FINANCE CENTRE

Seminar Presentations

2011 Presentations 

CEO compensation in the U.S. financial services industry
Presentor : Fan Yang (University of Saskatchewan)  
January 14, 2011 

2010 Presentations

Corporate Governence and Investor Perceptions of Non-GAAP Earnings Disclosures
Presentor : Gary Entwistle (University of Saskatchewan)  
February 5, 2010 

Monitoring Effects of Fund Involvement
Presentor : Zhenyu Wu (University of Saskatchewan)  
March 6, 2010 

Understanding Excess Comovement
Presentor : Vikas Mehrotra (University of Alberta)  
March 19, 2010 

Option Trading: Information or Differences of Opinion?
Presentor : Jason Wei (University of Toronto)  
April 23, 2010 

The Geography of Convertible Bonds: Why Firms Issue Convertibles?
Presentor : Usha Mittoo (University of Manitoba)  
June 21, 2010 

A General Theory of Finite State Backward Stochastic Difference Equations
Presentor : Robert Elliot (University of Adelaide)  
September 10, 2010

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect the Cost of Capital
Presentor : Dev Mishra (University of Saskatchewan)  
September 17, 2010 

Are Prophets Myopic? Evidence from Analyst Recommendations and the Implied Cost of Equity
Presentor : Craig Wilson (University of Saskatchewan)  
October 15, 2010 

Family Involvement and New Venture Debt Financing
Presentor : Zhenyu Wu (University of Saskatchewan)  
October 22, 2010

2009 Presentations

Valuation of a Spark Spread: An LM6000 Power Plant
Presentor : Gordon Sick (University of Calgary)
August 18, 2009

Price Competition in Canadian Bought Deal Equity Offerings
Presentor : Nancy Ursel (University of Windsor)
August 28, 2009

Interbank Hedging and Systematic Risk: The Role of Renogotiation Breakdowns
Presentor : Alfred Lehar (University of Calgary) 
October 8, 2009

The Economic Consequences of Disclosure Regulation: Evidence from Online Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices in U.S. and Canadian Markets
Presentor : Samir Trabelsi (Brock University)
October 16, 2009

Liquidity, Investor Sentiment and Price Discount of SEO's in Australia
Presentor : Gloria Tian (University of New South Wales) 
October 27, 2009 

Increase in Cash Holdings: Pervasive or Sector-Specific?
Presentor : Jun Zhou (University of Toronto) 
October 30, 2009 

Capital Market Frictions, Leasing and Investment
Presentor : Vasantha Chigurupati (University of Connecticut) 
November 6, 2009 

Idiosyncratic Volatility and Stock Returns: Does Option Trading Reduce Stock Market Mispricing?
Presentor : Yong Lee (University of McGill) 
November 13, 2009 

Using Simulation to Test Ideas for Improving Speech Language Pathology Services
Presentor : Keith Willoughby (University of Saskatchwan) 
November 20, 2009 

Do Credit Ratings Reflect Underlying Firm Characteristics? Evidence from the Utility Industry
Presentor : Min Maung (University of Saskatchewan) 
November 27, 2009