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Year 2017

​​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 Se​minar Series.

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Year 2017
28 Nov Finance, Talent Allocation, and Growth
by Assoc Prof Laurent Fresard, University of Maryland
14 Nov Risk Preferences and The Macro Announcement Premium
by Assoc Prof Hengjie Ai, University of Minnesota
9 Nov Insider Trading Prior to Credit Rating Downgrades? Evidence from the European Sovereign Crisis
by Prof Arturo Bris, IMD
7 Nov The Effect of Investor Horizons on Corporate Investment Horizons
by Hwanki Brian Kim (Doctoral Candidate), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2 Nov Social Stability and Resources Allocation within Business Groups
by Haikun Zhu (Doctoral Candidate), Tilburg Univeristy
24 Oct Corporate Investment Plans and the Cross Section of Stock Returns
by Asst Prof Jun Li, The U​niversity of Texas at Dallas
10 Oct Household Responses to Social Security Policy Risk
by Prof David Chapman, University of Virginia
3 Oct Dissecting Customer Capital
by Asst Prof Yan Ji, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
26 Sep Paying by Donating: Corporate Donations Affiliated with Independent Directors
by Assoc Prof Jun Yang, Indiana University
19 Sep High Youth Unemployment Volatility: A Risk-based Explanation
by Asst Prof Yu Xu, The University of Hong Kong
12 Sep Dissecting Characteristics Nonparametrically
by Asst Prof Michael Weber, University of Chicago
7 Jul Selection Versus Talent Effects on Firm Value
by Prof Harrison Hong, Columbia University
6 Jun Initial Conditions and Firm Growth: Evidence from Birth-Matched IPO and Private Firms
by Assoc Prof Liu Yang, University of Maryland
16 May "Sorry, We’re Closed"
Loan Conditions When Bank Branches Close and Firms Transfer to Another Bank

by Prof Steven Ongena, University of Zurich
25 Apr Inside Brokers
by Asst Prof Abhiroop Mukherjee, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
18 Apr Tracking Retail Investor Activity 
by Prof Xiaoyan Zhang, Purdue University
4 Apr How do Smart Beta ETFs Affect the Asset Management Industry? Evidence from Mutual Trust Fund Flows
by Assoc Prof Jie Cao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
28 Mar Equity Ownership in IPO Issuers by Brokerage Firms and Analyst Research Coverage
by Asst Prof Xi Li, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
21 Mar Stock Price Crashes and Equity Lending Market Condition: Evidence from Lending Fees and Fee Risk
by Assoc Prof Tse-Chun Lin, The University of Hong Kong
14 Mar Heterogeneity and Asset Prices: A Different Approach 
by Prof Nicolae Garleanu, University of California at Berkeley
7 Mar Sensation Seeking, Sports Cars, and Hedge Funds 
by Prof Melvyn Teo, Singapore Management University​
23 Feb A Flexible State-Space Model with Application to Stochastic Volatility
by Yang Lu (Doctoral Candidate), Aix-Marseille University
22 Feb Why Do Private Acquirers Outperform Public Acquirers?
by Nan Xiong (Doctoral Candidate), Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance
21 Feb High Dimensional Dependence Modeling with Levy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas (LSHAC): Theory and Applications
by Wenjun Zhu (Doctoral Candidate), Nankai Univeristy
17 Feb House prices and the allocation of consumer credit
by Mingzhu Tai (Doctoral Candidate), Harvard University
16 Feb ​Procyclical Finance: The Money View
by Ye Li (Doctoral Candidate), Columbia Business School
14 Feb Government Debt and Risk Premia
by Yang Liu (Doctoral Candidate), University of Pennsylvania
13 Feb Family Monitoring the Family
by Prof Joseph P.H. Fan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
8 Feb Debt Structure as a Strategic Bargaining Tool
by Yue Qiu (Doctoral Candidate), University of Minnesota
6 Feb Knowledge constraints and firm growth
by Robert Parham (Doctoral Candidate), University of Rochester
2 Feb Heterogeneous beliefs, return extrapolation, and bias in expectations: aggregate stock return predictability
by Stefano Cassella (Doctoral Candidate), Purdue University
31 Jan How is Earnings News Transmitted to Stock Prices?
by Charles Matineau (Doctoral Candidate), University of British Columbia
25 Jan Global Macroeconomic Conditional Skewness and the Carry Risk Premium
by Sunjin Park (Doctoral Candidate), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
24 Jan Capital Immobility and Contagion of Bank Runs
by Hyunsoo Doh (Doctoral Candidate), The University of Chicago
23 Jan Managing Bank Run Risk: The Perils of Discretion
by Zongbo Huang (Doctoral Candidate), Princeton University
18 Jan High Funding Risk, Low Return
by Sven Klinger (Doctoral Candidate), Copenhagen Business School
17 Jan Debt in Tiered-Production Networks
by Ben Charoenwong (Doctoral Candidate), University of Chicago
12 Jan Hold-up and Investment: Empirical Evidence from Tariff Changes
by Asst Prof Clemens Otto, HEC
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