Marshall School of Business

Fall 2012
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 held on Fridays from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Hoffman Hall, Room 706.
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
  Sept. 7 Iwan Barankay
  U.Penn., Wharton
Rank Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Workplace Experiment
HOH-706
  Sept. 14
- - -
 No seminar.
HOH-706
  Sept. 21 Dina Mayzlin
  USC, Marshall
  Marketing Dept.
Promotional Reviews: An Empirical Investigation of Online Review Manipulation   (co-authors: Yaniv Dover, Dartmouth, and Judith Chevalier, Yale)
HOH-706
  Sept. 28 Odilon Câmara
  USC, Marshall FBE
Persuading Skeptics and Reaffirming Believers    abstract
(co-author: V. Ricardo Alonso, USC FBE)   This paper will NOT be posted. Please email the presenter to obtain a PDF copy of the paper.
HOH-706
  Oct. 5 Tymofiy Mylovanov
  U.Penn. Econ
Mechanism Design By An Informed Principal: The Quasi-Linear Private-Values Case   (co-author: Thomas Tröger, Univ. of Mannheim Econ Dept., Germany)
HOH-706
  Oct. 12 Yilmaz Kocer
  USC Econ
Endogenous Learning with Bounded Memory
HOH-706
  Oct. 19 Erik Snowberg
  Caltech Econ
Confidence and Overconfidence in Political Economy
(co-author: Pietro Ortoleva, Caltech)
HOH-706
  Oct. 26
- - -
 No seminar.
HOH-706
  Nov. 2 Michael Powell
  Northwestern, Kellogg
Productivity and Credibility in Industry Equilibrium
HOH-706
  Nov. 9 Dhammika Dharmapala
  UIUC Law
Corporate Governance, Enforcement, and Firm Value: Evidence from India (co-author: Vikramaditya Khanna, Univ. of Michigan Law School)
HOH-706
  Nov. 16
Program

23rd Annual Financial Economics and Accounting Conference  (CFEA)   conference website

This FREE conference will be held at USC beginning at 11:30am on Friday and ending at 6pm on Saturday. See   http://www.usc.edu/fea2012   for details.

JKP

see program for details
   Nov. 23          - - -  No seminar - Thanksgiving Break.    - - -
  Nov. 30          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Dec. 7          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Dec. 14          - - -  No seminar currently scheduled.    - - -

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Odilon Cmara at 213-740-7658 or ocamara@marshall.usc.edu.  For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe@usc.edu. Parking reservations require minimum 24 hours advance notice!
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: 12/10/12 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.     2003-2012 University of Southern California