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Kogod Research Seminar Series

Seminar Information

The 2010 Kogod School of Business Seminar Series is organized by Professors Michel Robe, Valentina Bruno and Susan Krishe.  Seminars are held in the Kogod School of Business, room 215 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. unless otherwise specified.

For more information, please contact Michel Robe at mrobe@american.edu or (202) 885-1880.

Fall 2010 Seminars

(Click here for the schedule in pdf format)

September 10
Sugato Bhattacharyya, University of Michigan

"Risk-taking by banks: What did we know and when did we know it?"
(Joint with Amiyatosh Purnananda, U. of Michigan)

September 17
Preeti Choudary, Georgetown

"Recognition vs. Disclosure: Evidence that Market Participants Assess Items Similarly when Reliability is not an Issue"

September 24
Matt Pritsker, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

"Knightian Uncertainty and Interbank Lending"

September 30*
Elvira Sojli and Wing Wah Tham, Erasmus U (Netherlands) - Finance & Economics Seminar

"The Impact of Foreign Government Investments: Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments in the U.S."
*Time for this seminar is 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., location is Kogod School of Business room T-62.

October 1* (10.30-12.00)
Bahattin Büyüksahin, CFTC & Johns Hopkins

"Does Idiosyncratic Risk Matter? Hedging Pressure, Speculative Activity, and Commodity Risk Premia" (Joint with Frans de Roon, U of Tilburg, Marta Szymanowska, Erasmus U., and M. Robe, AU)
*Time for this seminar is 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., location is Kogod School of Business room TBD.

October 8*
Mara Faccio, Purdue

Paper TBD
*Time for this seminar is 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., location is Kogod School of Business, room TBD.

October 15 & 22
No Seminar (Fall Break, FMA)

October 29
Roni Michaely, Cornell

Paper TBD

November 5
Josh White, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

TBC – Paper TBD

November 11*
Jonathan Karpoff, U. of Washington (Seattle)

Paper TBD
*Date for this seminar is Thursday, November 11 and the time is 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., location is Kogod School of Business, room TBD.

November 19
Jennifer Marietta-Westberg, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Paper TBD

November 25
No Seminar (Thanksgivings Holiday)

December 3
Mikhail Pevzner, George Mason

Paper TBD

December 10*
Kamil Yilmaz and Frank Diebold, University of Pennsylvania

"Measuring connectedness, spillovers, contagion and systemic risk"
*Time for this seminar is 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., location is CFTC Building.