Perella Department of Finance and Law

Research Seminar Schedule



Fall of 2008 (All seminars take place in FSL)


September 12th, Jesus M Salas (Lehigh)

Paper: The Agency Theory of Dividends: Evidence from Dividend Initiations


October 24th, Anne Anderson (Lehigh)

Paper:  A Cross Country Comparison of Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Do Financial Structures and Legal Systems Matter?


October 31st, David Reeb (Temple)

Paper: R&D Spending and Capital Expenditure Decisions: The Influence of Ownership Structure


Spring of 2009


February 27th, David Becher (Drexel)

Paper: Does regulation substitute or complement governance?, with Melissa Frye


April 24th, Mike Pagano (Villanova)

Paper: Risk, Uncertainty, and the Perceived Threat of Terrorist Attacks, with T. Shawn Strother



Click below to see our seminar schedule from semesters past

Fall 2015—Spring 2016

Fall 2014—Spring 2015

Fall 2013—Spring 2014

Fall 2012—Spring 2013

Fall 2011—Spring 2012

Fall 2009-Spring 2010

Fall 2008-Spring 2009