Seminar Programme, Autumn 2008

The Division hosts research seminars with a mixture of internal and external speakers. We welcome guests from both within and outside the university.

All seminars take place at 1pm in room 4B128. We aim for a 2.30pm finish.  A lunch of soup & sandwiches is provided.

Seminar Programme, Autumn 2008

DateSpeakerTopic
Wednesday, 24 September Dr Marie Dutordoir 
(Rotterdam School of Management)
Why do convertible debt issuers simultaneously issue stock? An arbitrage-based explanation.  
Wednesday, 8 October Andreas Hoepner 
(University of St Andrews) 
The social, environmental and financial performance of UK ethical investment funds 
Wednesday, 15 October Sulaiman Mouselli 
(Bangor Business School) 
On the Information Content of Fama-French Factors in the UK  
Wednesday, 22 October Mazni Abdullah
(Stirling University) Hao Li 
(Stirling University) 
Compliance with IFRS in Developing Countries: The Case of Malaysia

CEO compensation and the cost of debt
Wednesday, 12 November Professor David McMillan
(University of St Andrews)
Insider Trading and Financing Constraints
Wednesday, 19 November Dr Isaac Tabner
(Stirling University) Dr Yong Li
(Stirling University) 

Optimal Bonding: a choice between the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and the Official List of the London Stock Exchange 

Recognition vs disclosure: the case of employers' pension cost accounting
Wednesday,  3 December Professor Charles Ward
(University of Reading)
Hedging effectiveness of Total Returns Swaps for Real Estate Portfolios: Application to the Japanese Market 
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