Finance Group


Finance Seminars (PhDBA 239S)


Fall 2014


Updated: August 22, 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)
Pre-seminar faculty member: 

September 11 Thursday

Lorenzo Garlappi (University of British Columbia)
Heterogeneous Innovation, Firm Creation and Destruction and Asset Prices
Pre-seminar faculty member: 

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)
Pre-seminar faculty member: 

September 25 Thursday

Maryam Farboodi (University of Chicago)
Intermediation and Voluntary Exposure to Counterparty Risk
Pre-Seminar faculty member: 

October 2 Thursday

Valentin Haddad (Princeton University)
TBA
Pre-Seminar faculty member: 

October 9 Thursday

Antoinette Schoar (MIT)
TBA
Pre-Seminar faculty member: 

October 16 Thursday

Samuel Hanson (Harvard University)
TBA
Pre-Seminar faculty member: 

October 23 Thursday

Francis Longstaff (UCLA)
Deflation Risk
Pre-Seminar faculty member: 

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
Pre-Seminar faculty member: 

November 13 Thursday

No Seminar

November 20 Thursday

No Seminar

November 27 Thursday

No Seminar - Thanksgiving

December 4 Thursday

Viral Acharya (New York University)
TBA
Pre-Seminar faculty member: 

December 11 Thursday

Leonid Kogan (MIT)
TBA
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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