Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Micro Seminars

Coordinators: Nick Roussanov and Erik Gilje


Fall 2015

Thursdays 3:00 to 4:30 PM, SH-DH 211


Date Speaker Topic/Link
3-Sep No Seminar  
10-Sep Chris Hennessy - LBS "Beyond Random Assignment: Credible Inference of Causal Effects in Dynamic Economies”
17-Sep Gregor Matvos - Chicago “Deposit Competition and Financial Fragility: Evidence from the US Banking Sector"
24-Sep Nadya Malenko - Boston College "The Role of Proxy Advisory Firms: Evidence from a Regression-Discontinuity Design"
1-Oct Michaela Pagel - Columbia "A News-Utility Theory for Inattention and Delegation in Portfolio Choice"
8-Oct Eric Posner - Law and Finance  
15-Oct PhD Student  
22-Oct Ram Yamarthy - Finance PhD Student “What are the Macroeconomic Consequences of Rollover Risk”
29-Oct Michael Lee - Finance PhD Student “Uncertain Booms and Fragility”
5-Nov Christian Heyerdah Larsen - LBS “Asset Prices and Portfolio Choice with Learning from Experience”
12-Nov Raj Iyer - MIT Sloan “The Run for Safety: Financial Fragility and Deposit Insurance”
19-Nov Anat Admati - Stanford

"The Leverage Ratchet Effect"

"Rethinking Financial Regulation: How Confusion Has Prevented Progress"

26-Nov Thanksgiving - No Seminar  
3-Dec Wayne Ferson - USC  
10-Dec Andrei Shleifer - Harvard