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CEPR Advanced Forum in Financial Economics - CAFFE Seminars

The objective of the CEPR Advanced Forum for Financial Economics (CAFFE) is to make cutting-edge finance research available to researchers based in Europe and around the world. The seminar starts just after lunch at 2PM CET (1PM London time), so have your caffè during CAFFE!

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The seminars are organized by Laurent Calvet, Kim Peijnenburg, and Raman Uppal from EDHEC Business School and CEPR. The seminar is open to all contributors but special emphasis is placed on European-based researchers working on novel issues such as the financial implications of Covid-19.

There is one seminar on the second Tuesday of each month covering all topics in Financial Economics.

Each seminar runs for 75 minutes, with 30 minutes allocated to the speaker, 30 minutes to the discussant, and 15 minutes for questions from the audience. The discussant spends half of the 30 minutes allocated to them to discuss the paper and the other half to provide suggestions for future research.

CEPR Advanced Forum for Financial Economics (CAFFESeminars 2022 - 2023: 
Please note there will be no CAFFE seminar in January 2023. 

14 February 2023:
Presenter: Pedro Barroso (Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics)
Title of paper: What explains price momentum and 52-week high momentum when they really work?
Discussant: Amit Goyal (University of Lausanne and Swiss Finance Institute)
14 March 2023:
Presenter: Jean-Charles Rochet (TSE, UZH and CEPR)
Title of paper: Public debt and the balance sheet of the private sector
Discussant: Bernard Dumas (INSEAD and CEPR)
11 April 2023:
Presenter: Jessica Jeffers (HEC Paris)
Title of paper: The risk and return of impact investing funds
Discussant: David Zerbib (EDHEC Business School)
9 May 2023:
Presenter: Kim Fe Kramer (London School of Economics)
Title of paper: Bank presence and health
Discussant: Marieke Bos (Stockholm School of Economics and VU Amsterdam)
13 June 2023:
Presenter: Jens Kvaerner (Tilburg University)
Title of paper: Five Facts About the Money Holdings of Individuals and Firms
Discussant: Andrea Tamoni (Rutgers University)
11 July 2023:
Presenter: Fabrice Tourre (Copenhagen Business School)
Title of paper: Refinancing Frictions, Mortgage Pricing and Redistribution
Discussant: Andreas Fuster (EPFL and CEPR)