Marshall School of Business

Spring 2014
FBE Macroeconomics and
International Finance Workshop

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department usually 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.

Macroeconomics Workshops are held on Fridays from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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. 17          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
   Jan. 24 Juliane Begenau
  Stanford Econ
Capital Requirements, Risk Choice, and Liquidity Provision in a Business Cycle Model     seminar 1:30p - 3:00p, HOH-422 HOH-422
1:30 pm
  Jan. 31          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
   Feb. 6
Kyle Herkenhoff
  UCLA Econ
The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Unemployment   (appendix)      seminar 3:30p - 5:00p, JKP-212 JKP-212
3:30 pm
   Feb. 7 Doug Hanley
  UPenn Econ
Innovation, Technological Interdependence, and Economic Growth     seminar 1:30p - 3:00p, HOH-306 HOH-306
1:30 pm
  Feb. 14          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Feb. 21          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Feb. 28          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 7          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 14          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
   Mar. 21          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break.    - - -
  Mar. 28 Titus Galama
A Theory of Education and Health: Joint Investment in Skill and in Health    abstract    (co-author: Hans van Kippersluis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands,).     This work is somewhat preliminary and there is no paper available to post.   Sorry! HOH-706
  Apr. 4 Juan Rubio-Ramírez
  Duke Econ
Inference Based on SVARs Identified with Sign and Zero Restrictions: Theory and Applications   (co-authors: Jonas E. Arias, Federal Reserve Board, and Daniel Waggoner, FRB-Atlanta) HOH-706
  Apr. 11 Connan Snider
  UCLA Econ
The Fix is In: Detecting Portfolio Driven Manipulation of the LIBOR   (co-author: Thomas Youlez, Minnesota) HOH-706
  Apr. 18 Alp Simsek
  MIT Econ
Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage
(co-author: Anton Korinek, John Hopkins University)
  Apr. 25 David Hémous
The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Innovation and Income Inequality   (co-author: Morten Olsen, IESE) HOH-706
  May 2 Jonathan Eaton
  Brown Econ
Firm-to-Firm Trade     abstract    (co-authors: Samuel Kortum, Yale, and Francis Kramarz, ENSAE).    Per the author's request, this paper will not be posted. Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper. HOH-706
  May 6 Dirk Krueger
  UPenn Econ
TBA    Cancelled 4/29/14
 > May 9 Fabrizio Perri
  Minnesota Econ
Wealth and Volatility
(co-author: Jonathan Heathcote, Minneapolis Fed)
  May 9

See the Conference website for details.

USC-UCLA-UCI Finance Day at USC            Program (pdf)
Please RSVP  if you plan to attend so we have an accurate count for lunch and parking!!

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  Click on a presenter's name to go to their website, obtain a vita, etc.  To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Nuray Akin at 213-740-5114 or sakin[at]marshall[dot]usc[dot]edu.   For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or   Parking reservations require minimum 6 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: 5/9/2014 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   2003-2014 University of Southern California