Seminars 2018-03-16T11:09:49+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
April 25-26 2018

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

Meetings are held on Tuesdays in Room JRRB – Room 108 (Lounge)
Lunch will be served @ 12:00 p.m. prior to the talk;   Presentation will be from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

27mar12:00 pm1:15 pmPaul HoEfficient Bubbles?Event:Student Research Workshop

03apr12:00 pm1:15 pmFernando MendoEvent:Student Research Workshop

10apr12:00 pm1:15 pmCaio IbsenEvent:Student Research Workshop

17apr12:00 pm1:15 pmDonghwa ShinEvent:Student Research Workshop

24apr12:00 pm1:15 pmZhiguo HeEvent:Student Research Workshop

01may12:00 pm1:15 pmChristian WolfEvent:Student Research Workshop


13mar12:00 pm1:15 pmGiorgia BarboniCultural Proximity and Relationship Lending: Complements or Substitutes?Event:Student Research Workshop

06mar12:00 pm1:15 pmYann KobyThe Reversal Interest Rate (in General Equilibrium!)Event:Student Research Workshop

27feb12:00 pm1:15 pmJoseph AbadiBlockchain EconomicsEvent:Student Research Workshop

20feb12:00 pm1:15 pmNicola LimodioDeposit Volatility, Liquidity and Long-Term Investment: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in PakistanEvent:Student Research Workshop

13feb12:00 pm1:15 pmMaryam FarboodiNeglected Information: What is in the Shape of Return Distribution?Event:Student Research Workshop

06feb12:00 pm1:15 pmLin Peng Investor Attention: Endogenous Allocations, Clientele Effects, and Asset Pricing ImplicationsEvent:Student Research Workshop

12dec12:00 pm1:00 pmYifan YuEvent:Student Research Workshop

05dec12:00 pm1:00 pmDonghwa ShinWhy did complex structured financial products become so popular?Event:Student Research Workshop

28nov12:00 pm1:00 pmGiulia BrancaccioLearning by Trading: the case of the US market for municipal bondsEvent:Student Research Workshop

21nov12:00 pm1:00 pmChristian WolfInstrumental Variable Identification of Dynamic Variance DecompositionsEvent:Student Research Workshop

14nov12:00 pm1:00 pmTerry MoonCapital Gains Tax, Investments, and CEO IncentivesEvent:Student Research Workshop

07nov12:00 pm1:00 pmJulia FonsecaThe Impact of Corporate Credit on Labor Markets Outcomes: Evidence from BrazilEvent:Student Research Workshop

24oct12:00 pm1:00 pmGraham McKeeUnderstanding the Rise in Corporate PayoutsEvent:Student Research Workshop

17oct12:00 pm1:15 pmDan HerbstEvent:Student Research Workshop

10oct12:00 pm1:00 pmMartin CherkesEvent:Student Research Workshop

03oct12:00 pm1:00 pmYann KobyEvent:Student Research Workshop

26sep12:00 pm1:00 pmEmil VernerEvent:Student Research Workshop

19sep12:00 pm1:00 pmIoannis BranikasEvent:Student Research Workshop

16may12:00 pm1:00 pmJan Starmans, London Business School“Optimal Agents”Event:Student Research Workshop

10may12:00 pm1:00 pmPanagiotis Anagnostidis and Patrice Fontaine “Liquidity Provision, Commonality and High-Frequency Trading "Event:Student Research Workshop

02may12:00 pm1:00 pmMatthieu Gomez“What Drives the Recent Rise in Top Wealth Shares?”Event:Student Research Workshop

25apr12:00 pm1:00 pmJulia Fonseca“The Impact of Corporate Credit on Labor Markets and Household Balance Sheets: Evidence from Brazil” Event:Student Research Workshop

18apr12:00 pm1:00 pmTerry Moon“Capital Tax, Investment, and CEO’s Incentive”Event:Student Research Workshop

18apr12:00 pm1:00 pmFernando Mendo Lopez“Inside Money and Debt Settlements”Event:Student Research Workshop

