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 2009
|Thursday, 10 September||Professor Martin Conyon
(ESSEC Business School, Paris)
|"Compensation Consultants and Executive Pay"|
|Wednesday, 21 October||Professor Andrew Stark
(Manchester Business School)
|Dividend Displacement, Market Value, Regular and Special Dividends, and Share Buybacks in the UK"|
|Wednesday, 4 November||Professor Victor Murinde
(Birmingham Business School)
|"Credit ratings and corporate investment: Evidence from UK firms"|
|Wednesday, 11 November||Professor Richard Taffler
(University of Edinburgh Business School)
|"When is bad news really good news? The case of strategic bankruptcies".|
Wednesday, 18 November
|Professor Lisa Evans (University of Stirling) Professor David Stopforth (University of Stirling)||Lisa Evans - 'Police, detectives, bad girls and mincing words, or: what I (almost) did on research leave'
David Stopforth - "The birth of corporation tax - the official view".
Wednesday, 2 December
|Dr Mark Clatworthy
(Cardiff Business School)
|"Auditor Quality and the Role of Accounting Information in Explaining UK Stock Returns"|
|Wednesday, 9 December||Dr Joao Cocco (London Business School)||"Does Asymmetric Information Affect SEOs and M&A Activity? Evidence from Corporate Pension Plans"|