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Finance Research Seminars

Spring 2021

TopicDatePresenter
The Effect of Media-linked Directors on Financing and External GovernanceApril 30Paul Laux, University of Delaware
Shared Culture and Technological Innovation: Evidence from Corporate R&D TeamsApril 23Xiaoding Liu, Texas A&M University
Modern Information Technology and Firm Acquisitiveness: Evidence from EDGAR ImplementationMarch 26Xiaoran Ni, Xiamen University

Fall 2020

TopicDatePresenter
Firm-specific Shocks and Asset Reallocation Across Firms: Empirical EvidenceOctober 30Linghang Zeng, Babson College
Impact Investing and the Fostering of Entrepreneurship in Disadvantaged Urban Areas: Evidence from Microdata in French BanliueusOctober 16Caroline Flammer, Boston College
Financial Media as a Money Doctor: Evidence from Refinancing DecisionsOctober 2Phong Ngo, Australian National University

Fall 2019

TopicDatePresenter
Disclosure Length and Disclosure Effectiveness: Eveidence from the CD&A MandateDecember 13Lingling Wang, University of Connecticut
Corporate Refinancing, Covenants, and the Agency Cost of DebtDecember 11Daniel Green, Harvard University
Short Seller Attention and Corporate Customer NewsNovember 1Nataliya Zaiats, Suffolk University
Common ownership, price informativeness, and corporate investmentSeptember 13Namho King, Bentley University

Spring 2019

TopicDatePresenter
Labor unions and product quality failuresApril 19Jaideep Shenoy, University of Connecticut
Arbitration with Uninformed ConsumersMarch 22Mark Egan, Harvard University
Syndicated Loan Liquidity: The Role of Bank CapitalMarch 1Yijia (Eddie) Zhao, UMass Boston

Fall 2018

TopicDatePresenter
A Game of Thrones – Dynamics of Internal CEO Succession and OutcomeOctober 19Kristina Minnick, Bentley University
Digital Tulips? Returns to Investors in Initial Coin OfferingsSeptember 28Leonard Kostovetsky, Boston College
Innovation Awards, Product Segmentation, and Stock ReturnsSeptember 12Tong (Tony) Zhou, Sung-Yat-Sen University

Spring 2018

TopicDatePresenter
So Sue Me! Re-discovery of Patent Value through LitigationMarch 29Fred Bereskin, University of Delaware
The Geography of Innovation and Innovator Flows: Do Unions MatterMarch 1Debarshi Nandy, Brandeis University