Karl Borch Lecture 2007
The Karl Borch Lecture is an annual lecture held by world-class scholars on a current research topic.
The Karl Borch Lecture Series was established in 2002 by the Department, in honor of Borch.
The lecture is on a current research topic and given by distinguished scholars, whose research capture the pioneering spirit of Karl Borch, but not necessarily his fields of research in a narrow sense.
The Karl Borch Lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (SNF).
Karl Borch Lecture 2007
The 6th Karl Borch Lecture was given by Professor Hayne E. Leland, University of California, Berkeley, on the topic
The Optimal Financial Scope of the Firm
The lecture was held at NHH on Friday June 8 2007 (12.15-13.45 in Aud. E).
Professor Leland also gave an additional lecture, in the Department's Seminar Series, on Thursday June 7 2007, entitled Structural Models and Corporate Finance.
|Karl Borch Lectures 2002-2016|
|Thursday 06.10.2016, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Andrew W. Lo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Thursday 03.09.2015, 12.15-13.45, Agnar Sandmo's Aud.||
Lasse Heje Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School
|Friday 24.05.2013, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
David M. Kreps, Stanford University
|Thursday 31.05.2012, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Eduardo Schwartz, University of California, Los Angeles
|Tuesday 23.08.2011, 13.10-14.20, Dag Coward's Aud.||
John Y. Campbell, Harvard University
|Friday 07.05.2010, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Christian Gollier, Toulouse 1 Capitole University
|Monday 08.06.2009, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Jacques Drèze, Université catholique de Louvain
|Friday 05.09.2008, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Mark Rubinstein, University of California, Berkeley
|Friday 08.06.2007, 12.15-13.45, Aud. E||
Hayne Leland, University of California, Berkeley
|Friday 12.05.2006, 12.15-13.45, Aud. C||
Stephen A. Ross, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Friday 23.09.2005, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Michael Brennan, University of California, Los Angeles
|Friday 29.10.2004, 12.15-13.45, Finn E. Kydland's Aud.||
Robert Wilson, Stanford University
|Thursday 15.05.2003, 12.15-13.45, Aud. E||
Oliver Hart, Harvard University
|Friday 03.05.2002, 13.15-14.45, Aud. E||
Bengt Holmström, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Karl H. Borch was a professor at NHH between 1963 and 1986, and is considered one of the founders of economics of uncertainty, counting 150 scientific articles in journals and conference proceedings, and three books.
Hayne E. Leland is the Arno Rayner Professor Emeritus of Finance and Management at The Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
He is a former President and Fellow of the American Finance Association. Professor Leland has published more than 50 articles in leading finance and economic journals, on investment theory, optimal portfolio choice, and dynamic hedging. He is particularly noted for his contributions to the theory of optimal capital structure.
His research has received numerous prizes for excellence, including the Stephen A. Ross Prize in Financial Economics (in 2008), which is awarded to a significant paper in finance published in the last 15 years. Also in 2008, Professor Leland was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Financial Intermediation Research Society.
More recently, Dr. Leland became the first recipient of the Stephen A. Ross Prize from the Foundation for the Advancement of Research in Financial Economics (FARFE) for his research in corporate debt pricing and capital structure.