Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis | Groups


SP2020 Finance Seminars
Date Time / Location Speaker, Institution Paper Title
  Simon Hall 241
  Andreas Neuhierl, Notre Dame: 
  Mendoza College of Business

  Arbitrage Portfolios

  01/10/2020  10:30A-12:00P
  Simon Hall 241
  Steven Riddiough, University
   of Melbourne

  Foreign Exchange Volume

2/21/2020  11:30A-12:00P
  Simon Hall 110
Davide Malacrino, International Monetary Fund

Who Creates New Firms When Local Opportunities Arise?

2/28/2020  10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
Linda Schilling, Ecole Polytechnique

Optimal Forbearance of Bank Resolution

3/20/2020 10:30-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Elena Simintzi, UNC Chapel Hill, Flagler Business School CANCELED
3/27/2020 10:30-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Antoinette Schoar, MIT Sloan School of Management CANCELED
4/3/2020 10:30-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Zhiguo He, UChicago, Booth School of Business CANCELED
4/10/2020 10:30-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Darius Palia, Rutgers Business School CANCELED
4/17/2020 10:30-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Brian Melzer, Dartmouth, Tuck Business School CANCELED
4/24/2020 10:30-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Haoxing Zhu, MIT, Sloan Business School CANCELED

FL2019 Finance Seminars
Date Time / Location Speaker, Institution Paper Title


 Simon Hall 241

Samuel Hartzmark
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Ownership, Learning, and Beliefs


 Simon Hall 241

Peter DeMarzo
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Leverage Dynamics without Commitment

Presidential Address: Collateral and Commitment


 Simon Hall 241

Erik Gilji, Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania

Personal Wealth and Self-Employment (DRAFT-not for distribution)


 Simon Hall 241

Timothy McQuade
Stanford Graduate School of Business

The Contribution of High-Skilled Immigrants to Innovation in the United States


 Simon Hall 241

Scott R. Baker, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

The Riskiness of Owning Versus Renting Housing


 Simon Hall 241

Xavier Giroud
Columbia Business School

Firms Internal Networks and Local Economic Shocks


 Simon Hall 241

Holger Mueller
NYU, Stern School of Business

Reducing Barriers to Enrollment in Federal Student Loan Repayment Plans: Evidence from the Navient Field Experiment

  11/01/2019   10:30A-12:00P
   Simon Hall 241
 Amir Kermani
 University of California, Berkeley-Haas
  Two Tales of Debt
  11/08/2019   10:30A-12:00P
   Simon Hall 241
 Anastassia Fedyk
 University of California, Berkeley-Haas
Trading on Talent: Human Capital and Firm Performance
  11/15/2019   10:30A-12:00P
   Simon Hall 241
 Philip Bond
 University of Washington,
 Foster School of Business
Silence is Safest: non-disclosure when the audience's preferences are uncertain
  12/06/2019   10:30A-12:00P
   Simon Hall 241
 Gregor Matvos
Kellogg School of Management,
 Northwestern University
Banking without Deposits: Evidence from Shadow Bank Call Reports
  12/13/2019   10:30A-12:00P
   Simon Hall 241
Doron Levit, Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Trading and Shareholder Voting


SP2019 Finance Seminars

Date Time / Location Speaker, Institution Paper Title
 01/18/2019  10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Zhi Da, Notre Dame Leverage Networks and Market Contagion
 Simon Hall 241
 Juhani Linnainmaa, USC Factor Momentum and the Momentum Factor
 02/01/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State Violence and investor behavior: Evidence from terrorist attacks
 02/08/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Marcin Kacperczyk, Imperial College London The Private Production of Safe Assets
 03/01/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Alexander Chinco, University of Illinois The Madness Of Crowds And The Likelihood Of Bubbles
 03/22/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Yueran Ma, University of
Anatomy of Corporate Borrowing Constraints
 03/29/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Stavros Panageas, UCLA Finance in a Time of Disruptive Growth
 04/05/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Andres Liberman, NYU The Equilibrium Effects of Information Deletion: Evidence from Consumer Credit Markets
 04/12/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 04/19/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Laura Veldkamp, Columbia Long Run Growth of Financial Data Technology
 04/26/2019 10:30A-12:00P
 Simon Hall 241
 Hengjie Ai, University of Minnesota Identifying preference for early resolution from asset prices

