Finance, Organizations and Markets (FOM) Research Group


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Research group to advance interdisciplinary research in finance and the organization of firms and markets, including financial, industrial and labor markets. The first research workshop is scheduled for December 13th and 14th at USC in Los Angeles.

Broad topics will include internal firm organization (theory of the firm), mergers and acquisitions, financing policy and industrial organization of markets, and linkages between firms' financial, organizational, and operating strategies. Both theoretical and empirical work will be encouraged. Scholars will include individuals who study internal firm organization, corporate strategy, corporate finance and industrial organization of markets. Interaction between scholars will be on a continuous basis throughout the year and will culminate in an annual conference that will be held at rotating universities. Membership and meeting attendance will be limited to increase the interaction of people in a seminar style setting.

Details and Errata:

Annual conference: End of each year First research workshop is scheduled for December 13th and 14th at the USC Marshall School of Business.  UPDATED Registration Deadline: Nov. 21, 2013.   The paper submission deadline has passed. The program has been created and we are no longer accepting papers.

Working paper series, conference papers and discussions, and blogs to be distributed via web site.

Best paper award for best interdisciplinary research in finance and organization of firms and markets by a new rookie each year.

Membership: Formal research fellows. Steering committee to be composed of 7-8 members who will vote on new members and form the basis for a program committee. Steering committee members will be expected to attend the annual conferences. New members will be admitted at the rate of a maximum of 5 individuals per year.

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: 1/27/2014 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept     ©2013-2014 University of Southern California