Marshall School of Business

Fall 2015     - COMPLETED
FBE Applied Economics Workshop

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department sponsors three seminar series each semester.
Applied Economics Workshop | Finance Seminar Series | Macroeconomics and International Finance Workshop
The joint Price School/Marshall School Lusk Center for Real Estate also offers a Real Estate Seminar series
and the FBE Dept. Center for Investment Studies has an occasional Distinguished Speaker Series.

Applied Economics Workshops are held on Fridays from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Hoffman Hall, room 706
unless otherwise noted below. We no longer provide hardcopies of the papers. If you want a printout, please
download and print the PDF file available by clicking on the paper title.
  Parking information is given after the
workshop schedule below.   [parking & seminar map (.pdf)]   [interactive USC campus map]


Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Aug. 28
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  No seminar.
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  Sept. 4
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  No seminar.
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   Sept. 11
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  No seminar.
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  Sept. 18 Peter Buisseret
  Univ. of Chicago, Harris
Dynamics of Policymaking: Stepping Back to Leap Forward, Stepping Forward to Keep Back   co-author: Dan Bernhardt (Illinois, Econ)
HOH-706
   Sept. 25 David Gill
  Oxford, visiting Cornell
Cognitive ability, character skills, and learning to play equilibrium: A level-k analysis   co-author: Victoria Prowse (Cornell, Econ)
HOH-706
   Oct. 2 Carlo Prato
  Georgetown, Walsh
Electoral Imbalances and their Consequences    co-author: Stephane Wolton (London School of Economics and Political Science)    SSRN Link
HOH-706
   Oct. 9 Simon Anderson
  Univ. of Virginia Econ
 Workshop Cancelled - 9/1/15
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  Oct. 16
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  No seminar - FOM Conference (Chicago)
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   Oct. 23
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  No seminar.
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   Oct. 30
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  No seminar.
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  Nov. 6 Steven Raphael
  UC Berkeley, Goldman
The Effect of Mandatory Minimum Punishments on the Efficiency of Criminal Justice Resource Allocation
co-author: Sarah Tahamont (Univ. of Albany)
HOH-706
   Nov. 13 Greg Martin
  Emory, Poli Sci
Bias in Cable News: Real Effects and Polarization
co-author: Ali Yurukogluy (Stanford GSB)
HOH-706
   Nov. 20 John Matsusaka
  USC, Marshall    and
Oguzhan Ozbas
  USC, Marshall
Opportunistic Proposals by Union Shareholders
co-author: Irene Yi (USC, Marshall)   CHANGE of Seminar TIME & LOCATION!  Seminar 10:30a - 12:00p in JKP-102.
JKP-102
10:30am
   Nov. 27
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 Thanksgiving Holiday - No seminar
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  > Dec. 4 Daniel Simundza
  USC, Marshall

Playing Hard to Get: Strategic Misrepresentation in Marriage Markets   NEW VERSION POSTED 12/1/15!

HOH-706

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.   To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Yanhui Wu at 213-740-7658 or yanhuiwu[at]marshall.usc.edu.   For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe[at]usc.edu.    Parking reservations require minimum 1 hour advance notice!   (If you want same day parking, please call us instead of using email. Thanks!)
University of Southern California  ·  Finance and Business Economics Department  ·  BRI-308, MC-0804
3670 Trousdale Parkway, Ste. 308  ·  Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804 ·  213-740-6515  ·  213-740-6650 fax
fbe@usc.edu  ·  http://www.marshall.usc.edu/FBE

This page last modified: 12/7/15 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   ©2015 University of Southern California