Finance Seminar

Welcome to the Finance Seminar

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The Finance Seminar will meet virtually during the Spring 2021 semester. Please email Ann Johnston for the seminar link or see below (if available).

When & Where

The Finance Seminar meets Wednesdays, 12:35-1:55 (unless otherwise noted) via Zoom

Sloan Faculty Organizers

Taha Choukhmane, Eben Lazarus, and Emil Verner are the faculty organizers of this seminar.

Administrative Support

Ann Johnston provides administrative support for this seminar.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Date Speaker Affiliation Talk Title Zoom Link
2/17/2021 Olivier Darmouni Columbia Business School Bank Liquidity Provision Across the Firm Size Distribution Zoom Link
2/24/2021 Jialan Wang University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign Bankruptcy and the COVID-19 Crisis Zoom Link
3/3/2021 Ricardo Reis London School of Economics Jumpstarting an International Currency Zoom Link
3/10/2021 Carolin Pflueger University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy Why does the Fed Move Markets so Much?  A Model of Monetary Policy and Time-Varying Risk Aversion Zoom Link
3/17/2021 Mark Egan Harvard Business School Conflicting Interests and the Effect of Fiduciary Duty — Evidence from Variable Annuities Zoom Link
3/24/2021 Ludwig Straub Harvard University Indebted Demand Zoom Link
3/31/2021***Cancelled Hanno Lustig Stanford Graduate School of Business ***Cancelled Zoom Link
4/7/2021 Helene Rey London Business School Answering the Queen: Machine Learning and Financial Crises Zoom Link
4/14/2021 Christopher Tonetti Stanford Graduate School of Business Risky Insurance: Life-cycle Insurance Portfolio Choice with Incomplete Markets Zoom Link
4/21/2021 Guido Lorenzoni Northwestern University Risk Sharing Externalities Zoom Link
4/28/2021***This MIT | HBS Joint Finance Seminar will take place at 4:00 pm. Itmar Dreschsler Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania The Financial Origins of the Rise and Fall of American Inflation Zoom Link
5/5/2021 Rebecca Diamond Stanford Graduate School of Business Where is Standard of Living the Highest? Local Prices and the Geography of Consumption Zoom Link
5/12/2021 Amir Kermani Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley The Determinants of Racial Disparities in Housing Returns Zoom Link
5/19/2021 Jonathan Zinman Dartmouth College How (not) to Elicit Subjective Beliefs: Preliminary Evidence from Stock Market Forecasts Zoom Link