Risk Premia in the Presence of Omitted Factors’ (abstract)
Wed 28 Mar 15.30-16.45 LT2 Lu Zhang, Professor of Finance
Dean’s Distinguished Chair in Finance, Ohio State University: ‘Replicating Anomalies’ (abstract)
Tue 24 Apr 12.15-13.30 LG19A Elise Payzan-LeNestour, Associate Professor in Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, Sydney: ‘The Waterfall Illusion, and How Prior Exposure to Extreme Risk Distorts Risk Perception’ (abstract)
Tue 01 May 12.15-13.30 LTUG Simon Gervais, Professor of Finance, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University: ‘The Equilibrium Value of Employee Ethics’ (abstract)
Wed 09 May 15.30-16.45 LGS Samuel Hartzmark, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago: ‘Do Investors Value Sustainability? A Natural Experiment Examining Ranking and Fund Flows’ (abstract)
Tue 15 May 12.30-13.45 LTUG Adair Morse, Associate Professor of Finance, University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business: ‘Consumer-Lending Discrimination in the FinTech Era’ (abstract)
Wed 16 May 15.30-16.45 LGS Victoria Ivashina, Lovett-Learned Chaired Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School: ‘U.S. Monetary Policy and Emerging Market Credit Cycles’ (abstract)
Tue 22 May 12.15-13.30 LTUG Jose Schienkman, Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics, Columbia University: ‘Shorting in Speculative Markets’ (abstract)
Wed 30 May 15.30-16.45  LGS Dimitris Papanikolaou, Associate Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University: ‘Developing Novel Drugs’ (abstract)
Wed 06 Jun 15.30-16.45  LTUG Monika Piazzesi, Joan Kenney Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Stanford University: ‘Payments, Credit and Asset Prices’ (abstract)
Wed 13 Jun 15.30-16.45 LT3 Juliane Begenau, Assistant Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business: ‘Do Banks have an Edge?’ (abstract)
Wed 20 Jun 12.15-13.30 LT1 Ilona Babenko, Associate Professor of Finance, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University: ‘Executives in Politics’ (abstract)
Wed 27 Jun 15.30-16.45 LGS Nittai Bergman, Visiting Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management: ‘Strong Employers and Weak Employees:How Does Employer Concentration Affect Wages’ (abstract)

See previous seminars