Empirical Methods for Corporate Finance

University of Lugano - April 24-28, 2017

Professor Laurent Fresard (lfresard@rhsmith.umd.edu)

 

Course Syllabus

Introduction

Identification

Research Process

Event-Studies

Panel Data

Instrumental Variables

Textual Analysis (presentation)

Difference-in-Differences

Matching Methods

Regression Discontinuity Design

Warm-up Exercise

Problem Set 1  (SEO data)

Problem Set 2

Problem Set 3  (data)

Problem Set 4

Referee Report Guidelines