Virtual Finance Workshop

We will resume with a summer session on July 24!

The Virtual Finance Workshop is an open online finance seminar. We meet each week on Friday (LA 9:30am, NYC 12:30pm, LON 5:30pm) on Zoom for a 50-minute talk followed by 25 minutes of Q&A.

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Next Seminar

Friday, July 24, 2020

LA 9:30am, NYC 12:30pm, LON 5:30pm

  • Wenxin Du (Chicago Booth)

  • U.S. Banks and Global Liquidity

  • Registration coming soon.

Upcoming Seminars

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Friday, July 31, 2020

  • Matthieu Gomez (Columbia)

  • A Q-theory of Inequality

Friday, August 7, 2020

  • Moritz Lenel (Princeton)

  • Redistribution, the dollar, and the global price of risk

Friday, August 14, 2020

  • Svetlana Bryzgalova (London Business School)

  • Bayesian Solutions for the Factor Zoo: We Just Ran Two Quadrillion Models

Friday, August 21, 2020

  • Bernard Herskovic (UCLA Anderson)

Friday, August 28, 2020

  • Eric Zwick (Chicago Booth)

  • Top Wealth in America: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich

Friday, September 4, 2020

  • Daniel Greenwald (MIT Sloan)

Friday, September 11, 2020

  • Yueran Ma (Chicago Booth)


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  • Mikhail Chernov (UCLA Anderson)

  • Maryam Farboodi (MIT Sloan)

  • Valentin Haddad (UCLA Anderson)

  • Lars Lochstoer (UCLA Anderson)

  • Erik Loualiche (University of Minnesota, Carlson)


  • The seminars are hosted on Zoom and last 75 minutes with 50 minutes of presentation and 25 minutes of discussion.

  • Questions will be selected by a moderator and participants will have a chance to ask them live.

  • Abuse of the seminar will not be tolerated.


  • We acknowledge the generous support of the UCLA Anderson Finance Area and the University of Minnesota.