Faculty & Research

Finance Lunch Seminar


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

Most Wednesday seminars are held 12–1 p.m. in Harper Center room 02 (unless marked differently below).

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.


Autumn 2019

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution
Wednesday, Sept 18         11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C25 Public Pensions, Political Economy, and State Government Borrowing Costs Charles Boyer Chicago Booth
Thursday, Sept 19 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
The Effects of Financial Deregulation on Wage Inequality Hongcen Wei Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Sept 25 12–1 p.m.
HC-C02 Is There Too Much Benchmarking of Asset Managers? Anil Kashyap Chicago Booth
Thursday, Sept 26  11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C03 Banking Globalization and Cross-border Capital in EMEs Sheila Jiang Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Oct 2   11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C02 
Flows and Performance in Optimal Intermediation Contracts Stefano Pegoraro Chicago Booth
Thursday, Oct 3 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C03 Investment Sophistication and Wealth Inequality Ehsan Azarmsa Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Oct 9 12–1 p.m. HC-C02 Estimating the Anomaly Base Rate
Alex Chinco Chicago Booth 
Wednesday, Oct 16 12–1 p.m. HC-C02  What Is CEO Overconfidence? Evidence from Executive Assessments Steve Kaplan Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Oct 23 12–1 p.m. HC-C02 
Market Efficiency in the age of Big Data Stefan Nagel Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Oct 30 12–1 p.m. HC-C02 
Monetary Policy, Redistribution, and Risk Premia Rohan Kekre Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Nov 6 No Seminar
Wednesday, Nov 13 No Seminar
Wednesday, Nov 20 12–1 p.m. HC-C02 The Saving Glut of the Rich and the Rise in Household Debt Amir Sufi Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Nov 27 No Seminar
Wednesday, Dec  4
12–1 p.m. HC-C02 
Pascal Noel Chicago Booth
Wednesday, Dec 11
12–1 p.m. HC-C02 
Wenxin Du Chicago Booth