The Lubar School of Business Research Seminar Series is a lively forum for discussion of scholarly topics by faculty and doctoral students. Lubar faculty, PhD candidates, and invited guests present their current research for feedback and engaging dialogue. Members of the campus community and other interested visitors are welcome to attend.

Spring 2019 seminars:

Friday, February 15, 2019
10:30am – 12:00pm, Lubar Hall N440
CEO Compensation and the Effects of Accounting for Business Combinations
Daniel Wangerin, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Friday, February 22, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
A session on Data Science & Bayesian Applications
Part 1. Deep Learning for Bayesian Decisions
Nicholas Polson, University of Chicago
Part 2. Bayesian Competing Risk Model for Assessment of Mortgage Default/Prepayment

Refik Soyer, George Washington University

Friday, March 1, 2019
10:30am – 12:00pm, Lubar Hall N440
Accounting
Elizabeth Gordon, Temple University

Friday, March 8, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
Operations Management
Long Gao, Univeristy of California, Riverside

Friday, March 15, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
Finance
Nisan Langberg, University of Houston

Friday, March 15, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
Finance
Nisan Langberg, University of Houston

Friday, March 29, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm, Lubar Hall N440
Information Systems
Sumlit Sarkar, University of Texas at Dallas

Friday, April 5, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
Do Activity Based Incentive Plans Work? Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment
George John, University of Minnesota

Friday, April 12, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
Isset Sahin Memorial Lecture: Operations Management
Baris Ata, University of Chicago

Friday, April 19, 2019
2:00pm – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
Finance/Accounting
Shiva Sivaramakrishnan, Rice University

Friday, April 26, 2019
12:00pm – 1:30pm, Lubar Hall N440
Management
Ed Levitas, Lubar School

Fall 2018 seminars included:

New Tools for Ranking Accuracy of Forecast Models and Identifying Clusters in Heterogeneous Big Data
Ehsan Soofi, Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Sitting Bucks: Zero Returns in Fixed Income Funds
Jaewon Cho, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Trade Secrets Protection and Antitakeover Provision
Joshua T. White, Vanderbilt University

Competition Between Two-Sided Platforms Under Demand and Supply Congestion Effects
Gregory A. DeCroix, Grainger Professor in Supply Chain Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Innovation Consequences of Financial Regulation for Young Life-Cycle Firms
Abigail Allen, Brigham Young University

Eyes on the Horizon? Fragmented Elites and the Short-Term Focus of the American Corporation
Richard A. Benton, University of Illinois – Champaign

Institutional Allocation in the Primary Market for Corporate Bonds
Stanislava Nikolova, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Expecting the Unexpected: Effects of Data Collection Design Choices on the Quality of Crowdsourced User-Generated Content
Jeffrey Parsons, University Research Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland

How do Reductions in Foreign Country Corporate Tax Rates  Affect U.S. Domestic Manufacturing Firms?
Ryan J. Wilson, Richard W. Lindhold Professor in Taxation, University of Oregon

For More Information

Ehsan Soofi
UW-Milwaukee Distinguished Professor
Business Statistics
Lubar Hall S479
(414) 229-4281
esoofi@uwm.edu