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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
April 23, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Seminar schedule

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

FALL 2013/WINTER 2014

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