Current research seminars
Michaelmas term 2014
Week 1 Friday 10 October 2014 – Robert Korajczyk, Northwestern University, US
"Horizon Pricing" (with Avraham Kamara, Xiaoxia Lou and Ronnie Sadka)
Week 2 Friday 17 October 2014 – Stephen Brown, New York University
"Betting Against Beta or Demand for Lottery" (with Turan G Bali, Scott Murray and Yi Tang)
Week 4 Friday 31 October 2014 – Holger Daske, University of Mannheim, Germany
"A Tale of Two Regulators: Risk Disclosures, Liquidity, and Enforcement in the Banking Sector"
Week 6 Friday 14 November 2014 – Bruce Grundy, Melbourne University
"Can Socially Responsible Firms Survive Competition? An Analysis of Corporate Employee Matching Grants"
Week 7 Friday 21 November 2014 – Gaika Ormazabal Sanchez, IESE Business School, Spain
"Prosecuting Price-Fixing Cartels: The Role of Independent Directors" (with Murillo Campello and Daniel Ferres)
Week 8 Friday 28th November 2014 - Norvald Instefjord, Essex University
"Loan Monitoring and Bank Risk" (with Hiroyuki Nakata)
Week 9 Friday 5 December 2014 – Thorsten Sellhorn, University of Munich
"Recognition Versus Disclosure of Fair Values"
Lent Term 2015
Week 1 Friday 16 January 2015 - Huainan Zhao, Cranfield University
"Financial Leverage and Employee Death: Evidence from China's Coalmining Industry" (with Huihua Nie)
Week 2 Friday 23 January 2015 - Ana Albuquerque, Boston University
"Do Boards Exercise Discretion to Reduce Costly Ex Post Settling Up? (with Bingyi Chen, Qi (Flora) Dong and Edward J Riedl)
Week 3 Friday 30 January 2015 - Torben Andersen, Northwestern University, US
"High-Frequency Trading Invariants for Equity-Index Futures" (with Oleg Bondarenko, Albert S Kyle and Anna Obizhaeva)
Week 4 Friday 6 February 2015 - David Veredas, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
"The Emergence of Systemically Important Insurers" (with Mardi Dungey and Matteo Luciani)
Week 5 Friday 13 February 2015 - Alberto Manconi, Tilburg University, Nertherlands
"Learning and Synergies in Financial Markets: Evidence from Financial M&As" (with Mancy Luo and David Schumacher)
Week 6 Friday 20 February 2015 - Peter Ove Christensen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
"Public Information and Efficient Capital Investments: Implications for the Cost of Capital and Firm Values" (with Hans Frimor)
Week 7 Friday 27 February 2015 (11.15am) - Asger Lunde, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark
"Volatility and Firm Specific News Arrival" (with Robert F Engle and Martin Klint Hansen)
Week 8 Friday 6 March 2015 - Hans B Christensen, Chicago University
"The Effect of Regulatory Harmonization on Cross-border Labor Migration: Evidence from the Accounting Profession" (with Matthew J Bloomfield, Ulf Bruggemann and Christian Leuz)
Week 9 Friday 13 March 2015 - Gopal Krishnan, American University, US
"What Client and Auditor Attributes are Associated with Audit Adjustments?"
Week 10 Friday 20 March 2015 - Meryem Duygun, University of Hull
"Is Ethical Money Sensitive to Past Returns? The Case of Portfolio Constraints and Persistence of Islamic Funds"