Finance Seminar

The Finance Seminar meets in *E62-650 on Wednesdays from 11:30 am - 12:45 pm.  Papers are available upon request. Please email Jasae Hinds ( or Amanda Bonaccorso ( with questions.

Fall 2023 Schedule

  • September 13th, 2023

    Amy Huber | The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • September 20th, 2023

    Tim de Silva | Sloan Finance PhD Job Market Candidate

  • September 27th, 2023

    Bernard Herskovic | UCLA Anderson School of Management

  • October 4th, 2023

    Joanne Im | Sloan Finance PhD Job Market Candidate

  • October 11th, 2023

    J.R. Scott | Sloan Finance PhD Job Market Candidate

  • October 16th, 2023

    Nobuhiro Kiyotaki | Princeton University

    Monday, Oct. 16th in Rm. E62-276

  • October 18th, 2023

    Yury Olshanskiy | Sloan Finance PhD Job Market Candidate

  • October 25th, 2023

    No Seminar

  • November 8th, 2023

    Atif Mian | Princeton University (Joint Seminar with Harvard Business School)

  • November 1st, 2023

    Maya Bidanda | Sloan Finance PhD Job Market Candidate

  • November 15th, 2023

    Winston Dou | The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • November 23rd, 2023

    No Seminar

  • November 29th, 2023

    Sabrina Howell | NYU Stern School of Business

  • December 6th, 2023

    Luigi Pistaferri | Stanford University

  • December 13th, 2023

    Rohan Kekre | University of Chicago Booth School of Business

September 5th 2023: The S. Donald Sussman Award

The S. Donald Sussman Award is presented to individuals or groups who best exemplify Donald Sussman’s career as a successful investor in quantitative investment strategies and models. 

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September 6th 2023: 50 Years and Counting: The Black-Scholes/Merton Derivatives Symposium

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of the pioneering articles on pricing options and other derivatives by Fischer Black and Myron Scholes (1973) and Bob Merton (1973)

September 7th 2023: MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy: 10th Annual Conference on Government Contingent Claims: Growth and Consequences

The conference will bring together leading academics, policymakers and practitioners for  a day of panel discussions and paper presentations. 

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Finance PhD Workshop