Finance Seminars

Dr. Umit Gurun, professor of accounting, finance and managerial economics speaking at a lectern Finance Seminars.

Hear professors from around the world speak on topics related to finance and managerial economics.

The Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas is privileged to host academic experts presenting their latest research on the most relevant topics facing our discipline today.

For information about attending, please contact Denise Dobbs.

Please see below for our seminar schedule in the coming semester. We will also schedule seminars for the job market candidates at the beginning of next semester.

Wednesdays 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Room 1.517
Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon Room 12.222

Last updated: January 6, 2020

2020-2021 Seminar Schedule

Spring 2020 Seminar Speakers
Date Name of the Speaker School
Friday, 3/6/2020 Bo Bian University of British Columbia
Friday, 3/13/2020 Zhi Da University of Notre Dame
Friday, 3/20/2020 Spring Break  
Friday, 3/27/2020 Hui Chen MIT
Friday, 4/3/2020 Stefan Zeume University of Michigan
Friday, 4/10/2020 Todd Gormley Washington Univ in St. Louis
Friday, 4/17/2020 Tim McQuade Stanford University
Friday, 4/24/2020 Boris Vallee Harvard University
Friday, 5/1/2020 Selale Tuzel University of Southern California

*Candidate speakers

Past Seminars

Seminar time in the Spring is Friday from 10:30 am -12:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 all Spring 2020 Seminar’s were canceled.

Seminars in the Fall will be virtual and times may vary, please check here for start times and links one week before the seminar.

Fall 2019 Seminar Speakers
Date Name of the Speaker School
Friday 9/6/19 Winston Dou University of Pennsylvania
Friday 9/13/19 Kewei Hou Ohio State University
Friday 9/20/19 Jeff Coles University of Utah
Friday 9/27/19 Francesco D’Acunto Boston College
Friday 10/4/19 UTD Finance Conference
Friday 10/11/19 Brian Melzer Dartmouth College
Friday 10/18/19
Friday 10/25/19 Off Week FMA
Friday 11/1/19 Tobias Berg Frankfurt School of Business
Tuesday 11/5/19 Tarun Ramadorai Imperial School of London
Friday 11/8/19 TCU Conference
Friday 11/15/19 Travis Johnson Univ of Texas at Austin
Friday 11/22/19
Friday 11/29/19 Thanksgiving Break
Friday 12/6/19 Yuehua Tang University of Florida
Spring 2019 Seminar Speakers
Date Speaker School
Wednesday, 1/9/19 Gregory Eaton (Room 12.210) Oklahoma State University
Wednesday, 1/16/19 Alex Chinco University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Friday, 1/18/19 Denis Sosyura Arizona State University
Wednesday, 1/23/19 Dmitriy Muravyev Boston College
Friday, 1/25/19 Michael Hasler University of Toronto
Wednesday, 1/30/19 Ruidi Huang University of Illinois
Friday, 2/1/19 Siyu Lu Carnegie Mellon
Wednesday, 2/6/19 Ramin Baghai Stockholm School of Economics
Friday, 2/8/19 Michael Wittry University of Washington
Wednesday, 2/13/19 Donghwa Shin Princeton
Friday, 2/15/19 Bo Bian London Business School
Wednesday, 2/20/19 Christoph Schiller University of Toronto
Friday, 2/22/19 David Sovich Washington University St. Louis
Wednesday, 2/27/19 Ishita Sen London Business School
Friday, 3/1/19 Xiaoyun Yu Indiana University
Friday, 3/15/19 Lauren Cohen Harvard Business School
Friday, 3/29/19 Yuliy Sannikov Stanford University
Friday, 4/5/19 Itay Goldstein Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Friday, 4/12/19 Vikas Agarwal Georgia State University
Friday, 4/19/19 Ben Iverson Brigham Young University
Friday, 4/26/19 Camelia Kuhnen University of North Carolina
Fall 2018 Seminar Speakers
Date Name of Speaker, School
Friday, 9/14/2018 David Schoenherr, Princeton University
Friday, 9/28/2018 Sheridan Titman, University of Texas at Austin
Friday, 10/19/2018 Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern University
Friday, 10/26/2018 Heber Farnsworth, University of Oklahoma
Wednesday, 10/31/2018 Gilles Chemla, Imperial College London
Friday, 11/2/2018 Vincent Glode, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Friday, 11/9/2018 Ryan Israelsen, Michigan State University
Friday, 11/30/2018 Gordon Phillips, Dartmouth College

Finance Program Resources at the Jindal School

Academic Programs – Primary

The finance area offers on bachelor’s, three master’s and one PhD program.

Academic Programs – Additional

The finance area also offers accelerated pathways to adding more degrees as well as areas of concentration.

Faculty and Community Activity

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Career and CFA Exam Prep

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