Financial Economics Brown Bag (FEBB) Workshops

Financial Economics Brown Bag Seminars

 

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.

2013-14

Day, Date and Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2013

Thursday,
22 August,
1:30-2:30 p.m
Rich Evans and
Peter Debaere
FOB 194 The Role of Product and Firm Characteristics in the Outsourcing Decision of the Multiproduct Firm:  Evidence from Subcontracting in the Mutual Fund Industry
Wednesday,
11 September,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Daniel Murphy FOB 194 Does a Rising Tide Lift all Boats?  Welfare Consequences of Asymmetric Growth
Wednesday,
25 September,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Spencer Martin, University of Melbourne
Visiting UVA McIntire School
FOB 274 Smart Money and Liquidity Provision: Hedge Fund Behavior Through Market Crisis
Wednesday,
2 October,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Pedro Matos FOB 194 Do General Managerial Skills Spur Innovation?
Tuesday,
8 October,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Justin Hopkins FOB 294 Causes and Consequences of Stock Price Fixation
Thursday,
7 November,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Bob Harris FOB 194 Financial Intermediation in Private Equity:  The Performance and Investment Patterns of Funds of Funds
Wednesday,
13 November,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Daniel Murphy FOB 194 Urban Density and the Substitution of Market Purchases for Home Production
Wednesday,
11 December,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Pedro Matos FOB 194 Are Foreign Investors 'Locusts'?  Evidence from Corporate Innovation

SPRING 2014

Tuesday,
18 February,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Brian Kluger,
University of Cincinnati
Visiting UVA McIntire School
FOB 274 Victory Disease, Earnings and Hindsight Bias: An Experimental Study
Wednesday,
2 April,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Pedro Matos FOB 194 International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Friday,
18 April,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Steve Baker,
McIntire
FOB 294 TBA
Tuesday,
29 April,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
David Smith,
McIntire
FOB 294 Creditor Conflict and the Efficiency of Corporate Reorganization
Wednesday,
14 May,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Steve Baker,
McIntire
FOB 294 TBA

Last Update:  7 April 2014

2012

Date & Time

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2012 

*Tues*, Sept 18,
1:30 - 2:30pm
Rich Evans FOB 194 Manager Compensation
Wed, Sept 26
1:30 - 2:30pm
Chris Yung FOB 194 TBA
Wed, Oct 3
1:30 - 2:30pm
Quinn Curtis,
UVA Law
FOB 194 Fiduciary and Investor Losses in 401(k) Plans
Wed, Oct 10
1:30 - 2:30pm
Richard Evans FOB 294 Equity Lending, Investment Restrictions and Fund Performance
Wed, Oct 17
1:30 - 2:30pm    
Justin Hopkins FOB 174 Strategic Timing
Wed, Oct 24
1:30 - 2:30pm    
Elena Loutskina FOB 194 TBA
*Tues*, Nov 13
1:30 - 2:30pm    
Zhaohui Chen,
McIntire
FOB 194     How Much Liquidity Do Credit Lines Provide?
*Mon*, Nov 19
1:30 - 2:30pm    
Pedro Matos   FOB 174 The Geography of Mutual Funds: The Advantage of Distant Investors

 SPRING 2013  

Tues, 7 Feb,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Frank Warnock   FOB 194 On US International Equity Investment
Tues, 21 Feb,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Bill Sihler   FOB 294 Old Bottle's Gone
Wed, 29 Feb,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Bob Harris   FOB 194 Private Equity Performance: What Do We Know?
Tues, 13 Mar,
1:30-2:30 p.m
Elena Loutskina   FOB 294 TBA
Tues, 20 Mar,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Mary Margaret Frank   FOB 294 TBA
Tues, 3 April,
1:30-2:30 p.m
Pedro Matos   FOB 294 Globalization of Firms’ Investor Base and Public Issuance Decisions
Wed, 10 April,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Justin Hopkins  

FOB 274

Disclosure Timing and Securities Litigation
Mon, 29 Apr,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Attila Ratfai,
Central European University in Budapest
Visiting UVA and invited by Peter Debaere
FOB 274 The Geography of Consumer Prices
Fri, 3 May,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Erasmo Giambona,
University of Amsterdam
Visiting UVA and invited by Pedro Matos
FOB 274 Improved Creditor Protection and Verifiability in the U.S.
Mon, 6 May,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
CANCELLED
Rich Evans and Peter Debaere FOB 274 TBA
Wed, 16 Jul,
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Michael Schill FOB 274 TBA

