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Arbitrage Free Dispersion
Event date: Thursday, 06 September 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: Fabio Trojani - University of Geneva
A Tale of Two Premiums: The Role of Hedgers and Speculators in Commodity Futures Markets
Event date: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: K. Geert Rouwenhorst - Yale School of Management
Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century
Event date: Thursday, 20 September 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: Eric Zwick - University of Chicago and NBER
The Limits of Limited Liability: Evidence from Industrial Pollution
Event date: Thursday, 27 September 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building 4, rue Alphonse Weicker Room C 013 (ground floor) L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Pat Akey - University of Toronto
Friends during Hard Times: Evidence from the Great Depression
Event date: Thursday, 04 October 2018
Hour:  12:30 12:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg Weicker Building 4, Rue Alphonse Weicker Room B001 (Ground Floor) l-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Diego Garcia - University of Colorado at Boulder
Mind the (Convergence) Gap: Forward Rates Strike Back!
Event date: Thursday, 11 October 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: Andrea Tamoni - London School of Economics
SAVE THE DATE: 7th Luxembourg Asset Management Summit, 15-16 October 2018
Event date: Monday, 15 October 2018
Hour:  8:00 16-10 | 18:00
7th Luxembourg Asset Management Summit
Event date: Monday, 15 October 2018
Hour:  17:30 19:00
Place:  Weicker Building Room B001 4 rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Robin Greenwood - Harvard Business School
Takeover Duration and Negotiation Process
Event date: Thursday, 18 October 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance Kirchberg Camous (Main Building) Salle des conseils 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi L-1359 Luxembourg
Speaker: Riccardo Calcagno - EM Lyon
Technological Innovation and the Distribution of Labor Income Growth
Event date: Thursday, 25 October 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: Leonid Kogan - MIT
Asset management in the spotlight at annual LSF summit
Published on Monday, 29 October 2018
The seventh edition of the Luxembourg Asset Management Summit welcomed Prof. Robin Greenwood from Harvard University who delivered a keynote on security price bubbles as part of the two-day researc...
Household Debt Revaluation and the Real Economy: Evidence from a Foreign Currency Debt Crisis
Event date: Thursday, 08 November 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Emil Verner - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
Option Listing and Corporate Policies
Event date: Thursday, 15 November 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Gennaro Bernile - University of Miami
CANCELLED - Forest Behind the Trees
Event date: Thursday, 22 November 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: Svetlana Bryzgalova - London business School
The Cross-Sectional Distribution of Fund Skill Measures
Event date: Monday, 26 November 2018
Hour:  17:00 18:15
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: Olivier Scaillet - University of Geneva and Swiss Finance Institute
Best paper award for research into art and gender
Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2018
The Financial Management Association at its 2018 annual meeting bestowed its Investments Best Paper Award to Prof. Roman Kräussl and his co-authors for their work on gender and art auction prices.
The Time Variation in Risk Appetite and Uncertainty
Event date: Thursday, 06 December 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Luxembourg School of Finance JFK Building 29,Avenue J.F Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy Room
Speaker: Nancy Xu - Boston College
International experience for doctoral candidate
Published on Wednesday, 12 December 2018
LSF doctoral candidate Anna Ignashkina travelled to Stanford University for a workshop on delegated money management in November.
Financial Restructuring and Resolution of Banks
Event date: Thursday, 13 December 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Denis Gromb – HEC Paris
Providing empirical support for the MM theorem after 60 years
Published on Tuesday, 18 December 2018
LSF professor Tibor Neugebauer provides empirical support for the Franco Modigliani and Merton Miller theorem in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Finance, some 60 years after the path-breaking...
Four junior researchers join LSF team
Published on Tuesday, 18 December 2018
The LSF’s team of junior researchers is growing with the arrival of four new doctoral candidates at the end of 2018 and the beginning of next year.
Seminar speakers published in top journals
Published on Tuesday, 18 December 2018
The LSF’s seminar series has hosted scholars from leading universities in the world so far this academic year, with exciting guests expected in 2019.

Thanks to generous funding from the Lux...

LSF students celebrate graduation
Published on Wednesday, 19 December 2018
The most recent cohort of LSF graduates were conferred their degrees during the University of Luxembourg Graduation Week in December.
€890,000 in FNR funding for investment fund research
Published on Wednesday, 19 December 2018
The Luxembourg School of Finance has received €890,000 in funding from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) under the latter’s CORE scheme, making it one of only 36 projects selected from a...
Risk-Adjusted Capital Allocation and Misallocation
Event date: Thursday, 20 December 2018
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Lukas Schmid - Duke University
Affordable Housing and City Welfare
Event date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh – Columbia University
Dynamic Information Acquisition and Entry into New Markets
Event date: Thursday, 07 March 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Snehal Banerjee – University of California
Partisan Professionals: Evidence from Credit Rating Analysts
Event date: Thursday, 14 March 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Elisabeth Kempf - University of Chicago
Open Day at the University of Luxembourg
Open Day visitors
Event date: Saturday, 23 March 2019
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus Maison du Savoir, "Auditoires" entrance
Uni.lu chairs discussion on infrastructure investments
Published on Monday, 25 March 2019
The University of Luxembourg on 14 March welcomed representative of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) ahead of the latter’s first ever Annual Meeting held outside of Asia in July 2019.
