Finance Seminars

Finance Group

Finance Seminars (PhDBA 239S)

Fall 2015

Updated: September 1, 2015

The seminars are scheduled every Thursday from 11:10 am-12:30 pm in room C210 Cheit Hall (except for October 28). These seminars are free and are open to the public.

Faculty Coordinator, Fall Seminars:  Professor David Sraer

September 3 Thursday

Johannes Stroebel (New York University)
Do Banks Pass Through Credit Expansions? The Marginal Profitability of Consumer Lending During the Great Recession (with S. Agarwal, S. Chomsisengphet, and N. Mahoney)  (pdf)

September 10 Thursday

Sebastian Di Tella (Stanford University) Optimal Asset Management Contracts with Hidden Savings (with Yuliy Sannikov, Princeton) (pdf)

September 17 Thursday

Nicholas C. Barberis (Yale University)
Extrapolation and Bubbles (With R. Greenwood, Harvard; L. Jin, Caltech; A. Shleifer, Harvard) (pdf)

September 24 Thursday

Joseph Engelberg (University of California, San Diego)
Anomalies and News (with R David McLean, University of Alberta and Jeffrey Pontiff, Boston College) (pdf)

October 1 Thursday

Briana Chang (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Endogenous Market Making and Network Formation (pdf)

October 8 Thursday

Matthew Rhodes-Kropf (Harvard University)
Governing Misvalued Firms (with Dalida Kadyrzhanova-Georgia State University)  (pdf)

October 15 Thursday

Lukas M. Schmid (Duke University)
Competition, Markups, and Predictable Returns (with A. Corhay-Univerisity British Columbia, and H. Kung-London Business)  (pdf)

October 22 Thursday

Andres Liberman (New York University)

October 28 WEDNESDAY

Joint Berkeley-Stanford Finance Seminar at Berkeley
1:15-5:30 pm - Room C420 Wells Fargo Room

1:15-1:55 pm  

1:55-2:10 pm   Break

2:10-3:00 pm  

3:00-3:15 pm   2nd Break

3:15-4:05 pm   

4:05-4:20 pm   3rd Break

4:20-5:30 pm  

November 5 Thursday

No Seminar

November 12 Thursday

Robin Greenwood (Harvard University)

November 19 Thursday

Joel Peress (INSEAD)

November 26 Thursday

No Seminar - Thanksgiving

December 3 Thursday

Jeremy Stein (Harvard University)

December 10 Thursday

Bryan T. Kelly (University of Chicago)

For more information about the Finance Seminars, please contact Jaime Hauk at (510) 642-1499 or e-mail her at: