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Friday Research Presentations

Stuart School of Business highlights scholarly research by faculty and students 

The Friday Research Presentations series showcases ongoing academic research projects conducted by Stuart School of Business faculty and graduate students, as well as guest research presentations made by faculty from other leading business schools. All Illinois Tech faculty, students, and staff are invited to attend these presentations.

Every year, research collaborations that begin as presentations in this series go on to produce research papers accepted for publication in leading journals.

The series, begun in 2008, sponsors presentations throughout the academic year. Use the page navigation to view lists of Friday Research Presentations in previous years.

The schedule of presentations during the spring 2021 semester will be posted here when it is publicly announced.

Presentations in Fall 2020

All sessions in fall 2020 were presented online through BlackBoard Collaborate. For more information about Stuart's Friday Research Presentations, contact Harold L. Stuart Endowed Chair in Business Siva K. Balasubramanian.

Unless otherwise noted, all presenters are faculty or students at Stuart School of Business.

Wednesday, October 14 at 10–11 a.m.
The Term Structure of Futures Premiums [abstract]
Associate Professor of Finance Ricky Cooper
Marat Molyboga, Ph.D., Chief Research Officer, Efficient Capital Management

Friday, October 23 at 10–11 a.m.
Operational Hedging vs. Financial Hedging: Evidence from Oil Producers [abstract]
Associate Professor of Finance Yiwei Fang
Associate Professor of Finance Sang Baum Kang
You Lu (Stuart Ph.D. MSC ’20), Assistant Professor of Finance, Suzhou University

Friday, October 30 at 10–11 a.m.
A Comparison of Pricing Models for Negative Oil Futures [abstract]
Assistant Professor of Analytics Andrew Kumiega
Greg Sterijevski, Ph.D., founder of

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