Past external seminars

2014 Semester 1 - School of Economics, Department of Finance External Seminar Series

Date/Location

Speaker

Topic

12pm,
Friday 14 March
Week 2 / MAR141

Susumu Imai (UTS)

Instrument-free identification and estimation of differentiated products models using cost data

12pm,
Friday 21 March
Week 3 / MAR141

Bruce Chapman (ANU)

The major problem with most countries' student loan systems: repayment risks

12pm,
Friday 28 March
Week 4 / MAR141

Yijuan Chen (ANU)

Product differentiation between online and offline markets

12pm,
Friday 11 April
Week 6 / MAR141

Choon Wang (Monash)

Applied Micro (Education/Development)

12pm,
Friday 2 May
Week 8 / MAR141

Asadul Islam (Monash)

Applied Micro (Development)

12pm,
Friday 16 May
Week 10 / MAR141

David Kim (Sydney)

Applied Macro

12pm,
Friday 23 May
Week 11 / MAR141

Alexandre Dimitriev (Tasmania)

Applied Macro

12pm,
Friday 6 June
Week 12 / MAR141

David Throsby (Macquarie)

Applied Micro (cultural economics)

2013 Semester 2 - School of Economics, Department of Finance External Seminar Series

Date/ Location

Speaker

Topic

12pm, Thursday
25 July
DW 214

Professor George David
Virginia Tech

Estimates of Returns to Scale, Elasticity of Substitution, and the Thrifty Food Plan Meal Poverty Rate From A Direct Household Meal Production Function

12pm, Friday
16 August
DW 214

Professor Carole Comerton-Forde
University of Melbourne

Dark Trading and Price Discovery

Link to the paper: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2183392

11:30am, Friday
23 August
DW 214

Professor Paul Makdissi 
University of Ottawa

Economics

12pm Friday
30 August
DW 414

Assoc Prof Cameron Truong
Monash University

A New Earnings Announcement Premium

12pm, Thursday
5 September
HUED 103
Dr Elliott Fan
National Taiwan University
Economics

12pm, Friday 
6 September 
DW 214

Dr Fedor Iskhakov
University of NSW

Economics

11:30am, Friday 
13 September
DW 214

Professor Mark Weder
University of Adelaide

Cancelled

12 pm, Friday
27 September
DWB 132

Dr Marc Chan
University of Technology 
Sydney

Economics

12 pm, Friday
4 October
DWB 132
Prof Pierre Pestieau
Université de Liège
Economics

9am, Friday
11 October
DW 214

Dr Joachim Inkmann
University of Melbourne

The design and adoption of default asset allocations

12 pm, Friday
18 October
MAR 341

Professor Petko S. Kalev
University of South Australia

Algorithmic Trading in Volatile Markets

12pm, Friday
25 October
DW 214

Wai-Man (Raymond) LiuAustralian National University

Public News Arrival and Cross-Asset Correlation Breakdown

12 pm, Friday
1 November
DW 214

Dr Paola Labrecciosa
Monash University

Cancelled

12pm, Friday
8 November
DW 214
Dr Graeme Doole
University of WA and Waikato
Cancelled
12 pm, Friday 29 November
DW 214
Dr Matthias Sinning
Australian National University
Economics