FL2018 Finance Seminars

Date Time / Location Speaker, Institution Title of Paper
08/31/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Carolin Pflueger, University of British Columbia A Measure of Risk Appetite for the Macroeconomy
09/07/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Mao Ye, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Who Supplies Liquidity, and When?
09/14/2018 09:00-10:30A
Simon Hall 241
Kelly Shue, Yale University Can the Market Multiply and Divide? Non-Proportional Thinking in Financial Markets
09/21/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Cary Frydman, University of Southern California Efficient Coding and Risky Choice
09/28/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Alp Simsek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology A Risk-centric Model of Demand Recessions and Macroprudential
10/05/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Francesca Cornelli, London Business School Do Short Selling Constraints Matter?
10/12/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Philip Strahan, Boston College Stress Tests and Small Business Lending
10/19/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Alexi Savov, New York University Liquidity Creation as Volatility Risk
10/26/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Kent Daniel, Columbia University The Cross-Section of Risk and Return
11/02/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Joseph Engelberg, UC San Diego, Radu School Of Management Are Cross-Sectional Predictors Good Market-Level Predictors?
Simon Hall 241
Peter DeMarzo, Stanford Graduate School of Business TBA
11/30/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Amit Seru, Stanford Graduate School of Business The Limits of Shadow Banks
12/07/2018 10:30A-12:00P
Simon Hall 241
Jonathan Parker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Belief Disagreement and Portfolio Choice

FL2017 - SP2018 Finance Seminars

Date Speaker, Institution Title of Paper
09/01/2017 Nadya Malenko, Boston College Proxy Advisory Firms: The Economics of Selling Information to Voters
09/15/2017 Johannes Stroebel, NYU House Price Beliefs and Mortgage Leverage Choice
09/22/2017 Emily Breza, Havard University Measuring the Equilibrium Impacts of Credit: Evidence from the Indian Microfinance Crisis
09/29/2017 Victoria Vanasco, Stanford Securitization, Ratings, and Credit Supply
10/13/2017 Stefan Nagel, University of Michigan Shrinking the Cross Section
10/20/2017 Konstantin Milbradt, Northwestern, Kellogg Volatility, volume, and liquidity in Over-The-Counter markets
10/27/2017 Atif Mian, Princeton How Do Credit Supply Shocks Affect the Real Economy? Evidence from the United States in the 1980s
11/03/2017 Gonzalo Maturana, Emory University Collateral Misreporting in the RMBS Market
11/13/2017 Richard H. Clarida, Columbia University and Pimco The Global Factor in R*: Implications for Exchange Rates, Monetary Policy, and Policy Coordination  
11/17/2017 Wei Xong, Princeton Real Estate Boom and Misallocation of Capital in China  
12/01/2017 David Thesmar, MIT Sloan Aggregating Estimates of Firm-level Capital  
12/08/2017 Christine Parlour, Berkeley Making Money: Commercial Banks, Liquidity Transformation and the Payment System
12/12/2017 Emily Gallagher Medicaid and Household Savings Behavior: New Evidence from Tax Refunds
12/15/2017 Jessie Jiaxu Wang, ASU Bank Networks and Systemic Risk: Evidence from the National Banking Acts
01/26/2018 Ville Rantala, Univ. of Miami How Do Investment Ideas Spread through Social Interaction? Evidence from a Ponzi Scheme
02/09/2018 Daniel Andrei, UCLA Learning and the improving relationship between investment and q
02/16/2018 Anton Tsoy, EIEF Asymmetric Information and Security Desigh under Knightian Uncertainty
03/2/2018 Wenxin Du, Federal Reserve Board The dollar, bank leverage and the deviation from covered interest party
03/09/2018 Lin William Cong, University of Chicago-Booth Insider Investor and Information
03/23/2018 Murillo Campello, Cornell University Exporting Uncertainty: The Impact of Brexit on Corporate America
03/30/2018 Uday Rajan, University of Michigan Credit Ratings: Strategic Issuer Disclosure and Optimal Screening
Po-Hsuan Hsu, University of Hong Kong New Market Entry, Trademarks, and Stock Returns
04/06/2018 Andrey Malendo, MIT Selling to Advised Buyers
04/13/2018 Ron Kaniel, University of Rochester Relative Pay for Non-Relative Performance: Keeping up with the Joneses with Optimal Contracts
04/20/2018 Frederic Malherbe, LBS A positive analysis of bank behavior under capital requirements
04/27/2018 Sydney Ludvigson, NYU Uncertainty and Business Cycles: Exogenous Impulse or Endogenous Response?
05/10/2018 Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota Soft Collateral, Bank Lending, and the Optimal Credit Rating System

