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Jim and Gail Peyton Finance Seminar Series

Fall 2011 - Spring 2012

When: Fridays (unless otherwise noted)
Where: McClelland Hall, Room 315S
Time: To be Announced

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

Fall 2011


Presenter Paper
September 2
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Jianfeng Yu, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota "Asset Pricing in Production Economies with
Extrapolative Expectations
September 9
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Jayant Kale, Professor, Georgia State University "The Effect of CEO Risk-Taking Incentives on Relationship-Specific Investments by Customers and Suppliers"
September 16
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Isil Erel, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University "Why Did U.S. Banks Invest in Highly-Rated Securitization Tranches?"

September 23
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Laura Cardella, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Arizona
"Credit Ratings and Inter-firm Dependence"

September 30
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Yu Yuan, Visiting Assistant Professor, The Wharton School
"The Short of It: Investor Sentiment and Anomalies"
October 7
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Stefan Nagel, Associate Professor, Stanford University "Evaporating Liquidity"
October 14
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
H. Zafer Yuksel, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Arizona "Does Investment Horizon Matter? Disentangling the Effect of Institutional Herding on Stock Prices"
October 28
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Wayne Ferson, Professor, University of Southern California "Alpha and Performance Measurement: The Effect of Investor Heterogeneity"
November 4
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Ohad Kadan, Associate Professor, Washinton University in St. Louis "Performance Evaluation with High Moments and
Disaster Risk
December 9
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Terrence Hendershott, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley "Are Institutions Informed About News?"

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Spring 2012



Presenter Paper
February 10
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Matthew Serfling, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Arizona "CEO Age, Underinvestment, and Agency Costs"
February 20
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Ping Tan, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Arizona "Industry Costs of Equity and Shrinkage Prior"
March 2
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Shweta Chandrasekaran, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Arizona “What Drives Hedging Practices? An Examination of CEOs' Debt-Like Compensation”
March 9
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Rick Sias, Professor, The University of Arizona "Hedge Fund Herding: The Apologists’ Evidence"
March 23
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
David Denis, Professor, University of Pittsburgh "Insider Trading Restrictions and Top Executive Compensation"
March 30
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Simeon Djankov, Minister of Finance, Finance Ministry of Bulgaria "Corruption and Firm Behavior: Evidence from African Ports"
April 6
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Jarrad Harford, Professor, University of Washington "Does the director labor market offer ex post settling-up for CEOs? The case of acquisitions"
April 13
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Jay Hartzell, Associate Professor, University of Texas "On Enhancing Shareholder Control: A (Dodd-) Frank Assessment of Proxy Access"
April 20
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Lauren Cohen, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School "Importing Alpha"


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