Seminars 2015-2016



  • The seminar series of the School is organized by the Banking and Finance for Society (BFS) and Industry for Society (I4S) research groups
  • All the seminars take place on Thursdays at 12:10, unless otherwise indicated below



  • Thursday, 21st

Dirk C. Moosmayer (Nottingham University Business School China) – job market seminar

Staking Cosmopolitan Claims – How Firms and NGOs Talk About Supply Chain Responsibility (joint with S. M. Davis)

  • Wednesday, 27th

Vicente Bermejo (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) – job market seminar

Provision of Liquidity: Lessons from a Natural Experiment



  • Thursday, 04th

Kiskitza Pastor (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) – job market seminar

How Does Access to Unsecured Debt Market Affect Investment

  • Thursday, 11th

Claudia Imperatore (IE Business School) – job market seminar

Financial Reporting Quality and Capital Financing: Evidence from the Financial Crisis



  • Thursday, 10th

Jörg Rocholl (European School of Management and Technology)



  • Thursday, 17th

Céline Poilly (Aix-Marseille Schoool of Economics)

International Competitiveness: Product Deregulation and Internal Devaluation (joint with L. Patureau)




  • Thursday, 7th

Karol Marek Klimczak (Kozminski University) – job market seminar

The Pragmatics of Analyst Reports in Polish (joint with M. Dynel)

  • Thursday, 14th

Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Shift-Share Instruments, Past Settlements, and the Wage Impact of Migration (joint with D. Jaeger and J. Ruist)


  • Thursday, 21st

Anna Sanz de Galdeano (Universidad de Alicante)

The Impact of Health Insurance on Stockholding: A Regression Discontinuity Approach


  • Monday, 25th

Carmen Herrero (Universidad de Alicante)

Ranking Universities and Departments on the Basis of Research Performance. An Alternative Approach


  • Tuesday, 26th

Enrique Andreu (Compass Lexecon)

Analysis of Unilateral Effects in Merger Control: FMCG – DEMB/Mondelez Case




  • Thursday, 05th

Beatriz de Blas (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

The Effect of the Global Financial Crisis on Market Structure in the Banking Sector: A Structural Analysis of the Data (joint with F. Bremus and K. Russ)


  • Thursday, 12th

Liliana Nériz (Universidad de Chile)

Performance Indicators for Hospital Emergency Departments Management (joint wih R. Mateo, A. Nuñez and F. Ramis)




  • Thursday, 30th

Steven Ongena (University of Zurich)





  • The seminar series of the School is organized by the Banking and Finance for Society (BFS) and Industry for Society (I4S) research groups
  • All the seminars take place on Thursdays at 12:10, unless otherwise indicated below



  • Thursday, 03rd

Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

M&A Negotiations and Lawyer Expertise (joint with C. Karsten and U. Malmendier)


  • Thursday, 17th

Benjamin Born (University of Bonn)

Does Austerity Pay Off? (joint with G. J. Müller and J. Pfeiffer)


  • Thursday, 24th

Miguel Á. Borrella Mas (Universidad de Alicante) – job market seminar

Partisan Alignment and Political Corruption. Theory and Evidence from Spain

  • Wednesday, 30th

Barbara Rossi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

In-Sample Inference and Forecasting in Misspecified Factor Models (joint with M. Carrasco)




  • Thursday, 08th

Joaquín Artés Caselles (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

The Effects of Revealed Corruption in Local Finances (joint with J.L. Jiménez and J. Perdiguero)


  • Thursday, 15th

Rahul Mukherjee (The Graduate Institute, Geneva)

Liquidity-Driven FDI (joint with R. Alquist and L.L. Tesar)


  • Monday, 19th

Sara R. Machado (Boston University)

Is It Worth It? On the Effects of Subsidizing Blood Donations

Osea Giuntella (Nuffield College, University of Oxford)

If You Don't Snooze You Loose Health and Gain Weight: Evidence from a Regression Discontuity Design (joint with F. Mazzonnay)




  • Thursday, 04th

Niclas Berggren (Research Institute of Industrial Economics)

Does Being Religious Make You Sick? New Causal Evidence from Across Europe (joint with M. Ljunge)


  • Thursday, 19th

Isabel Melguizo López (Research Institute of Industrial Economics)

Endogenous Homophily and the Persistence of Disagreement


  • Thursday, 24th

Federica Foce Massa Saluzzo (University of Bologna) – job market seminar

All by Ourselves? The Effect of Local Institutional Infrastructure and Community Fabric on Antipoverty Nonprofits' Effectiveness (joint with H.E. Rousseau and P. Berrone)

  • Thursday, 26th

Hector Calvo Pardo (University of Southampton)

Subjective Return Expectations, Information and Stock Market Participation: Evidence from France (joint with L. Arrondel and D. Tas)




  • Thursday, 10th

Vincenzo Quadrini (USC Marshall School of Business)

cancelled, rescheduled


  • Monday, 14th

Raúl Bajo Buenestado (Rice University) – job market seminar

Welfare Implications of Capacity Compensation Mechanisms in the Electricity Sector: An Analysis of the Texas Market (ERCOT)