11apr12:00 pm1:00 pmYann Koby“The Reversal Rate': An Effective Lower Bound on Monetary Policy"Event:Student Research Workshop

11apr12:00 pm1:00 pmChristian Wolf“Puzzles in Monetary Policy Identification: A Model-Based Perspective”Event:Student Research Workshop

04apr12:00 pm1:00 pmGiorgia Barboni"Foreign Banks as Shock Absorbers in the Financial Crisis"Event:Student Research Workshop

04apr12:00 pm1:00 pmMartina Jasova"Non-Standard Monetary Policy and Bank Lending Channel"Event:Student Research Workshop

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 Anne Daniecki.

28mar2:50 pm4:00 pmDanielle Li, MITEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

11apr2:50 pm4:00 pmGuillermo Ordonnez, University of PennsylvaniaEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

18apr2:50 pm4:00 pmCollin-Dufresne Pierre, EPFLEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

25apr2:50 pm4:00 pmRajan's LectureEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

30apr2:50 pm4:00 pmMonica PiazzesiEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar


14mar2:50 pm4:00 pmRob Richmond, NYUGravity in FX R-Squared: Understanding the Factor Structure in Exchange RatesEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

07mar2:50 pm4:00 pmPRESENTATION CANCELED DUE TO SNOW STORM The Capitalization of Consumer Financing into Durable Goods PricesEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

28feb2:50 pm4:00 pmDana Foarta, Stanford Universityhe Cost of a Bad Hire: On the Optimality of Pay to Quit ProgramsEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

21feb2:50 pm4:00 pmIng-Haw Cheng, DartmouthDebt Collection and Settlement: Do Borrowers Under-Utilize the Court System?Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

14feb2:50 pm4:00 pmStijn Van Nieuwerburgh, NYUFinancial Fragility with SAMEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

13dec2:50 pm4:00 pmRicardo Caballero, MITRisk-centric Model of Demand Recessions and Macroprudential PolicyEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

06dec2:50 pm4:00 pmDavid Matsa, Northwestern UniversityLocked in by Leverage: Job Search during the Housing CrisisEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

29nov2:50 pm4:00 pmDaniel Greenwald, MITThe Mortgage Credit Channel of Macroeconomic TransmissionEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

15nov2:50 pm4:00 pmEffi Benmelech, Northwestern UniversityFinancial Frictions and Employment During the Great DepressionEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

25oct2:50 pm4:00 pmWill Cong, University of ChicagoInsider Investor and InformationEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

18oct2:50 pm4:00 pmGuillaume Roussellet, NYUAffine Term Structure Modeling and Macroeconomic Risks at the Zero Lower BoundEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

11oct2:50 pm4:00 pmEmil Verner, Princeton UniversityHousehold Debt Revaluation and the Real Economy: Evidence from a Foreign Currency Debt CrisisEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

04oct2:50 pm4:00 pmIoannis Branikas, Princeton UniversityProduct Market Advertising and Investor PortfoliosEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

27sep2:50 pm4:00 pmMark Egan, University of MinnesotaWhen Harry Fired Sally: The Double Standard in Punishing MisconductEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

20sep2:50 pm4:00 pmVictoria Vanasco, Stanford UniversitySecuritization, Ratings, and Credit SupplyEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar

13sep2:50 pm4:00 pmPablo Kurlat, Stanford UniversityWhy are Banks Exposed to Monetary Policy?Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

26apr2:50 pm4:00 pmPhilipp Schnabl, NYU“Banking on Deposits: Maturity Transformation without Interest Rate Risk” Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

19apr2:50 pm4:00 pmAndrea Buffa, Boston University"Institutional Investors, Heterogeneous Benchmarks and the Comovement of Asset Prices"Event:Civitas Finance Seminar

12apr2:50 pm4:00 pmTaylor Begley, Washington UniversityColor and Credit: Race Competition and the Quality of Financial ServicesEvent:Civitas Finance Seminar