Marshall School of Business

Spring 2004
FBE Macroeconomics and
International Finance 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.

Macroeconomics Workshops are held on Fridays from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in HOH-601K
unless otherwise noted below. [Get map]

Rev   Date      Speaker            Title of Paper Room
  Feb. 6          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Feb. 13 Edward Prescott
  Arizona State University
Taxes, Regulations, and the Value of U.S. and U.K. Corporations and Average Debt and Equity Returns: Puzzling? (both papers with Ellen McGrattan, Univ. of Minnesota) JKP-202
  Feb. 20          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Feb. 26
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
  UC Berkeley
International Financial Adjustment (with Hélène Rey, Princeton)
seminar 4:30 - 6:30 pm,   joint seminar with USC Economics Dept.
4:30-6:00 pm
  Mar. 5 Pablo Andrés Neumeyer
  Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

The Argentine Great Depression: 1975-1990
(with Hugo Hopenhayn)

  Mar. 12 Aris Protopapadakis
  USC FBE Dept.
Budget Deficits, Current Account Deficits and Interest Rates: The Systematic Evidence on Ricardian Equivalence
seminar 1:30 - 3:00 pm
1:30-3:00 pm
  Mar. 19          - - - Spring Break - No Seminar     - - -
  Mar. 26 Aleh Tsyvinski
Optimal Taxation with Endogenous Insurance Markets
(with Mikhail Golosov)
 > Apr. 2 Kent Smetters
  Wharton, Univ. of Penn.
Trading with the Unborn:  A New Perspective on Capital Income Taxation HOH-601K
  Apr. 9          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Apr. 16 Nobuhiro Kiyotaki
  London School of Economics
A Model of Job and Worker Flows  (with Ricardo Lagos)
joint seminar with USC CIBEAR
  Apr. 23 Nezih Guner
  Penn State University
Macroeconomic Implications of Restrictions on Size  (with Gustavo Venture and Xu Yi) HOH-601K
 > Apr. 30 Césaire Meh
  Bank of Canada
Bank Capital, Agency Costs, and Monetary Policy
(with Kevin Moran)
  May 7          - - - No seminar currently scheduled.     - - -
  May 14          - - - Commencement - No Seminar     - - -
 > May 18
Fatih Guvenen
  University of Rochester
Learning Your Earning: Are Labor Income Shocks Really Very Persistent? HOH-601K

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. Krishna Kumar at 213-740-6533 or  For a paper hardcopy or parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or  Parking reservations require minimum 24 hours advance notice!

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This page last modified: 5/19/04 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.  ©2004 University of Southern California