Marshall School of Business

Spring 2012     - 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 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
  Jan-Feb Faculty Recruiting Seminars    - - -    - - -
  Mar. 2          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
   Mar. 9 Eric Van den Steen
A Theory of Strategy and the Role of Leaders in it HOH-706
   Mar. 16          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break.    - - -
  Mar. 23 Gerard Padró
The Effects of Democratization on Economic Policy: Evidence from China (co-authors: Monica Martnez-Bravo, Johns Hopkins University SAIS, Nancy Qianx, Yale, and Yang Yao, Peking University)   HOH-706
   Mar. 30 Ori Heffetz
Assignment, Expectations, and Endowment: Variations in the Lab and Their Effects on Choice (co-author: John A. List, Chicago Econ)   HOH-706
   Apr. 6 John Van Reenen
Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France. (co-authors: Luis Garicano, LSE, and Claire Lelarge, CREST)   HOH-706
  Apr. 13 Niko Matouschek
Managing Conflicts in Relational Contracts (co-author: Jin Li, Northwestern) HOH-706
  Apr. 20 John Duggan
Markovian Elections   (co-author: Jean Guillaume Forand, University of Waterloo) There is no paper available yet. It will be posted ASAP. HOH-706
  Apr. 27          - - - USC-UCLA-UCI Finance Day at UCLA     Program (.pdf)
The conference will be held at UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Business, room C-315, from 9:00am 4:30pm.   Parking is in STRUCTURE 5 - identify yourself as attending "Finance Day".

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

This page last modified: 5/1/12 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.     2003-2012 University of Southern California