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 171 at 10:30 am unless it is otherwise noted below.


Spring of 2015


February 27h, Seoyoung Kim, Santa Clara University

Paper: The Design of Structured Finance Vehicles, with Sanjiv Ranjan Das

March 27th, S. P.  Kothari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paper: The behavior of aggregate corporate investment, with Jonathan Lewellen and Jerold B Warner.

April 10th, Murali Jagannathan, SUNY Binghamton

Paper: On the Timing of Director Departures, with Srinivasan Krishnamurthy and Joshua Spizman

May 1st, Michael B. Gordy, Federal Reserve Board

Paper: Counterparty risk and counterparty choice in the credit default swap market, with Wenxin Du, Salil Gadgil, and Clara Vega

May 1st, Ron Anderson, Temple University (joint with Economics department)

Paper: TBA at 3:00 pm

Fall of 2014


 September 12th, Rajesh Narayanan, Louisiana State University

Paper: CDS, Empty Creditors, and Distressed Exchanges, with Cihan Uzmanoglu

September 26th, Kathleen Weiss Hanley, University of Maryland

Paper: The JOBS Act and the Costs of Going Public, with Susan Chaplinsky and S. Katie Moon.

October 24th, Xiaoxiao Lou. University of Delaware

Paper: Price Impact or Trading Volume: Why is the Amihud (2002) Illiquidity Measure Priced?, with Tao Shu

November 14th, Bill Mayew, Duke University

Paper: TBA



Click below to see our seminar schedule from semesters past

Fall 2014—Spring 2015

Fall 2013—Spring 2014

Fall 2012—Spring 2013

Fall 2011—Spring 2012

Fall 2009-Spring 2010

Fall 2008-Spring 2009