Marshall School of Business

Spring 2009 - COMPLETED
FBE Finance Seminar Series

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.

Finance Series seminars are usually held on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in JKP-202 or
HOH-304 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.
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Rev Date Presenter Title of Paper Room Faculty Host
  Jan-Feb  
Faculty Recruiting Seminars
    - - -        - - -
  Feb. 27          - - - No seminar.     - - -        - - -
  Mar. 6          - - - No seminar.     - - -        - - -
  Mar. 13 Antoinette Schoar
  MIT Sloan
Paper TBA  Seminar CANCELLED 3/5/09 - will be rescheduled for Fall 09.   Joint with FBE Applied Econ Workshop series. JKP-202
10:30am
P. Matos
213-740-6533
  Mar. 13 Marc Martos-Vila
  UCLA Anderson
PIPEs: a Theory of Private vs. Public Placements in Public Firms JKP-202 S. Tuzel
213-740-9486
  Mar. 20          - - - No seminar - Spring Break     - - -        - - -
  Mar. 27 Francisco Gomes
  London Business School
Fiscal Policy in an Incomplete Markets Economy   (with Alexander Michaelides, LSE, CEPR and FMG, and Valery Polkovnichenko, Univ of Texas at Dallas) HOH-304 A. Sangvinatsos
213-740-6532
  Apr. 2
THURS.
Joshua Coval
  Harvard
The Pricing of Investment Grade Credit Risk during the Financial Crisis  (with Jakub W. Jurek, Princeton, & Erik Stafford, Harvard) Seminar time: 12:30 pm - DIFFERENT DAY & TIME! JKP-202
12:30pm
P. Matos
213-740-6533
  Apr. 3 Mark Westerfield
  USC FBE Dept.
Debt Covenants and Distressed Equity Issuance: Optimal Financing in the Presence of Monitoring   (with Tomaz Pskorski, Columbia)   [FBE faculty: add'l paper Market Selection] JKP-202 M. Westerfield
213-740-8764
  Apr. 10 Pedro Matos
  USC FBE Dept.
Shareholders at the Gate? Institutional Investors and Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions   (with Miguel A. Ferreira, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Massimo Massa, INSEAD)   [FBE faculty: add'l papers - The Colors of Investors' Money: The Role of Institutional Investors Around the World  and Governance Travel Around the World? Evidence from Institutional Investors] JKP-202 P. Matos
213-740-6533
  Apr. 17 Fernando Zapatero
  USC FBE Dept.
The Effect of Relative Wealth Concerns on the Cross-section of Stock Returns   (with Juan Pedro Gómez, Instituto de Empresa, and Richard Priestley, BI, Norwegian School of Management) JKP-202 F. Zapatero
213-740-6533
  Apr. 24 Pierre-Olivier Weill
  UCLA
Why Has House Price Dispersion Gone Up?   (with Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, NYU Stern)   Joint with FBE Macroeconomics and International Finance Workshop Series.   Seminar time: 10:30am - ROOM CHANGE to HOH-2 !! Room Change!
HOH-2
10:30am
S. Tuzel
213-740-9486
S. Kitao
213-740-6884
  May 1
See the Program for links to presenter and discussant websites.
USC-UCLA Finance Day at USC          Program (pdf)
Papers:    Longstaff,   Tuzel,   Carlin,   Westerfield,   Grinblatt,   Matos
Finance Day campus map with parking directions (pdf)
Directions to USC Gate 3.        Full campus map (pdf).

For more information, contact Dr. Selale Tuzel, 213-740-9486 or tuzel@marshall.usc.edu
 HOH-2
(basement)
S. Tuzel
213-740-9486
  May 8 Ilya Strebulaev
  Stanford
The Aggregate Dynamics of Capital Structure and Macroeconomic Risk   (with Harjoat S. Bhamra, UBC, and Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Carnegie Mellon) Room Change!
ACC-205
S. Tuzel
213-740-9486

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  Click on a speaker's name to go to their website, obtain a vita, etc.  To meet with a particular visitor contact the FBE faculty host listed in the right hand column. For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe@usc.edu.   Parking reservations require at least 24 hours advance notice!
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This page last modified: 5/12/09 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   ©2003-2009 University of Southern California