Finance-Real Estate Seminar Series

For more information on the Finance seminar series contact Mary Ann Lorenzen at, (513) 556-7070.

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2017 - 2018

  • Lawrence Glosten (Columbia University), September 8, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Stock Market Manipulation and Its Regulation.
  • Heitor Almeida (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign), September 15, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value.
  • Joseph Tomain (University of Cincinnati College of Law), September 29, 2017, Location LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation.
  • David Ling (University of Florida), November 10, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, There’s No Place like Home: Information Asymmetries, Local Asset Concentration, and Portfolio Returns - sponsored by UC Real Estate Center.
  • Hongjun Yan (DePaul University), November 17, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, The Macro-Informational Role of Derivatives: Evidence from the Sovereign CDS Market.
  • Ciamac Moallemi (Columbia University), December 8, 2017, Location: LH 401, TIme 1:00PM, Monopoly without a Monopolist: An Economic Analysis of the Bitcoin Payment System.
  • Paolo Pasquariello (University of Michigan), February 23, 2018, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Speculation with Information Disclosure.
  • Noah Stoffman (Indiana University), April 6, 2018, Location: LH 401, Time: 10:00AM, Unlocking Clients.
  • Kent Daniel (Columbia University), April 13, 2018, Location: LH 401, Time: 10:00AM, The Cross-Section of Risk and Return.
  • Jonathan Brogaard (University of Washington), April 18, 2018, Location: LH 537, Time: 10:00AM, The Economic Impact of Index Investing.
  • Mark Grinblatt (UCLA), April 27, 2018, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Paper.


2016 - 2017

  • Ryan Israelsen (Indiana University), September 23, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, It Depends on Where You Search: A Comparison of Institutional and Retail Attention.
  • Daniel McMillen (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign), September 28, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 2:30PM, House Prices and School Choice: Evidence from Chicago's Magnet Schools Proximity Lottery - sponsored by UC Real Estate Center
  • Umit Gurun (University of Texas - Dallas), October 7, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Trust Busting: The Effect of Fraud on Investor Behavior.
  • Thomas Chemmanur (Boston College), October 28, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Innovation beyond Firm Boundaries: Common Blockholders, Strategic Alliances, and Corporate Innovation.
  • Felix Chang (University of Cincinnati College of Law), January 13, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Competition Analysis in SEC Rulemaking.
  • Vyacheslav Fos (Boston College), February 17, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Debt and Human Capital: Evidence from Student Loans.
  • Jacob Sagi (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), March 3, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Asset-level Risk and Return in Real Estate Investments - sponsored by UC Real Estate Center.
  • Liyan Yang (University of Toronto), March 24, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Costly Interpretation of Asset Prices.
  • Lars-Alexander Kuehn (Carnegie Mellon University), April 7, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Misallocation Cycles.
  • Donald Chance (Louisiana State University), April 21, 2017, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Brag, Brag, Brag: Corporate Crowing and Shareholder Wealth.


2015 - 2016

  • Efraim Benmelech (Northwestern University), September 25, 2015, Location: LH 401, Time: 10:00AM, Paper.
  • Robert Battalio (University of Notre Dame), October 9, 2015, Location: LH 401, Time: 10:30AM, Paper.
  • Martijn Cremers (University of Notre Dame), October 23, 2015, Location: LH 401, Time: 10:30AM, Paper.
  • Kumar Venkataraman (Southern Methodist University), November 13, 2015, Location: LH 401, Time: 10:30AM, Paper.
  • Stuart Rosenthal (Syracuse University), February 12, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Paper.
  • Sudheer Chava (Georgia Institute of Technology), March 4, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Paper.
  • Robert Whitelaw (New York University), March 11, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 10:00AM, Paper.
  • Michael Faulkender (University of Maryland), April 7, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 3:00PM, Paper.
  • Stefan Nagel (University of Michigan), April 15, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 9:30AM, Paper.
  • Yacine Ait-Sahalia (Princeton University), April 19, 2016, Location: LH 401, Time: 11:00AM, Paper.


2014 - 2015


2013 - 2014

  • Turan Bali (Georgetown University), September 20, 2013. Economic Uncertainty and the Cross-Section of Hedge Fund Returns. Location: LH 401.
  • Gustavo Manso (University of California at Berkeley), October 11, 2013. Experimentation and the Returns to Entrepreneurship. Location: LH 608.
  • Zhi Da (University of Notre Dame), November 15, 2013. When the Bellwether Dances to Noise: Evidence from Exchange-traded Funds. Location: LH 401.
  • Eitan Goldman (Indiana University), March 28, 2014. Endogenously Informed Boards and Board Power. Location LH 401.


