Ph.D. Mini-Course on Topics in empirical corporate finance

When:19 November 2014
  - 25 November 2014
, 15:00
 - 18:00
Where:House of Finance, Campus Westend, Goethe University

Ph.D. Mini-Course by Prof. Karin S. Thorburn (Research Chair Professor of Finance, Norwegian School of Economics)

Subject: Topics in empirical corporate finance

Abstract: This mini-course, taught over three classes, surveys the empirical evidence and introduces recent research on IPO underpricing, takeover bidding, and governance in corporate bankruptcy. 


  • Session 1: IPO underpricing – Wednesday 19.11. 3-6 pm in Room (Paris)
  • Session 2: Takeover bidding – Thursday 20.11. 3-6 pm in Room (Paris)
  • Session 3: Corporate bankruptcy – Tuesday 25.11. 3-6 pm in Room (Dubai)

Syllabus: download (pdf)

Certificate of Participation: upon request issued to participants who attend all three sessions