Faculty & Research

Finance Workshop


For information concerning the Finance Workshop, please contact Jennifer Williams at 773.702.5530.

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page for printing. Occasionally, speakers opt not to circulate their papers. Therefore, the link will be unavailable.

Spring 2019

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution

Tuesday, Apr 2

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Innovation Investment and the Firm Boundary: The Effect of Corporate R&D on Labor Reallocation Tania Babina Columbia

Tuesday, Apr 9

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 On the Equivalence of Private and Public Money and
The I Theory of Money
Markus Brunnermeier Princeton

Tuesday, Apr 16

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Augmenting Markets with Mechanisms Darrell Duffie Stanford

Tuesday, Apr 23

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 House Price Beliefs and Mortgage Leverage Choice Theresa Kuchler NYU Stern

Tuesday, Apr 30

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Financial Crisis, Creditor-Debtor Conflict, and Political Extremism Emil Verner MIT

Tuesday, May 7

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Team Stability and Performance: Evidence from Private Equity Francesca Cornelli London Business School

Tuesday, May 14

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 How the Wealth Was Won: Factor Shares as Market Fundamentals Sydney Ludvigson NYU

Tuesday, May 21

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Young Firms, Old Capital Justin Murfin Cornell University

Tuesday, May 28

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Banking on Deposits: Maturity Transformation without Interest Rate Risk Alexi Savov NYU

Tuesday, Jun 4

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Information Cascades and Threshold Implementation Lin William Cong Chicago Booth

Tuesday, Jun 11

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 No Job, No Money, No Refi: Frictions to Refinancing in a Recession John Mondragon Northwestern

Winter 2019

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution

Tuesday, Jan 8

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Currency Redenomination Risk                                                           Lukas Kremens LSE
Tuesday, Jan 15 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Follow The Money Marco Grotteria Wharton
Tuesday, Jan 22 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Lobbying Externalities and Competition Ekaterina Neretina Tilburg University
Tuesday, Jan 29 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03
Mergers and Managers: Manager-Specific Wage Premiums and Rent Extraction in M&As Alex He MIT Economics
Tuesday, Feb 5 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Biases in the Perception of Covariance Ben Matthies Yale University
Tuesday, Feb 12 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03
Tuesday, Feb 19 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Liquidity Risk: A Case Study in Replication Lubos Pastor Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Feb 26 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03
Contracts with Benefits: The Implementation of Impact Investing
Jessica Jeffers Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Mar 5 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03 Anatomy of Corporate Borrowing Constraints Yueran Ma Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Mar 12 1:20–2:50 p.m.
Financial Fragility with SAM? Daniel Greenwald MIT
Tuesday, Mar 19 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C03
Predictably Unequal? The Effects of Machine Learning on Credit Markets Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham Yale University

Autumn 2018

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution

Tuesday, Sept 18

1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C25 Stock Price Reactions to the Information and Bias in Analyst-Expected Returns Johnathan Loudis Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Sept 25 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03 Financing the Gig Economy Greg Buchak Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Oct 2 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03 A Run on Oil: Climate Policy, Stranded Assets, and Asset Prices Michael Barnett Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Oct 9 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03
Dollar Safety and the Global Financial Cycle
Arvind Krishnamurthy Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
Tuesday, Oct 16 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03 Consumer-Lending Discrimination in the Era of FinTech Adair Morse
UC Berkeley
Tuesday, Oct 23 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03
Central Bank Swap Lines Ricardo Reis
Tuesday, Oct 30 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03 Does Borrowing from Banks Cost More than Borrowing from the Market? Michael Schwert Wharton
Tuesday, Nov 6 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03
Inequality Aversion, Populism, and the Backlash Against Globalization  Lubos Pastor and Pietro Veronesi Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Nov 13 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03 Liquidity and Securitization  Douglas Diamond and Raghuram Rajan Chicago Booth
Tuesday, Nov 27 1:20–2:50 p.m.
Fully Closed: Individual Responses to Realized Capital Gains and Losses 
Michaela Pagel
Tuesday, Dec 4 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03
Asset Pricing with Fading Memory  Stefan Nagel

Chicago Booth

Tuesday, Dec 11 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-03
The Excess Sensitivity of Long-Term Rates: A Tale of Two Frequencies Samuel Hanson

Harvard Business School