Summer School: Liquidity in Financial Markets and Institutions

Following the success of the first Summer School held in 2015, the Finance Theory Group and the Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research at Washington University in St. Louis are pleased to announce a Summer School titled:

Liquidity in Financial Markets and Institutions

Dates:  August 16-18, 2017.

Location:  Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis

Speakers:

Darrell Duffie – Stanford University (plenary speaker)

Gary Gorton – Yale University (plenary speaker)

Albert “Pete” Kyle – University of Maryland (plenary speaker)

Philip Bond – University of Washington

Thierry Foucault – HEC, Paris

Nicolae Gârleanu – University of California, Berkeley

Itay Goldstein – University of Pennsylvania

Brett Green – University of California, Berkeley

Martin Oehmke – London School of Economics

Christine Parlour – University of California, Berkeley

Uday Rajan – University of Michigan

Adriano Rampini – Duke University

Information:

The target audience for the Summer School includes Ph.D. students and faculty members in finance, economics, and related fields, who are interested in corporate finance, financial institutions, and financial markets.  We welcome both theorists and empiricists, who are interested in deepening their knowledge of these fields.

The Summer School will consist of invited lectures by the above speakers as well as presentation sessions of contributed papers by participants. The schedule will also include special sessions for informal interaction between presenters and participants.

Ph.D. students interested in attending the Summer School should be nominated by a faculty member from their own school by using the "PhD Student Nomination" link to the left.  Faculty members can apply to register for the Summer School using the "Faculty Registration" link to the left. The deadline for nominations/registration is April 7, 2017.

The registration fee for the Summer School is $450 for both faculty and students which includes meals for the duration of the summer school.  Participants will be responsible for their travel and accommodation expenses.  The Location and Accommodations page provides more information.

Questions regarding the Summer School can be directed to Jenn Schmich, schmich@wustl.edu

About the Organizers:

The Finance Theory Group was formed in 2009 to foster theoretical research in the areas of corporate finance, financial institutions, and financial markets.  The group consists of more than 150 members and fellows from leading academic institutions, who meet twice a year to present, discuss, and promote the latest research in finance theory.

The Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research  at the Olin Business School of Washington University in St. Louis is dedicated to the dissemination of cutting-edge research in finance and accounting by supporting research, organizing conferences, and  fostering collaborations between faculty, students, and companies.