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 2021 seminars:

Litigation and Information Effects in Private Sales of Securities
Friday, May 7, 2021, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Ioannis (Yianni) Floros, Lubar School of Business

Reputational Spillovers among MNE Subunits and the Permeability of Categorical Boundaries
Lilac Nachum, Baruch College, CUNY

A Semi-parametric Bayesian Model for Call Center Arrivals
Kaan Kuzu, Lubar School of Business

Does Corporate Culture Impact Tax Behavior: Machine Learning Approach
Hamid Vakilzadeh, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

How Does Capital Structure Impact Product Prices? Evidence from the Airline Industry
Alice Bonaime, University of Arizona

Izzet Sahin Memorial Lecture – Adversarial Risk Analysis
David Banks, Duke University & Director of SAMSi

Does Social Media Accelerate Product Recalls? Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry
Wenjing (Wendy) Duan, George Washington University

Does General Solicitation Improve Access to Capital for Small Businesses? Evidence from the JOBS Act
Anup Agrawal, University of Alabama

Stakeholder Engagement and Effective Standard-Setting
Amanda Convery, University of Delaware

Racial Discrimination in the Auto Loan Market
Alex Butler, Rice University

Auditors’ Reaction to Feedback from PCAOB Inspections
Amy Tegeler, Lubar School of Business

Leveraging Causal Structure in Randomized Experiments for Theory and  Practice
Ali Tafti, University of Illinois-Chicago

Distributionally Robust Sourcing: Analysis of Multi-level Uncertainties
Ming Zhao, University of Delaware

Fall 2020 seminars:

Store Closed: How Consumers Respond to Retail Store Closures
Dinesh Gauri, University of Arkansas

The Regulatory and Captial-Market Effects of a U.S. Approach to Enforcement: Evidence from China
Kai Li, University of British Columbia

Trading Privacy for the Greater Social Good: How Did America React During COVID-19?
Beibei Li, Carnegie-Melon University

Kim Westermann, California Polytechnic University

New Metaheuristic Applications Related to Quantum Computing and QUBO Model
Yu Du, University of Colorado-Denver

Liquidity Characteristics of Market Anomalies and Institutional Trading
Tong Yao, University of Iowa

Just How Large Are CEO Effects in Corporate Communications and Disclosures: A Variance Components Analysis
Shyam Kumar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your High-Skilled Labor: H-1B Lottery Outcomes and Entrepreneurial Success
Stephen Dimmock, National University of Singapore

Data, Analytics, and Agent-Based Modelling: Examples in IS Research and Lessons
Balaji Padmanabhan, University of Southern Florida

An Option Game Model of Innovation and Imitation: Understanding Drivers of Competition
Tailan Chi, Lubar School of Business

From Internal Cohesion Problems to External Attacks: Board Demographic Diversity as an Opportunity for Hedge Fund Activism
Wei Shi, University of Miami

For More Information

Ehsan Soofi
UW-Milwaukee Distinguished Professor
Business Statistics
Lubar Hall S479
(414) 229-4281