Finance Seminar Series

The Department of Finance is pleased to welcome guest speakers from other leading institutions to deliver seminars on a range of topics. 

Guest Seminar Series 2021-22

If you have any questions about these seminars, please contact Dr Jiaqi Guo  in the Department of Finance.

  • 23 February 2022 – Thomas Chemmanur (Carroll School of Management, Boston College)
  • 9 March 2022 – Chendi Zhang (University of Exeter) 
  • 23 March 2022 – Kevin Aretz (Manchester Business School) 
  • 27 April 2022 – Lin Peng (Baruch College, New York City University) 
  • 4 May 2022 – Chris Brook (University of Bristol) 

Guest Seminar Series 2020-21

  • 8 December 2021 - Bin Xu (University of Leeds)
    Title: The Disciplinary Role of Corporate Customers
  • 24 November 2021 - Constantinos Antoniou (University of Warwick)
    Title: It Takes Two to Tango: Cross-Cultural Marriages and Corporate Risk Taking
  • 10 November 2021 - Nancy R. Xu (Carroll School of Management, Boston College)
    Title: Main Street’s Pain, Wall Street’s Gain 
  • 20 October 2021 - Charlie X Cai (University of Liverpool) 
    Title: Economic Uncertainty: Mispricing and Risk Ambiguity Premium
  • 17 March 2021 - Joan Farre-Mensa (University of Illinois)
    Title: "Financing Payouts"
  • 10 March 2021 - Tracy Yue Wang (University of Minnesota)
    Title: "Public Attention to Gender Equality and Board Gender Diversity"
  • 3 March 2021 -  Sotirios Kokas (University of Essex)
    Title: "Real Effects of Imperfect Bank-Firm Matching"
  • 17 Feburary 2021 - Marta Deglinnocenti (Università Statale di Milano)
    Title: "Debt-Aversion and Female Entrepreneurs: Evidence from China"
  • 23 November 2020 - Sushil Sainani (University of Liverpool)
    Title: "Can CFOs Resist Undue Pressure from CEOs to Manage Earnings"
  • 4 November 2020 - Jacky (Qi) Zhang (Durham University)
    Title: "Impact of Demand Shocks on the Stock Market: Evidence from Chinese IPOs"
  • 21 October 2020 - Raman Uppal (EDHEC Business School)
    Title: "Investor Sophistication and Portfolio Dynamics"
  • 7 October 2020 - Duc Duy Nguyen (King's College London)
    Title: "Same-sex marriage and lending to same-sex couples"

Guest Seminar Series 2019/20

  • 18 March 2020 - Dr Shamim Ahmed (University of Liverpool)
  • 3 March 2020 - Dr Michela Verardo (London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE)
  • 19 February 2020 - Dr Monika Tarsalewska (University of Exeter)
  • 5 February 2020 - Dr Winifred Huang (University of Bath)
  • 22 January 2020 - Prof Neslihan Ozkan (University of Bristol)
  • 22 January 2020 - Prof Neslihan Ozkan (University of Bristol)
  • 3 December 2019 - Eliza Wu (Sydney University)
  • 27 November 2019 - Tao Li (Warrington University)
  • 21 November 2019 - Abdul Mohamed (University of Leeds)
  • 14 November 2019 - Marc Goergen (IE Business School)
  • 25 October 2019 -  Jana Fidrmuc (University of Warwick)
  • 15 October 2019 - Sanjay Banerji (University of Nottingham)

Past seminars