Breaking through Glass Ceilings: Occupational minority CEOs and firm performance
Presented by Sonal Kumar (Concordia University)
October 18, 2019 at 10:00
Consumption Taxes and Corporate Investment
Presented by Martin Jacob (WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management)
September 15, 2017 at 10:00
Early Indicators of Fundraising Success by Venture Capital Firms
Presented by Timothy Trombley (San Diego State University)
September 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
You Needn’t be the First Investor There: Early-Mover Disadvantages in Emerging Private Equity Markets
Presented by Alexander Groh (EMLYON Business School)
October 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Does Gender Matter in Analyst Earnings Forecast Accuracy? The Effects of CFO Gender and Analyst Gender
Presented by Sudip Datta (Wayne State University)
April 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Disentangling Crowdfunding from Fraud funding
Presented by Moein Karami (Concordia University)
February 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Pricing of Interest Rate Derivatives During the Sub-prime Crisis
Presented by Tao Wu (Illinois Institute of Technology)
November 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
The Value of Offshore Secrets – Evidence from the Panama Papers
Presented by Stefan Zeume (University of Michigan)
October 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
Housing Booms and the Return to Salient Fundamentals
Presented by John Clapp (University of Connecticut)
April 15, 2016 at 10:00 a.m
Is CEO Cash and & Equity Compensation Efficient for Maximizing Shareholder Returns
Presented by Gurupdesh Pandher (University of Windsor)
April 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m
On the Management of Legacy Assets
Presented by Mark Huson (Univesity of Alberta)
March 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m
Good Things Come to an End: CEO Tenure and Firm Value
Presented by Markus Schmid (University of St. Gallen)
February 19 at 10:00 a.m
The Best of Both Worlds: Accessing Emerging Economies by Investing in Developed Markets
Presented by Mikhail Simutin (University of Toronto)
January 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m
In Search of Habitat
Tong Yao, University of Iowa
Friday, October 30, 2015 at 10:00 in MB 6.260
Funding Dynamics in Crowdinvesting
Lars Hornuf University of Trier and IAAEU, Germany
Armin Schwienbacher Université de Lille - SKEMA Business School, France
September 11, 2015
Kose John (New York University) to present.
April 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Asset Pricing with Countercyclical Household Consumption Risk
George Constantinides (University of Chicago and NBER) presents evidence that shocks to household consumption growth are negatively skewed, persistent, countercyclical, and play a major role in driving asset prices.
April 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Kose John (New York University) to present.
April 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
A Resolution to the Equity-Credit Market Integration Puzzle
Presented by Jing-Zhi Huang (Penn State University)
April 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
CEO sensation seeking and corporate innovation
Presented by Jingjing Zhang (McGill University)
March 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Heterogeneous Innovations, Firm Creation and Destruction, and Asset Prices
Presented by Dr. Lorenzo Garlappi (University of British Columbia)
March 7 at 10:00 a.m.
Open Business Models and Venture Capital Finance
Presented by Douglas Cumming (York University)
February 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
The Waiting Period and the Performance of IPOs
Presented by Shantaram P. Hegde (University of Connecticut)
October 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Do Hedge Funds Disrupt the Stock Market?
Presented by Jean Helwege (University of South Caroline)
October 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Do Local Capital Market Conditions Affect Consumer's Borrowing Decisions?
Presented by Alexander W. Butler (Rice University)
May 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Presented by Louis Gagnon (Queen's University)
May 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
A comparison of CEO Pay in Public & Private US Firms
Presented by Kai Li (University of British Columbia)
April 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Presented by Wei Wang (Queen's University)
March 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Theory and Evidence on Contract Vagueness and Enforcement Evaluation
Presented by Jiro Kondo (McGill University)
March 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
The Effects of Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Corporate Acquisition Activity
Presented by Ashrafee Hossain (PhD Candidate, Concordia University) and co-authored with Harjeet Bhabra
January 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Reliable Estimation of Efficient Portfolio Means
Presented by Harry J. Turtle (Washington State University) and co-authored with Bob Korkie
February 17, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in MB 14.250
Presented by - Aytek Malkhozov (McGill University)
November 11, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in MB 14.250
Does the Law of one Price really hold intraday?
Presented by Rahul Ravi (Concordia University) and co-authored with Stephen Bertone
October 28, 2011 at 10:00
Dividend Strips and the Term Structure of Equity Risk Premia
Presented by Oliver Boguth (Arizona State University) and co-authored with Murray Carlson, Adlai Fisher, and Mike Simutin
September 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Valuing Catastrophe Derivatives Under Limited Diversification: a Stochastic Dominance Approach
Presented by Ali Boloor Foroosh (PhD Candidate, Concordia University) and co-authored with Stylianos Perrakis
April 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Are People Bad for Business?
Presented by Melissa Toffanin (PhD Candidate, Concordia University) and co-authored with Nilanjan Basu and Imants Paeglis
April 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
CEO Overconfidence and International Merge and Acquisition Activity
Presented by Stephen Ferris (University of Missouri).
