Academic Program Resources

Finance Department

Procedure for Proposal Presentations

1. At least two weeks before the date of your proposal, please send the following information to PhD Program Administrative Director, Susan Jackman:
  • Scheduled date, time, and location (room number) for your proposal
  • Title of proposal or presentation
  • List of committee members, noting who your chair is. Details regarding the committee requirements are available online.
David Dranove, Faculty Director of the PhD Program, approves of all committees. Once Susan has his approval, she'll process the paperwork for your proposal and give the forms to your committee chair. To pass the proposal, signatures are required from your proposal committee members. The signature form is returned to Susan Jackman for processing.

2. Please send to the names of your proposal committee to Finance Department DGS, Carola Frydman, by June 15th. Please 'cc' the members of your committee on that email, so that they are also aware.

3. The proposal date for 2018 is currently set for August 16th-17th. Please ensure that the members of your committee can attend your presentation on that day.

4. Please forward an electronic copy of your paper to Bradford Lund by July 31st, who will the upload your paper into NUBox.

5. Catherine Bullard, the Finance Department Manager, will send an email announcement to the entire department two weeks before the presentation date of August 16th. This will include the titles of your talk and presentation.

6. Catherine Bullard, will book a room for August 16th and August 17th in which we will schedule all proposals. Please coordinate with her, Bradford Lund, and the members of your committee to pick an appropriate time. If the members of your committee cannot be there, please make sure they can participate via Skype. If one of your committee members cannot participate on the set dates, contact the DGS immediately.

7. The presentation schedule will be posted on the Finance Department’s Proposal Presentation Intranet website.



Proposal Presentations

PLEASE NOTE: Do not circulate materials posted here. They are for internal use by Faculty and Ph.D. students of the Kellogg Finance department only .

 
Date/Time Name Paper
     
Fourth-Year Presentations    
     
August 16, 2018
Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Global Hub: 4101      
Apoorv Gupta
"Pouring of Discounts: Rainfall-Induced Demand Shocks and Producer Prices"
     
August 16, 2018
Time: 12:30PM-1:30PM
Global Hub: 4101
Eileen Driscoll van Straelen
"Desperate House Sellers: Distress Among Developers"
     
August 16, 2018
Time: 1:45PM - 2:45PM
Global Hub: 4101
Marius Ring
"Entrepreneurial Wealth and Employment: Tracing Out the Effects of a Stock Market Crash"
     
August 16, 2018
Time: 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Global Hub: 4101
Henry van Straelen
"From recession to revolution: Housing wealth and political polarization"
     
August 17, 2018
4:15PM - 5:15PM
Global Hub: 4101
 Shixiang Xia
 "Heterogeneous Beliefs and Foreign Exchange Rate Puzzles"
     
     
   
August 17, 2018
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Global Hub: 4101
 Qiushi Huang
 "Credit Supply, Firm R&D and Economic Growth"
     
August 17, 2018
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Global Hub: 4101
Harvey Stephenson
 "Mortgage Broker Market Structure: The Impact on Lending Standards"
     
        

Procedure for Dissertation Defense

1. The student must receive approval from their dissertation committee to (i) proceed with the dissertation defense; and (ii) the date/time of the dissertation defense.

2. At least two weeks before the date of your defense, please send the following information to PhD Program Administrative Director, Susan Jackman:
  • · Scheduled date, time, and location (room number) for your defense
  • · Title of dissertation
  • · List of committee members, noting who your chair is. Details regarding the committee requirements are available online.
David Dranove, Faculty Director of the PhD Program, approves of all committees. Once Susan has his approval, she'll process the paperwork for your defense and give the forms to your committee chair. To pass the defense, signatures are required from your committee members. The signature form is returned to Susan Jackman for processing.

3. After obtaining approval from the dissertation committee, and at least one week before the dissertation defense date, the student must give an electronic copy of the dissertation to Bradford Lund. He will then post the dissertation on the Finance Department’s Dissertation Presentation Intranet website.

4. Catherine Bullard, the Finance Department Manager, will book a room for the dissertation defense. Please coordinate with her, Bradford Lund, and the members of your committee to pick an appropriate time well in advance (at least two weeks prior to the desired date).

5. Catherine Bullard will send an email announcement to the entire department one week before the dissertation defense.


Dissertation Presentations

Date/Time Name Paper
July 25, 2018
9:00am
Room 4302
Hao Sun
Essays on Heterogeneous Beliefs in Financial Markets






Please note: files are for individual reading and not for circulation.