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Business Seminar Series

The School of Business hosts a seminar series each semester where Manhattan College students and faculty, as well as leading scholars and professionals, present on current business topics.

The seminars are held weekly throughout the semester. Presenters can range from economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to scholars from Yale and Columbia, or even our very own Manhattan College community.

Past seminar topics have included:

  • A Synthesis of Behavioral and Mainstream Economics
  • What is socialism today? Conceptions of a cooperative economy
  • Gaming or Gambling? An Empirical Investigation of the Role of Loot Boxes Addictions in Video Games
  • Characterizing Transnational Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Decision Making for Sustainability: A Holistic Way Forward
  • Current Seminar Schedule

    Date Name and institution Title
    February 2 Laura Pilossoph, 
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    "Sectoral shocks and mismatch unemployment"
    February 9

    Bo Cowgill

    Columbia University

    "Preferences and Productivity in Job Matching: Theory and EMpirics from Internal Labor Markets"
    February 16

    Sophia Gilbukh

    Baruch College

    "New Listing Alert: Alternative Theory of Housing Search"
    February 23

    Thomas Bourveau

    Columbia University

    "Public Company Auditing Around the Securities Exchange Act"
    March 2

    Jorge Guzman

    Columbia University

    "The Impact of High Skilled Immigration on Regional Entrepreneurship"
    March 9

    Belinda Archibong

    Barnard College

    "Protest Matters:The Effects of Protests on Economic Redistribution"
    March 23

    Andrea Tambalotti

    Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    "Inequality and Business Cycles"

    March 30

    Annamaria Lusardi

    George Washington University

    "Why Financial Literacy Matters. Lessons from Five Years of P-Fin Index Data"

    Zoom Link here

    April 6

    Reut Livne-Tarandach

    Manhattan College

    "Been there, felt that…or have I?: Why  previously endured distress reduced compassion action quality towards others currently enduring similar distress"

    April 13

    Edy-Moulton Tetlock 

    Manhattan College

     "Power Distanced, Power, and Corporate Social Responsibility"

    April 27

    Jimena González Ramirez, Amanda Sanseverino, Kelly Cwik, Robert Mack, Rosalia Ross

    Manhattan College

    Thieke Fellowships Part I: "ESG Reports, Disc Golf, and Misleading Disclosures"

    May 4

    Hany Guirguis, Patrick Brady, Christopher Machol

    Manhattan College

    Thieke Fellowships Part II: "Price Discovery and Inflation Prices"

Past Seminar Series

Below are previous Seminar Series Speakers and Events, categorized by year.

  • 2021

    Spring 2021:

    Date

    Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 17 Firing Costs and the Decoupling of Technological Invention and Post-Invention Investments Daniel Keum School of Bsusiness, Columbia University
    March 10 Mobile Push versus Pull Targeting in Location-Based Advertising: Evidence from a Field Experiement Dominik Molitor
    March 17 Multiple Selves Rudy Henkel Business and Economics, Ursinus College
    March 24 Limitations on the Effectiveness of Forward Guidance in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic Arunima Sinha Department of Economis, Fordham University
    April 21 Tax Literacy and confidence in a US College Population: Relations to accounting and tax education Crystal Xu, Hanni Liu and Aaron Kim School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 28 Polarization and Group Cooperation Andrea Robbett Middlebury College
    May 5 Conflicting Interests and the Effects of Fiduciary Duty - Evidence from Variable Annuities Shan Ge Stern School of Business, New York University

    Fall 2021:

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    15 September Capitalism, Alone Branco Milanovic CUNY Grad. Center & Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequalities
    22 September What is socialism today? Conceptions of a cooperative economy John E. Roemer Yale University
    29 September The yield curve: Obtaining corporate spreads using Bloomberg Kudret Topyan Manhattan College
    6 October A Synthesis of Behavioral and Mainstream Economics Nobel Laureate Yisrael (Robert J.) Aumann Hebrew University, Israel
    13 October 2021 Characterizing Transnational Violoence in Sub-Saharan Africa William Foote Manhattan College
    20 October Exploring and pricing equity options with Bloomberg - OMONM & OVME Functions Amira Annabi Manhattan College
    27 October The US Economic Outlook and the Current Advances in Monetary Policy Hany Guirguis and the Fed Challenge Team Manhattan College
    3 November Gaming or Gambling? An Empirial Investigation of the Role of Loot Boxes Addiction in Video Games Andrey Simonov Columbia University
    10 November Equity Valuation: Estimating the Intrinsic value of equity assets using Bloomberg Hany Guirguis Manhattan College
    17 November Firm Boundaries and Voluntary Disclosure Thomas Burveau Columbia University
    1 December Transparency in Collaborative Projects Ruth Beer Baruch College
    8 December Decision Making fior Sustainability: A Holistic Way Forward Poonam Arora and MBA Students Manhattan College
  • 2020