2011

Date & Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2011 

Mon, Sept 19,
1:30-2:30pm
David Chambers
Cambridge
FOB 194 Keynes the Investor
Tues, Sept 20,
1:30-2:30pm
Rich Evans
Finance
FOB 194 Manager Incentives and Mutual Fund Performance (with John Morley)
Wed, Sept 28,
1:30-2:30pm
Pedro Matos
Finance
FOB 294 The Mutual Fund Industry Worldwide: Explicit and Closet Indexing, Fees, and Performance (joint work with M. Cremers (Yale), M. Ferreira (Nova) and L. Starks (UT Austin))
Wed, Nov 2,
1:30-2:30pm
Elena Loutskina
Finance
FOB 174 The Adverse Effect of Financial Integration on Economic Volatility
Mon, Nov 14,
1:30-2:30pm
David Leblang
(Politics and Miller Center) and Sonal Pandya (Politics)
FOB 194 Deal or No Deal: The Growth of International Venture Capital Investment
Tues, Nov 15,
1:30-2:30pm
Mike Gallmeyer
McIntire
FOB 194 Heuristic Portfolio Trading Rules with Capital Gain Taxes (joint with Marcel Marekwica of Copenhagen Business School)
Tues, Nov 29,
noon-1pm
Marc Lipson
Finance
FOB 294 Liquidity Waves

SPRING 2011 

Mon, Jan 31,
1:30-2:30pm
Frank Warnock
GEM
FOB 194 The Predictive Power of Capital Flow Waves
Thurs, Feb 10,
1:30-2:30pm
David Smith
McIntire Finance
FOB 194 The Ownership and Trading of Debt Claims in Ch 11 Restructurings
Tues, Feb 22,
1:30-2:30pm
Michael Schill
Finance
FOB 194 Financing the U.S. Railroad Industry: The Role of Foreign Listings in the 19th Century
Tues, Mar 29,
noon-1pm
Mary Margaret Frank
Accounting
FOB 194 The Effects of the Taxation of Dividends on the Allocation of Foreign Portfolio Investment around the World
Tues, April 19,
1:30-2:30pm
Yiorgos Allayannis
Finance
FOB 194 Are US Firms Rated Higher by Rating Agencies? (joint work with Arturo Bris (IMD) and Christos Cabolis (ALBA, visiting UNC))
Mon, May 2,
1:30-2:30pm
Miguel Palacios
Vanderbilt, Darden '01
FOB 245 Measuring Aversion to Debt

2010

Date & Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

SPRING 2010 

Wed, April 21,
1:30-2:30pm
Rich Evans
Finance
  Mutual Fund Commission Bundling and Performance
Tues, June 8,
noon-1pm
Michael Schill
Finance
FOB 194 In Search of Sustained Value Gains in Foreign Listings

2009

Date & Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2009 

Wed, Sept 2,
noon-1pm
Frank Warnock
GEM
FOB 194 On Returns-Based Analyses of the Home Bias
Thurs, Sept 17
12:15-1:15pm
Wei Li
GEM
FOB 294 Corporate Donation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Tues, Sept 22,
1:30-2:30pm
Peter Debaere
GEM
FOB 274 Greasing the Wheels of International Commerce: Market Thickness and Firms’ Offshoring
Wed, Sept 23,
12:15-1:15pm
Michael Schill
Finance
FOB 294 The Pricing of Acquiring Firms: Some Curious Evidence
Wed, Oct 21,
1:30-2:30pm
Rich Evans
Finance
FOB 294 The Dual Management of Retail and Institutional Investment Portfolios
Thurs, Oct 29,
1:30-2:30pm
Ed Burton
UVA Econ
FOB 294 The Mark-to-Market Controversy
Wed, Nov 11
1:30-2:30pm
Yiorgos Allayannis (Finance),
Paul Simko (Accounting), and
Charlie Murray (UVA Econ)
FOB 294 The Growth and Volatility Tradeoff
Tues, Nov 24
1:30-2:30pm
Kadee Russ
(UC Davis Economics)
FOB 194 Financial Choice in a Non-Ricardian Model of Trade
Wed, Dec 2
1:30-2:30pm
Brahima Coulibaly
(Federal Reserve/ Darden)
FOB 294 The Asian Financial Crisis, Uphill Flow of Capital, and Global Imbalances: Evidence from a Micro Study

