2018–2019 Seminar Series

For further information concerning the Finance Seminars, please contact our seminar organizers Ian Appel and Rawley Heimer. To receive a copy of a seminar paper, please visit Fulton 330 or email Sandra Howe or Kasey Preskenis. All department seminars are held on Mondays or Wednesdays at 10:30 AM in Fulton 145.

External Seminar Series

Richard Evans

Associate Professor of Finance, University of Virginia

"ETF Short Interest and Failures-to-Deliver: Naked Short-Selling or Operational Shorting?"

September 05

Heitor Almeida

"Understanding the Credit Multiplier: The Working Capital Channel"

Professor of Finance, University of Illinois

September 12

Michael Schwert

Does Borrowing from Banks Cost More than Borrowing from the Market?

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Pennsylvania


September 26

Zahi Ben-David

"What do Mutual Fund Investors Really Care About?"

Chair in Finance, The Ohio State University

October 03

Isil Erel

"Nonbank Lending"

David A. Rismiller Chair in Finance 
Academic Director, Risk Institute

The Ohio State University

October 10

Simona Abis

Man vs. Machine: Quantitative and Discretionary Equity Management

Assistant Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School

October 17

Nick Bollen

"Picking Winners? Selecting hedge funds for a diversified portfolio"

Frank K. Houston Professor of Finance, Vanderbilt University

October 24

Nicolas Barberis

Professor of Finance, Yale University

October 31

Michael Ewens

The Deregulation of the Private Equity Markets and the Decline in IPOs

Assoc. Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship

California Institute of Technology

November 05

Tomasz Piskorski

Bank Balance Sheet Capacity and the Limits of Shadow Banks

Edward S. Gordon Associate Professor of Real Estate

Columbia Business School

November 07

Geoff Tate

Professor of Finance, University of North Carolina

November 14

Geoffrey Tate

University of Maryland

November 14

Jean Bartunek, Boston College

 "Performing our theories, for better and for worse"


November 28

Gustavo Manso

Hasler Chair in New Enterprise Development, UC Berkeley

December 05

David Thesmar

Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics, MIT

March 13

Nicola Gennaioli

Full Professor, Finance: Bocconi

March 20

Richard Evans

Associate Professor, University of Virginia

March 27

Jialan Wang

Assistant Professor of Finance, Illinois

April 03


Camilla Mazzoli

"Repeated interactions and IPO pricing"

Università Politecnica delle Marche

September 10

Siyi Shen

Boston College, PhD Student

September 17

Rawley Heimer

Assistant Professor, Boston College

September 24

Yu Wang

Boston College, PhD Student

October 01

Hugo Benedetti

Boston College, PhD Student

October 15

Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos

Boston College, Associate Professor

Hillenbrand Family Faculty Fellow

October 22

Dave Solomon

Boston College, Assistant Professor

October 29

Francesco D'Acunto

Boston College, Assistant Professor

November 12

Adam Jorring

Boston College, Assistant Professor

December 03

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