Videos

The Hunt for Earth-like Planets

UChicago Assistant Professor Daniel Fabrycky explains how his work with the Kepler space telescope is helping to find far-off planets like our own.

Ambiguity in Corporate Finance

Lorenzo Garlappi, Associate Professor of Finance at the University of British Columbia, presents on his collaborative research on the e ffect of ambiguity on corporate financial decisions using a non-Bayesian multiprior approach. He and his colleagues ...

Efficient Risk Sharing with Model Uncertainty

Anmol Bhandari, a PhD Student in Economics at New York University, presents on his study of risk sharing arrangements in settings characterized with Knightian uncertainty. In general, both the demand for insurance and risk perceptions are endogenous an...

Ambiguity Aversion and Variance Premium

Jianjun Miao, Associate Professor of Economics at Boston University, offers an ambiguity-based interpretation of variance premium,— the difference between risk-neutral and objective expectations of market return variance— as a compounding effect of b...

Ambiguity Spillovers

Nina Boyarchenko, an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, presents on her research into ambiguity spillovers. This lecture is a part of the Workshop on Ambiguity and Robustness in Macroeconomics and Finance.

Information Inertia

Philipp Illeditsch, Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, and his colleagues study how information about an asset a ffects optimal portfolios and equilibrium asset prices when investors are not sure about the model that pred...

Uncertainty Shocks, Asset Supply, and Pricing over the Business Cycle

Cosmin Ilut, Assistant Professor of Economics at Duke University, presents on a DSGE model with endogenous financial asset supply and ambiguity averse investors. An increase in uncertainty about financial conditions leads fi rms to substitute away from...

Self-Confirming Long Run Biases

Simone Cerreia Vioglio, Assistant Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, presents preliminary research on self-confirming long run biases. He and his collaborators consider a myopic decision maker facing a recurrent decision problem. They show t...

Pedagogy and Embodiment: The Theology Workshop

The Theology Workshop welcomed Kristine Culp, Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of Disciples Divinity House; Jeffrey Stackert, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible; and Cynthia Lindner, Director of Ministry Studies and Clinical Faculty for Preach...

Love Your Heart & Your Health: Proper Nutrition and Cooking for Youth

After a screening of the film Soul Food Junkies, health and culinary professionals speak with community members about healthy cooking and eating habits. This event is part of the “Community Grand Rounds” series.