10th European Banking Center Network Conference
Event date: Thursday, 28 March 2019
Hour:  8:00 29-03 | 18:00
Speaker: Several speakers
Unobserved Performance of Hedge Funds
Event date: Tuesday, 02 April 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Vikas Agarwal - Georgia State University
Hope and Anger: an experiment on inequality and antisocial behavior
Event date: Thursday, 04 April 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Maria Bigoni - University of Bologna
Priority Rules
Event date: Thursday, 25 April 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Hans Degryse – KU Leuven and CEPR
Consumption in Asset Returns
Event date: Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Kirchberg Campus Main Building / Salle des conseils D17 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi L-1359 Luxembourg
Speaker: Svetlana Bryzgalova - London Business School
Financing the Response to Climate Change: The Pricing and Ownership of U.S. Green Bonds
Event date: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Jeffrey Wurgler
The Decline of Too Big to Fail
Event date: Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Darrell Duffie - Stanford University
Shareholder Liability and Bank Failure
Event date: Thursday, 23 May 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Peter Koudijs - Stanford University
Investing in infrastructure as an asset class
Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Professor Roman Kräussl from the Luxembourg School of Finance travelled to the United States in May 2019 to present his latest research on the risk and return characteristics of infrastructure inve...
Market Efficiency in Real Time: Evidence from Low Latency Activity around Earnings Announcements
Event date: Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, Boulevard Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Tarun Chordia - Emory University
Is Idiosyncratic Risk Conditionally Priced?
Event date: Wednesday, 05 June 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, Boulevard Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Rajnish Mehra - Arizona State University
Gravity, Counterparties, and Foreign Investment
Event date: Thursday, 13 June 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, Boulevard Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Tarun Ramadorai - Imperial College London And CEPR
4th Annual Finance & Technology Symposium - 14.06.2019
Event date: Friday, 14 June 2019
Hour:  12:00 18:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg JFK Building 29 Boulevard J. F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Room Metz/Nancy
Recommendations with Feedback
Event date: Thursday, 27 June 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Prof. Gustavo Manso, University of California at Berkeley
Pay for Future Returns
Event date: Thursday, 04 July 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, Boulevard Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Moqi Groen-Xu - London School of Economics
New master programmes in finance
Published on Thursday, 11 July 2019
Over the last academic year, the master's programmes offered by the Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) have been substantially reformed with the aim of increasing the number of easily employable gr...
LSF Professor moderates infrastructure panel at 2019 AIIB Meeting
Published on Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Prof. Roman Kräussl from the Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) moderated in mid-July a panel discussion on “Debt Sustainability and Macroeconomic Issues in Infrastructure” as part of the 2019 Asia...
Value Creation and Persistence in Private Equity
Event date: Thursday, 26 September 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance Weicker Building / Room B001 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Alexander Ljungqvist – Stockholm School of Economics
How anomalous are stock market anomalies after all?
Event date: Thursday, 03 October 2019
Hour:  10:00 11:30
Place:  Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance Weicker Building / Room B001 4, rue Alphonse Weicker L-2721 Luxembourg
Speaker: Nikolas Topaloglou - Athens University of Economics and Business
A Theory of Debt Accumulation and Deficit Cycles
Event date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  JFK Building 29, avenue Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg Ground Floor, Nancy-Metz Room
Speaker: Antonio Mele – University of Lugano
8th Luxembourg Asset Management Summit - KEYNOTE SPEECH in Finance (17 October 2019)
Event date: Thursday, 17 October 2019
Hour:  17:30 18:30
Place:  University of Luxembourg 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, University of California, Berkeley
The Lesson from Italian Non Performing Loans
Event date: Thursday, 24 October 2019
Hour:  12:30 14:00
Place:  European Stability Mechanism - Conference Area 6a Circuit de La Foire Internationale, 1347 Luxembourg
Speaker: Luigi Zingales, Chicago Booth School of Business
Factor Models for Conditional Asset Pricing
Event date: Thursday, 07 November 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Paolo Zaffaroni – Imperial College London
Private Equity and Financial Stability: Evidence from Failed Bank Resolution in the Crisis
Event date: Thursday, 21 November 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Manju Puri - Duke Fuqua School of Business
Showcasing Women in Finance - EU / 22.11.2019
Event date: Friday, 22 November 2019
Hour:  8:30 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Manju Puri, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
A Theory of Vote Trading and Information Aggregation
Event date: Thursday, 28 November 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Bank Competition, Bank Runs and Opacity
Event date: Monday, 02 December 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Toni Ahnert – Bank of Canada
Real Effects of Search Frictions in Consumer Credit Markets
Event date: Thursday, 05 December 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Christipher Palmer - MIT Sloan Management
Asset Pricing In a World of Imperfect Foresight
Event date: Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Peter Bossaerts - University of Melbourne
Look Back - Showcasing Women in Finance
Published on Monday, 27 January 2020
A look back at the ‘Showcasing Women in Finance’ conference organized jointly by the Department of Finance of the University of Luxembourg and AFFECT, the Academic Female Finance Committee in Novem...
Revisiting the EU Fiscal Framework in an Era of Low Interest Rates
Event date: Wednesday, 26 February 2020
Hour:  15:00 16:30
Place:  European Stability Mechanism - Conference Area 6a Circuit de La Foire Internationale, 1347 Luxembourg
Speaker: Olivier Blanchard - C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Expectations of Fundamentals and Stock Market Puzzles (Cancelled)
Event date: Thursday, 27 February 2020
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Nicola Gennaioli - University of Bocconi
Roundtable Discussion : Macroprudential Policy and the Housing Market
Event date: Monday, 09 March 2020
Hour:  17:30 21:00
Place:  EY – Auditorium // 35E, avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Carbon Premium Around the World
Event date: Thursday, 19 March 2020
Hour:  12:30 13:45
Place:  University of Luxembourg Metz/Nancy Room 29 Boulevard J.-F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Speaker: Marcin Kacperczyk
ERC Grantee strengthens mathematics, statistics and finance
Published on Monday, 03 August 2020
Mark Podolskij has been appointed professor in mathematics, with a focus on statistics, probability and finance at the University of Luxembourg. Prof. Podolskij brings with him a “Consolidator Gran...
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