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 5 Strategic Alliances and Voluntary Management Earnings Guidance Practices Sebahattin Demirkan School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 12 Student Presentations form the winter experiential trip to Dubai/AbuDhabi Grishma Shah and Students School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 26 Is Size Everything? Asani Sarkar Federal Reserve Bank of NY
    March 11 Three Tales of Trust: How Cognition, Emotion and Group Dynamics Shape Trust Judgments and behavior Tamar Kugler Eller College of Management, University of Arizona
    March 25 Siblings Rivalry: Zero Sum Dynamics of Managerial Power and Resource Allocation in Business Groups Daniel Deum Columbia University
    April 1 An EZ way to evaluate assets Georgios Koimisis School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 8 Statistical Significance in Finanical Timeseries Forecasts Florin Spinu Pivotal Path

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 16 Careers in Economics: There Can Be a Good Life After college for Business Economics Miles Cary Leahey Manhattan College
    September 23 Optimal public debt indexation in advanced economics Patricia Gomez -Gonzalez Fordham Univeristy
    September 30 Cash-Forward Arbitrage and Dealer Capital in MBS Markets: COVID-19 and Beyond Asani Sarkar Federal Reserve Bank of NY
    October 14 Extemporaneous Coordination in Specialist Teams: Evidence from Exogenous Assignment in E-Sports Enrico Forti Manhattan College
    October 28 Fundamental Soruces of the Time Variation in Equity Risk Levels Petra Sinagl Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa
    November 4 Navigating Current and Future Monetary Policy through COVID-19 Hany Guirguis and the Fed Challenge Team Manhattan College
    November 18 Push versus Pull Technologies in Location-Based Mobile Targeting: Evidence from Field Experiments Domonik Molitor Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
    December 2 Geographic Segment Reporting Incentives: The Role of Anti-Corruption Regulation Amanda Sanseverino Manhattan College
  • 2019

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    January 30 “Solvency Analysis: Assessing Avoidance Risks in LBOs, Dividend Recapitalizations or Spin-Offs” Manish Kumar Goldin Associates
    February 6 "Doing Business in Paris", “What are the implications of the gas tax in France?”, “Government interference in business operations, France vs US”, “What are the downstream effects of automation on the automobile industry in France?” Audrey Corcoran, Kevin Stagno, Dominique Palagruto, Andrew Antaki, Lauren McManus, Madison Beames, Morgan Graziano, Francesca Iorio, Mark Pompa Students in the 2019 O’Malley School of Business Study Abroad Trip, Manhattan College
    February 20 “Wealth Creation” Thomas D. O’Malley ’63 former chairman of Manhattan College’s board of trustees
    March 13 “Lessons in Business Efficiency, Performance, and Financial Growth” John Abplanalp, former CEO and President of Precision Valve Corporation
    March 27 “A Comprehensive Review on Logo Literature: Research Topics, Findings, and Future Directions” Min Jung Kim Manhattan College
    April 3 “Why Consumers Are Not Sovereign: The Socio-Economic Causes of Market Failure” John Tomer Professor Emeritus, Manhattan College
    April 10 “Asymmetric Punishment as an Instrument of Corruption Control: Laboratory Experiments” Utteeyo Dasgupta Wagner College/Fordham University
    April 17 “Optimism and Skill in the Finance Industry” Markku Kaustia Aalto University, Finland
    May 1 “A Phillips Curve with Globalization and Anchored Expectations” Hany Guirguis and Zoe McGreevy Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 11 “Assessing IBISWorld as a Faculty Resource” Donald Gibson Manhattan College
    September 18 “Careers in Economics: There Can Be a Good Life After College for Business Economics” Miles Cary Leahey Manhattan College
    September 25 “Ambiguity and The Tradeoff Theory of Capital Structure” Yehuda Izhakian Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College
    October 2 “Using Big Data to Study Individual Differences and Decisions “in the Wild” Sandra Matz Columbia University
    October 16 Special Presentation for the Undergraduate Fed Challenge Fed Challenge Team led by Hany Guirguis School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 23 “Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors among Students” Jimena González, Sierra Arral, Heyi Cheng, and Veronica Cheng Manhattan College
    October 30 “Enhancing In-class and Online Course Design: Latest Tips and Trends” Kimberly J. Woodruff Director of Instructional Design, Blair Goodlin, Jr., Instructional Designer
    November 6 “Perceptions and Corrections for Social Desirability Bias” Nathaniel Burke University of Arkansas
    November 13 “National Culture and Corporate Sustainability” Edy Moulton-Tetlock (with Olga Hawn and Vanessa Burbano) Manhattan College
    December 4 “Sustainable Tourism: What it is, what can be done and what is a Lasallian response” Carolyn Predmore and Students Manhattan College
  • 2018

