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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
September 1, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Seminar schedule

For information on previous year's seminars please see the Finance Seminar Series Archive.  


Date Speaker Topic Location Brown Bag or Seminar

Friday, Sept. 13

10:00-11:30 am

Alan Huang

University of Waterloo

How do institutions trade around corporate news?
E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Sept. 20

10:30-12:00 pm

Sudheer Chava

 Georgia Tech

Control rights and creditors' simultaneous equity holdings
E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, October 4

10:30-12:00 pm

Katya Malinova

University of Toronto

Do retail traders suffer from high frequency traders? Alumni Hall boardroom

Friday, October 11

10:30-12:00 pm

George Cashman

Texas Tech

Model specification and board characteristics: Caveat emptor
E&Y boardroom

Friday, October 25

10:30-12:00 pm

Jin Wang

Wilfrid Laurier

Technology Innovations: The Choice between Strategic Alliances and Mergers and Acquisitions E&Y boardroom Brown bag

Friday, Nov. 8

10:30-12:00 pm

David Denis

University of Pittsburgh
Corporate payout, cash retention, and the supply of credit: Evidence from the 2008-09 credit crisis E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Feb. 28

10:30-12:00 pm

David McLean

University of Alberta
Equity market liberalization and equity issuance E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Mar. 7

10:30-12:00 pm

Edith Hotchkiss

Boston College
The impact of creditor control on corporate bond pricing and liquidity
E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Mar. 14

10:30-12:00 pm

Sterling Yan

University of Missouri
Investor overconfidence, misvaluation, and corporate decisions
E&Y boardroom Seminar

Friday, Mar. 28

12:30-13:30 pm

Fabricio Perez and Si Li

Executive compensation and market valuation of managerial attributes
E&Y boardroom Brown bag

Friday, Apr. 4

10:30-12:00 pm

Pradeep Yadav

University of Oklahoma

Dealer spreads in the corporate bond market: Agent vs. market-making roles E&Y boardroom

Monday, Apr. 7

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Hosein Nooriaan


Essays on Banking, Capital Market Friction and Corporate Payout Policy E&Y boardroom Dissertation proposal defense

Friday, Apr. 25

10:30-12:00 pm

Konstantin Sokolov


High-frequency trading, price jumps, and momentum ignition
SBE 1230
Brown bag

Friday, May 2

10:30-11:30 pm

Jin Wang

Wilfrid Laurier
Technological competition and strategic alliances
SBE 1220
Brown bag

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