Marshall School of Business

USC FBE Seminar Series - Fall 2016

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department normally sponsors/co-sponsors
four seminar series each semester, and one "occasional speaker" series.

Applied Economics Workshop | Finance Seminar Series | Macroeconomics and International Finance Workshop
Lusk Center for Real Estate Workshop | Center for Investment Studies Distinguished Speaker series

Unless otherwise noted on the individual schedules, seminars and workshops are normally held at the following days, times, and locations.   Click on the seminar series name to view the current schedule. Note that the URLs for these seminar schedules do NOT change. You can safely bookmark them and they'll continue to work semester after semester.

Each schedule contains links to presenters' websites and papers (in the Adobe Acrobat '.pdf' format). [Get Adobe Acrobat Reader Here.]  We no longer distribute hardcopies of seminar papers. If you want a hardcopy, please download and print the .pdf file yourself. Thank you!

The schedules are announced via our email list at the beginning of each seminar series. We also send an announcement/reminder prior to each session. To get onto (or off of) our email list, please contact the Program Administrator.

Please visit the schedule pages often as they will be updated frequently.

Finance Seminar Series
         day of the week:  Friday
         seminar time:  10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
         room:   JFF-416 (Fertitta Hall)   
         Faculty Coordinator:  Cary Frydman     (213) 740-7650   cfrydman[at]
         Faculty Coordinator:  Alex Gorbenko     (213) 740-0516   gorbenko[at]
         Faculty Coordinator:  Arthur Korteweg     (213) 740-0567   korteweg[at]
         Note: there is one workshop on a Wednesday, which will meet at a different time and in a different room!

Lusk Center for Real Estate Workshop
         day of the week:  Friday
         seminar time:  12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (lunch is included if you RSVP in advance)
         room:   RGL - room# varies   (Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall)
         For more information or to RSVP for a free box lunch:  Nina Tibayan  (213) 740-0696   tibayan[at]

Applied Economics Workshop
         day of the week:  Friday
         seminar time:  1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
         room:   HOH-114   (Hoffman Hall)
         Faculty Coordinator:  Chad Kendall   (213) 740-7804   chadkend[at]

Macroeconomics and International Finance Workshop
         We are not holding weekly Macroeconomics and International Finance workshops this fall.
         There is one individual 3:30pm workshop on Oct. 7, one 3:30pm workshop on Nov. 18, and we're hosting
         a one day, 6 paper "Macro Day" Conference on Nov. 4. Check the Macro schedule for details.

         Faculty Coordinator:  Vincenzo Quadrini   (213) 740-06521   quadrini[at]

Center for Investment Studies Distinguished Speaker Series
         This is an occasional speaker series that will vary in day, time, and location with each visitor.
         Staff Coordinator:  TBA (213) 740-5033   investment.studies [at]

Previous seminar series:

Completed seminar and workshop schedules are available via the following links.
Papers (.pdf) are also available beginning with the Fall 2003 schedules.

Other USC seminar series on similar topics:

USC Center for Law and Social Science(CLASS)
Law School workshops, including CLASS

USC Economics Dept.  
[The Economics Dept. sponsors or co-sponsors 4-5 seminar series each semester. Unfortunately, they don't seem to have the schedules on-line anymore. However, you can contact the faculty in charge of each workshop for information. These workshops are listed on the Schedule of Classes as ECON-690, 691, 692, & 694. Check there for faculty instructor information. (Sorry!)]

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: 2/19/2015 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.    2015 University of Southern California