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Year 2015


The Division of Banking & Finance frequently organises seminars featuring finance professors from renowned business schools. The talks typically start at 10.30am and end at noon. They usually take place at Executive Seminar Room in Block S3.1 of the Nanyang Business School building. Directions to Nanyang Business School may be found here .For further enquiries, please contact Florence Cher at or call her at (65) 6790 6354.

We also organize Brown Bag Seminars. Click here for our Brown Bag Seminar Series.

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Year 2015

9 Dec  ​Identifying an IPO's Impact on Rival Firms
by Prof Matthew Spiegel, Ya le School of Management
4 Dec  Tunneling Proceeds from Seasoned Equity Offering:  The China Experience
by Prof E. Han Kim, Unive rsity of Michigan
25 Nov Insider Purchases after Short Interest Spikes: a False Signaling Device?
by Asst Prof Wei Wu, Texas A&M University
17 Nov Financial Intermediation and Capital Reallocation
by Asst Prof Kai Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
16 Nov A Double-Rating Standard in the Corporate Bond Market:  Evidence from a Canadian Rating Agency
by Prof Kee-Hong Bae, York University                       
11 Nov Googling Investor Sentiment around the World
by Prof Zhang Bohui, UNSW Australia
2 Nov The Daily Trades of Mutual Funds
by Assoc Prof Veronika Pool, Indiana University
13 Oct Trust Busting:  The Effect of Fraud on Investor Behavior
by Assoc Prof Noah Stoffman, India na University
22 Sep Catch Me If You Can:  Financial Misconduct around Corporate Headquarters Relocations
by Assoc Prof Wei Wang, Queen's University
8 Sep Covenant-Light Contracts and Creditor Coordination
by Prof Bo Becker, Stockholm School of Economics
25 Aug Do Patents Facilitate Entrepreneurs' Access to Finance?  Evidence from Two Quasi-Natural Experiments
by Asst Prof Joan Farre-Mensa, Harvard University
18 Aug Time Varying Risk Aversion
by Prof Paola Sapienza, Northwestern University
11 Aug Unintended Effects of the TARP Program:  Evidence from Relationship Borrowers of the TARP Recipient Banks
by Prof Anand Srinivasan, National University of Singapore
4 Aug Tips and Tells from Managers:  How Analysts and the Market Read Between the Lines of Conference Calls
by Assoc Prof Alexander F. Wagner, University of Zurich
19 May Term Structure Models and Differences in Beliefs
by Prof Andrea Buraschi, Imperial College London
11 May What does an LBO Signal for the Target's Industry?
by Asst Prof Feng Zhang, University of Utah
5 May Board Connectedness and Board Effectiveness
by Prof Kathleen Kahle, University of Arizona
21 Apr Blockholder Short-Term Incentives, Structures, and Governance
by Assoc Prof Fenghua Song, Pennsylvania State University
14 Apr Corporate Debt Maturity Profiles
by Prof Josef Zechner, WU Vienna University 
11 Mar Corporate Default with Chinese Characteristics
by Assoc Prof Jing Ai, The University of Hawaii
 18 Feb Government Credit, a Double-Edged Sword:  Evidence from the China Development Bank
by Hong Ru, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
 16 Feb The Impact of Uncertainty Shocks on the Cross-Section of Returns
by Woo Hwa Koh, Ohio State University
 11 Feb The Blame Game
by Dexin Zhou, Emory University
 2 Feb Organizational Form, Restructuring, and Productivity:  Plant-level Evidence from Tariff Shocks
by John Bai, University of Southern California 
 30 Jan Information Asymmetry and Insider Trading
by Wei Wu, University of Chicago 
 27 Jan Concentrated Wealth and Stakeholder Value
by Hao Liang, Tilburg University  
 26 Jan Debt Maturity Choice and Firms' Investment
by Yongjin Kim, Carnegie Mellon University  
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