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Finance seminar series

Below is a list of upcoming finance seminars hosted by the Finance Discipline Group. All seminars unless stated otherwise are held from 12-1pm in:

Room: 8.02
Level 8, Building 8
Dr Chau Chak Wing Building
14 - 28 Ultimo Road, Ultimo, Sydney Australia

Access to seminars is by invitation. Please contact Mala Kapahi for further details or to request to be placed on our seminar mailing list to receive regular updates and invitations to seminars.

If you want to present a paper at our seminar series please contact Adrian Lee.

Past seminar presentations can be viewed here.


22 February

Daniel Roesch
University of Regensburg

1 MarchSystemic Default and Return Predictability in the Stock and Bond MarketsKewei Hou
Ohio State University
8 MarchCANCELLED: Show Us Your Shorts!Bige Kahraman
Oxford University
15 March

Inside Brokers

Rik Sen
22 MarchSpanning tests for assets with option-like payoffs: the case of hedge fundsPaul Karehnke
29 March
Maureen O'Hara
UTS,Cornell University
5 April

Robo-advisers and Investor Behavior

Benjamin Loos
Mannheim University
12 AprilCrowding and Moments of MomentumRoger Edelen
University of California Davis
19 AprilOption-Implied Correlations, Factor Models, and Market Risk
Grigory Vilkov
School of Finance and Management
26 April

Bubbles and Crashes in the Australian Residential Property Market & 'Monopoly' in Real Life - The Housing Market and Inequality

Dirk Baur
University of Western Australia

3 May

The “Green” Geography: Firm Location and Corporate Environmental Policies

Johan Sulaeman
National University of Singapore
10 May

Convenience Yield Risk Premiums

Stefan Trueck Macquarie University
17 MayGrowth Opportunities and the Proximity of InvestmentSong Shi

24 May

Fire Sale Risk and Expected Stock Returns

Min Kim

31 May

Does Crowdsourced Research Discipline Sell-Side Analysts?

Russell Jame
Kentucky University

7 JuneA Forward-looking Model of the Term Structure of Interest Rates

Albert Chun
University of Queensland


26 July    TBA               Marco Tolotti
Università Ca' Foscari Venezia
2 August



Xunpeng (Roc) Shi
University of Technology Sydney (ACRI)

9 August  
16 August      TBAHaoxiang Zhu
23 August


30 August      TBAJianfeng Yu
University of Minnesota
6 September


Hai Lin
Victoria University of Wellington
13 September


Mardi Dungey
University of Tasmania
20 September  
27 September     TBA
James Vickery
New York Federal Reserve
4 October



11 October


18 October


Peter Hoffman
European Central Bank
23 October     TBAMatthew Spiegel
Yale School Of Management

1 November


Harald Hau
Geneva Finance Research Institute