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Finance

Jim and Gail Peyton Finance Seminar Series

Fall 2004 - Spring 2005

When: Fridays
Where: McClelland Hall, Room 315S

Where available, click links below for additional information. Follow a link below, or scroll down for all Finance seminars:

Fall 2004

Date/Time Presenter Paper
September 17
10 - 11 a.m.
Kent Daniel, John L. and Helen Kellogg Distinguished Professor of Finance, Northwestern University Market Reactions to Tangible and Intangible Information
October 1
10:30 a.m. - Noon
William Maxwell, Assistant Professor, Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona Information, Analysts, and the Cost of Debt
October 8
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Shu Yan, Assistant Professor, Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona Jump and Volatility Risk and Risk Premia: A New Model and Lessons from S&P 500 Options
October 15
10 - 11 a.m.
Kewei Hou, Assistant Professor of Finance, Ohio State University Industry Concentration and Average Stock Returns
October 22
10 - 11 a.m.
Jonathan Berk, Harold Furst Associate Professor of Management Philosophy and Values, University of California Berkeley "A Rational Model of the Closed-End Fund Discount"
"Persistence and Fund Flows of the Worst Performing Mutual Funds"
November 5
10 - 11 a.m.
Mike Lemmon, Associate Professor of Finance, Jake Garn Faculty Fellow, University of Utah "Structural Models and Endogeneity in Corporate Finance: The Link Between Managerial Ownership and Corporate Performance"
November 19
10 - 11 a.m.
David Yermack, Associate Professor of Finance, New York University "Golden Handshakes: Rewards for CEOs Who Leave"
December 3
10 - 11 a.m.
Laura Casares Field, Assistant Professor, Penn State Smeal College of Business "The Determinants of Corporate Board Size and Composition: An Empirical Analysis"
December 10
10 - 11 a.m.
Allen Poteshman, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "The Information in Option Volume for Future Stock Prices"

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Spring 2005

Date/Time Presenter Paper
January 21
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Todd Milbourn, Associate Professor of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis "Assymetric Benchmarking in Compensation: Executives are Rewarded for Good Luck but Not Penalized for Bad"

January 28
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Mattias Nilsson, Research Fellow, Stockholm Institute "The Euro and Corporate Valuations"
January 31
9 - 10:30 a.m.
Matthew Woolley, Ph.D. Candidate, University of North Carolina "Optimal Consumption and Investment with Labor Income Uncertainty and Endogenous Retirement"

February 4
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Antje Berndt, Assistant Professor, Cornell University "Measuring Default Risk Premia from Default Swap Rates and EDFs"
February 7
9 - 10:30 a.m.
Mingqiang Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "A Damped Diffusion Framework for Financial Modeling and Closed-form Maximum Likelihood Estimation"

February 11
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Vladimir Atanasov, Assistant Professor, Babson College "How Does Law Affect Finance? An Empirical Examination of Tunneling in an Emerging Market"

February 25
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Gordon Phillips, Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland Why Do Public Firms Issue Private and Public Equity, Convertible and Debt?

March 4
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Ali Nejadmalayeri, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Nevada, Reno "Analysts’ Learning and Herding: Theory and Evidence"
March 25
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Peter Carr, New York University "Variance Risk Premia."
"Robust Replication of Volatility Derivatives"

April 15
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Chris Stefanadis, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, The University of Arizona Culture, Financial Development, and Economic Growth
April 29
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Russell Wermers, Associate Professor, University of Maryland "Mutual Fund Performance and Governance Structure: The Role of Portfolio Managers and Boards of Directors"

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