Lisbon Finance Seminars

CATÓLICA-LISBON, NOVA SBE, ISCTE-IUL and ISEG organize joint research seminars in Finance. The seminars attract speakers from academic institutions around the world and cover a variety of topics of interest to both academics and research-oriented professionals.

Information on the seminars is sent regularly via email. Join our mailing list and receive updates on upcoming seminars.

Seminars are usually given on Fridays from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. See location in the schedule below.

Should you have any questions please contact our seminar organizers Nelson Camanho (Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics), Martijn Boons and Igor Cunha (NOVA SBE), António Barbosa (ISCTE-IUL) and Raquel M. Gaspar (ISEG).

 

CATÓLICA-LISBON Research Seminars are funded by National Funds through FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology.

FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology

 

Upcoming Seminars 

DATE

RESEARCHER PRESENTATION LOCATION ROOM
September 8
11:00am- 12:30pm
Efraim Benmelech
(Kellogg School of Management)
TBA CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-B
September 15
11:00am- 12:30pm
Rainer Haselmann
(Goethe University Frankfurt)
TBA CATÓLICA-LISBON 521-B
September 22
11:00am- 12:30pm
Bige Kahraman
(Saïd Business School, Oxford)
TBA Nova SBE  
October 6
11:00am- 12:30pm
Tim Jenkinson
(Saïd Business School, Oxford)
TBA Nova SBE  
October 13
11:00am- 12:30pm
Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
(Harvard University)
TBA Nova SBE  
October 16
11:00am- 12:30pm
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
(EDHEC Business School)
TBA Nova SBE  
October 20
11:00am- 12:30pm
Dong Lou
(London School of Economics)
TBA CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-B
October 27
11:00am- 12:30pm
Jessica Jeffers
(Chicago)
TBA Nova SBE  
November 10
11:00am- 12:30pm
Ran Duchin
Foster School of Business
TBA CATÓLICA-LISBON 521-A
November 17
11:00am- 12:30pm
Andrea Polo
(Pompeu Fabra)
TBA Nova SBE  
November 30
11:00am- 12:30pm
Eric Zwick
(Chcago)
TBA Nova SBE  
December 7
11:00am- 12:30pm
Elena Simintzi
(UBC)
TBA Nova SBE  

 

Past Seminars

2017

DATE RESEARCHER PRESENTATION LOCATION ROOM
June-23
15:30pm- 17:00pm
Panos Patatoukas
(UC Berkeley)
“Short-Sales Constraints and Aftermarket IPO Pricing” Nova SBE 308
June-16
11:00am- 12:30pm
Christian Wagner
(CBS)
“Debt refinancing and equity returns” CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-B
May-26
11:00am- 12:30pm
Mara Faccio
(Purdue)
"Political determinants of competition in the mobile telecommunication industry" CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-A
May-5
11:00am- 12:30pm
Leonard Kostovetsky
(Boston College)
"On the Role of Human Capital in Investment Management" Nova SBE A219
Apr-21
11:00am- 12:30pm
Susan Christoffersen
(Rotman School of Management)
"Why Do Institutions Delay Reporting Their Shareholdings? Evidence from Form 13F" Nova SBE 306
Mar-24
11:00am- 12:30pm
Maria Teresa Gonzalez-Perez
(CUNEF)
"A Corridor Fix for High-Frequency VIX: Developing Coherent Implied Volatility Measures" CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-B
Mar-17
11:00am- 12:30pm
Bing Liang
(UMass Amherst)
"Hedge Fund Manager Skills and Style-Shifting" CATÓLICA-LISBON EY
Mar-10
11:00am- 12:30pm
Kenneth Ahern
(USC)
"The Importance of Psychology in Economic Activity Evidence from Terrorist Attacks" Nova SBE A219
Feb-03
11:30am- 1:00pm
David Denis
(University of Pittsburgh)
"Persistent Operating Losses and Corporate Financial Policies" Nova SBE 306
Jan-13
11:00am- 12:30pm
Alon Kalay
(Columbia Business School)
“Complementarity between Audited Financial Reporting and Voluntary Disclosure: The Case of Former Andersen Clients” Nova SBE 306

 