2013 Semester 1 - School of Economics, Department of Finance External Seminar Series

Date/ Location Speaker Topic
12pm,
Friday 1 March
Economics LT
Professor Ronald Masulis
University of New South Wales
Board Structure and Monitoring: New Evidence from CEO Turnovers 
12pm,
Friday 8 March
MAR 141
Professor Robert Durand
Curtin University
The Behavioral Basis of Sell-Side Analysts Herding
1pm,
Thursday 14 March Glenn College Lecture Theatre
Dr Timothy Moore George Washington University Disability Insurance Receipts and Changes in Health and Human Capital
12pm,
Friday 15 March
MAR 141
Dr Leslie Martin
The University of Melbourne
The Impact of India's power cuts on energy efficiency in manufacturing
12pm,
Friday 22 March
MAR 141
Dr Joakim Westerholm
The University of Sydney
High Frequency Trading and Market Volatility in an Environment of Technological Innovation
4pm,
Thursday 28 March
DWB 222
Professor S. Ghon Rhee
University of Hawaii
Too Good to Ignore? A Primer on Listed Penny Stocks
12pm,
Friday 12 April
MAR 141
Dr Marco Navone
University of Technology Sydney
Firm Opacity Lies in the Eye of the Beholder
12pm,
Friday 19 April
MAR 141
Professor Nejat Anbarci
Deakin University
TBA (Economics)
12pm,
Wednesday 24 April
Economics LT
(DWB 214)
Professor Øyvind Norli
BI Norwegian Business School
Liquidity and Shareholder Activism
12pm,
Friday 26 April
MAR 141
Dr Bohui Zhang
University of New South Wales
The Invisible Hand of Short Selling: Does Short Selling Discipline Earnings Manipulation?
12pm
Friday 10 May
MAR 141
Honours presentations
1pm,
Thursday 16 May
Glenn College
Lecture Theatre
Professor Bettina Klaus
University of Lausanne
Strategy-Proofness Makes the Difference: Deferred-Acceptance with Responsive
Priorities
12pm,
Friday 17 May
MAR 141
Dr Neal Galpin
The University of Melbourne
Cash Holdings, Costly Financing, and Q-Theory at the Firm Level
12pm,
Friday 24 May
MAR 141
Ass. Prof Georgina Murray Griffith University  Plutonomy and the One Per Cent
12pm
Friday 31 May
MAR 141
Dr. Doowon Lee
Newcastle Business School
The University of Newcastle
Trading Behavior Prior to Public Release of Analyst Reports: Evidence from Korea
12pm,
Friday 7 June
MAR 141
Professor Jeff Sheen Macquarie University TBA (Economics)
12pm,
Friday 14 June
MAR 141
Professor Simon Grant University of Queensland Bounded awareness, heuristics and the Precautionary Principle?
12pm,
Friday 21 June
MAR 141  
Professor Olivier Darne 
University of Nantes 
 TBA (Finance)

2012 Semester 2 - School of Economics, Department of Finance External Seminar Series 

 Date/ Location

Speaker

Topic

12pm,
Monday 9 July
MB 141

Prof Keisuke Hirano
(University of Arizona)

Identification of Time and Risk Preferences in Buy Price Auctions

12pm,
Friday 27 July
DW 214

Dr. Jordan Neyland
(Melbourne University)

Wealth Shocks and Executive Compensation: Evidence from CEO Divorce

12pm,
Friday 3 August
DW 214      

Prof. Claudio Mezzetti
(Melbourne University)  

TBA (Economics)

12pm,
Friday 10 August
DW 214

Dr. Hue Hwa Au Yong
(Monash University)

Contagion and Flight-to-Quality: Evidences from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Region

12pm,
Friday 17 August
DW 214
A/W rm 4245        

Dr Pauline Grosjean
(University of NSW)

Institutional Quality, Culture and Norms of Cooperation

12pm,
Friday 24 August
DW 214

Ass. Prof. Peter Kien Pham
(University of NSW)

Certification or Expropriation? Business Groups in IPO Markets

11:30am,
Friday 31 August
DW 214  

Dr Alex Millmow
(University of Ballarat)

A fifty year audit of the Economic Record 1960-2009


Friday 7 September    

HONOURS PRESENTATIONS
  (No seminar)

12pm,
Friday 14 September
DW 214

Ass. Prof. Dirk Baur
(University of Technology, Sydney)

The Financialisation of Commodities and Contagion

12pm,
Friday 21 September
DW 214

Ass. Prof. Ralph Bayer(University of Adelaide)

Cooperation and distribution

12pm,
Friday 28 September
DW 214

Dr Juan Sotes-Paladino
(University of Melbourne)

Should We Expect Superior Managers to Be Stars?
(Dis)Incentive Effects of Fund Flows in Money Management.

12 pm,
Monday 1 October
DWB 132
Dr Robin Pope
(University of Bonn)
Experimental Evidence Concerning the utility of Gambling

From 9am,
Friday 5 October
DW 214

Prof. Edward C.T. Lin
(Deakin University)

Corporate Governance, Firm Characteristics, and the Choice of Cross-Listings: The Case of Chinese ADRs

11.30am,
Friday 12 October
A/W room 4245

Prof. Denise Osborn
(University of Manchester)  

Breaks in US monetary policy: An information criteria approach to inference with endogenous regressors

12pm,
Friday 19 October
DW 214

Dr Boris Choy(University of Sydney)

A New Multivariate Student-t Distribution with Arbitrary Marginals and its Applications in Financial Time Series and Insurance)

12pm
Wednesday 24 ctober
DW 128

Prof Adrian Pagan
(University of Sydney)

Estimation Issues for Models with Forward Looking Expectations in the Presence of Structural Change

11.30am,
Friday 26 October
DW 214

Prof. Warwick McKibbin
(Australian National University)      

Global Fiscal Adjustment and Trade Rebalancing

11.30am,
Friday 2 November
DW 214
Prof. Claudio Mezzetti
(Melbourne University)
 Manipulative Disclosure
11:30am,
Friday 9 November
DW 214
Dr Eric Naevdal
(Princeton University)
 Climate change, catastrophic risk and the pure rate of time preference