CGF Seminar Series 2018/2019

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The CGF Seminar Series provides a platform for speakers to present their work to an audience of fellow academics and students of Finance and Management. These seminars are open to members of SOAS and the wider academic community.

The seminars are supported by three research projects and programme:

  1. AXA Chair in Global Finance research programme supported by the AXA Research Fund;

  2. The DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) Call 3 under research grant ESRC Ref ES/N013344/2; and

  3. The ESRC-NSFC research project, ESRC Ref  ES/P005241/1

Seminars are normally held on Wednesdays at 13:00 -15:00 in SOAS University of London. The venue for each seminar is stated in the published schedule. 

Lunch (sandwiches) and refreshments are provided.

CGF Seminar Series 2018/2019 Schedule

Date

Speaker

Room

Topic

26/09/2018

Gerhard Kling

227

Diversification strategies in banking: like lemmings falling off a cliff

03/10/2018

Victor Murinde

S311

Financial Technologies Paving a Bright New Path For the World’s Unbanked Population

10/10/2018

Mark Tippett

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Subtle is the Lord, but malicious He is not: the calculation of abnormal stock returns in applied research

17/10/2018

Ciaran Driver

S314

It's the macroeconomy stupid! Not the banks

24/10/2018

Désiré Kanga

S314

Pan-African Banks on the Rise: Does Cross-Border Banking Increase Firm's Access to Finance in WAEMU?

31/10/2018

Martin Brownbridge

S314

How much protection do regulatory minimum capital requirements provide against bank insolvency in Uganda?

14/11/2018

Hisham Farag

S314

The Power of Networks: Evidence from the UK

21/11/2018

Andreas Hoepner

S314

ESG Shareholder Engagement and Downside Risk

28/11/2018

Ayse Demir

S314

Confidence, financial inclusion and sustainable economic development

12/12/2018

Alessandra Guariglia

S314

Inventory investment and the choice of financing in China: Does city-level financial development play a role?

09/01/2019

Christine Oughton

S314

Diversity in Financial Services, Mixed Oligopoly and Social Welfare

16/01/2019

Sumon Bhaumik

S314

Emerging market business groups — agile competitors or dinosaurs? Evidence from technological progress of Indian firms

23/01/2019

Francois Bationo

S314

Cross-border banking, credits cycles, commodities prices and effectiveness of macro prudential policies

30/01/2019

Maurizio Fiaschetti

S314

Intertemporal Consumption and the Measurement of Inflation: A Dynamic Inertial Price Index

06/02/2019

Joe Tanega

S314

Blockchain Securities Law and Interoperability: The Yin Yang of Financial Innovation

20/02/2019

Machiko Nissanke

S314

Critical Reappraisal of Sovereign Debt Sustainability for Economic Development of Low Income Countries

27/02/2019

Chris Adcock

S314

Market Crashes and the Capital Asset Pricing Model

06/03/2019

Robert Lensink

S314

The relevance of Islamic microfinance for social entrepreneurship and market inclusiveness: a global comparison with conventional microfinance

13/03/2019

Stephany J. Griffith-Jones

S314

Lessons of capital account management from emerging economies for African low income countries

20/03/2019

Tolulola Lawal

S314

The Fear of the Queen: Directors' Reputation and Earnings Quality

01/05/2019

Alberto Iozzi

S314

Congestion Externality and Autonomous Vehicles

08/05/2019

Meng Xie

S314

The structure of trust in the UK and China

15/05/2019

Laurence Harris

S314

TBC

*The seminar schedule might be subject to changes. Please follow our weekly seminar announcement for accurate information. Alternatively, you can join the CGF mailing list to receive timely seminar updates.