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Jim and Gail Peyton Finance Seminar Series

Fall 2007 - Spring 2008

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 2007

Date/Time Presenter Paper
September 7
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Amir Sufi, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Chicago

"Contingency and Renegotiation of Financial Contracts: Evidence from Private Credit Agreements"

September 14
2 - 3:30 p.m
Hernan Ortiz-Molina, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

Do Labor Unions Affect Agency Costs of Debt?"

September 28
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Markus Brunnermeir, Professor of Economics, Princeton University

"Hedge Fund Tail Risk"
October 12
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Michelle Lowry, Associate Professor of Finance, Penn State

"The Variability of IPO Initial Returns"

October 26
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Malcolm Baker, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School "Catering Through Nominal Share Prices"
November 2
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Lu Zhang, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Michigan Regularities
November 9
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Jeff Harris, Professor of Finance, University of Delaware "Liquidity Risk, Investor Flux and Post-Earnings Announcement Drift"
November 30
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Martijn Cremers, Associate Professor of Finance, Yale University

"CEO Centrality"

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Spring 2008

Date/Time Presenter Paper
January 18
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Chris Schwarz, Doctoral Candidate, University of Massachusetts "Hedge Fund Fees"

January 25
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Jose Ganzalo Rangel, Doctoral Candidate, University of California, San Diego "The Factor-Spline-GARCH Model for High and Low Frequency Correlations"
January 29
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Zhaodong (Ken) Zhong, Doctoral Candidate, Penn State University "Why Does Hedge Fund Alpha Decrease over Time? Evidence from Individual Hedge Funds"

February 1
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Ran Duchin, Doctoral Candidate, University of Southern California "Cash Holdings and Corporate Diversification"

February 5
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Doctoral Candidate, University of British Columbia "Asset Pricing with Real Investment Commitment"

February 8
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Matthew Cain, Visiting Faculty, Purdue University "The Information Content of Fairness Opinions in Negotiated Mergers"
March 4
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Gordon Roberts, Professor, York University "The Cost of Virtue: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Cost of Debt Financing"

March 7
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Federico Nardari, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University "Time-Varying Short-Horizon Predictability"

March 14
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Raj Singh, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota "Stapled Finance"

March 27
2 - 3:30 p.m.

David Yermack, Professor, New York University "Deduction ad absurdum: CEOs donating their own stock to their own family foundations"
April 11
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Jennifer Conrad, Professor, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "Skewness and the Bubble"

April 25
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Deniz Yavuz, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University "Style Investing, Comovement and Return Predictability"

May 2
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Elena Asparouhova, Assistant Professor, The University of Utah "Modelling Price Pressure in Financial Markets"

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