Spring 2022

Faculty Coordinators: Matteo Benetton , Anastassia Fedyk
Cheit Hall C330
Thursdays, 11:10am – 12:30pm*
*(unless otherwise noted)

These seminars are free and open to the public.
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For more information about the Finance Seminars, please contact Ida Chithavong at ichithavong@berkeley.edu.

Dates Speaker Paper Title
February 10, 2022 Linda Schilling
Washington University in St. Louis
Central Bank Digital Currency: When Price and Bank Stability Collide
February 15, 2022
597 Evans Hall**
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University
In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis
February 24, 2022 Aleh Tsyvinski
Policy with stochastic hysteresis
March 3, 2022 Gregor Matvos
Why is Intermediating Houses so Difficult? Evidence from iBuyers
March 10, 2022
**Cheit Hall C210**
Kairong Xiao
Regulatory Costs of Being Public: Evidence from Bunching Estimation
March 17, 2022 Benjamin J. Keys
University of Pennsylvania
Neglected No More: Housing Markets, Mortgage Lending, and Sea Level Rise
March 31, 2022 Simone Lenzu
Propagation and Amplification of Local Productivity Spillovers
April 7, 2022


Diego Garcia
University of Colorado, Boulder

People in Cable News

April 14, 2022 Andrea Vedolin
Boston University
Model Complexity, Expectations, and Asset Prices
April 21, 2022 Sergio Salgado
University of Pennsylvania
Why Are the Wealthiest So Wealthy?
April 28, 2022 Sylvain Catherine
University of Pennsylvania
Who hedges interest-rate risk?
Implications for wealth inequality.
May 5, 2022 Ansgar Walther
Imperial College London
Algorithm Aversion:
Theory and Evidence from Robo-Advice

Updated: May 2022