Marshall School of Business

Spring 2010     - CONCLUDED
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 HOH-506
(Hoffman Hall) 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.
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Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
Faculty Recruiting Seminars
  Feb. 26          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Mar. 5          - - - No seminar. There is a Southern California Innovation Project (SCIP) USC Law School conference which might interest Applied Economists. (Program)     - - -
  Mar. 12 Ján Zábojník
  Queen's Univ. (visiting Kellogg)
Subjective Evaluations with Performance Feedback    (Abstract)   Per the presenter's request, this paper will not be posted. Please send a request to Terry Lichvar if you desire a PDF via email.  Hardcopies will also be available in BRI-308 and at the seminar. HOH-506
  Mar. 19          - - - No seminar - Spring Break!     - - -
  Mar. 26 Kaj Gittings
  Louisiana State Univ.
Firm Pay Policies and Executive Compensation HOH-506
  Apr. 2 Patrick Warren
Regulatory Fog: The Informational Origins of Regulatory Persistence (with Tom Wilkening, University of Melbourne)
 Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard) had to cancel. Sorry!
  Apr. 9 Pietro Ortoleva
Modeling the Change of Paradigm: Non-Bayesian Reactions to Unexpected News HOH-506
  Apr. 16 Leon Chu
  USC IOM Dept.
Optimal Pre-order Discount and Information Release
(with Hao Zhang, USC IOM Dept.)    New paper posted at 3:45 pm 4/13/10
  Apr. 23 Benjamin Hermalin
  Haas, UC Berkeley
Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance (with Michael Weisbach, Ohio State Univ.)      The presenter requested that we link to his research webpage rather than leave a partially updated paper on our website. My apologies that this link no longer directly downloads this paper. HOH-506
  April 30

Website  or  PDF
USC-UCLA Finance Day at UCLA     Program:   Website    PDF
Parking: Lot 5, Level 3. Tell the attendant you are there for "Finance Day" reservation# 307899.    Papers are available from the website.
For more information, contact Hanno Lustig at UCLA, 310-206-6077 or or Pedro Matos at USC, 213-740-6533 or


Entrepreneurs Hall, room C-301

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Odilon Câmara at 213-740-7658 or  For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or Parking reservations require at least 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  ·

This page last modified: 5/3/10 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.     ©2003-2010 University of Southern California