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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.


26 JulyFast traders and slow price adjustments: an artificial market with strategic interaction and transaction costs           Marco Tolotti
Università Ca' Foscari Venezia
2 August

Risk Transmission Mechanism between Energy Markets: A VAR for VaR Approach

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

 9 August

Geopolitics and international bank flows: Evidence from the Dalai Lama

Phong Ngo
Australian National University
16 AugustMechanism Selection and Trade Formation on Swap Execution Facilities: Evidence from Index CDS TradesHaoxiang Zhu
23 August

Learning and Confirmation Bias: How first impressions and ambiguous signals influence perceptions and financial advice

University of Sydney

30 AugustTime-Varying Demand for Lottery: Speculation Ahead of Earnings AnnouncementsJianfeng Yu
University of Minnesota
6 September

 Trend Momentum in Corporate Bonds

Hai Lin
Victoria University of Wellington
13 September

Signed spillover effects building on historical decompositions

Mardi Dungey
University of Tasmania
21 SeptemberThe Product Market Effects of Derivatives Trading: Evidence from Credit Default Swaps  Dragon Tang
University of Hong Kong
27 SeptemberThe Role of Technology in Mortgage Lending
James Vickery
New York Federal Reserve
4 October

Institutional Presence

Kelvin Tan
University of Queensland

11 October

   What Makes the Market Jump?

Marcel Prokopczuk
Leibniz University Hannover

18 October

 Interbank Trading in a Segmented OTC Market

Peter Hoffman
European Central Bank
23 OctoberBetter Bond IndicesMatthew Spiegel
Yale School Of Management

1 November


Harald Hau
Geneva Finance Research Institute