International Virtual Research Seminars in Finance

The International Virtual Research Seminars in Finance are a research collaboration through the establishment of a Finance Research Consortium.


22.09.2020 kl. 13.00 - 08.12.2020 kl. 18.00


The Finance Research Consortium consists of:

  • Aalborg University Business School, Denmark
  • BAFFI CAREFIN Centre, Bocconi University, Italy
  • Centre for Governance, Regulation and Industrial Strategy, University of Bath, United Kingdom
  • Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
  • University of Rome - Sapienza, Italy

The one-hour seminars will run on Zoom. They will be organized as a forum, where a speaker will give 30-45 minutes of presentation followed by 15 minutes of moderated Q&A. Questions will be selected by the moderator from the ones submitted via Zoom chat.

Upcoming Seminars Fall – 2020

Corporate flexibility and the COVID crisis
Time: October, 6th, 2 PM (CET)
Speaker: John Graham, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Sustainability or Performance: Ratings and Fund Managers
Time: October, 27th (TBA)
Speaker: Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Political Connections Impede the Schumpeterian Process of Creative Destruction
Time: November, 17th, 2 PM (CET)
Speaker: Mara Faccio, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

International Characteristic-Based Asset Pricing
Time: November 24th, 3 PM (CET)
Speaker: Russ Wermers, Robert H. Smith School of Management, University of Maryland

Why is Dollar Debt Cheaper? Evidence from Peru
Time: December, 8th (TBA)
Speaker: Victoria Ivashina, Harvard Business School

Past seminars

Nudging the CEO-Employee Pay Gap
Time: September 22nd, 1 PM (CET)
Speaker: David Reeb, National University of Singapore, Singapore


For further information please contact:

Cesario Mateus
Professor of Finance, Aalborg University Business School


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