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 14 “Measuring the Impact of Monetary Policy on Mortgage Rates” Hany Guirguis and John Trieste School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 21 United Nations, Head of PRME Secretariat Lecture Jonas Haertle, Head of PRME Secretariat UN Global Compact Office
    February 28 “The Scientific Practices of Economics and The Emergence of and Trends in Behavioral Economics” John Tomer, Emeritus Manhattan College
    March 7 “The Wine Whisperer – How a Manhattan Alumni Is Using Her Foreign Language Skills to Start Her Wine
    Business”
    (Co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages)
    Sheila Donohue
    Manhattan College Alumna
    March 21 “Asset Prices and Wealth Inequality in Complete and Incomplete Markets” Georgios Koimisis Manhattan College
    March 28 “Credit Market Choice” Or Sharkar Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    April 11 “Gendered stereotypes of unemployed professionals: Implications for reemployment” Jolie Terrazas and Michael Judiesch Manhattan College
    April 18 “Mutual Care in Late Life Marriage” Joan Monin Yale University
    April 25 “Redemption Option under the new Chapter 11” Amira Annabi Manhattan College
    May 2 “Cross-border M&As and Credit Risk: Evidence from the CDS Market” Iuliana Ismailescu Pace University

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 19 “Asset Prices and Wealth Inequality in Complete and Incomplete Markets” Georgios Koimisis Manhattan College
    September 26 “Careers in Economics: There Can Be a Good Life After College for Business Economics” Miles Cary Leahey Manhattan College
    October 3 “New York Commercial Real Estate” Michael Flood Robert K. Futterman &Associates (RKF)
    October 10 Special Presentation for the Undergraduate Fed Challenge Fed Challenge Team Manhattan College
    October 17 “Your goals are my goals: An experimental look at low stakes goal setting and economic effort
    among students”
    Nathaniel Burke University of Arkansas
    November 7 “Do Sin Firms Commit Accounting Sins?” Hanni Liu and Crystal Xu Manhattan College
    November 14 “What Impedes Efficient Adoption of Products? Evidence from Randomized Sales Offers for
    Fuel-Efficient Cookstoves in Uganda”
    Andrew Simons Fordham University
    November 28 “The Effect of Communicating a Social-Political Stance on Employee Motivation: Field
    Experimental Evidence from Online Labor Market Platforms”
    Vanessa Burbano Columbia University
    December 5 “Strategic Social Media and Use of Dashboards for Small Business” Carolyn Predmore and Students Manhattan College
  • 2017