April 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Do Hedge Funds Have Information Advantages? Evidence from Hedge Fund Stock Holdings
Presented by Kee-Hong Bae (York University)
March 25, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.
IPO Waves, Information Spillovers , and Analyst Biases
Presented by Amrita Nain (McGill University) and co-authored with Susan Christoffersen and Ya Tang
Friday, March 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Monetary Policy and Coporate Default
Presented by Lars-Alexander Kuehn (Carnegie Mellon University) and co-authored with Harjoat S. Bhamra and Adlai J. Fisher
Friday, February 18, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.
Performance, risk, and Capital Buffer under Business Cycles and Banking Regulations: Evidence from the Canadian Banking Sector
Presented by Van Son Lai (University of Laval) and co-authored with Alaa Guidara & Issouf Soumaré
Friday, February 4, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.
Is the U.S. Market more efficient after the SOX? Evidence from the market reactions of the SEOs by Canadian cross-listing firms
Presented by Arturo Rubalcava (University of Regina).
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
Real options approach to vertical product differentiation: from monopoly to merger
Presented by Vera Baranouskaya (Swiss Finance Institute).
Friday, November 19, 2010 at 10:00 am
Excess Cash and Mutual Fund Performance
Presented by Mikhail Simutin (University of Toronto).
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 10:00 am
Dynamic equilibrium in an economy with a illiquid stock market
Presented by Sergey Isaenko (Concordia University)
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 10:00 am
Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity Cannot Be a Good Measure of Financial Constraints: Evidence from the Time Series
Presented by Jason Huafeng Chen (University of British Columbia) and co-authored with Shaojun (Jenny) Chen.
Friday October 29, 2010 at 10:00 am
Of Nature or Nurture: Does investing-style lead to riches or do riches lead to style?
Presented by David Newton.
April 9, 2010 at 10:00 am
Does Changing Corporate Governance Alone Result in Better Firm Performance?
Presented by Dr. Darius Palia, Rutgers Business School and co-authored with N.K. Chidambaran and Yudan Zheng.
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 10:00 am
Growth to Value: Option Exercise and the Cross Section of Equity Returns
Presented by Dr. Dana Kiku, The Wharton School and co-authored with Hengjie Ai.
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 10:00 am
Attention Allocation Over the Business Cycle
Presented by Dr. Marcin Kacperczyk, New York University and co-authored with Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Laura Veldkamp.
Friday, March 12, 2010 at 10:00 am
Speed and Consequences of Venture Capitalist Post-IPO Exit
Presented by Dr. Imants Paeglis and co-authored with Parianen Veeren.
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 10:00 am
Between Severance Pay and Lawsuit: What Should Firms Optimally Choose?
Saif Ullah, Concordia University.
Friday, January 15, 2010 at 10:00 am
Performance of U.S. Equity and Bond Mutual Funds Using the Stochastic Discount Factor Approach
by Ines Gargouri, Concordia University and co-authored with Lawrence Kryzanowski.
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10:00 am
Corporate Event Risk: Canadian Financial Restatements
by Ying Zhang, Ph. D. Student, Concordia University.
November 4, 2009 at 10:00 am
Incentives and Innovation: Evidence from CEO Compensation Contracts
Presented by Iftekhar Hasan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and co-authored with Bill Francis and Zenu Sharma.
October 9, 2009 at 10:00am
Asset Prices in the Representative-Agent Economy with Background Risk
by Andrei Semenov
Friday, September 25, 2009 at 10:00 am
The Aggregate Dynamics of Capital Structure and Macroeconomic Risk
by Harjoat Bhamra
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Law and Executive Compensation: How the Legal System Affects the Equity Mix in Executive Compensation by Dr. Ajay Patel
Monday, March 30, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Leverage, Value and Family Ownership in Newly Public Firms
by Nilanjan Basu, Imants Paeglis and Dogan Tirtiroglu
Monday, March 23, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Financial Market Liberalization and the Pricing of Idiosyncratic Risk
by John K Wald, University of Texas at San Antonio
Monday, March 16, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Pricing Securities with Multiple Risks - An Empirical Study
by Ravi Mateti
Monday, March 9, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Dynamic Equilibrium in Economy with Illiquid Stock Market
by Sergey Isaenko
Monday, March 2, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Does It Help to Buy Recommendations?
by Saif Ullah
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 3:00 pm
The spirit of capitalism and asset prices: empirical evidence
by Yaxuan Qi
November 17, 2008 at 9:30 am
Flight-to-Liquidity and Global Equity Returns
by Sergei Sarkissian, McGill University
November 10, 2008 at 9:30 am
by Maria Boutchkova or Diego Cueto
November 3, 2008 at 3:00 pm
The Resource Curse: A Corporate Transparency Channel
by Art Durnev, McGill University
October 20, 2008 at 3:00 pm
Two-Pass Cross-Sectional Regressions under Potentially Misspecified Models
by Raymond Kan, Cesare Robotti, and Jay Shanken
October 6, 2008 at 3:00 pm
by Maria Boutchkova
September 26, 2008 at 11:00 am
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