Coronavirus Updates

In this workshop, advanced topics in finance are discussed in detail and finance research topics are presented by faculty, PhD students, and invited visitors. Workshop papers will be posted below when available. Occassionally speakers will choose not to circulate their papers. In such cases, the link will be unavailable.

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Spring 2024

Date Time Room Topic Speaker Institution
Wed, Mar 20 Noon–
1:00 pm
C02 Firms' Perceived Cost of Capital Niels Gormsen Chicago Booth
Wed, Mar 27 Noon–
1:00 pm
C02 Expected Returns and Large Language Models Dacheng Xiu Chicago Booth
Wed, Apr 3 Noon–
1:00 pm
C02 The Central Bank’s Balance Sheet and Treasury Market Disruptions Quentin Vandeweyer Chicago Booth
Wed, Apr 10 11:45 am–
1:15 pm
C02 Corrective Regulation with Imperfect Instruments Eduardo Dávila Yale
Wed, Apr 17 Noon–
1:00 pm
C02 Falling Rates and Rising Superstars Amir Sufi Chicago Booth
Wed, Apr 24 Noon–
1:00 pm
C02 Declining Business Formation and the Rise of Superstar Firms           Victor Lyonnet Ohio State, Chicago Booth
Wed, May 1
Wed, May 8
Wed, May 15 Noon–
1:00 pm
C02 Applying Economics to Economists Luigi Zingales Chicago Booth
Wed, May 22 Noon–
1:00 pm
C02 Nonpayment and Eviction in the Rental Housing Market
Scott Nelson Chicago Booth
Wed. May 29 11:45 am–
1:15 pm

Winter 2024

Date Time Room Topic Speaker Institution
Wed, Jan 10 11:45 am–
1:15 pm
C02 Consuming Values Jacob Conway Stanford
Wed, Jan 17 11:45 am–
1:15 pm
C02 Regional Banks, Aggregate Effects
Quinn Maingi NYU Stern
Wed, Jan 24 11:45 am–
1:15 pm
C02 The Digital Banking Revolution: Effects on Competition and Stability Naz Koont Columbia
Wed, Jan 31 11:45 am–
1:15 pm
C02 The Ghost in the Machine: Generating Beliefs with Large Language Models Leland Bybee Yale
Wed, Feb 7     NO SEMINAR    
Thu, Feb 8 11:45 am–
1:15 pm
C03 Testing the Portfolio Rebalancing Channel of Quantitative Easing
Julia Selgrad NYU Stern
 Thu Feb 14     NO SEMINAR    

Autumn 2023

Date Time Room Topic Speaker Institution
Thu. Sep 21 11:30 a.m.–
1:00 p.m.
 C04 Heterogeneous Impact of the Global Financial Cycle
Aleksei Oskolkov  Econ PhD student
Wed. Sep 27 11:45 a.m.–
1:15 p.m.
 C02 Social Inflation
Sangmin (Simon) Oh  Joint PhD student
Thu. Sep 28 11:45 a.m.–
1:15 p.m.
 C02 Plan Design, Retirement Portfolios, and Investors’ Welfare Marco Loseto  Econ PhD student
Wed, Oct 4 11:45 a.m.–
1:15 p.m.
 C02 Flighty Capital Flows and the Making of Safe Currencies
Zhiyu Fu  Joint PhD student
Thu. Oct. 5 11:45 a.m.–
1:15 p.m.
 C02 Dividend Flow and the Foreign Exchange Rate
Jingtao Zheng
 Joint PhD student
Wed, Oct 11 Noon–1:00 p.m  C02

Simplicity and Risk

Bulls and Binaries: Price Anomalies and Behavioral Biases

Indira Puri  NYU Stern
Thu. Oct 12 11:45 a.m.–
1:15 p.m.
 C04 Are Direct Lenders More Like Banks or Arm’s-Length Investors? Evidence from Loan Agreements and COVID-Related Distress
Young Soo Jang  Finance PhD student
Wed. Oct 18 Noon–1:00 p.m
 C02 Leaning against inflation experiences Stefan Nagel  Chicago Booth
Wed, Oct 25 Noon–1:00 p.m
 C02 Asset Embeddings Ralph Koijen  Chicago Booth
Wed, Nov 1 Noon–1:00 p.m
Wed. Nov 8 Noon–1:00 p.m   NO SEMINAR    
Wed. Nov 15 Noon–1:00 p.m  C02 Green Tilts Lubos Pastor  Chicago Booth
Wed. Nov 22 Noon–1:00 p.m   NO SEMINAR    
Wed. Nov 29 Noon–1:00 p.m  C02 Money Markets, Collateral and Monetary Policy Harald Uhlig  University of Chicago
Wed. Dec 6 Noon–1:00 p.m  C02 Meaning at Work Luigi Zingales  Chicago Booth