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Accounting and Finance Research Seminars | 2011-2012

Spring 2012 Schedule

January & February - Finance Recruiting Seminars

March 2 – Martijn Cremers, Yale University (AU - Finance seminar)
"Input and Output Hedging, Adverse Incentives and Market Power" (joint with L. De Angelis)

March 9 & 16 - No Seminar (Spring Break)

March 23 – Ravi Dharwadkar, Syracuse U (Accounting Seminar)
"Board Interlocks and Earnings Quality"

March 30 – Zsuzanna Fluck, Michigan State University U (AU - Finance seminar)
"Bond Covenants and the Defeasance of Control Rights"

April 6 & 13 – No Seminar

April 16 – Gilles Chemla, Imperial College, London and CEPR (Joint AU/CFTC – Thursday Financial Economics Seminar)
"Skin in the Game and Moral Hazard" (joint with C. Hennessy, LBS and CEPR)

April 18 – Pradeep Yadav, U of Oklahoma (Joint AU/SEC – Thursday Finance Seminar)
"Hiding Behind the Veil: Informed Traders and Pre-Trade Opacity" (joint with K. Kumar, NISM (India) and R. Thirumalai, Indian School of Business)

April 27 – Ling Lisic, George Mason University (Accounting Seminar)
"CEO Power on Audit Committee Effectiveness"

May 18 – Isabel Figuerola-Ferretti Guarrigues, U Carlos III of Madrid (CFTC – Friday Financial Economics Seminar)

Fall 2011 Schedule

August 25 & 26 – CFTC Commodities Conference

September 23 – Avri Ravid, Yeshiva University (AU - Finance seminar)
"Input and Output Hedging, Adverse Incentives and Market Power" (joint with L. De Angelis) 

September 30 – Fei Xie, George Mason University (AU - Finance seminar)
"The Choice of Advisors in Cross-Border Acquisitions"

October 12 – Lutz Kilian, University of Michigan (CFTC – Wednesday Financial Economics Seminar)
"Real-Time Forecasts of the Real Price of Oil"

October 17 - 28 – Accounting Recruiting Seminars (10-17, 10-21 & 10-28. 10-17 will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in KSB 215) 

November 4 – Chenyang Wei, FRB of Philadelphia (AU - Finance seminar)
"The Private Premium in Public Bonds" (joint with A. Kovner, FRB of NY) 

November 7 – Accounting Recruiting Seminar (from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in KSB 215) 

November 11 – Phil Strahan, Boston College (AU - Finance seminar)
"Are all ratings created equal? The impact of issuer size on the pricing of mortgage-backed securities" (joint with Jie He and Jun Qian) 

November 18 – Accounting Recruiting Seminar 

November 30 – Alvaro Cartea, U Carlos III of Madrid (CFTC – Wednesday Financial Economics Seminar) 

December 9 – Paul Hribar, U of Iowa (Accounting Seminar)