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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.

Fall 2023

Alex Zhou, Southern Methodist University

Paper: The Value of Value Investors (with M. O'Hara and A. Rapp)
August 25, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Fei Xie, University of Delaware

Paper: Climate Laws and Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions (with T. Li and D.Y. Tang)
Seprember 1, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Tingting Liu, Iowa State University

Paper: Thirty Years of Change: The Evolution of Classified Boards (with S. Guernsey, F. Guo and M. Serfling)
October 6, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Chase Ross, Federal Reserve Board

Paper: Decomposing Covered-Interest Parity Deviations (with T. Moskowitz, S. Ross, and K. Vasudevan)
October 27, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 204

Zahi Ben-David, The Ohio State University

Paper: Modeling Managers As EPS Maximizers (with A. Chinco)
November 17, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Pedro Matos, University of Virginia

Paper: Decarbonizing Institutional Investor Portfolios: Helping to Green the Planet or Just Greening Your Portfolio?
December 1, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Spring 2024

Kateryna Holland, University of Missouri

Paper: Presidential Puzzle at the Firm Level
March 1, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 219

Jennie Bai, Georgetown University

Paper: TBA
March 22, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Kumar Venkataraman, Southern Methodist University

Paper: TBA
March 29, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Jiacui Li, University of Utah

Paper: TBA
April 5, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Shuaiyu Chen, Purdue

Paper: TBA
April 19, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Ran Duchin, Boston College

Paper: TBA
May 3, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | HLH 215

Past Seminar Series

2022-23
2021-22
2019-20
2018-19
2017-18
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15
2022-23 Academic Year
Yongqiang Chu, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Paper: Lender-Affiliated Analysts and Syndicated Loans (with T. Ma and C. Wang)
September 23, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Russell Wermers, University of Maryland

Paper: “Buy the Rumor, Sell the News”: Liquidity Provision by Bond Funds Following Corporate News Events (with A. Huang and J. Xue)
October 7, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Huseyin Gulen, Purdue University

Paper: Extrapolators at the Gate: Market-wide Misvaluation and the Value Premium (with S. Cassella, Z. Chen, and R. Petkova)
October 14, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Bronson Argyle, Brigham Young University

Paper: Explaining Racial Disparities in Personal Bankruptcy Outcomes (with S. Indarte, B. Iverson, and C. Palmer)
November 11, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Kumar Venkataraman, Southern Methodist University

Paper: Quote Competition in Corporate Bonds (with T. Hendershott, D. Li, D. Livdan, and N. Schürhoff)
February 3, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Laura Field, University of Delaware

Paper: The Impact of a Principles-Based Approach to Director Gender Diversity (with T. Bakke, H. Mahmudi, and A. Virani)
February 10, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Amiyatosh Purnanandam, University of Michigan

Paper: United They Fall: Bank Risk After the Financial Crisis (with P. Gandhi)
February 24, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Rawley Heimer, Arizona State University

Paper: Dynamic Inconsistency in Risky Choice: Evidence from the Lab and Field (with Z. Iliewa, A. Imas, and M. Weber)
March 24, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Andra Ghent, University of Utah

Paper: The Work-from-Home Technology Boon and its Consequences (with M. A. Davis and J. Gregory)
April 7, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Stacey Jacobsen, Southern Methodist University

Paper: Asymmetric Information and Receiving Investor Outcomes in the Block Market for Corporate Bonds (with K. Venkataraman)
April 21, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Michel Robe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Paper: Liquidity Providers in “Extreme” Periods: High Frequency Machines vs. Human Electronic and Floor Traders (with V. Raman and P. Yadav)
April 28, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

2021-22 Academic Year
Paul Irvine, Texas Christian University

Paper: Aggregate Attention
June 16, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 204


Tony Cookson, University of Colorado Boulder

Paper: Does Disagreement Facilitate Informed Trading? Evidence from Activist Investors (with V. Fos and M. Niessner)
August 27, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Umit Gurun, University of Texas at Dallas

Paper: The ESG-Innovation Disconnect: Evidence from Green Patenting (with L. Cohen and Q. Nguyen)
September 24, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Andy Puckett, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Paper: TAXI! Do Mutual Funds Pursue and Exploit Information on Local Companies? (with D. Cicero, A.Y. Wang, and S. Zhang)
October 15, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Michael O’Doherty, University of Missouri - Columbia

