Seminars 2017-05-17T18:46:51+00:00
Each year, the Bendheim Center invites a leading figure in the field of finance to deliver a set of lectures at Princeton on a topic of major significance to researchers and professionals. The published lectures will appear as a Princeton University Press book. The lectures are open to the public and held on campus.

2017 Lecture

RAGU RAJAN, Chicago Booth
Date TBD

2016 Lecture
2016 Stein Lecture in Finance

2015 Lecture
2015 Ben Bernanke Lecture in Finance

2014 Lecture
2014 Schleifer Lecture in Finance

2013 Lecture
2013 Schiller Lecture in Finance

2012 Lecture
2012 Engle Lecture in Finance

2011 Lecture
2011 Lecture in Finance Robert Merton

2010 Lecture
2016 Lars Hansen Lecture in Finance

The seminar meets on Wednesdays, 2:50-4:00 p.m., in the Bendheim Center for Finance, Room 101. If you have questions, or would like to be added to the email list for the seminar, please contact Karen Neukirchen


26apr2:50 pm- 4:00 pmPhilipp Schnabl, NYU“Banking on Deposits: Maturity Transformation without Interest Rate Risk” Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

19apr2:50 pm- 4:00 pmAndrea Buffa, Boston University"Institutional Investors, Heterogeneous Benchmarks and the Comovement of Asset Prices"Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

12apr2:50 pm- 4:00 pmTaylor Begley, Washington UniversityColor and Credit: Race Competition and the Quality of Financial ServicesEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

29mar2:50 pm- 4:00 pmKenneth Singleton, Stanford UniversityEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

15mar2:50 pm- 4:00 pmElizabeth Kempf, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business"The Job Rating Game: The Effects of Revolving Doors on Analyst Incentives"Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

8mar2:50 pm- 4:00 pmLuigi Guiso, Einaudi Institute"Portfolio Choices, Firm Shocks and Uninsurable Wage Risk"Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

1mar2:50 pm- 4:00 pmCecilia Parlatore, NYU Stern School of Business"Trading Costs and Informational Efficiency"Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

22feb2:50 pm- 4:00 pmBen Iverson, Northwestern UniversityEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

15feb2:50 pm- 4:00 pmErik Loualiche, MITEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

8feb2:50 pm- 4:00 pmKelly Shue, University of ChicagoEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

Meetings are held on Tuesdays, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., in BCF Room 108 (Lounge). Lunch will be served prior to the talk.


16may12:00 pm- 1:00 pmJan Starmans, London Business School“Optimal Agents”Event:Student Research Workshop

10may12:00 pm- 1:00 pmPanagiotis Anagnostidis and Patrice Fontaine “Liquidity Provision, Commonality and High-Frequency Trading "Event:Student Research Workshop

2may12:00 pm- 1:00 pmMatthieu Gomez“What Drives the Recent Rise in Top Wealth Shares?”Event:Student Research Workshop

18apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmTerry Moon“Capital Tax, Investment, and CEO’s Incentive”Event:Student Research Workshop

18apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmFernando Mendo Lopez“Inside Money and Debt Settlements”Event:Student Research Workshop

11apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmYann Koby“The Reversal Rate': An Effective Lower Bound on Monetary Policy"Event:Student Research Workshop

4apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmMartina Jasova"Non-Standard Monetary Policy and Bank Lending Channel"Event:Student Research Workshop

4apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmGiorgia Barboni"Foreign Banks as Shock Absorbers in the Financial Crisis"Event:Student Research Workshop

28mar12:00 pm- 1:00 pmJohan Hombert"Incentive Constrained Risk Sharing, Segmentation, and Asset Pricing" (with Bruno Biais and Pierre-Oliver Weill)Event:Student Research Workshop

14mar12:00 pm- 1:00 pmYannick Timmer"Cyclical Investment Behavior across Financial Institutions"Event:Student Research Workshop

7mar12:00 pm- 1:00 pmIoannis Branikas"Product Market Advertising and Investor Portfolios"Event:Student Research Workshop

28feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmEmil VernerEvent:Student Research Workshop

21feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmLiyu Dou"Generalized Local-to-Unity Models"Event:Student Research Workshop

21feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmPaul Ho"Competing with Competing Options"Event:Student Research Workshop

14feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmPierre Bachas"Banking on Trust: How Debit Cards Enable the Poor to Save More"Event:Student Research Workshop

7feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmSohnke Bartam"Agnostic Fundamental Analysis Works"Event:Student Research Workshop