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Finance Seminars

Upcoming seminars


Past seminars

Corporate Financing on Capital Markets: Evolution or Revolution?
October 25, 2016 at 2 pm at CIRANO, 1130 Sherbrooke St. West

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. in MB 14.250

Title TBA
Presented by Louis Gagnon (Queen's University)
May 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in MB 14.250

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. in MB 14.250

Title TBA
Presented by Wei Wang (Queen's University)
March 30, 2012 at 10:00 in MB 14.250

Theory and Evidence on Contract Vagueness and Enforcement Evaluation
Presented by Jiro Kondo (McGill University)
March 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in MB 14.250

"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. in MB 14.250

"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

Finance Seminar
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

"Filght-to-Liquidity and Global Equity Returns" by Sergei Sarkissian, McGill University
November 10, 2008 at 9:30 am

"Quantifying pyramids" 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

"Precarious politics" by Maria Boutchkova
September 26, 2008 at 11:00 am

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