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 15 “Adventures in Extreme Finance” William Foote School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 22 “International Real Yields” Andrey Ermolov Fordham University
    March 8 “Pedagogical Strategies for Engaging Millennials: A Panel Discussion” Janet Rovenpor and Amira Annabi, Poonam Arora, Angela Grotto, Gwendolyn Tedeschi Manhattan College
    March 22 “Data Analytics in Medical Imaging” Angel Pineda Department of Mathematics, Manhattan College
    March 29 “Gender Specific Risk Preferences, Intra-household Bargaining, and Investment Decisions:
    Experimental Evidence from Rural Cameroon”
    (Maria) Jimena González Ramírez, Niccolo Meriggi, Manhattan College OMSB, Wageningen University and Research Center
    April 5 “Enabling Global Prosperity: A Case Study of Peruvian Gold” Joshua Fisher and a Panel of Speakers Director of AC4 Team, Earth Institute, Columbia University
    April 12 “The Economics of Flash Orders and Trading” Ethan Namvar Haas School of Business, UC-Berkeley and Columbia Business School
    April 19 “Are you happy to give or receive the gift cards? The effects of the money-view on the
    preference on the gift cards”
    Min Jung Kim Manhattan College
    April 26 “Research for Economic Growth and Sustainability” Carolyn Predmore and Students Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 13 “Careers in Economics: There Can Be a Good Life After College for Business Economics” Miles Cary Leahey Manhattan College
    September 20 “What is value in an equity market?” Michael Suen, Ph.D., CFA and Chief Data Scientist, Hany Guirguis CWF Managers & Manhattan College
    September 27 “Cognitive Load and Economics” John Smith Rutgers University
    October 4 “What Determines Financial Knowledge among College Students?” Amira Annabi, M. Jimena González Ramírez, Fabian Mueller Manhattan College
    October 18 “Do multinational and domestic companies have different leverage ratios after considering their cash tax
    payments?”
    Hanni Liu School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 25 “Measuring the Impact of Monetary Policy on Mortgage Rates” Fed Challenge Team Manhattan College
    November 8 “Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports” Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    November 15 “Do Richer Foreign Work Experiences Lead to Entrepreneurial Success? Evidence from Survey Data” Dan Wang Columbia University
    November 29 “The Decline and Consolidation in US Retail Industry” Rose Klimovich and students Manhattan College
    December 6 “Twice the Vice: Choosing the Lesser Evil” Lauren Trabold Manhattan College
  • 2016

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 3 “City Squares Tours - San Jose Costa Rica Hop On Hop Off Bus” Carolyn Predmore and Students School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 10 “The Impact of U.S. Monetary Policy on Emerging Markets Exchange Rates” Carlo Rosa Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    February 17 Special session for Job Talk : Environmental Economics Jordan Stanley Syracuse University
    February 24 Special session for Job Talk : Environmental Economics Taha Kasim Georgia State University
    March 9 “The Reach of Rank and Response: A Field Experiment on Peer Information and Water Use Behavior” Syon Bhanot Swarthmore College
    March 23 “Parenting, Teaching, or Peer Effect: An Experiment on Children’s Pro-Social Behavior” Natalia Londono CUNY
    March 30 “The profit impact of revenue heterogeneity & assortativity in the presence of negative word-of-mouth” Mohammad Nejad Fordham University
    April 6 Special session: Book Launch: “Integrating Human Capital with Human Development” John Tomer Emeritus Professor of Economics, Manhattan College
    April 13 “Working as a (Micro) economist in Washington” Jay Schwarz, PhD Deputy Division Chief and Economist, Federal Communications Commission
    April 20 "The Impacts of the Central American Free Trade Agreement on the Economy of Costa Rica" Students in ECON 444: Special Topics Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 14 “Careers in Economics: There Can Be a Good Life After College for Bus Economics” Miles Cary Leahey Manhattan College
    September 28 “A Multilevel Analysis of Organizational Restructuring: The Impact of Role Stressors and
    Resources on Employee Strain Outcomes”
    Angela Grotto Manhattan College
    October 5 “The Real-Time Classroom” Niraj Kumar iDecisionGames.com
    October 12 “Financial Shock, Interbank Interest Rates, and Banking System Soundness” Mami Kobayashi Ritsumeikan University (New York University visiting scholar)
    October 26 “Conspicuous Consumption of Time: When Busyness and Lack of Leisure Time Become a Status Symbol” Silvia Bellezza Columbia University
    November 2 “Transition Dynamics of a Mass Deportation” James Feigenbaum Utah State University
    November 9 “Overview of the US Household Debt: 1999-2016” Donghoon Lee Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    November 30 “Why are firms sold? Evidence from acquisitions of European private firms” Natalia Reisel School of Business, Fordham University
    December 7 “Big Data for Small Businesses” Carolyn Predmore and students Manhattan College
  • 2015

