Finance Workshops Series

Finance Workshop Series
Organizer: Jesse Ellis

 

Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Schedule

February 12, 2016 -- Paige Ouimet, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
10:30 - 12:00 pm, Nelson Boardroom
“Going Entrepreneurial? IPOs and New Firm Creation”

 

January 29, 2016 -- Alon Brav, Duke University
10:30 - 12:00 pm, Nelson Boardroom
“How Does Hedge Fund Activism Reshape Corporate Innovation?”

 

Fall 2014-Spring 2015 Schedule

October 24, 2014 -- Jillian Popadak, Duke University
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
A Corporate Culture Channel: How Increased Shareholder Governance Reduces Firm Value

 

November 7, 2014 -- Lubomir Petrasek, Federal Reserve Board

3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210

"Hedge fund holdings and stock market efficiency

 

 

April 24, 2015 -- Dragana Cvijanovic, UNC-CH

3:00-4:30pm, Nelson 4210

"Ties that Bind:  How Business Connections Affect Mutual Fund Activism"

 

 

April 30, 2015 -- Christopher Hennessy, London Business School

3:00-4:30pm, Nelson Boardroom

"Natural Experiment Policy Evaluation:  A Critique and Correction"

 

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 Schedule

September 6, 2013 -- Allen N. Berger, University of South Carolina
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
"Internationalization and Bank Risk"
 

September 27, 2013 -- Manuel Adelino, Duke University
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
"House Prices, Collateral and Self-Employment"
 

October 25, 2013 -- Jin Xu, Purdue University
2:15 - 3:45 pm, Nelson 4210  (please note time change)
"An Empirical Examination of Executive Signing Bonuses: An Incentive Mechanism"


November 8, 2013 -- Srinivasan Krishnamurthy, North Carolina State University
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
Earnings Quality and the Timing of Audit Committee Director Departures


January 10, 2014 -- Nickolay Gantchev and Chotibhak Jotikasthira, UNC-Chapel Hill
3:00 – 4:30pm, Nelson 4210
Governance under the Gun: Spillover Effects of Hedge Fund Activism


January 31, 2014 -- Evan Dudley, University of Florida
3:00 – 4:30pm, Nelson 4210
Capital-Structure Changes around IPOs


February 28, 2014 -- Jack Bao,  The Ohio State University
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
Comovement of Corporate Bonds and Equity
 

 

Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 Schedule

September 21, 2012 -- Edward (Ted) Fee, Michigan State University
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
 "Managers With and Without Style: Evidence using Exogenous Variation"'

October 26, 2012 -- Nickolay Gantchev, UNC-Chapel Hill
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
"Activist Hedge Funds: Who's on the Other Side of Their Trades?"

November 30, 2012 -- Lamont Black,  Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
"The Cross-Market Spillover of Economic Shocks through Multi-Market Banks"

April 19, 2013 -- Tao-Hsien (Dolly) King, UNC-Charlotte
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Nelson 4210
"Corporate Hedging and the Cost of Debt"

April 26, 2013 -- Jean Helwege, University of South Carolina
1:00 - 2:30 pm, Supply Chain Research Consortium Conference Room, 2806 Hillsborough St.
"Financial Firm Bankruptcy and Contagion"

 

Spring 2012 Schedule

March 30 -- Ed Van Wesep (UNC)
3:00 - 4:30; Nelson 4210
 

Fall 2011 Schedule

August 26 -- David Denis (Pittsburgh)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Board Structure in de Novo Firms"

September 23 -- Antje Berndt (Carnegie Mellon)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
Paper: TBA

 

Spring 2011 Schedule
January 21 -- Rebecca Zarutskie (Duke)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Family Ownership and Performance in New Firms" 

February 18 -- Michael Schill (Virginia)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"The Price of Growth: Evidence of the Pedestrian Nature of Post-Merger Returns" 

March 25 -- Cengiz Tunc (NCSU)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Housing Investment and Portfolio Allocation" 


Fall 2010 Schedule

September 17 -- Karl Lins (Utah)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Does Fair Value Reporting Affect Risk Management? International
Survey Evidence" 

October 1 -- Huseyin Gulen (Purdue)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Performance for pay? The relation between CEO incentive compensation and future stock price performance"

November 19 -- Joseph Engelberg (UNC)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Journalists, Persuasion, and Asset Prices" 


Spring 2010 Schedule

February 5 -- John Graham (Duke)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Capital Allocation and Delegation of Decision-Making Authority within Firms" 

March 5 -- Richard Rosen (Federal Reserve, Chicago)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210

April 23 -- Charu Raheja (Wake Forest)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Internal Managerial Promotions: Insider Incentives and Firm Valuation" 


Fall 2009 Schedule

September 18 -- Ted Fee (Michigan St.)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 1120
"Product Market Competition and the Disclosure of Information about Customers"

October 02 -- Special Meeting
Finance Faculty &
PhD-ECON Students
1:30-2:30; Nelson 4210

October 16 -- Robert Darwin (NCSU)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Asymmetric Responses of Break-Even Inflation Rates and the Stock-Bond Correlation to Macroeconomic Announcements"
 

November 13 -- Srini Krishnamurthy (NCSU)
3:00-4:30; Nelson 4210
"Why are Firms Unlevered?" 


December 4 -- Paige Ouimet (UNC)
1:30-3:00; Nelson 4210
"Employee capitalism or corporate socialism? Broad-based employee stock ownership" 


Spring 2009 Schedule

January 30, 2009 -- January 30 -- Andrew Yim (Tilburg University)
3:00-4:30 Nelson 1130
"Cost of Capital, Hurdle Rate and Default Risk: A Robust Model of Internal Capital Markets"
 

Fall 2008 Schedule

November 17 -- Richard E. Sylla, Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets (New York University)
3:00-4:30 Nelson 2405
"The Jack W. Wilson Memorial Lecture in Finance."
Reception - 4:30-5:30 Nelson Board Room

December 5 -- Shawn E. Thomas (University of Pittsburgh).
3:00-4:30 Nelson 2403
"The Spillover Effects of Changes in Industry Concentration"


Spring 2008 Schedule

March 14 -- Richard Warr (NCSU) 3:00-4:30 Nelson 2403
"Target Debt Ratios: The Impact of Equity Mis-pricing" 

March 28 -- Mark Walker (NCSU) 3:00-4:30 Nelson 2403
"Bankers on Boards, Financial Constraints, and Financial Distress" 

April 4 -- Anup Agrawal (Alabama) 3:00-4:30 Nelson 2403
"Boardroom Brawls: An Empirical Analysis of Disputes Involving Directors"

April 25 -- Tim Simin (Penn St.) 3:00-4:30 Nelson 2403
"Expected Commodity Futures Returns " 


Fall 2007 Schedule

October 12 -- James Linck (Georgia) 3:00-4:30 Nelson 2403
"The Effects and Unintended Consequences of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Supply and Demand for Directors" 

October 26 -- Richmond Mathews (Duke) 1:00-2:30 Nelson 2403
"Empty Voting and Efficiency" 

November 2 -- Randall Heron (Indiana) 3:00-4:30 Nelson 2403
"What Fraction of Stock Option Grants to Top Executives have been Backdated or Manipulated?"