Finance Group


Finance Seminars (PhDBA 239S)


Fall 2014


Updated: September 15, 2014


The seminars are scheduled every Thursday from 11:10 am-12:30 pm in room C210 Cheit Hall (except for October 29). These seminars are free and are open to the public.


Faculty Coordinator, Fall Seminars:  Professor Adair Morse

September 4 Thursday

Vincent Glode (University of Pennsylvania)
Adverse Selection and Intermediation Chains (with Christian Opp, University of Pennsylvania)  (pdf file)

September 11 Thursday

Lorenzo Garlappi (University of British Columbia)
Heterogeneous Innovations, Firm Creation and Destruction, and Asset Prices (with Jan Bena, University of British Columbia; and Patrick Gruning, Goethe University Frankfurt)  (pdf file)

September 18 Thursday

David Matsa (Northwestern University)
Positive Externalities of Social Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit (with Joanne Hsu, Federal Reserve Board; and Brian Melzer, Northwestern University)  (pdf file)

September 25 Thursday

Maryam Farboodi (University of Chicago)
Intermediation and Voluntary Exposure to Counterparty Risk  (pdf file)

October 2 Thursday

Valentin Haddad (Princeton University)
TBA

October 9 Thursday

Antoinette Schoar (MIT)
TBA

October 16 Thursday

Samuel Hanson (Harvard University)
TBA

October 23 Thursday

Francis Longstaff (UCLA)
Deflation Risk

October 29 WEDNESDAY

Joint Berkeley-Stanford Finance Seminar at Berkeley
1:00-5:50 pm approximate time - Wells Fargo Room (C420)

November 6 Thursday

Daniel Paravisini (London School of Economics)
TBA

November 13 Thursday

No Seminar

November 20 Thursday

No Seminar

November 27 Thursday

No Seminar - Thanksgiving

December 4 Thursday

Viral Acharya (New York University)
Dynamics of Growth, Debt and Taxation (with Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago)

December 11 Thursday

Leonid Kogan (MIT)
TBA

For more information about the Finance Seminars, please contact June Wong, faculty assistant, at (510)642-1499 or e-mail her: june@haas.berkeley.edu