2012 - 2013

  • Haim Kassa (UC), September 14th, 2012. The Inevitable Tension between Long-term and Short-term Managerial and Investor Incentives. 
  • Peng Liu (Cornell University), September 21st, 2012. Real Assets, Liquidation Value and Choice of Financing. CV
  • Hyeongwoo Kim (Auburn University), September 28th, 2012. Nonparametric Evaluation of the Usefulness of the Contrarian Investment Strategy.
  • Avis Devine (UC), October 5th, 2012. How Renters Drive House Price Recovery.
  • Inho Kim (UC), October 12th, 2012. Share Repurchase Rumors: Signaling and Publication Effects.
  • Steve Slezak (UC), November 16th, 2012.  Experimental Evidence on Signal-Jamming Models of Fraud.
  • Qingqing Chang (UC), November 30th, 2012. Liquidity Risk and Stock Returns: a Return Decomposition Approach.
  • Kewei Hou (OSU), March 29th, 2013. Have we solved the idiosyncratic volatility puzzle?
  • Itzhak Ben-David (OSU), April 12th, 2013. The Limits to Market Discipline of Banks during Financial Crises.
  • Blerina Reca (Toledo), April 15th, 2013. Hedge Fund Crowds and Mispricing.
  • Utpal Bhattarcharya (Indiana University), April 19th, 2013. The Dark Side of ETFs and Index Funds.
  • Jevgenijs Steinbuks (Purdue), April 29th, 2013. Effects of Prepayment Regulations on Termination of Subprime Mortgages.


2011 - 2012

  • Buhui Qiu (Erasmus University), September 16th, 2011. Do Target CEOs Trade Premiums for Personal Benefits? Evidence from the Last Two Merger Waves. Paper
  • Seda Durguner (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), November 4, 2011. The 2007 Subprime Mortgage Crisis: Evidence of Relaxed Lending Standards.  Paper
  • Hui Guo (University of Cincinnati), November 11, 2011. Informed Trading, Earnings Surprises, and Stock Returns. 
  • Chris Clifford (University of Kentucky), December 2, 2011. Out of the dark: Hedge fund reporting biases and commercial databases.
  • Eva Steiner (University of Cambridge), Jan 13, 2012. New evidence on asymmetric dependence in the returns from U.S. Real Estate Estate Investment Trusts.
  • Gary Painter (USC), Mar 9, 2012. Caught in the housing bubble: Immigrants' housing outcomes in traditional gateways and newly emerging destinations.
  • Wenlan Qian (NUS, March 27 2012. Transaction Tax: The Double-edged Sword Effects on Price Stability.
  • Heitor Almeida (UIUC), May 18, 2012. Internal Capital Markets in Business Groups: Evidence from the Asian Financial Crisis


2010 - 2011

  • Lu Zhang (Ohio State University), October 8th, 2010. Investment-based Momentum Profits.    BioPaper | Slides
  • Tobias Muhlhofer (Indiana University), Nov 12th, 2010. Do Stock Prices Move too Much to be Justified by Changes in Dividends?     Bio | Paper
  • Jongha Lim (Ohio State) Dec 3rd, 2010. The Role of Activist Hedge Funds in Distressed Firms. Paper
  • Zongwu Cai (University of North Carolina – Charlotte) Apr 8th, 2011. A New Estimation on Time-varying Betas in Conditional CAPM
  • Jin-Wan Cho (Carnegie Mellon University and Korea University), April 15th. Shooting Yourself in the Foot by Currency Hedging
  • Werner DeBondt (DePaul University), April 22nd, 2011. The Expertise of Mutual Fund Managers.
  • Jung Hoon Lee (Indiana University), May 13th, 2011. Do Funds of Mutual Funds Add Any Value. Paper
  • Cassandra Marshall (Indiana University) May 20th, 2011.  Are Dissenting Directors Rewarded. Paper
  • Davit Adut (University of Cincinnati) May 25th, 2011. The Role of Corporate Governance Mechanisms in Attaining Earnings Benchmarks -The Case of Earnings Surprises & Anti-Takeover Provisions


2009 - 2010

  • Robert Sarama (Ohio State University), Nov 13th, 2009. Pricing Housing Market Returns.
  • Melissa Porras Prado (Erasmus University), Nov 18th, 2009. Short Sales, Short Sales Constraints, and Fundamental Value