Research Presentations


Fall 2012 Semester:

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Joint PhD Student Presentation Seminar with the University of Memphis

Pawan Jain (Univ. of Memphis):  Reduced Latency and Market Quality on the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Chris Lawrey (Univ. of Mississippi):  Frictions and the Market Value of Inventory


Friday, October 5th, 2012

Steve Ferris (University of Missouri)

The Effect of Issuer Conservatism on IPO Pricing and Performance


Spring 2013 Semester:

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Michael Goldstein (Babson College)

Know When to Hold Them, Know When to Fold Them:  Dealer Behavior in Highly Illiquid Risky Assets


Friday, March 1st, 2013

Alex Butler (Rice University)

Do Local Capital Market Conditions Affect Consumers’ Borrowing Decisions?


Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Pawan Jain (University of Memphis – Central Michigan University)

Dividend Clienteles:  A Global Investigation


Friday, April 26th, 2013

Lei Gao (University of Memphis)

Firms’ Earnings Smoothing, Corporate Social Responsibilities, and Valuation