Twenty years ago, the Front Range Finance Seminar was a small regional seminar held annually at CU Boulder. Over the past three years, the event has been held at the CU Denver Business School. This year the event was attended by over 40 of the top research minds in finance from around the world.
Over 175 papers were submitted from top institutions, including the University of Chicago, Stanford, Northwestern, and Duke. Read more
Does your political party affiliation influence your financial decisions? Most likely. Yosef Bonaparte, PhD, assistant professor of Finance, and colleagues set out to explore how the political climate affects investors, companies, and the economy at large.
Influences on the economy on a micro level
Think of when the newly elected president was from your affiliated party. Read more
When it comes to investing for newcomers, it may not be good to come out swinging. According to new research by assistant professor of finance,Yosef Bonaparte, young investors participating in markets for the first time tend to be less risk averse, overestimating their ability to beat the market. In his interview with MarketWatch, an online finance publication, Bonaparte explained how experience with bad, market related events erodes overconfidence over time, causing experienced investors to be more risk averse than their younger counterparts. Read more
The 2017 Front Range Finance Seminar was hosted at the University of Colorado Denver Business School on Friday April 21st, 2017. Hosted for the second year in a row by the CU Denver Business School, the Front Range Finance Seminar presents a unique forum for finance faculty in the Front Range region to exchange research, present ideas, and provide feedback in a collegiate environment. Read more
On Thursday February 23, the CU Denver Business School hosted Sheridan Titman, a leading finance researcher from the University of Texas at Austin. The lecture was well attended by both students and faculty, where Dr. Titman presented a recent paper “A Dynamic Model of Characteristic-Based Return Predictability” where he established that “climate of disruptive innovation” is a source of systematic risk that influences the returns in the stock market.Read more