Finance Research Seminars (Summer 2018)

All seminars take place in room 3539.


March 20, 2018, 11-12:15Alexander F. Wagner (University of Zurich)Paths to Convergence: Stock Price Behavior After Donald Trump's Election
April 24, 2018, 10-11:15Alexander Kempf (University of Cologone)The Impact of Labor Mobility Restrictions on Managerial Actions: Evidence from the Mutual Fund Industry
May 29, 2018, 10-11:15Jan Schymik (LMU)Top Inequality, Incentives and the International Division of Labor: Evidence from Managerial Labor Markets
June 5, 2018, 10-11:15Jan-Philipp Ahrens (University of Mannheim) The Performance Effect of CEO Overconfidence in Turnaround Situations
June 13, 2018, 9-10:15Yiqing Lu (NYU Shanghai)Managerial Response Under Shareholder Empowerment: Evidence from Majority Voting Legislation Changes
June 19, 2018, 10-11:15Alex Weissensteiner (Free University of Bolzano)Correlated Noise: Why Passive Investment Might Improve Market Efficiency
June 26, 2018, 10-11:15Simon Rottke (University of Münster)The Cross-Section of Risk and Return
July 3, 2018, 10-11:15Thorsten Hens (University of Zurich)An Application of Evolutionary Portfolio Theory to Factor Investing
August 2, 2018, 11-12:15Mark Jansen (University of Utah)Consumer Protection Laws in Auto Lending

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.