December 3, 2009
Financially Constrained Arbitrage and Cross-Market Contagion
Dennis Gromb, INSEAD
(joint work with Dimitri Vayanos)
Time and venue: 5:30-6:30pm, room C631


November 19, 2009
The Financial Sector and its Role for Growth in US
Francesco Franco, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
(joint work with Thomas Philippon)
Time and venue: 5:30 - 6:30pm, room D631


October 15, 2009
Dividend Displacement, Market Value, Regular and Special Dividends, and Share Buybacks in the UK
Andrew Stark, Manchester Business School
Time and venue: 5:30-6:30pm, room C631


October 1, 2009
On the Environmental Kuznets Curve: A Real Options Approach
Massaaki Kijima, Graduate School of Economics - Tokyo Metropolitan University
(joint work with Luís Costa and Huw Dixon)
Time and venue: 5:30-6:30pm, room C504


Interest Rates in Trade Credit Markets
Walter Novaes (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC-RJ)
Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 17:30, Room 631 (EPG)


Mutual fund distribution channels and investor reaction to past performance
David Stolin (Toulouse Business School)
Thursday, June 25, 2009, 14:30, Room 504 (EPG)


Dividend announcements, market expectation and corporate governance
Erik Theissen (Universitat Bonn)
Thursday, May 14, 2009, 17:30, Room 631 (EPG)


On the pricing of Investable securities and the role of implicit barriers
Francesca Carrieri (McGill University)
Thursday, April 23, 2009, 17:30, Room 631 (EPG)


Do Reputational Concerns and Market Competition Lead to Reliable Ratings?
Beatriz Mariano (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Thursday, March 26, 2009, 17:30, Room 631 (EPG)


Securitization, Transparency and Liquidity
Paolo Volpin (London Business School)
Thursday, February 19, 2009, 17:30, Room 631 (EPG)


The FED Model and Expected Asset Returns
Paulo Maio (Bilkent University)
Thursday, January 22, 2009, 17:30, Room 631 (EPG)