Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Micro Seminars

Coordinators: Jules van Binsbergen and William Diamond
Fall 2019
Thursdays 3:00 to 4:30 PM
SH-DH 211

 **Please Note** The micro seminar on Thursday, December 12 will be held in room VANC B11
https://www.facilities.upenn.edu/maps/locations/vance-hall

DATESPEAKERTOPIC
29-AugGabriel Chodorow-Reich (Harvard)Stock Market Wealth and the Real Economy: A Local Labor Market Approach
5-SepAndres Liberman (NYU)The Equilibrium Effects of Information Deletion: Evidence from Consumer Credit Markets
12-SepOlivier Wang (NYU)Banks, Low Interest Rates, and Monetary Policy Transmission
19-SepJonathan Berk (Stanford)Regulation of Charlatans in High-Skill Professions
26-SepJens Dammann (Univ of Texas at Austin) Law and Finance Seminar“Deference to Delaware Corporate Law Precedents and Shareholder Wealth: An Empirical Analysis”
3-OctJonathan Parker (MIT)Belief Disagreement and Portfolio Choice
10-OctAnthony DeFusco (Northwestern)No Job, No Money, No Refi: Frictions to Refinancing in a Recession
17-OctEric Zwick (Chicago Booth)Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich (with Matthew Smith and Owen Zidar)
24-OctAlejandro Lopez-Lira (PhD Presentation)"Risk Factors That Matter: Textual Analysis of Risk Disclosures for the Cross-Section of Returns"
31-OctYicheng Zhu (PhD Presentation)"Prices of risks: a unified theory of beta anomaly and term structure of asset returns"
7-NovErnest Liu (Princeton)Low Interest Rates, Market Power, and Productivity Growth
14-NovSam Hanson (Harvard)A Quantity-Driven Theory of Term Premiums and Exchange Rates
21-NovNicolae Garleanu (Berkeley-Haas)"Finance in a Time of Disruptive Growth."
28-NovThanksgiving - NO SEMINAR
5-DecSabrina Howell (NYU)"Do Cash Windfalls Affect Wages? Evidence from R&D Grants to Small Firms"
12-DecAdrien Matray (Princeton)“Higher Dividend Taxes, No Problem! Evidence from Taxing Entrepreneurs in France*”