Ardis J. and Emmett M. Hanson Memorial Seminars in Finance

Ardis J. and Emmett M. Hanson
Memorial Seminars in Finance

Seminar Series

The Department of Finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln regularly hosts research seminars that provide a forum for faculty members, graduate students and invited guest speakers to present and discuss cutting-edge research in all areas in finance. For more information about the seminars, contact Dr. Stanislava Nikolova.

Seminar Schedule

2019-20 Academic Year
Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota

Paper: Bank Monitoring and Corporate Fraud: Evidence from a Natural Experiment (with M. Li and T. Makaew)
October 11, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Karl Lins, University of Utah

Paper: Renewable Governance: Good for the Environment? (with A. Dyck, L. Roth, M. Towner, and H. Wagner)
November 1, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Michael Schwert, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Paper: Security Design, Commitment, and Interest Rates (with M. Roberts)
November 8, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Michael Goldstein, Babson College

Paper: Climate Finance
December 6, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Jennifer Koski, University of Washington

Paper: Why Are Investors Paying (More) Attention to Free Cash Flows? (with K. Adame, K. Lem, and S. McVay)
February 14, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Clemens Sialm, University of Texas-Austin

Paper: Revenue Sharing in 401(k) Plans (with V. Pool and I. Stefanescu)
March 6, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Elisabeth Kempf, University of Chicago

Paper: TBA
April 10, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Kumar Venkataraman, Southern Methodist University

Paper: TBA
April 17, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

Philip Strahan, Boston College

Paper: TBA
April 24, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


2018-19 Academic Year
Hoje Jo, Santa Clara University

Paper: Is Corporate Social Responsibility Priced? (with L. Guo and H. Park)
September 21, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HHL 443

Anjan Thakor, Washington University in St. Louis

Paper: The Illiquidity Fog
October 26, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HHL 443

Motohiro Yogo, Princeton University

Paper: The Fragility of Market Risk Insurance (with R. Koijen)
November 2, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HHL 443

Michelle Lowry, Drexel University

Paper: Investors’ Attention to Corporate Governance (with P. Iliev and J. Kalodimos)
January 25, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 204

Lu Zhang, The Ohio State University

Paper: q5 (with K. Hou, H. Mo and C. Xue)
February 8, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 204

David Denis, University of Pittsburgh

Paper: Persistent Operating Losses and Corporate Financial Policies (with S. McKeon)
March 1, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 204

Matt Billett, Indiana University

Paper: Corporate Investors in PIPEs and the Boundaries of the Firm: Evidence from Innovation (with I. V. Floros and X. Tian)
Match 29, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 204

Josh Lerner, Harvard University

Paper: The Creation and Evolution of Entrepreneurial Public Markets (with S. Bernstein and A. Dev)
April 5, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 204

Kai Li, The University of British Columbia

Paper: Rent Extraction by Super-priority Lenders (with B. E. Eckbo and W. Wang)
April 19, 2019|10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 204

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2017-18 Archive

Anand Vijh, University of Iowa

Paper: Stock Merger Activity and Industry Performance (with B. Meng)
September 29, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 443

Matt Ringgenberg, University of Utah

Paper: On Index Investing (with J. L. Coles and D. Heath)
October 20, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 443

Tracy Wang, University of Minnesota

Paper: Skilled Labor Risk and Compensation Policies (with Y. Qiu)
November 10, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 443

Avri Ravid, Yeshiva University

Paper: Star Turnover and the Value of Human Capital: Evidence from Broadway Shows (with S. Han)
February 23, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 443

Jean Helwege, University of California, Riverside

Paper: Disclosure, Runs and Bank Capital Raising (with H.D. Dang)
March 9, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 443

Jerry Hoberg, University of Southern California

Paper: Product Life Cycles in Corporate Finance (with V. Maksimovic)
March 30, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 443

Kristine Hankins, University of Kentucky

Paper: Do Firms Hedge During Distress? (with H. Almeida and R. Williams)
April 13, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 211

