Finance Research Seminar


Location: WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) - room D3.0.221 - Welthandelsplatz 1, A-1020 Vienna,

Winter Term 2016

Oct 07              Florian Ederer                    Yale School of Management
Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives - paper
Oct 14Anton Korinek John Hopkins University
Financial Innovation for Rent Extraction - paper
Oct 21Andrew WintonCarlson School of Management, Minnesota
Lender Moral Hazard and Reputation in Originate-to-Distribute Markets - paper
Oct 28Giorgia PiacentinoWashington University
Nov 04Laura StarksUniversity of Texas, Austin
Economic Policy Uncertainty, Learning and Incentives: Theory and Evidence on Mutual Funds - paper
Nov 11Li HeWU
Payroll and Financial Leverage - paper
Nov 18Vasso IoannidouLancaster University
Do Central Banks Face a Positive-Profit Constraint?
Nov 25Espen HenriksenBI Norwegian Business School
The Risky Capital of Emerging Markets - paper
Dec 09Oliver Boguth Arizona State University
The Fragility of Organization Capital - paper
Dec 16Tarek HassanChicago Booth
Currency Maipulation - paper
Jan 13Filippo IppolitoPompeu Fabra University
Levered Returns and Capital Structure Imbalances
- paper
Jan 27Quxian ZhangErasmus University Rotterdam
Why Do Distressed Firms Acquire? - paper


Summer Term 2017

Mar 10              Jonathan Berk                     Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
Mutual Funds in Equilibrium - paper
Mar 17Emanuel MönchDeutsche Bundesbank
Reach for Yield in Investment Funds - paper
Mar 24Bo BeckerStockholm School of Economics
Convenant-light Contracts and Creditor Coordination - paper
Mar 31Christian LeuzChicago Booth
Apr 07Christian JulliardLondon School of Economics
An Information-Theoretic Asset Pricing Model - paper
Apr 28Zhiguo HeChicago Booth
Leverage Dynamics without Commitment - paper
May 05Ron KanielUniversity of Rochester
Relative Pay for Non-Relative Performance Keeping up with the Joneses with Optimal Contracts - paper
May 12Vincent GlodeWharton Business School
Voluntary Disclosure in Bilateral Transactions - paper
May 19Alexander GümbelToulouse School of Economics
A Welfare Analysis of Segmented Liquidity Markets  - paper
May 26Tobias Berg

Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Brexit and the Contraction of Syndicated Lending - paper

Jun 02Steven OngenaUniversity of Zurich
Changes in the Cost of Bank Equity and the Supply of Bank Credit - paper
Jun 09Patrick BoltonColumbia University
The End of the “Modern Corporation”: Deregulation and Ownership of Electric Utilities - paper
Jun 16Adriano RampiniDuke University
Financing Durable Assets - paper
Jun 23Paola SapienzaNorthwestern University, Kellog School of Management