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Jim and Gail Peyton Finance Seminar Series

Fall 2006 - Spring 2007

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 2006

Date/Time Presenter Paper
September 8
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Ajay Khorana, Associate Professor, Georgia Tech

"Portfolio Manager Ownership and Fund Performance"

September 22
2 - 3:30 p.m
Ekkehart Boehmer, Associate Professor and Mays Research Fellow, Texas A & M

"Order Flow and Prices"

September 29
2 - 3:30 p.m.

George Tauchen, Professor, Duke University

"A Discrete-Time Model for Daily S&P500 Returns and
Realized Variations: Jumps and Leverage Effects
October 6
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Michael Roberts, Assistant Professor of Finance,
University of Pennsylvania
"The Response of Corporate Financing and Investment to Changes in the Supply of Credit: A Natural Experiment"

October 20
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Robert Parrino, Professor, University of Texas "Capital Market Conditions and the Volume and Pricing of Private Equity Sales"
October 27
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Eitan Goldman, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of North Carolina "Does Political Connectedness Affect Firm Value?"
November 10
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Micah Officer, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Southern California "Dividend policy, dividend initiations, and governance"
December 1
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Jonathan Karpoff, Professor of Finance, University of Washington

"The Consequences to Managers for Cooking the Books"

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Spring 2007

Date/Time Presenter Paper
January 9
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Ivalina Kalcheva, Doctoral Candidate, University of Utah "Liquidity Biases in Asset Pricing Tests"

January 12
2 - 3:30 p.m.

David Ross, Doctoral Candidate, New York University "On Bankers and Their Incentives under Universal Banking"
January 26
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Tao Shu, Doctoral Candidate, University of Texas at Austin "Trader Composition, Price Efficiency, and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns"

February 2
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Charu Raheja, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt "CEOs vs. Directors: Who Calls the Shots when Firms Underperform?"

February 6
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Mark Chen, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland “The Role of Advisory Services in Proxy Voting”

February 16
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Sattar Mansi, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech "Do State Laws Matter for Bondholders?"
February 22
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Gordon Roberts, Professor, York University "Does Institutional Ownership Affect the Cost of Bank Borrowing?"

February 23
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Hiatao Li, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Michigan "A Bayesian Analysis of Return Dynamics with Lévy Jumps;" "Return Dynamics with Lévy Jumps: Evidence from Stock and Option Prices"

March 9
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Ralph Walkling, Professor, Drexel University "Anticipation, Acquisitions and Bidder Returns"

March 30
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Jeff Pontiff, Associate Professor, Boston College "Investment Taxation and Portfolio Performance"
April 13
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Mark Huson, Associate Professor, University of Alberta "Commonality in liquidity: is there asymmetric information about systematic factors?"

April 27
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Vikram Nanda, Professor, Arizona State University "Are Incentive Contracts Rigged By Powerful CEOs?"
May 18
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Sandy Klasa, Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona "The strategic use of corporate liquidity in collective bargaining with labor unions"

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