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Jim and Gail Peyton Finance Seminar Series

Fall 2009 - Spring 2010

When: Fridays (unless otherwise noted)
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 2009



Presenter Paper
September 11
11 - 12:30 p.m.
Professor Ilona Babenko, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University "Adverse selection and stock-based grants to non-executive employees"

September 25
11 - 12:30 p.m.
Henrik Cronqvist, Assistant Professor, Claremont McKenna College
"Nature or Nurture: What Determines Investor Behavior?"

October 2
11 - 12:30 p.m.
David McLean, Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

"Investor Sentiment and Real Investment"
October 13
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Januj Juneja, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Arizona "An Investigation into Alternative methods for estimating Gaussian Affine Term Structure Models"
October 30
11 - 12:30 p.m.
Aziz Alimov, Visiting Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona "Capital Market Conditions and the Financial and Real Implications of Cash Holdings"
November 6
11 - 12:30 p.m.
Isabel Tkatch, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University

"The Cost of Liquidity: Results from a Natural Experiment"
November 20
11 - 12:30 p.m.

Andy Puckett, Assistant Professor, The University of Tennesse Knoxville "Market crashes and institutional trading: Evidence from U.S. equities during the financial crisis of 2007-08"
December 11
10 - 11:30 p.m.
Lubomir Lutov, Assistant Professor of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis "Creditor rights and corporate risk-taking"
December 18
10 - 11:30 p.m.
Sandy Klasa, Associate Professor, The University of Arizona "Markup pricing: A closer look at the sources of preannouncement runups and their effects on acquisition pricing"

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Spring 2010

Date/Time Presenter Paper
January 29
- 3:30 p.m.

Raghu Rau, Associate Professor, Purdue University "Performance for pay? The relationship between CEO incentive compensation and future stock price performance"
February 9
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Mike Simutin, Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Columbia "Excess Cash and Mutual Fund Performance"
February 12
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Scott Yonker, Ph.D. Candidate, The Ohio State University "Geography and the Market for CEOs"
February 16
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Fred Bereskin, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Rochester "Determinants of defined-benefit pension plan policies"
February 25
9 - 10:30 a.m.
Michael Weisbach, Professor, Ohio State University "Incentives of Private Equity General Partners from
Future Fundraising
March 5
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Feng Zhao, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Dallas "Empirical pricing kernels: Implications for probability weights"
March 26
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Alex Butler, Associate Professor, Rice University "Connected Companies’ Compensation"
April 6

2 - 3:30 p.m.
Chris Lamoureux, Professor, The University of Arizona "Estimating Informational Asymmetries: The Effects of a Lazy Limit Order Book"
April 9
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Gerard Hoberg, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Seminar is in conjunction with the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship seminar series

"Are Strategic Disclosure and Underpricing Decisions Influenced by Liability Risk?"

April 27
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Ivalina Kalcheva, Assistant Professor, The University of Arizona "Do Asset Pricing Regularities Reflect Microstructure Noise?"
April 30
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Michael Faulkender, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland "Investment and Capital Constraints: Repatriations Under the American Jobs Creation Act"

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