Fall 2015
    Law No.: LAW9237
    Sched. No.: 115821383

Empirical Methods in Corporate Law and Finance (SC)*
Section 1
Barzuza, Michal

Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):MTWR, 0810-0950 (WB127)
Capacity:18 **This information is current as of 06/13/2016 06:14:01 AM**
Current Enrollment:14 **This information is current as of 06/13/2016 06:14:01 AM**

Course Description:

SPECIAL NOTES REGARDING SESSION DATES/TIMES/ROOM: This traditionally semester-long course will be compressed in Fall 2015, and will meet from October 19-Nov. 12 in 16 100-minute sessions.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The seminar will discuss empirical methods in the research of corporate law, governance, and finance. The first meetings will focus on empirical methodology . We will learn how to read and evaluate empirical results. Subsequent meetings will cover empirical research in specific issues such as hedge fund activism, staggered boards and majority voting.

Course Requirement:Students will submit reactions memos to some of the papers during the course, and will select an empirical paper to present in pairs.