Charles A. Dice Center

Fisher Hall
Seminars showcase research by colleagues from around the world focusing on financial economics. The seminar series is named after Dr. Stephen A. Buser, Professor Emeritus at Fisher College of Business.

The schedule is subject to change.

Seminar Schedule

  • Open/Close Autumn 2023

    9/13/2023 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Shaojun Zhang
    The Ohio State University
    "Factor Timing and The Cross-Section of Stock Returns"

    9/20/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Amanda Heitz
    Tulane University
    "Bank Monitoring with On-Site Inspections"

    9/27/2023 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Thomas Flanagan
    The Ohio State University
    "Quantifying Risk Transformation in Bank Lending"

    9/29/2023 (10:30-11:30 AM)
    Professor Isil Erel
    The Ohio State University
    "Monetary Policy Transmission Through Online Banks"

    10/4/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM) ZOOM
    Professor Antoinette Schoar
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "Anatomy of a Run: The Terra Luna Crash"

    10/11/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Michaela Pagel
    Washington University in St. Louis
    "Cookies and Shopping"

    10/25/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Wei Jiang
    Emory University
    "How Do Firms Withstand A Global Economic Shock: Evidence From Within-Firm Responses"

    11/1/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Juhani Linnainmaa
    Dartmouth College
    "Dusty Corners in the Cross Section of Expected Stock Returns"

    11/8/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Michael Ewens
    Columbia University
    "Irreplaceable Venture Capitalists"

    11/15/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Sebastian Hillenbrand
    Harvard Business School
    "Accounting for Earnings: Does the Price-Earnings Ratio Predict Earnings or Returns?"

    12/1/2023 (11:00-12:00 PM)
    Professor Yufeng Wu
    The Ohio State University
    "Labor Mobility, Human Capital Investment, and Technological Change"

    12/6/2023 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Andrei Goncalves
    The Ohio State University
    "The Subjective Risk and Return Expectations of Institutional Investors"

  • Open/Close Spring 2023

    2/17/2023 (10:30-12:00 PM)
    Professor Shan Ge
    New York University
    "The Costs of Hedging Disaster Risk and Home Prices in the Face of Climate Change"

    3/22/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Will Cong
    Cornell University
    "Asset Pricing with Panel Tree Under Global Split Criteria"

    3/29/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Valentin Haddad
    "Whatever It Takes? The Impact of Conditional Policy Promises"

    4/5/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Jonathan Lewellen
    Dartmouth College
    “How many factors?”

    4/12/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Mark Egan
    Harvard University
    "What Drives Variation in Investor Portfolios? Estimating the Roles of Beliefs and Risk Preferences"

    4/19/2023 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Alessandro Melone
    The Ohio State University
    "Anomaly Predictability with the Mean-Variance Portfolio"

    4/26/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Gordon Phillips
    Dartmouth College
    "Intellectual Property Protection Lost and Competition: An Examination Using Large Language Models"

    5/3/2023 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Heather Tookes
    Yale University
    "Leaving Them Hanging: Student Loan Forbearance, Distressed Borrowers, and Their Lenders"

    5/8/2023 (10:30-12:00 PM)
    Leandro Sanz
    The Ohio state University
    "Supply Network Fragility, Inventory Investment, and Corporate Liquidity"

  • Open/Close Autumn 2022

    8/31/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Rick Ogden
    The Ohio State University
    "Skewness Managed Portfolios"

    9/2/2022 (10:30-12:00 PM)
    Professor Martijn Cremers
    University of Notre Dame
    "The Complex Materiality of ESG ratings: Evidence from ESG funds"

    9/7/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Gregor Matvos
    Northwestern University
    "Banking without Deposits: Evidence from Shadow Bank Call Reports"

    9/9/2022 (10:30-12:00 PM)
    Eduard Inozemtsev
    The Ohio State University
    "Bond Ownership Concentration"

    9/14/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Petra Vokata
    The Ohio State University
    "Do Investors Read the Fine Print? Salient Thinking and Security Design"

    9/21/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Josh Lerner
    Harvard Business School
    "The Diffusion of Disruptive Technologies"

    9/28/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor René Stulz
    The Ohio State University
    "The Unicorn Puzzle"

    10/5/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Toni Whited
    University of Michigan
    "Taxes Depress Corporate Borrowing:Evidence from Private Firms"

    10/12/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Hyeik Kim
    University of Alberta
    “All Clear for Takeoff: Evidence from Airports on the Effects of Infrastructure Privatization”

    10/26/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Hoa Briscoe-Tran
    The Ohio State University
    "Diversity and Inclusion, Operating Flexibility, and Financial Policies"

    11/4/2022 (10:30-12:00 PM)
    Professor Tetiana Davydiuk
    Carnegie Mellon University
    "Market Discipline in the Direct Lending Space"

    11/09/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Marius Ring
    University of Texas at Austin
    "Wealth Taxation and Charitable Giving"

    11/16/2022 (11:30-1:00 PM)
    Professor Yufeng Wu
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    "Will Central Bank Digital Currency Disintermediate Banks?"

    11/30/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Victor Lyonnet
    The Ohio State University
    "Declining Business Formation and the Rise of Superstar Firms"

  • Open/Close Summer 2022

    8/10/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Minsu Ko
    The Ohio State University
    "How do Managers' Expectations Affect Share Repurchases?"

  • Open/Close Spring 2022

    2/25/2022  (10:30-12:00 PM)
    Professor Paul Décaire
    Arizona State University
    "CEO Pet Projects"

    3/2/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Hoa Briscoe-Tran
    The Ohio State University
    "An Inside View of Corporate ESG Practices"

    3/9/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Bruno Pellegrino
    University of Maryland
    "Barriers to Global Capital Allocation"

    3/23/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Lauren Cohen
    Harvard Business School
    "Hidden Alpha"

    3/25/2022 (11:00-12:00 PM)
    Professor Shaojun Zhang
    The Ohio State University
    “Do Investors Care about Carbon Risk? A Global Perspective”

    3/30/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Boris Vallee
    Harvard Business School
    "FinTech Lending and Cashless Payments"

    4/1/2022 (11:00-12:00 PM)
    Professor Lu Zhang
    The Ohio State University
    "Asymmetric Investment Rates"

    4/8/2022 (10:30-12:00 PM)
    Professor Andra Ghent
    University of Utah
    "The Work-from-Home Technology Boon and its Consequences"

    4/13/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Byungwook Kim
    The Ohio State University
    "Correlated Demand Shocks"

    4/20/2022 (11:00-12:00 PM)
    Professor René Stulz
    The Ohio State University
    "Why have liquid asset holdings of banks evolved so differently from those of non-financial firms?"

    5/4/2022 (11:00-12:30 PM)
    Professor Michael Weber
    University of Chicago
    "Missing Data in Asset Pricing Panels"

    5/25/2022 (11:30-12:30 PM)
    Professor Itzhak Ben-David
    The Ohio State University
    “FinTech Lending with LowTech Pricing”