Perella Department of Finance and Law

Research Seminar Schedule


Please contact Jesus M Salas or Ke Yang Assistant Professors of Finance, at jsalas ‘at’ and key208 ’at’ correspondingly if you are interested in presenting your work or if you have questions or comments about the seminar series. Coffee and donuts are provided. In addition to the following seminars, we also have brown bag lunch seminars for internal presentations. All seminars take place in Rauch 161 at 10:30 am unless it is otherwise noted below.

Spring of 2013


February 8th, Amber Anand, Syracuse University

Paper: Should exchanges impose market maker obligations? With Kumar Venkataraman

February 15th, Yung Yu Ma and Anne Anderson brown bag

Paper: Acquisitions in Bankruptcy: 363 sales, plan sales, and fire sales

February 22nd, Frederick Bereskin, University of Delaware

Paper: Disclosure of innovation-related activities: Evidence from corporate philanthropy

March 1st, Rose Liao, Rutgers University

Paper: State capitalism’s global reach: Evidence from foreign acquisitions by state-owned companies. With Andrew Karolyi

March 29th, Xing Zhou, Rutgers University

Paper: Does going public impair Moody’s credit ratings? With Simi Kedia and Shivaram Rajgopal

April 19th, Mark Flannery, University of Florida

Paper: TBA

Fall of 2012


September 7th, An Yan, Fordham University

Paper: Accounting Accruals and Heterogeneous Investor Beliefs with Emma Y. Peng and Meng Yan

September 14th at 9:15 am, Peng (Peter) Liu, Cornell University

Paper: Real Assets, Liquidation Value and Choice of Financing with Crocker Liu and Zhipeng Zhang

September 28th, Louis Ederington, University of Oklahoma

Paper: Bond Event Studies with Wei Guan and Zongfei (Lisa) Yang

October 5th, Anand Vijh, University of Iowa

Paper: Are small firms less vulnerable to overpriced stock offers? With Ke Yang

October 26th, Michael Pagano, Villanova University

Paper: Corruption’s Impact on Liquidity, Investment Flows and Cost of Capital, with Pankaj Jain and Emre Kuvvet

November 9th, Tina Yang, Villanova University

Paper: CEO Duality, Competition, and Firm Performance with Shan Zhao

November 30th, Bing Liang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Paper: The Role of Hedge Funds in the Security Price Formation Process with Charles Cao, Yong Chen and William Goetzmann


Click below to see our seminar schedule from semesters past

Fall 2016—Spring 2017

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