FL2016 - SP2017 Finance Seminars

Date Speaker, Institution Title of Paper
09/09/2016 Tano Santos,
Columbia Business School
Savings Gluts and Financial Fragility
09/16/2016 Adrien Verdelhan, MIT Deviations from Covered Interest Rate Parity
09/23/2016 Pierre-Olivier Weill, UCLA Incentive Constrained Risk Sharing, Segmentation, and Asset Pricing (NOT FOR CIRCULATION)
09/30/2016 Daniel Paravisini, LSE/UK Adverse Selection on Maturity: Evidence from Online Consumer Credit
10/07/2016 John M. Griffin
University of TX, Austin
Do Labor Markets Discipline? Evidence from RMBS Bankers
10/14/2016 Andrea Vedolin, LSE Central Bank Communication and the Yield Curve
10/21//2016 Charles Calomiris
Columbia Business School
Interbank Networks in the National Banking Era: Their Purpose and Their Role in the Panic of 1893
10/28/2016 Alan Moreira, Yale Volatility Managed Portfolios
11/04/2016 Mariano M. Croce, UNC Government Debt and the Returns to Innovation
11/11/2016 Charles J. Hadlock
Michigan State
Blockholder Heterogeneity, Multiple Blocks, and the Dance Between Blockholders
12/02/2016 Daniel Carvalho, USC The Impact of Bank Credit on Labor Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity
12/09/2016 David A. Matsa
Home Values and Job Search during the Great Recession
03/24/2017 Guillermo Ordonez, Univ of PA Good Booms, Bad Booms
03/31/2017 Douglas Diamond
Univ of Chicago, Booth Sch
Pledgeability, Industry Liquidity, and Financing Cycles
04/07/2017 Victoria Ivashina, HBS Monetary Policy and Global Banking
04/14/2017 Stij Van Nieuweburgh
NYU, Stern
Are Mutual Fund Managers Paid For Investment Skill?
04/21/2017 Vikrant Vig, LBS The Political Economy of Bank Bailouts
04/28/2017 William Goetzmann, Yale Crash Beliefs From Investor Surveys

FL2015 - SP2016 Finance Seminars

Date Speaker, Institution Title of Paper
9/4/2015 Taylor Begley, London Business School "The Strategic Under-Reporting of Bank Risk"
9/11/2015 Marco Di Maggio, Columbia Business School "Deregulation, Competition and the Race to the Bottom"
9/18/2015 Rajkamal Iyer, MIT Sloan School of Management "Securities Trading by Banks and Credit Supply: Micro-Evidence from the Crisis"
9/25/2015 Randall Wright, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Wisconsin School of Business "Money and Credit Redux"
10/2/2015 Nicolae Garleanu, University of California-Berkeley - Haas School of Business "Efficiently Inefficient Markets for Assets and Asset Management"
10/16/2015 Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton University "The I Theory of Money"
10/23/2015 Manju Puri, Duke University A Tale of Two Runs: Depositor Responsese to Bank Solvency Risk
10/29/2015 Martin Oehmke, Columbia Business School Bank Resolution and the Structure of Global Banks
11/13/2015 Shai Bernstein, Stanford Asset Reallocation in Bankruptcy
11/20/2015 Kerry Back, Rice University - Jones Graduate School of Business Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity
12/4/2015 Andrea Eisfeldt, UCLA - Anderson School of Management Risk and Return in Segmented Markets with Expertise
12/11/2015 Vincent Glode, Wharton - University of Pennsylvania (De)centralizing Trade
4/1/2016 Andrew Lo, MIT Variety Is the Spice of Life: Irrational Behavior as Adaptation to Stochastic Environments; Group Selection as Behavioral Adaptation to Systematic Risk; An Evolutionary Model of Bounded Rationality and Intelligence; The Origin of Behavior; The origin of risk aversion
4/8/2016 Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics Wolf Pack Activism
4/15/2016 Francesco Trebbi, University of British Columbia Regulation and Market Liquidity
4/22/2016 Dennis Gromb, INSEAD Financially Constrained Arbitrage and Croww-Market Contagion
4/29/2016 Motohiro Yogo, Princeton An Equilibrium Model of Institutional Demand and Asset Prices

FL2014 - SP2015 Finance Seminars

Date Speaker, Institution Title of Paper
9/12/2014 Philipp Schnabl, New York University Central Funding and Bank Lending
9/19/2014 Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, University of California, Berkeley Stock Returns over the FOMC Cycle
9/26/2014 Hui Chen, MIT Measuring the "Dark Matter" in Asset Pricing Models
10/3/2014 Brett Green, University of California, Berkeley Adverse Selection, Slow Moving Capital and Misallocation
10/17/2014 Arvind Krishnamurthy, Stanford University Efficient Credit Policies in a Housing Debt Crisis
10/24/2014 Gary Gorton, Yale University Banks as Secret Keepers
10/31/2014 Alex Edmans, London Business School The Real Costs of Financial Efficiency When Some Information Is Soft
11/14/2014 Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University Valuation Risk and Asset Pricing
11/21/2014 Nittai Bergman, MIT Financial Accelerator at Work:  Evidence from Corn Fields
12/9/2014 Jonathan Berk, Stanford University Assessing Asset Pricing Models using Revealed Preference
12/12/2014 Paul Tetlock, Columbia University Retail Short Selling and Stock Prices
4/3/2015 Ken Singleton, Stanford University Learning, Dispersion of Beliefs, and Risk Premiums in an Aribitrage-free Term Structure Model
4/17/2015 Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, University Mannheim A Corporate Governance Asset Pricing Model:  Theory and Evidence
4/24/2015 Alon P. Brav, Duke University Shareholder Power and Corporate Innovation:  Evidence from Hedge Fund Activism
5/1/2015 Dimitri Vayanos, London School of Economics Liquidity Risk an the Dynamics of Arbitrage Capital