Labor & Finance Online Seminar

Welcome! The Labor and Finance Online Seminar (LFOS) series is a monthly Zoom seminar series showcasing research at the intersection of labor and finance.

We will hold one virtual seminar in Spring 2022, on March 22nd. See details below. With in-person activities resuming, we are trying to determine the demand for continuing the series. If you have not yet, please fill out the poll here to indicate your preferences.

Please fill out this registration form if you would like to join our email list and this submission form if you would like to suggest a paper.

Fall 2021 Presentations

Presenters are noted in bold.

  • March 22nd, 2022: "Impact of Money in Politics on Labor and Capital: Evidence from Citizens United v. FEC", Pat Akey (Toronto), Tania Babina (Columbia), Greg Buchak (Stanford), Ana-Maria Tenekedjieva (Fed Board)

You can find more information, including about past presentations, under Schedule.


The seminars take place over Zoom, and last for one hour including questions. You can find more details under Logistics.

How to Join

If you would like to attend the seminars, please sign up here. We will send you a link to attend the seminar. We will also use this list to send a reminder before each seminar. Please note that even if you were signed up in the summer, you must re-register to stay on for the fall!

You can find out more details about how the seminar works under Logistics. See below for our contact information.


The series is co-organized by Tania Babina (Columbia), Jessica Jeffers (Booth), David Matsa (Kellogg), and Elena Simintzi (UNC). If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us directly, or contact us at