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Jim and Gail Peyton Finance Seminar Series

Fall 2005 - Spring 2006

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 2005

Date/Time Presenter Paper
September 9
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Robert Marquez, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland "Governance Mechanisms and Corporate Disclosure"
September 17
2 - 3:30 p.m
Andrew Ang, Associate Professor, Columbia University "Risk, Return, and Dividends"
October 7
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Murillo Campello, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign "Asset Tangibility and Corporate Performance under External Financing"
October 21
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Chris Jones, Assistant Professor of Finance, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California "Can Interest Rate Volatility be Extracted from the Cross Section of Bond Yields? An Investigation of Unspanned Stochastic Volatility"

October 28
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Chris Stefanadis, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, The University of Arizona Venture Capital, IPO Underpricing, and Going-Public Decisions
November 4
2 - 3:30 p.m.
George Aragon, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University "Timing Multiple Markets: Theory and Evidence from Balanced Mutual Funds"
November 18
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Narasimhan Jegadeesh, Professor, Dean's Distinguished Chair in Finance, Emory University "Revenue Surprises and Stock Returns"
December 2
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Wayne Ferson, John L. Collins S.J. Chair in Finance, Boston College "Testing Portfolio Efficiency with Conditioning Information"

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Spring 2006

Date/Time Presenter Paper
January 13
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Allan Timmermann, Professor of Economics, University of California San Diego "Predictability of Stock Returns and Asset Allocation under Structural Breaks"

January 20
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Liu Yang, Doctoral Candidate, University of Maryland "The Real Determinants of Asset Sales"
January 23
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Veronica Krepely Pool, Doctoral Candidate, Vanderbilt University "Is Heavy Trading Good or Bad for Price Discovery?
Evidence from Options

January 27
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Kristine Hankins, Doctoral Candidate, University of Florida "Are acquisitions an Operational Hedge? The Interaction of Financial and Operational Hedging"
January 30
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Kuan-Hui Lee, Doctoral Candidate, The Ohio State University "The World Price of Liquidity Risk"

February 6
12:30 - 2 p.m.

Leandro Saita, Doctoral Candidate, Stanford University "The Puzzling Price of Corporate Default Risk"

February 24
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Pierluigi Balduzzi, Associate Professor of Finance, Boston College "Rebalancing Activity in 401(k) Plans"

March 3
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Craig Doidge, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Toronto "Private Benefits of Control, Ownership, and the Cross-listing Decision"
March 10
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Edith Hotchkiss, Associate Professor - Finance, Boston College "Transparency and Liquidity: A Controlled Experiment on Corporate Bonds"

March 13
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Eric Kelley, Assistant Professor of Finance, Washington State University "Evidence to the Contrary: Weekly Returns Have Momentum"
"Institutional Investors and the Informational Efficiency of Prices"

March 24
2 - 3:30 p.m.

T. Clifton Green, Assistant Professor of Finance, Emory University "Fund Managers Who Take Big Bets: Skilled or Overconfident"

March 31
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Sandy Klasa, Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona “Do Firms have Leverage Targets? Evidence from Acquisitions"
April 3
3:30 - 5:00
Hank Bessembinder, Professor, University of Utah "Liquidity Biases in Asset Pricing Tests"

April 7
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Jamie Zender, Baughn Professor of Finance, University of Colorado-Boulder "Back to the Beginning: Persistence and the Cross-Section of Corporate Capital Structure"
April 14
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Wayne Mikkelson, Engemann Professor of Finance, University of Oregon "Do favorable market conditions lead to costly decisions to go public?"

April 28
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Laura Frieder, Assistant Professor of Finance, Purdue University "On Capital Structure and the Liquidity of a Firm’s Stock"

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