2008

Date & Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2008 

Tues, Oct 21 Bo Sun, UVA Econ FOB 126 Asset Returns with Earnings Management
Tues, Nov 4 Mary Margaret Frank
(Accounting), Elena Loutskina (Finance), and Amanda Cowen (McIntire)
FOB 126 Co-Management in the Competitive World of Innovative Securities
Tues, Nov 25 Ariel Reshef
UVA Econ
FOB 126 Skill Biased Financial Development: Education, Wages and Occupations in the U.S. Financial Sector (with Thomas Philippon, NYU)

SPRING 2008 

Wed, Jan 23 Luann Lynch and Paul Simko
Accounting
TBA Voluntary Organic Growth Disclosures
Tues, May 6 Frank Warnock GEM FOB 126 Financial Globalization, Governance, and the Evolution of the Home Bias
Tues, May 20
12:30pm
Yiorgos Allayannis and
Michael Schill
Finance
FOB 174 Competitive Financial Strategy
Thurs, May 29
12:30pm
Susan Chaplinsky (Finance) and Swasti Gupta-Mukherjee
(Loyola University)
TBA The Changing Face of Venture Capital: The Rise of M&A Exits
Tues, June17
12:30pm
Marc Lipson (Finance)
and Sandra Mortal
(University of Memphis)
FOB 174 The Investment Efficiency of Public and Private Firms

2007

Date & Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2007  

Tues, Sept 4 Marc Lipson Finance FOB 126 Asset Change Return Anomolies and Transaction Costs
Tues, Sept 25 Rich Evans Finance FOB 194 Soft Dollars: Trading Efficiency or Agency Cost
Tues, Oct 9 Karen King Library   Database Management at Darden
Tues, Nov 13 Frank Warnock GEM FOB 126 Cross-Border Returns Differentials
Tues, Dec 4 Casey Lichtendahl and
Sam Bodily Quantitative Analysis
FOB 126 Eliciting the Form of Preferences for Uncertain Multiperiod Consumption or Dividends

SPRING 2007 

Tues, May 8 Peter Debaere GEM FOB 194 Trade
Tues, Apr 24 Frank Warnock GEM FOB 194 Housing Finance Around the World: A Story in Two Parts
Tues, Mar 6 Elena Loutskina Finance FOB 174 Securitization and the Declining Impact of Bank Finance on Loan Supply: Evidence from Mortgage Acceptance Rates
Tues, Feb 27 Marc Lipson Finance FOB 194
Stock Market Informativeness and Investments: A Global Perspective
Tues, Feb 20 Sean Carr Batten FOB 194 1907 Crisis

2006

Date & Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2006 

Tues, Sept 5 Frank Warnock
GEM
FOB 194 Sudden Flight and True Sudden Stops
Tues, Sept 19 Bill Sihler
Finance
FOB 194 Product Diversification by Financial Service Organizations
Tues, Oct 3 Elena Loutskina
Finance
FOB 174 How Do Corporate Venture Capitalists Create Value for Entrepreneurial Firms?
Tues, Oct 17  Jono Spitzer 
Finance
FOB 174 Caught by the tail: Tail risk neutrality and hedge fund returns
Tues, Oct 31 Casey Lichtendahl
Decision Analysis
FOB 174 Bayesian Linear Opinion Pools

SPRING 2006  

Wed, Feb 22
1:30pm
Wei Li
GEM
FOB 194 Taxation and Finance
Thurs, Mar 2
1:30 pm
Susan Chaplinsky
Finance
FOB 194 Voluntary De-Listings
Thurs, Mar 9
noon
Peter Rodriguez
GEM
FOB 194 Trade and the Unofficial Economy
Wed, Apr 12
1:00 pm
Michael Schill
Finance
FOB 194 Ode to Asset Growth

2005

Date & Time 

Speaker/Group

Location

Topic

FALL 2005 

Tues, Sept 20 Marc Lipson
Finance
FOB 294 The Effects of Institutional Ownership on Equity Market Volatility
Wed, Oct 5 Michael Schill
Finance
FOB 194
Financial Forecasting Folly: The Nature of Managerial Cognition Bias in Financial Forecast Generation
Wed, Oct 19 Paul Simko
Accounting
FOB 174 Does Smoothing Earnings Using Accounting Discretion Add Value?
Tues, Nov 1 Frank Warnock
GEM
FOB 194 New Data on International Capital Flows: Description and Applications
Tues, Nov 15 Mary Margaret Frank
Accounting
TBA Earnings Management through Pension Accounting: Mountain or Molehill
Tues, Dec 6 Marc Lipson
Finance
FOB 194 The Effects of Institutional Ownership and Monitoring: Evidence from Financial Reporting Practices

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