Centre for Finance and Investment

School of Social Sciences

Heriot-Watt University

CFI Research Seminar Series 2017/18

All seminars will be in MB1.62 at 1.15pm (unless stated otherwise)



Semester 1


Monday 25th September 2017

Arman Eshraghi (University of Edinburgh), “The Disposition Effect in Social Trading: Influence of Transparency on Investment Decisions”

Monday 9th October 2017

Yuan Zhao (Aberdeen University), “Controlling for false discoveries on sector fund performance”

Friday 20th October 2017 at 3.15pm

SEEC/CFI Seminar

Sanjay Banerji (University of Nottingham), "Debt Equity Swap and Restructuring of Sovereign Debt under Incentives and Austerities"

Monday 6th November 2017

SEEC/CFI Seminar

Gary Koop (University of Strathclyde), “Composite Likelihood Methods for Large Bayesian VARs with Stochastic Volatility”

Monday 20th November 2017

Andy Adams (Heriot-Watt University), "The Democratization of Heart of Midlothian Football Club: A critique of the new governance structure"

Friday 8th December 2017 at 3.15pm

SEEC/CFI seminar

Ian Marsh (CASS Business School, University of London), TBC


Semester 2


Monday 22nd January 2018

Kim Cuong Ly (Swansea University), "Do banks adjust their liquidity to cope with environmental variation? A study of bank deregulation".

Monday 12th February 2018

Dylan Thomas (QMUL), “Fund Mortality and Fair Discounts on Closed-End Funds”

Monday 26th February 2018

Ben Sila (University of Edinburgh), “Litigation risk and firm information environment”.

Monday 5th March 2018

Patrick McColgan (University of Strathclyde), TBC

Monday 19th March 2018

Ben Sila (University of Edinburgh), “Litigation risk and firm information environment”.