2014-2015

FALL SEMINAR SERIES

DATE PRESENTER PAPER LOCATION TIME
September 12, 2014
Jay Hartzell,
University of Texas at Austin

The Influence of Benchmarking on Portfolio Choices:

The Effect of Sector Funds

Bartley 2046 1:30 p.m.
October 10, 2014
Robert DeYoung,
University of Kansas

The External Effects of Bank Executive Pay: Systemic Risk

and Liquidity Creation

Bartley 2046 1:30 p.m.
November 7, 2014
Stuart Gillan,
University of Georgia
Incentives, Termination Payments, and CEO Contracting Bartley 2046 1:30 p.m.

SPRING SEMINAR SERIES

DATE PRESENTER PAPER LOCATION TIME
February 6, 2015
Gregory Udell,
Indiana University
Lending Pro-Cyclicality and Macro-Prudential Policy: Evidence from Japanese LTV Ratios Bartley 2046 1:30 p.m.
February 20, 2015
Mitchell Petersen,
Northwestern University
Loans on Sale: Credit Market Seasonality, Borrower Need, and Lender Rent Seeking Bartley 2046 1:30 p.m.
March 20, 2015
Lamont Black,
DePaul University
From Origination to Renegotiation: A Comparison of Portfolio and Securitized Commercial Real Estate Loans Bartley 2046 1:30 p.m.

BROWN BAG SERIES

DATE PRESENTER PAPER LOCATION TIME
April 24, 2015 Rabih Moussawi,
Villanova University

Large Institutional Investors

and Systematic Risk

Bartley 2046 1:30 p.m.

PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES

Jay Hartzell

Jay Hartzell

Dr. Jay Hartzell is Professor of Finance, Senior Associate Dean, and the Executive Director of the Real Estate Finance and Investment Center in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Hartzell’s current research focuses on real estate finance, corporate finance and corporate governance. His articles have been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Real Estate Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. Dr. Hartzell also serves on the editorial board of Real Estate Economics, has been an Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Real Esate and Urban Economics Association.

Bob DeYoung

Bob DeYoung

Dr. Bob DeYoung is the Capitol Federal Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions at the University of Kansas. He currently serves as Co-Editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, is a Senior Research Fellow at the FDIC's Center for Financial Research and is an adjunct member of the graduate economics faculty at the University of Limoges in France. Professor DeYoung’s current research focuses on commercial bank performance and regulation. Dr. DeYoung’s research has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Financial Intermediation.

Stu Gillan

Stu Gillan

Dr. Stu Gillan is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. Dr. Gillan currently serves as Co-Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance and has been an Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies. Professor Gillan’s current research focuses on corporate governance, ownership structure, and executive compensation. Dr. Gillan’s research has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Financial Management.

Greg Udell

Greg Udell

Dr. Greg Udell is a Professor of Finance and the Bank One Chair of Baking and Finance in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Dr. Udell currently serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking and has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance. Professor Udell’s research focuses on financial contracting, credit availability, monetary policy and financial intermediation. Dr. Udell’s research has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, and the Journal of Financial Intermediation.

Mitchell Petersen

Mitchell Petersen

Dr. Mitchell Petersen is the Glen Vasel Professor of Finance in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Dr. Petersen has served as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Finance, Financial Management, Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Intermediation. Professor Petersen is also a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Dr. Petersen’s research focuses on empirical corporate finance and banking. Professor Petersen’s work has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Lamont Black

Lamont Black

Dr. Lamont Black is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Driehaus College of Business at Depaul University. Dr. Black has previously served as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. Professor Black’s primary research interests are in the areas of banking, corporate finance, and macroeconomics. His most recent research has focused on commercial real estate securitization and the spillover of financial shocks through the banking system. Dr. Black’s research has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Services Research, and Journal of Financial Stability.

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