Wards Finance Seminar Series

The Wards Finance Seminar Series presents cutting-edge research in topics in finance, financial accounting and financial economics. Named after our prominent alumni and donor, James Cusator Wards, the seminar series invites research leaders from top fields and institutions to present their novel finance research in the areas of expertise of the Adam Smith Business School, such as banking, corporate finance, risk management, behavioural finance, household finance, sociology of finance, Islamic finance, quantitative, computational finance and forecasting, asset pricing, mergers and acquisitions, public finance and monetary policy.

Titles, abstracts and biographies for upcoming seminars can be found on our Research Events page. For further information about the series, please contact the School Research Team.

2019-20

Semester 1

Date/TimeVenueSpeakers
Wednesday 18 September 2019 at 3.30pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543)  Dr Hongda Zhong, London School of Economics 
Wednesday 2 October 2019 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Alberto Zazzaro, University of Naples Federico II
Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 12pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Neeltje van Horen, Bank of England 
Wednesday 30 October 2019 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Ding Chen, University of Sussex
Wednesday 27 November 2019 at 3pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Sasha Talavera, University of Birmingham
Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 3pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Izidin El Kalak, Cardiff University

Semester 2     

Wednesday 8 January 2020 at 12pm Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Professor Anna Obizhaeva, New Economic School
Wednesday 29 January 2020 at 3.30pm  Main Building, Wards Library (Room 543) Dr Tim Kaiser, DIW Berlin 
Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 1pm Zoom (online seminar) Professor Fabio Braggion, Tilburg University 
Wednesday 3 June 2020 at 1pm Zoom (online seminar) Dr Thomas Lambert, Erasmus University Rotterdam