Darden Financial Economics Brown Bag Workshops

  • The Darden Financial Economics Workshop is intended to provide an environment in which work in an early stage or work that is exploratory in nature can be presented in an informal setting.

    2015 Spring Workshops

    Wednesday, 11 February
    1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Darden Faculty Office Building 294
    Patrick Sandas (McIntire)

    Wednesday, 18 February
    1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Darden Faculty Office Building 294
    Kieran Walsh (Global Economies and Markets)/Dan Murphy (Global Economies and Markets)

    Monday, 23 February
    1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Darden Faculty Office Building 294
    Alexis Toda (University of California San Diego) 

    Tuesday, 3 March
    1:30-2:30 p.m
    Darden Faculty Office Building 274)
    Dan Murphy (GEM)

    Please contact Karen Morris at MorrisK@darden.virginia.edu or +1-434-924-7340 if you have questions.

    Past Workshops

    Here's a look at our fall 2014 workshops:

    Tuesday, 9 September

    Pedro Matos and Pedro Pires, (Finance). “Bank-Affiliated Mutual Funds Worldwide: Conflicts of Interest or Informational Edge?”

    Tuesday, 23 September

    Justin Hopkins, (Accounting). “Should the Terms of Directors and Officers Insurance be Disclosed? Testing the Information Content of Policy Details”

    Wednesday, 8 October

    David Chapman, (McIntire Finance). “Tail Risk in the Cross-Section of Expected Returns: Cash Flows or Discount Rates?”

    Wednesday, 22 October

    Bill Wilhelm, (McIntire Finance). Topic TBA.

    Thursday, 30 October

    Gjergji Cici, (William & Mary). “What They Did in their Previous Lives: The Investment Value of Mutual Fund Managers’ Experience outside the Financial Sector

    Tuesday, 4 November

    Richard Evans, (Finance)

    Wednesday, 3 December

    Kieran Walsh, (GEM). “Asset Pricing and the One Percent

    Wednesday, 10 December

    Liugang Sheng, (CUHK, visiting Darden). “News Shocks and the Current Account: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries”