Research Presentations


Fall 2018 Semester:


Friday, September 29th, 2017

Paul Schultz (University of Notre Dame)

Introducing Transparency to the Mortgage Backed Security Market:  Winners and Losers


Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Richard Evans (University of Virginia)

ETF Short Interest and Failures-to-Deliver:  Naked Short-Selling or Operational Shorting?




Spring 2018 Semester:


January 19th, 2018

University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University, University of Memphis &

University of Alabama


Jeff Black (University of Memphis) - Director Networks and Firm Value

Travis Box (University of Mississippi) - Stock Price CO-movement and the Consumption of Qualitative Information

Brian Blank (Mississippi State University) - Operating Leverage, Credit Ratings and the Cost of Debt

Lei Kong (University of Alabama) - Internal Capital Markets in Conglomerate Firms:  Evidence from Presidential Cycles