2015-2016

DATE RESEARCHER

PRESENTATION

LOCATION ROOM
Nov-11
2:00pm- 3:30pm
Stephan Dieckmann
(The Wharton School)
“The EU Sovereign CDS Ban: Asset Pricing and Welfare Implications under Optimal Beliefs” CATÓLICA-LISBON 520-A
Nov-4
2:00pm- 3:30pm
Clifton Green
(Emory University)
"CEO Home Bias and Corporate Acquisitions" CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-A
Oct-28
2:00pm- 3:30pm
Martin Schmalz
(University of Michigan)
"Common Ownership, Competition, and Top
Management Incentives"
CATÓLICA-LISBON 520-A
Sep-30
11:00am- 12:30pm
Uday Rajan
(Michigan Ross)
"Banks Behaving Badly" NOVA SBE 306
Sep-23
11:00am- 12:30pm
Jonathan Reuter
(Boston College)
"Analyst Promotions within Credit Rating Agencies: Accuracy or Bias?" NOVA SBE 306
Sep-2
11:00am- 12:30pm
Eliezer Fich
(LeBow College of Business - Drexel University)
“Advertising, Attention, and Acquisition Returns” NOVA SBE 306
May-31
2:00pm- 3:30pm
Dirk Hackbarth
(BU)
''Corporate Investment and Financing Dynamics" CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-A
May-20
11:00am- 12:30pm
Lasse Heje Pedersen
(CBS)
"Efficiently Inefficient Markets for Assets and Asset Management" CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-B
May-13
11:00am- 12:30pm
Stefan Nagel
(University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business)
"Interpreting factor models" NOVA SBE 306
May-6
2:00pm- 3:30pm
Leonid Kogan
(MIT)
"Winners and Losers: Creative Destruction and the Stock Market" CATÓLICA-LISBON 522-B
Apr-22
11:00am- 12:30pm
Murillo Campello
(Cornell University)
"Bankruptcy and the Cost of Organized Labor: Evidence from Union Elections" NOVA SBE 306
Apr-8
11:00am- 12:30pm
Victoria Ivashina
(Harvard)
"Monetary Policy and Global Banking" NOVA SBE 223
Apr-1
11:00am- 12:30pm
Stefano Giglio
(Chicago Booth)
"Excess Volatility: Beyond Discount Rates" NOVA SBE 306
Mar-11
11:00am- 12:30pm
Filippo Ippolito
(Pompeu Fabra)
"The effect of Bank Health on the Renegotiation of Credit Line Agreements" NOVA SBE 217
Feb-19
11:00am- 12:30pm
Gil Sadka
(UT Dallas)
"Macroeconomic Activity Under Uncertainty: How Firm-Level and Aggregate-Level Uncertainties Interact" NOVA SBE 308
Feb-12
11:00am- 12:30pm

Benjamin Golez
(Notre Dame)

"Four centuries of return predictability" NOVA SBE 144
Jan-22
14:00pm-
15:30
Simon Johnson
(MIT)
"Systemic Risk: The Problem and A Potential Solution" NOVA SBE 306

Dec-18
11:00am- 12:30pm

Manuel Adelino
(Duke University)
"Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Class" NOVA SBE 306
Oct-30
2:00pm- 3:30pm
Andrey Golubov
(Rotman)
"Employment Protection and Takeovers" CATÓLICA-LISBON 520-A
Oct-23
11:00am-12:30pm
Thomas Bates
(ASU)
“Is there Performance-Based Turnover on Corporate Boards?” NOVA SBE 306
Oct-16
11:00am-12:30pm
Oliver Boguth
(ASU)
"Dissecting Conglomerates" NOVA SBE 308
Oct-9
11:00am-12:30pm
Philip Strahan
(Boston College)
"Bank Quality, Judicial  Efficiency and Borrower Runs: Evidence from Italy" NOVA SBE 306
Sep- 25
11:00am-12:30pm
Kimberly Cornaggia (American University) "Where the Heart Is:
Information Production and the Home Bias"

NOVA SBE

306
Sep- 11
11:00am -12:30pm

Xavier Giroud
(MIT)
"Firm Leverage and Unemployment
during the Great Recession"


NOVA SBE


306


June - 26
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Martin Brown
(University of St. Gallen)
"Internal Control and Strategic Communication within Firms – Evidence from Bank Lending"
CATÓLICA-LISBON

522-B
June - 19
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pedro Saffi
(University of Cambridge)
"Short Sales Constraints and the Diversification Puzzle"
CATÓLICA-LISBON

522-B
 
June - 12
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Francesca Cornelli
(LBS)
"CEO Turnover in LBOs: The Role of Boards" CATÓLICA-LISBON 520-A
June - 5
11:00am -12:30pm
Ran Duchin
(UW - Foster School of Busniness)
"Spillovers inside Conglomerates: Incentives and Capital"


NOVA SBE


306
May - 29
11:00am -12:30pm
Isaac Hacamo
(Kelley School of Business)
"Monetary Policy and the Distribution of Housing Wealth: The Cost of Capital Channel"
NOVA SBE

306
May - 27
11:00am -12:30pm
 Heitor Almeida
(College of Business at Illinois)
“A New Perspective on Bank-Dependency: The Liquidity Insurance Channel”
CATÓLICA-LISBON

522-B
May - 8
11:00am -12:30pm
Murillo Campello
(Johnson Cornell University)
"Customer Concentration and Loan contract Terms"
NOVA SBE

306
April - 17
11:00am -12:30pm
Laurent Fresard
(University of Maryland)
"Corporate Strategy, Conformism, and the Stock Market"
NOVA SBE

306
March - 30
2:00pm -3:30pm
 Mauricio Larrain
(Columbia Business School)
"How Collateral Laws Shape Lending and Sectoral Activity"
CATÓLICA-LISBON

522-B