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 11 “How a small energy consulting company could enter the U. S. Market: its differential advantages” Carolyn Predmore and Students School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 18 “Employment-Based Health Insurance, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and Aggregate Labor Supply” Kai Zhao University of Connecticut
    February 25 “Value Investing versus Low Volatility Investing” Josh Greco Equity Product Specialist, Legg Mason Global Asset Management
    March 4 “The Reach of Work Interruptions: Crossover of Affect in Couples” Angela R. Grotto School of Business, Manhattan College
    March 11 “Only Mine or All Ours: Do Stronger Entitlements Affect Altruistic Choices in the Household” Utteeyo Dasgupta Wagner College
    March 25 “The Over-the-Counter Theory of the Fed Funds Market: A Primer” Gara Afonso Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    April 1 “GSP Expiration and Declining Exports from Developing Countries” Shushanik Hakobyan Fordham University
    April 8 “The Drug Development Process: Selected Public Policy and Economic Considerations” Daniel Patrick Executive Director of Global Financial Planning & Analysis, Celgene Corporation
    April 15 “Context Matters: Role of Decision Frames in Interdependent Dilemmas” Poonam Arora School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 22 “A Multi-period Supply Chain Network Model for Biological Medicinal Products” Amir Masoumi School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 29 "Does Size Matter? The Effect of Institutional Size on Global Virtual Teams" Grishma Shah School of Business, Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 16 “A ToolBox for Visual Text Analytics: A twitter Case” Musa Jafar Manhattan College
    September 23 “High-Frequency Trading and Modern Market Microstructure” Ciamac Moallemi Columbia University
    September 30 “The Chinese Savings Rate: Productivity, Old-Age Support, and Demographics” Kai Zhao University of Connecticut
    October 7 “Application of Integrative Learning to Introductory Managerial Accounting” Fengyun Wu and Aileen Farrelly School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 14 “Sex and Candy: The Influence of Sexual Content and Consumer Trait Perceptions on Ad Evaluations” Lauren Trabold Business, Manhattan College
    October 21 “The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Will it Set Trade Free in the North Atlantic?” Natalia Boliari School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 28 Special session for Fed Challenge Team Hany Guirguis and Students School of Business, Manhattan College
  • 2014

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 19 “First Price Auction with Three Bidders Affected by Information” Hyeon Park School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 26 “The New Face Time for Men and Women in High-Status Careers” Angela Grotto School of Business, Manhattan College
     March 5 “An Integrated Disaster Relief Supply Chain Network Model with Time Targets and Demand Uncertainty” Amir Masoumi School of Business, Manhattan College
    March 12 “Critical Incidents and Cases: A Student-Faculty Collaboration” Poonam Arora, Carolyn Predmore, Janet Rovenpor & Students School of Business, Manhattan College
    March 26 “Risk and Return in Baltic Equity Markets” Rokas Kirlys School of Business, Manhattan College
    Supervisor: Kudret Topyan
    April 2 “Eliciting Private Information with Noise: The Case of Randomized Response” Ernest K. Lai Lehigh University
    April 9 “Vaccination Games with Peer Effects in a Heterogeneous Population” Troy Tassier Fordham University
    April 23 “Birth, Death and Public Good Provisions” Jonathan Lafky Lafayette College
    April 30 “The Market for Innovative Business Techniques Hypothesis: The Interrelation Between
    Supply-Side Organizations’ Broadcast of Innovative Business Techniques and Demand Side
    Organizations’ Use of these Techniques”
    Alicja Reuben School of Business, Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 10 Jasper Research Scholars Presentations: Manhattan College School of Business
    “A Proposal to Research Manhattan College’s School of Business Passport
    Program”
    Richard Meany Supervisor: Aileen Farrelly
    “Is There Really a Threat of Shariah in the Financial Industry: a Comparison
    Between Conventional and Islamic Investment Vehicles”
    Gaensly Joseph Supervisor: Yassir Samra
    “Not all Legacies are Positive: Conservatism influences Allocation of Benefits and
    Burdens to Future Generations”
    Tina Nitis Supervisor: Poonam Arora
    “Known versus Unknown Devil: Experience Influences Perception of Risk in Natural
    Disasters”
    Nick Enright Supervisor: Poonam Arora
    September 17 “Street Smarts: The use of Psychological Techniques in Performance Improvement of Wall
    Street Traders and Salespeople"
    Michael Carey Manhattan College
    September 24 “Exploring Content with Semantic Transformations using Collaborative Knowledge Bases” Yegin Genc School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 22 “Integrating Human Capital with Human Development: Toward a Broader and More Human
    Conception of Human Capital”
    John Tomer Emeritus Professor of Economics, Manhattan College
    October 29 “The Fed Competition Rehearsal” The Fed competition team School of Business, Manhattan College
    Supervisor: Hany Guirguis
    November 5 “The Role of Motivation in User-Generated Reviews” Stephen He School of Business, Manhattan College
    December 3 “Poverty in America and Products that focus on the Lower Income Levels” The Marketing Honors Seminar class School of Business, Manhattan College
    Supervisor: Carolyn Predmore
  • 2013

