Past Events

51st CARF Special Seminar

Date & Time: November 15 of 2010(Monday) 17:30-19:00
Location: Classroom #7, 1F of Akamon General Research Building

Speaker: Professor Alexander Ljungqvist
Ira Rennert Chair in Finance and Entrepreneurship
Director of Research, NYU Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Stern School of Business, New York University

Speech Title: Does the Stock Market Harm Investment Incentives?

Speaker's Profile:
Professor Alexander Ljungqvist holds the Ira Rennert Chair of Finance and Entrepreneurship at New York University's Stern School of Business. He also serves as Director of Research, NYU Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Professor Ljungqvist's primary research areas include financial intermediation, investment banking, initial public offerings, entrepreneurial finance, private equity, and venture capital, corporate governance, and behavioral corporate finance. Over the past 15 years, he has consulted widely, including for the European Central Bank, the World Bank, and Deutsche Bank. Between 1995 and 2000, he was a senior consultant with OXERA Ltd, where he advised corporate clients on questions of regulatory economics and corporate strategy. The recipient of several teaching awards, He teaches an MBA class in new venture financing, a Ph.D. seminar in empirical corporate finance, and executive courses in venture capital, private equity, and investment banking.

Professor Ljungqvist received his Ph. D. from Nuffield College at Oxford University. After teaching for five years at Oxford he joined NYU in 2000. He has also held visiting appointments at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, London Business School, the University of Sydney, and Cambridge University. He serves as Editor of the Review of Financial Studies.