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In this workshop, advanced topics in finance are discussed in detail and finance research topics are presented. Faculty from other universities are invited to speak at the seminar.

For information concerning the Finance Workshop, please contact email Jennifer Williams or call her 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.

Due to COVID-19, we have decided in accordance with university guidance and for the safety of our community to hold the finance workshop through an online video conference only. We will send out the link in the email announcements.

Spring 2021

Date Time Topic Speaker Institution
Wed, Mar 31 12–1 p.m. NO SEMINAR

Wed, Apr 7

12–1 p.m.

Wed, Apr 14

12–1 p.m.

Monetary Policy Transmission in Segmented Markets Anthony Zhang  Chicago Booth
Wed, Apr 21

12–1 p.m.

Predictable Price Pressure
Samuel Hartzmark Chicago Booth
Wed., Apr 28

12–1 p.m.

Tracing the International Transmission of a Crisis Through Multinational Firms
Kilian Huber Chicago Booth
Wed, May 5

12–1 p.m..

Wed, May 12 12–1 p.m. Financial Stability Risks in the US and What to Do About Them?
Anil Kashyap
Ralph Koijen
Chicago Booth
Wed, May 19 12–1 p.m.   Niels Gormsen Chicago Booth
Wed, May 26 12–1 p.m.   Amir Sufi Chicago Booth
Wed, Jun 2 12–1 p.m.   Raghuram Rajan
Luigi Zinagles
Chicago Booth

Winter 2021

Date Time Topic Speaker Institution
Wed, Jan 13 12–1 p.m. NO SEMINAR

Wed, Jan 20

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Financing Breakthroughs under Failure Risk Simon Mayer Rotterdam
Thu, Jan 21

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Finance, Public Goods, and Migration Hanyi Li Rice University
Wed, Jan 27

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Opaque Intermediation and Credit Cycles Joseph Abadi Princeton
Wed., Feb 3

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Centralizing Over-the-Counter Markets? Milena Wittwer Stanford
Wed, Feb 10

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Do Institutional Investors Mitigate Social Costs of Privatization?
Evidence from Prisons
Eyub Yegen Rotman
Wed, Feb 17 12–1 p.m. NO SEMINAR

Wed., Feb 24 12–1 p.m. NO SEMINAR

Wed, Mar 3 12–1 p.m. NO SEMINAR

Wed, Mar 10 12–1 p.m. NO SEMINAR

Wed, Mar 17 12–1 p.m. Diverse Policy Committees are More Effective Michael Weber Chicago Booth