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Virtual Finance Research Seminars

Virtual Finance Research Seminars

The Finance Research group at the Department of Business and Management (Aalborg University Business School from September, 2020) is hosting virtual seminar series in finance throughout June 2020.


03.06.2020 kl. 14.00 - 24.06.2020 kl. 16.00


The virtual research seminars aim to share and disseminate novel research from top academics in Finance and will cover a variety of topics of interest to both academics and research-oriented professionals. The seminars will run on Zoom platform and will be organised as a forum, where a speaker will be introduced by the moderator and will give 30 minutes of presentation followed by 30 minutes of moderated Q&A. Questions will be selected by the moderator from the ones submitted via Zoom chat.

Virtual Finance Research Seminars, June schedule

Share buybacks: consequences for shareholder value in short and long run

Time: June, 3rd – 2PM
Speaker: Theo Varmaelen

Professor of Finance at INSEAD, the UBS Chair in Investment Banking, endowed in honour of Henry Grunfeld, and the chair of the Finance Area at INSEAD.

All you need is cash: corporate cash holdings and investment after the financial crisis

Time: June 10th – 2PM
Speaker: Neeltje van Horen

Senior Research Advisor of the Bank of England – Monetary Analysis and Chief Economist Division – and Research Fellow of the CEPR.

Working Class CEOs: Formation of Occupational Norms and Corporate Labour Policies

Time: June 17th – 2PM
Speaker: Henrik Cronqvist

Professor of Finance at Miami Herbert Business School, USA
Vice Dean for Faculty and Research

Who Listens to Corporate Conference Calls? The Effect of 'Soft Information' on Institutional Trading

Time: June 24th – 4PM
Speaker: Russ Wermers

Bank of America Professor of Finance & Director, Center of Financial Policy, Area Chair
University of Maryland - Russel H. Smith School of Business

How to register

To register, please write an email to: imateus@business.aau.dk.

Important: registration is only allowed for verified academics and invited practitioners (academic email is required).

Zoom information will be sent to the registered participants prior to each seminar.

Further information

For further information please contact:

Cesario Mateus
Professor of Finance, Aalborg University
E-mail: cmateus@business.aau.dk


Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University

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