Fall 2020

PHDBA 239S
Faculty Coordinators: Matteo Benetton , Anastassia Fedyk
via Zoom, 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
September 3, 2020 Yao Zeng
Wharton School, UPenn
Bank Debt versus Mutual Fund Equity
in Liquidity Provision
September 10, 2020 Gabriel Chodorow-Reich
Harvard
Bank Loan Terms Across the Firm Size Distribution: How They Differ and Why It Matters
September 17, 2020 Stefan Nagel
Chicago Booth
Market Efficiency in the Age of Big Data
September 24, 2020 Matteo Benetton
UC Berkeley, Haas
Credit Fire Sales: Captive Lending as Liquidity in Distress
October 1, 2020 Jun Aoyagi
Haas PhD
Dark Side of Delaying Order Execution
October 8, 2020 Sooji Kim
Haas PhD

Xiao Yin
Haas PhD
“Heterogeneous Monetary Policy Transmission and Local Business Cycles”

The Effects of Big Data on Commercial Banks”
October 15, 2020 Margarita Tsoutsoura
Cornell
“Deposit Withdrawals”
October 22, 2020 Cynthia Balloch
LSE
“Low Rates and Bank Loan Supply: Theory and Evidence from Japan”
October 29, 2020 Mohammad Abbas Rezaei
Haas PhD
“Optimal Design of Limited Partnership Agreements”
November 5, 2020 Kelly Shue
Yale SOM
“Can the Market Multiply and Divide? Non-Proportional Thinking in Financial Markets”
November 12, 2020 Natalie Marie Bachas
Princeton

“Market Power in Small Business Lending”

November 19, 2020 Yael Hochberg
Rice
“Launching with a Parachute: The Gig Economy and New Business Formation”
December 3, 2020 Jesse Schreger
Columbia
“Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens”

Updated: September 30, 2020