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Stuart Research Presentations - 2015-16

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.

Friday Research Presentations during the 2015-16 academic year are listed below.

Fall 2015

September 25, 2015

  • Yiwei Fang and Jiong Sun, IIT Stuart School of Business, The Wealth Effect of IPOs Along the Supply Chain
  • Benjamin Van Vliet, IIT Stuart School of Business, A Time Series Query Language for Finance

October 9, 2015

  • Li Cai, IIT Stuart School of Business, Corporate Environmental Responsibility and Firm Risk
  • Smriti Anand, IIT Stuart School of Business, Individual Deals within Workgroups: The Role of Relative I-deals for Employee Performance

October 16, 2015

  • Priyanka Sharma, IIT Stuart School of Business, Entry and Litigation Under Sequential Innovation
  • David Richardson, IIT Stuart School of Business, Controlling Endogeneity in Event Studies: Valuing Movie Product Placements

October 23, 2015

  • Hong Luo and Sang Baum Kang, IIT Stuart School of Business, Empirical Investigation on Expensive Call Options and Heterogeneity in Beliefs
  • Qian Li (tentative), Xi'an Jiaotong University China, Investor Sentiment and Stock Return Predictability

October 30, 2015

  • Arjun Chakravarti, IIT Stuart School of Business, The Interaction of Group Structure and Evolving Community Demographics on Interracial Dyadic Relationships: A Ten Year Examination of College Roommates
  • David Ehrlich, IIT Stuart School of Business, Enhancing Great Lakes Municipal Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Deployment Policy

November 13, 2015

  • Jialin Zhao and Sang Baum Kang, IIT Stuart School of Business, The Incremental Expected Shortfall-based Pricing: Application to a Cost-effective Hedge of Electricity Price-volume Quanto Risk
  • Frances Z. Xu Lee, Kellogg School of Management, Investment in Concealable Information by Competing Experts

November 20, 2015

  • Dinakar Jayarajan, IIT Stuart School of Business, A Structural Analysis of the Impact of Used Car Markets on the Automobile Distribution Channel
  • Sang Baum Kang and Jialin Zhao, IIT Stuart School of Business, Causes and Consequences of Oil Volatility—New Evidence from High-frequency Realized Variance

Spring 2016

February 19, 2016

  • Pascal Latourneau, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Option Exercise Probabilities: Application to Capital Investment and Merton's Structural Model
  • Smriti Anand, IIT Stuart School of Business, Leader Power Distance and Subordinate Effectiveness

March 4, 2016

  • Weslynne Ashton, IIT Stuart School of Business, Financing Cleaner Production in Central America
  • Joe Cursio, IIT Stuart School of Business, TBA

March 25, 2016

  • Xinting Zhen and Haizhi Wang, IIT Stuart School of Business, Banking Power and Loan Contracts
  • Matthew Dixon, IIT Stuart School of Business, Machine Learning for Algo and High Frequency Trading

April 1, 2016

  • Arjun Chakravarti, IIT Stuart School of Business, A Judgment and Decision-Making Framework for Consumer Negotiations
  • Christine Miller, IIT Stuart School of Business, Transdisciplinary Praxis: Business + Design + Anthropology

April 8, 2016

  • Dinakar Jayarajan, IIT Stuart School of Business, The Impact of Durability on Automobile Choice
  • Yilan Xu, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, TBA

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