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Finance and Insurance Seminar

Finance and Insurance Seminar

The Finance and Insurance Seminar takes place on Tuesday from 4:15 - 5:45 p.m. in room Jur253. The seminar is organized by Nicole Branger, Nadja Guenster, Thomas Langer, Andreas Pfingsten, Simon Rottke, Judith C. Schneider, and Weiqi Zhang.

Winter 2017
Date Speaker Title

December 19, 2017 Lars Norden
Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE),
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
Rio de Janeiro
Does Uniqueness in Banking Matter?
January 30, 2018 Olav Korn
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Stock Illiquidity and Option Returns
Summer 2017
Date Speaker Title
May 23, 2017 Florian S. Peters
University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Optimism Propagation
June 13, 2017 Bryan Foltice
Butler University
Exponential Growth Bias Matters: Evidence and Implications for Financial Decision Making of College Students in the U.S.A.
June 20, 2017 Valeri Sokolovski
Stockholm School of Economics
from June 2017
HEC Montreal
Crowds, Crashes, and the Carry Trade
July 04, 2017 Christian Leuz
University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
Who Falls Prey to the Wolf of Wall Street? Investor Participation in Market Manipulation
July 11, 2017 Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt
University of Cologne
Concentration Bias in Intertemporal Choice
July 18, 2017 Elisabeth Kempf
University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
Canary in a Coalmine: Securities Lending Predicting the Performance of Securitized Bonds
Winter 2016
Date Speaker Title
October 18, 2016 Christine Laudenbach
Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
Personal reminders and commitment: debt management as a natural experiment
November 15, 2016 Tobin Hanspal
Copenhagen Business School
Once Bitten, Twice Shy: The Role of Inertia and Personal Experiences in Risk Taking
December 13, 2016 Gesa-Kristina Petersen
LMU München
What we say is who we are - How fund manager profiles and their strategies predict fund investment and performance
January 24, 2017 Valeriya Dinger
University of Osnabrück
Systemic Effects of Bank Equity Issues: Competition, Stabilization and Contagion
January 31, 2017 Olesya V. Grishchenko
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C.
The term structure of interest rates with short-term and long-term risks
February 07, 2017 Philipp Krueger
University of Geneva
The Sustainability Footprint of Institutional Investors
Summer 2016
Date Speaker Title
May 03, 2016 Matthias Sutter
Universität zu Köln
Where to look for the morals in markets?
May 24, 2016 Karl Schmedders
Universität Zürich
Asset Pricing with Heterogeneous Agents and Long-Run Risk
May 31, 2016
Enrico Diecidue
INSEAD Europe Campus
The temporal resolution of uncertainty
June 7, 2016 Philipp Illeditsch
Disagreement about Inflation and the Yield Curve
June 14, 2016 Milica Mormann
University of Miami
Visual Finance: The Role of Salience and Attention in Financial Decision Making
July 19, 2016 Dirk Simons
Universität Mannheim
Do Mandatory Liquidity Disclosures Foster or Forestall Coordination Failures?
Winter 2015
Date Speaker Title
October 27, 2015 Thorsten Hens
Universität Zürich
Designing Risk Profiler in the Laboratory
November 17, 2015 Harald Scheule
University of Technology Sydney
Credit risk in mortgage portfolios
December 01, 2015 Ruediger Fahlenbrach
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
How Do Investors and Firms React to an unexpected Currency Appreciation Shock?
Summer 2015
Date Speaker Title
April 07, 2015 Stefanie Kleimeier
Universität Maastricht
The Resurgence of Cultural Borders in International Finance during the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Eurozone Cross-Border Depositing
April 21, 2015 Jürgen Eichberger
University of Heidelberg
Ambiguity and Games
May 05, 2015 Martin Hibbeln
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Informational Synergies in Consumer Credit
May 19, 2015 Paul Ehling
BI Norwegian Business School
Disagreement and the Cross Section of Stock Returns
June 23, 2015
Attention plaese,
Time 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm,
Room CAWM 1
Stefan Zeisberger
Stony Brook University, New York
All's Well that Ends Well? On the Importance of How Returns are Achieved
July 27, 2015
