Marshall School of Business

Spring 2013     - COMPLETED
FBE Finance Seminar Series

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department usually sponsors three seminar series each semester.
Applied Economics Workshop | Finance Seminar Series | Macroeconomics & 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-104 or ACC-205.
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 Faculty Host
  Jan. 7
MON.
Xavier Vives
  Univ. of Navarra, Spain
Informational Externalities in Market Games   seminar 10:30a   joint seminar with FBE Applied Economics Workshop series JKP-202 Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
  Jan. 18 Will Dobbie
  Harvard Econ
Debt Relief and Debtor Outcomes: Measuring the Effects of Consumer Bankruptcy Protection
(co-author: Jae Song, Social Security Administration)
JKP-104 Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
   Jan. 25 Camelia Kuhnen
  Kellogg
Asymmetric Learning from Financial Information JKP-104 Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
   Feb. 1 David Schumacher
  INSEAD
The Role of Domestic Industries in Foreign Portfolio Decisions JKP-104 Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
   Feb. 5
TUES.
Ana Babus
  Imperial College London
Trading and Information Diffusion in Over-the-Counter Markets      (co-author: Péter Kondor, Central European University)    seminar 11:00a - 12:25p! JKP-202
11:00am
Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
   Feb. 8 Timothy McQuade
  Harvard Econ
Stochastic Volatility and Asset Pricing Puzzles   (revised Jan. 2013 paper posted 2/6 at 4:30pm) JKP-104 Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
  Feb. 15 Brian Weller
  Chicago Booth
Liquidity and High Frequency Trading     abstract
Per the author's request, this paper will not be posted. Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper.
JKP-104 Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
   Feb. 22 Benjamin Iverson
  Harvard Econ
Get in Line: Chapter 11 Restructuring in Crowded Bankruptcy Courts     appendix ACC-205 Pgm Admin
213-740-6515
  Feb. 28
THURS.
Sheridan Titman
  Univ. of Texas at Austin
Urban Vibrancy and Corporate Growth   (co-authors: Casey Dougal, UNC, and Chris Parsons, UCSD)   Time & Room Change!!  New time: 12:00p - 1:30p.   A light lunch will be served. HOH-2
12:00p
David Solomon
213-740-1057
  Mar. 1 Wei Xiong
  Princeton
Wall Street and the Housing Bubble (co-authors: Ing-Haw Cheng, U.Michigan, and Sahil Raina, U.Michigan) ACC-205 Elias Albagli
213-740-6418
  Mar. 8 Bruno Biais
  TSE & IDEI
   CANCELLED 3/4/13 ACC-205 Elias Albagli
213-740-6418
  Mar. 15 Alex Edmans
  Wharton
Financing Through Asset Sales
(co-author: William Mann, Wharton)
ACC-205 Lori Santikian
213-740-5648
   Mar. 22          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break.    - - -    - - -
  Mar. 29 Paul Gao
  Notre Dame
Political Uncertainty and Public Financing Costs: Evidence from U.S. Gubernatorial Elections and Municipal Bond Market   (co-author: Yaxuan Qi, City Univ. of Hong Kong and Concordia Univ. Canada) ACC-205 Elias Albagli
213-740-6418
  Apr. 5 Jiang Wang
  MIT, Sloan
Noise as Information for Illiquidity     abstract
(co-authors: Grace Xing Hu, Univ. of Hong Kong, and Jun Pan, MIT, Sloan)    Per the author's request, this paper will not be posted. Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper.
ACC-205 Elias Albagli
213-740-6418
  Apr. 12 Adair Morse
  Chicago, Booth
How Pervasive Is Corporate Fraud?
(co-authors: Alexander Dyck, Univ. of Toronto, and Luigi Zingales, Univ. of Chicago)
ACC-205 Yongxiang Wang
213-740-7650
  Apr. 19 Erasmo Giambona
  Univ. of Amsterdam
The Growth Opportunity Channel of Debt Structure
(co-author: Joseph Golec, Univ. of Connecticut)
ACC-205 Gordon Phillips
213-740-0598
  Apr. 26 Anil Kashyap
  Chicago, Booth
Who Should Pay For Credit Ratings And How?
(co-author: Natalia Kovrijnykh, ASU)
ACC-205 Lori Santikian
213-740-5648
  May 3          - - -  No seminar.    - - -    - - -
 > May 10 Matteo Maggiori
  NYU, Stern
Conditional Risk Premia in Currency Markets and Other Asset Classes    (co-authors: Martin Lettau, UC Berkeley, and Michael Weber, UC Berkeley)    appendix ACC-236 Andreas Stathopoulos
213-740-7628
  May 31          - - - USC-UCLA-UCI Finance Day        CANCELLED 3/20/13    - - -    - - -

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, please contact the Program Administrator. For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe[at]usc.edu .   Parking reservations require minimum 24 hours advance notice!
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This page last modified: 5/8/13 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   ©2003-2013 University of Southern California