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 6 “So Bacco: More than a Drink, It’s an Experience” Carolyn Predmore and MBA Students School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 13 “Resolution of Financial Distress under Chapter 11” Amira Annabi School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 20 “The Arches Program - Teaching Basic Micro with a Service Experience” Gwendolyn Tedeschi School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 27 “Lessons learned from the planning and execution of a large-scale merger” Dan Patrick Executive Director of Global Financial Planning & Analysis, Celgene Corporation
    March 13 “Isn't Money Green? ICT, RBV and the Broader Meaning of "Sustainability” Patrick Jeffers School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 10 “On The Economics of Drug War” Natalia Boliari and Matthew Claro School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 17 “Economic Decision Making: How our brain works” John Tomer Professor Emeritus, School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 24 “Housing and Asset Prices in an Overlapping Generations” Hyeon Park School of Business, Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    October 2 “Understanding through the Eyes of Others: Inferences Regarding Chosen and Forgone Products” Stephen He School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 9 “Is Walmart Good for India? A Humanistic Perspective on Opening Up FDI in
    Multi-Brand Retail in India”
    Grishma Shah School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 23 “Enriching Undergraduate Managerial Accounting with a Brief Budget Simulation Game” Aileen Farrelly School of Business, Manhattan College
    November 6 “Relative Pay for Relative Performance” Chia-Jane Wang School of Business, Manhattan College
    November 13 “Islamic Finance in the U.S.: Development and Future” Abdullah Alqattan School of Business, Manhattan College
    November 20 “Sustainable Marketing and Eco Tourism” The Marketing Honors Seminar class School of Business, Manhattan College
    Supervisor: Carolyn Predmore
  • 2012

