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Seminar Series


The Division of Banking & Finance frequently organises seminars featuring finance professors from renowned business schools. The talks typically start at 10.30am and end at noon. They usually take place at Executive Seminar Room in Block S3.1 of the Nanyang Business School building. Directions to Nanyang Business School may be found here .For further enquiries, please contact Florence Cher at or call her at (65) 6790 6354.

We also organize Brown Bag Seminars. Click here for our Brown Bag Seminar Series.

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Year 2018
4 Dec ​

The Tragedy of Complexity

by Assoc Prof Adam Zawadowski, Central European University​​
20 Nov​

Seasonal Reversals in Expected Stock Returns

by Prof Matti Keloharju, Aalto University​​
13 Nov​

Capital Market Anomalies and Market Research

by Assoc Prof Justin Birru, The Ohio State University​​​
8 Nov​

The Costs and Benefits of Performance Fees in Mutual Funds

by Prof Henri Servaes, London Business School​
​30 Oct Voice of the Customers:  Local Trusting Culture and Consumers' Whistle-Blowing in the Financial Services Industry

by Assoc Prof Yihui Pan, University​ of Utah
23 Oct​

Picking Friends Before Picking (Proxy) Fights:  How Mutual Fund Voting Shapes Proxy Contests

by Prof Alon Brav, Duke University​
12 Oct ​

Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning

by Prof Michael Weisbach, The Ohio State University​
02 Oct ​

In Family We Trust:  Clan Culture and Family Ownership in China

by Assoc Prof Shu Lin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
24 Sept ​

Near-Rational Equilibria in Heterogeneous-Agent Models:  A Verification Method

by Asst​ Prof Indrajit Mitra, University of Michigan
19 Sep​

Sunk-Cost Fallacy and Seller Behavior in the Housing Market

by Assoc Prof Vijay Yerramilli, University of Houston
4 Sep​

Find and Replace: R&D Investment Following the Erosion of Existing Products

by Asst Prof Richard Thakor, University of Minnesota​​​
28 May

Counterparty Credit Risk and Derivatives Pricing

by Prof Chu Zhang, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
8 May​
Credit Rating Inflation and Firms' Investments
by Assistant Prof Chong Huang, University of California​, Irvine
24 Apr

Distorted Risk Incentives from Size Threshold-Based Regulations

by Prof Shane A. Johnson, Texas A&M​​ University
17 Apr

A Microfinance View of U.S. Sovereign CDS Premiums

by Assoc Prof Lukas Schmid​, Duke University
10 Apr

Intergenerational Risk Sharing in Life Insurance: Evidence from France

by Assoc Prof Johan Hombert, HEC​ Paris
20 Mar

Why Do We Miss Early Warning Signs of Crises?​

 by Assoc Prof Chris Yung, University of Virginia​​
13 Mar

Reconsidering Returns

by Asst Prof Samuel Hartzmark, University of Chicago​
27 Feb

The Predictability of Equity Returns from Past Returns: A New Moving Average-Based Perspective

by Prof Doron Avramov, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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