Time 04:15 pm to 05:45 pm
Room J 253
Michael Weber
University of Chicago
The Term Structure of Equity Returns: Risk or Mispricing?
Winter 2014
Date Speaker Title
October 21, 2014 Sébastien Pouget
University of Toulouse
Testing asset pricing theory on six hundred years of stock returns
November 04, 2014 Jennifer Coats
Colorado State University
The Effect of Ambiguity on Risk Management Choices: An Experimental Study
December 16, 2014 Carsten Erner
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Consumer Financial Well-Being
January 27, 2015 Michael Viehs
University of Oxford
Carbon Disclosure and Cost of Debt
February 03, 2015 Jasmin Gider
University of Bonn
Deterring Illegal Insider Trading
Summer 2014
Date Speaker Title
April 08, 2014 Erik Kole
Erasmus University Rotterdam
How to Identify and Forecast Bull and Bear Markets?
April 22, 2014 Tobias Berg
University of Bonn
Playing the Devil’s Advocat: The Causal Effect of Risk Management on Loan Quality
May 06, 2014 Andreas Richter
LMU Munich
Endogenous Information and Adverse Selection under Loss Prevention
May 13, 2014 Guillermo Baquero
European School of Management and Technology, Berlin
The Convexity and Concavity of the Flow-Performance Relationship for Hedge Funds
May 20, 2014 Jeroen Derwall
Maastricht University
Does Insider Trading Add Credibility to Firm Product Innovation?
May 27, 2014 Tim Kroencke
University of Mannheim
Asset Pricing without Garbage
June 17, 2014 Christoph Merkle
University of Mannheim
Financial Loss Aversion Illusion
July 01, 2014 Giuliano Curatola
Goethe University Frankfurt
Loss aversion, habit formation and the term structure of equity and interest rates
Winter 2013
Date Speaker Title
October 22, 2013 Kolja Loebnitz Liquidity-Adjusted Capital Requirements and Their Model-Free Properties
October 29, 2013
J 253
Christian Koziol
University of Tübingen
The Risk with Low Volatility Stocks
November 12, 2013 Sarah Qian Wang
University of Warwick
Credit Default Swaps and Corporate Cash Holdings
November 19, 2013 Arvid O. I. Hoffmann
Maastricht University
Technical Analysis and Individual Investors
November 26, 2013 Hendrik Hakenes
University of Bonn
Regulatory Capture by Sophistication
December 03, 2013 Stefan Ruenzi
University of Mannheim
Extreme Dependence and Asset Pricing: Returns and Liquidity
January 21, 2014 Ulrich Schmidt
Kiel Universitity
Overconfidence and Risk Taking of Ethiopian Farmers
February 04, 2014 Paulo Rodrigues
Maastricht University
Values and investments: Evidence from institutional trading responses to news components
Summer 2013
Date Speaker Title
May 27, 2013 Alex Stomper
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
The Politics of Related Lending
June 03, 2013 Stefan Zeisberger
University of Zurich
Do Investors Overreact to Small but Frequent Losses? An Experimental Analysis
June 17, 2013 Norman Seeger
VU University Amsterdam
Out-of-Sample Performance of Jump-Diffusion Models for Equity Indices: What the Financial Crisis was Good for
July 15, 2013 Stefan Ankirchner
Bonn University
Hedging Forward Positions: Basis Risk vs. Liquidity Costs
Winter 2012
Date Speaker Title
October 30, 2012 Antje Mahayni
University of Duisburg-Essen
Optimizing Proportional Portfolio Insurance Strategies - From Theory to Practice
November 13, 2012 Thomas Post
Maastricht University
What Makes Investors Optimistic, What Makes Them Afraid?
November 27, 2012 Rainer Haselmann
University of Bonn
Capital Regulation and Banks' Lending Behavior
December 03, 2012
Ralf Meisenzahl
Federal Reserve Board
The Real Effects of Credit Line Drawdowns
January 08, 2013 Ralf Elsas
LMU Munich
From Underleverage to Excess Debt: The Changing Environment of Corporate Debt
January 22, 2013 Joachim Grammig
University of Tübingen
Creative Destruction and Asset Prices
Winter 2011
Date Speaker Title
October 11, 2011 Matthias Muck
University of Bamberg
Optimal Exercise Strategies for Open-End Turbo Certificates
November 22, 2011 Antoon Pelsser
Maastricht University
Robustness, Model Ambiguity and Pricing
December 13, 2011 André Betzer
University of Wuppertal
Strategic Trading and Trade Reporting by Corporate Insiders
January 17, 2012 Maik Schmeling
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Order Flow, Private Information, and Currency Risk Premia
January 31, 2012 Monika Trapp
University of Cologne
Fund manager allocation

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