Finance Research Seminars (Winter 2016/2017)

Tuesdays, 4:45pm-6:15pm, room 3539 (unless otherwise stated) 


October 25Mireia Giné (IESE/WRDS)Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions
November 15Markus Schmid (St. Gallen)Peer Pressure in Corporate Earnings Management
November 22Rüdiger Fahlenbrach (SFI / EPFL)Why does fast loan growth predict poor performance for banks?
November 29Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)The Retention Effects of Unvested Equity: Evidence from Accelerated Option Vesting
December 13Tobias Berg (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)"Brexit" and the Contraction of Syndicated Lending

December 14, 5pm

Matthias Bühlmaier (HKU)Are Financial Constraints Priced? Evidence from Textual Analysis
February 7Martin Brown (St. Gallen)Numeracy and the quality of on-the-job decisions: Evidence from loan officers

Faculty members, students and guests are more than welcome to join the seminar.

Please email Daniel Urban ( if you want to request a slot or have questions.