Paper: The Long-Horizon Returns of Stocks, Bonds, and Bills: Evidence from a Broad Sample of Developed Markets (with A. Anarkulova and S. Cederburg)
November 12, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Andrew Y. Chen, Federal Reserve Board

Paper: Most Claimed Statistical Findings in Cross-sectional Return Predictability Are Likely True
November 19, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Elisabeth Kempf, University of Chicago

Paper: The Political Polarization of U.S. Firms (with V. Fos and M. Tsoutsoura)
April 8, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Hendrik Bessembinder, Arizona State University

Paper: Mutual Fund Underperformance at Long Horizons (with M. J. Cooper and F. Zhang)
April 15, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Jay Ritter, University of Florida

Paper: SPACs (with M. Gahng and D. Zhang)
April 22, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215

2019-20 Academic Year
Reena Aggarwal, Georgetown University

Paper: The Role of Information Production in Private Markets: Evidence from Initial Coin Offerings (with K.W. Hanley and X. Zhao)
September 6, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


Yiming Qian, University of Connecticut

Paper: Can Firms Run Away from Climate-change Risk? Evidence from the Pricing of Bank Loans (with F. Jiang and C. W.i Li)
September 20, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in Hawks Hall 215


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

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


James Brown, Iowa State University

Paper: Environmental Policy and Technical Change: Pollution Taxes, Access to Finance, and Firm Absorptive Capacity (with G. Martinsson and C. Thomann)
October 5, 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


Scott Cederburg, University of Arizona

Paper: On the Economic Value of Stock Market Return Predictors (with T. L. Johnson and M. S. O’Doherty)
November 30, 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

2017-18 Academic Year

Edith Hotchkiss, Boston College

Paper: Providing Liquidity in an Illiquid Market: Dealer Behavior in U.S. Corporate Bonds (with M. Goldstein)
September 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 310


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


Isil Erel, The Ohio State University

Paper: Multinational Firms and the International Transmission of Crises: The Real Economy Channel (with J. Bena and S. Dinc)
November 17, 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


Brian Melzer, Northwestern University

Paper: Loan Contracting in the Presence of Usury Limits: Evidence from Automobile Lending (with A. Schroeder)
April 6, 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 Academic Year

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


Peter Iliev, Pennsylvania State University

Paper: Governance Changes through Shareholder Initiatives: The Case of Proxy Access (with T. Bhandari and J. Kalodimos)
September 9, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 214D


Denis Sosyura, University of Michigan

Paper: Family Descent as a Signal of Managerial Quality: Evidence from Mutual Funds (with O. Chuprinin)
September 23, 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


Pab Jotikasthira, Southern Methodist University

Paper: Heterogeneous Taxes and Limited Risk Sharing: Evidence from Municipal Bonds (with T. Babina, C. Lundblad, and T. Ramadorai)
April 21, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222

2015-16 Academic Year

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


Charles J. Hadlock, Michigan State University

Paper: Panel Data Estimation in Finance: Parameter Consistency and the Standard Error Sideshow (with W. D. Grieser)
October 2, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222


Joshua Pierce, University of Kentucky

Paper: Robust Models of CEO Turnover: New Evidence on Relative Performance Evaluation (with C. E. Fee, C. J. Hadlock and J. Huang)
December 4, 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


Han Xia, University of Texas at Dallas

Paper: Product Market Threats and Financial Contracting: Evidence from Performance-Sensitive Debt (with E. Kjenstad and X. Su)
March 11, 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

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


Vikram Nanda, Rutgers University

Paper: Intellectual Property Protection and Financial Markets: Patenting vs. Secrecy (with Nishant Dass and Steven Chong Xiao)
November 21, 2014 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CBA 222


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


Gjergji Cici, College of William and Mary

Paper: What They Did in their Previous Lives: The Investment Value of Mutual Fund Managers' Experience outside the Financial Sector (with Monika Gehde-Trapp, Marc-André Göricke, and Alexander Kempf)
January 30, 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)
Alice M. Dittman Chair of Banking and Finance and Professor of Finance
HLH 425 W
P.O. Box 880490
Lincoln, NE 68588-0490