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Fall 2014 Seminar in Applied Economics


Organized by Prof. Tao Wang

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
2- Sept     Organizational Meeting
9-Sept Michael Malenbaum GC " Exchange Rate Pass-Through and the Role of Market Shares"
16-Sept Stephen Brown NYU Finance "Betting against Beta or Demand for Lottery"
30-Sept Matthew Baker Hunter College "The News Hour: Estimating the Value of Local Television News"
7-Oct Edward Wolff NYU Econ "Household Wealth Trends in the United States, 1962-2013: What Happened over the Great Recession?"
14- Oct Ajit Zacharias Levy Institute  
21-Oct Viral Acharya NYU Finance "Real Effects of the Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe: Evidence from Syndicated Loans"
28-Oct Yangru Wu Rutgers Finance "Exploiting Closed-End Fund Discounts: The Market May Be Much More Inefficient than You Thought"
4- Nov Anna Kovner NY Federal Reserve Bank "How Do Global Banks Scramble for Liquidity? Evidence from the Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Freeze of 2007"
Ruirui Sun GC "The Effect of Electronic Medical Records on Hospital Efficiency"
11-Nov Alexi Savov NYU Finance "Have Financial Markets Become More Informative?"
18-Nov Asani Sarkar NY Federal Reserve Bank “Size is Not Everything”
20-Nov Zadia M. Feliciano Queens College & NBER “Foreign Entry into U.S. Service Industry by Takeovers and the Creation of New Firms”
25-Nov Doron Nissim Columbia University GSB "The Expected Rate of Credit Losses on Banks' Loan Portfolios"
2-Dec Zhendong Zhao GC 'The Effect of Expected Longevity on Retirement and Un-retirement"
4-Dec (Th)
Hongjun Yan Yale University, Finance  
9-Dec Suresh Nallareddy Columbia University GSB “Predicting Restatements in Macroeconomic Indicators using Accounting Information”