Spring 2021 Schedule

All presentations start at 10.30am Eastern time and end by 11.45am. A Zoom link will be circulated in advance to everyone who has signed up for the seminar series. We look forward to seeing you at the seminars.

Date/Video LinkPresenterPaper
20-JanYi Li (Fed Board)Does Mutual Fund Illiquidity Introduce Fragility into Asset Prices? Evidence from the Corporate Bond Market
3-FebHan Xia (UT Dallas)“Pump and Dump” through Media Tone: The Role of Cross-Blockholders in Corporate Litigation
17-FebSimon Glossner (UVA)Where Do Institutional Investors Seek Shelter when Disaster Strikes? Evidence from COVID-19
3-MarFeng Zhang (Utah)Return Horizon and Mutual Fund Performance
17-MarMelissa Porras Prado(Nova School of Business and Economics)Capital Commitment and Investment Decisions: The Role of Mutual Fund Charges
31-MarQifei Zhu (NTU)Currency Management by International Fixed Income Mutual Funds
14-AprMengqiao Du (Mannheim)Stock Repurchasing Bias of Mutual Funds
28-AprWenxi Jiang (CUHK)Global Carbon Divestment and Firms’ Actions