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    March 28 “’Herd’ Behavior and the Bullwhip Effect: What You Know can Hurt” Patrick Jeffers School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 4 "Using Knowledge-BasedSystems to Model Complex Environments " Salwa Ammar and Carolyn Predmore, Ronald Wright, School of Business, Manhattan College, Le Moyne College
    April 11 “A Three Market New Product Consumer Potential Evaluation for a Less Chemically Based Hair Dye” Caitlin Frazer, Brian Korney and Joseph Fernandes
    Supervised by Carolyn Predmore
    School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 18 “Globalization, Collectivist Values and Gender: Understanding Career Aspirations in India” Michael Judiesch, Grishma Shah School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 25 “Brain Physiology, Egoistic & Empathetic Motivation, & Brain Plasticity: Toward a More Human Economics” John Tomer School of Business, Manhattan College
    May 2 “The True Value of Ownership: Lessons from Agribusiness in the Argentine Pampas” Stephen Edwards, (Junior), Janine Paliotta (MBA),
    Supervised by Poonam Arora
    School of Business, Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 19 “Values, Voices and Viewpoints: The Role of Firm Communications on Marketing Performance” Monique Bell, Ph.D. Candidate Marketing, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
    October 3 “Endowment Effect and Goal Tradeoffs: A Field Study with Argentine Farmers” Stephen Edwards, Janine Paliotta, Keelan Ledwidge, Guillermo Podesta, Poonam Arora School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 10 “The Color of Money: Its Strategy and Broader Meaning of Sustainability in the New Economy” Patrick Jeffers School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 10 “Better Together or Alone? The Influence of Others on Consumer Goal Pursuit” Lauren Trabold, Ph. D. Candidate, Marketing Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY.
    October 17 “The Effect of Baby Exposure on Consumer Risk-Taking” Eric Stenstrom, Ph.D. Candidate, Marketing John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, CANADA
    October 24 “A General Equilibrium Model of Decision Makers with Belief Dependent Preferences” Hyeon Park Manhattan College
    October 31 “The Role of Lay Theories in Consumers’ Susceptibility to Reward Points” Meng‐Hua Hsieh, Ph.D. Candidate University of Washington
    November 7 “Enduring Happiness: Integrating the Hedonic and Eudaimonic Approaches” John Tomer Manhattan College
    November 14 “Review of The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East" Timur Kuran, Natalia Boliari Princeton
    University Press, Manhattan College School of Business
    November 28 “Vengeance ” Naci Mocan Louisiana State University and NBER
    December 5 “Raising the Bar: The Business of Improving Healthcare” Carolyn Predmore and her team. Manhattan College School of Business
  • 2011

    Spring

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    February 9 “The Significance of Shared IT Knowledge” Patrick Jeffers School of Business, Manhattan College
    February 23 What Causes Obesity? And Why Has It Grown So Much? An Alternative View” John Tomer School of Business, Manhattan College
    March 9 “Board Size and Firm Risk-Taking” Chia Jane Wang School of Business, Manhattan College
    March 30 Teaching to Read with Focus: The Quote Analysis Assignment” Natalia Boliari School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 13 “Over-compensate For You or Disengage From You: Group Identity Dissonance Interact to
    Determine in Social Dilemmas”
    Poonam Arora School of Business, Manhattan College
    April 27 “Leverage ETF Trading Effects on REIT Share Volatility” Hany Guirguis School of Business, Manhattan College

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    September 14 Orientation session for the upcoming Town&Gown meeting
    September 28 “The Facebook App Economy” Horn Hann, Siva Viswanathan, Robert H. Smith, Byungwan Koh Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, School of Business, Manhattan College
    November 9 “A Failure of Fair Trade or a Market Failure? An example for a Basic Economics Course” Gwendolyn Tedeschi School of Business, Manhattan College
    November 30 “Globalization and the Rise of Work-Family/Family Work Conflict in India" Grishma Shah and Michael Judiesch School of Business, Manhattan College
    December 7 “Poverty through the Local Lens: A Comparative Analysis of Poverty Determinants between
    Bihar and Gujarat”
    Meredith Mayer, Global Business Studies, Class of 2012, supervised by Natalia Boliari School of Business, Manhattan College
  • 2010

     

    Fall

    Date Lecture Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
    October 13 "The Effect of Alcoholic Beverage Exice Tax on Alcohol-Attributeable Injury Mortalities" Kudret Topyan; (with C.H.Son) School of Business, Manhattan College
    October 20 "Is there a Cooperative Advantage? Experimental Evidence on Economic and Social Variables as Determinants of Demand?" Morris Altman Professor of Behavioral and Institutional Economics, Victoria University of Wellington
    November 3 "Choosing Between Leasing and Debt and Leasign Puzzle Revisited" Chia Jane Wang (with Jane-Raung Lin, David De-Wai Chou and Fei-Chung Chueh) School of Business, Manhattan College
    November 10 "Gone Fishing: A Monte Carlo simulation tool used to demonstrate the importance of data analysis in responsible decision making" Salwa Ammar School of Business, Manhattan College
    November 17 "The Minimal Status Effect: Role of Status in Strategic Coordination" Poonam Arora (with David H. Krantz, E. Tory Higgins) School of Business, Manhattan College
    December 1 "Small Business Success Requires More than Guts, Planning is Required for Success: Spas in the U.S." Carolyn Predmore & Yassir Samra School of Business, Manhattan College
    December 8 "Computer Security" Walter Bagget School of Business, Manhattan College