Marshall School of Business

Spring 2015
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 SPPD/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 usually 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.   Thank you.   [Parking & seminar map]


Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
   Jan. 23
Yumi Koh
  Penn Econ
Universalism and Inefficiency in Distributive Politics HOH-706
   Jan. 28
WED.
Sandra Rozo
  UCLA Econ
Is Murder Bad for Business and Real Income? The Effects of Violent Crime on Economic Activity   seminar: 1:30pm HOH-506
   Jan. 29
THURS.
Troy Smith
  Stanford Econ
Private Equity Investment in India: Efficiency vs Expansion   online appendix   seminar: 2:30pm HOH-706
2:30pm
   Feb. 4
WED.
C. Matt Leister
  UC Berkeley Econ
Information Acquisition and Response in Peer-effects Networks   seminar: 3:30pm HOH-706
3:30pm
   Feb. 6
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  No seminar.    - - -
   Feb. 13
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  No seminar.    - - -
   Feb. 20 Mattias Polborn
  UIUC Econ
Political Competition in Legislative Elections   (co-author: Stefan Krasa, UIUC) HOH-706
   Feb. 27
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  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 6
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  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 13 Hanming Fan
  Penn Econ
 TBA HOH-706
   Mar. 20
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  No seminar - Spring Break.    - - -
  Mar. 27 David Primo
  Rochester, Simon
 TBA HOH-706
  Apr. 3
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  No seminar.    - - -
  Apr. 10
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  No seminar.    - - -
  Apr. 17 Thomas Hellmann
  Oxford
 TBA - Joint with MOR & Greif Center JKP-104
  Apr. 24 Steven Callander
  Stanford GSB
 TBA HOH-706
  May 1
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  No seminar.    - - -

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@marshall.usc.edu.   For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe@usc.edu. Parking reservations require minimum 3 hours advance notice!
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This page last modified: 3/3/15 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   ©2015 University of Southern California