2016-17 Archive

Ioannis Floros, Iowa State University

Paper: Uncertainty Through a Two-stage IPO (with R. Cole and V. Ivanov)
September 2, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Paul Koch, The University of Kansas

Paper: Personal Trading by Employees of Financial Intermediaries (with H. Berkman and P. J. Westerholm)
October 14, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Greg Nini, Drexel University

Paper: Learning and Contractual Evolution: The Case of Leveraged Loans (with M. Berlin and E. G. Yu)
October 28, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

David Lesmond, Tulane University

Paper: Trade Size Clusters and the Relation to Momentum Returns (with X. Wang)
November 4, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Amrita Nain, The University of Iowa

Paper: Do Managers Provide Misleading Earnings Guidance before Stock Repurchases? (with A. Vijh)
December 2, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

John Beshears, Harvard

Paper: Does Borrowing Undo Automatic Enrollment's Effect on Savings? (with J. J. Choi, D. Laibson, B. C. Madrian, and W. L. Skimmyhorn)
December 9, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 214D

Kelsey Wei, University of Texas - Dallas

Paper: Follow the Money: Investor Trading Around Investor-Paid Credit Rating Changes (with U. Bhattacharya and H. Xia)
February 3, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Alice Bonaime, The University of Arizona

Paper: What Is Revealed When Firms Disagree with Short Sellers? (with L. Bargeron)
February 10, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Sébastien Michenaud, DePaul University

Paper: Institutional Investor Cliques and Governance (with A. D. Crane and A. Koch)
February 24, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

2015-16 Academic Year Archive

Tim Loughran, University of Notre Dame

Paper: Using 10-K Text to Gauge Financial Constraints (with Andriy Bodnaruk and Bill McDonald)
August 28, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Ashish Tiwari, The University of Iowa

Paper: Hedge Fund Replication: A Model Combination Approach (with Michael O'Doherty and N. E. Savin)
September 18, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Tyler Jensen, Iowa State University

Paper: Momentum and Funding Conditions (with L. Garcia-Feijoo and G. R. Jensen)
January 15, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Jarrad Harford, University of Washington

Paper: The Real Effects of Uncertainty on Merger Activity (with V. Bhagwat and R. Dam)
April 1, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Gregory Nini, Drexel University

Paper: TBA
April 15, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Andrew Ellul, Indiana University

Paper: Labor Unemployment Risk and CEO Incentive Compensation (Cong Wang and Kuo Zhang)
April 29, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

2014-15 Academic Year Archive

Paul H. Schultz, University of Notre Dame

Paper: Liquidity in a Market for Unique Assets: Specified Pool and TBA Trading in the Mortgage Backed Securities Market (with Pengjie Gao and Zhaogang Song)
September 5, 2014 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Lubomir Litov, University of Arizona

Paper: Staggered Boards and Firm Value, Revisited (with K. J. Martijn Cremers and Simone M. Sepe)
September 29, 2014 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 214D

Kathleen W. Hanley, University of Maryland

Paper: The JOBS Act and the Costs of Going Public (with Susan Chaplinsky and S. Katie Moon)
October 10, 2014 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 214D

David Mauer, The University of Iowa

Paper: Financing Uncertain Growth (with Jay Y. Li)
December 5, 2014 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Sandy Klasa, University of Arizona

Paper: What determines the composition of a firm's total cash reserves? (with Laura Cardella and Douglas Fairhurst)
January 16, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Brian Boyer, Brigham Young University

Paper: Information in the Cross Section of Short-Term Equity Yields (with D. Andre)
March 13, 2015 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. in CBA 212

Audra Boone, Texas A&M University

Paper: The Informaiton Environment of Cross-Listed Firms: Evidence from the Supply and Demand of SEC Filings (with K. Schumann and J. White)
April 10, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Yuhang Xing, Rice University

Paper: Advance Refundings of Municipal Bonds (with A. Ang and R. Green)
April 24, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

Contact

Nikolova, Stanislava (Stas)
Associate Professor
HLH 425 W
P.O. Box 880490
Lincoln, NE 68588-0490
402-472-6049