Department of Finance Workshops

All workshops this term will be held virtually at 1:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Contact Ioannis Branikas for additional information.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops will be posted as they are scheduled. Check back soon!

Past Workshops


Jonathan Reuter (Boston College)
"Which Investors Panicked during COVID-19 and for How Long? Evidence from Retirement Accounts"
March 28, 2022

Roberto Pinto (Lancaster University)
"Financial Resilience in Labor Negotiations"
March 7, 2022


Yuwen Yuan (University of Oregon PhD student)
"Private Equity and Financial Adviser Misconduct"
December 10, 2021

Donghyeok Jang (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Firm Ownership Structures"
December 3, 2021

Donghyeok Jang (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Corporate Social Responsibility, Pension Assumptions, and Risky Asset Allocations in Defined Benefit Pension Plans"
May 28, 2021

Gretchen Gamrat (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Building Shelf Esteem: Valuing First Mover Advantage"
March 5, 2021

Cameron Pfiffer (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Attention and Size in a Crisis"
March 5, 2021


Wensong Zhong (University of Oregon PhD student)
"The Impact of COVID-19 on Firms' Market Values: Estimates from Geographical Networks"
September 4, 2020

Yugang Ding (Peking University)
"The Response of Corporate Sustainability to Environmental Disasters: Evidence from Wildfires"
July 17, 2020

Donghyeok Jang (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Size and Relative Performance of Pension Funds: Defined Benefit vs. Defined Contribution Plans"
March 11, 2020

Isha Agarwal (University of British Columbia)
"Inflation and Disintermediation"
March 6, 2020

Gretchen Gamrat (University of Oregon PhD student)
"Product Market Entry: The More the Merrier?"
March 4, 2020

Cameron Pfiffer (University of Oregon PhD student)
"Equilibrium Futures Liquidity"
February 28, 2020

Xian Chen (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Common Ownership Along Supply Chain and Supplier’s Innovation"
January 21, 2020


Arash Dayani (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Patent Trolls and the Market for Acquisitions​"
October 30, 2019

Ioannis Branikas (University of Oregon)
"Advertising Exposure and Investor Attention: Evidence from Super Bowl Commercials"
August 29, 2019

Jonathan Kalodimos (Oregon State University)
"Investors’ Attention to Corporate Governance"
March 1, 2019

Arash Dayani (University of Oregon PhD candidate)
"Own the Finish Line: Goal-Oriented Managers and Performance"
March 19, 2019

Min Kim (University of Texas at Austin)
"Trading on Overshooting"
April 2, 2019


Ioannis Branikas
Assistant Professor of Finance