Marshall School of Business

Spring 2018 - complete
FBE Applied Economics Workshop

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department sponsors three seminar series each semester.
Applied Economics Workshop | Finance Seminar Series | Joint Macroeconomics Workshop
The joint SPPD/Marshall School Lusk Center for Real Estate also offers a Lusk Research Seminar series and the
FBE Dept. Center for Investment Studies has an occasional Distinguished Speaker Series.

Applied Economics Workshops are usually held on Fridays from 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. in Hoffman Hall (HOH),
room 114
unless otherwise noted below. 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 location map .pdf file]     [interactive USC campus map]


Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Jan. 12
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  No seminar.
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  Jan. 19
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  No seminar.
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  Jan. 26 Tom Palfrey
  Caltech
Candidate entry and political polarization: An experimental study       Seminar: 2:00 pm.
HOH-114
2:00pm
  Feb. 2
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  No seminar.
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  Feb. 9 Daniel Barron
  Northwestern, Kellogg
Optimal Contracts with a Risk-Taking Agent
co-authors: George Georgiadis (Kellogg) and Jeroen Swinkels (Kellogg)
HOH-114
  Feb. 16 Nicholas Bloom
  Stanford Economics
CANCELLED. We will reschedule this visit next Fall. SORRY!
Do Management Interventions Last? Evidence From India

co-authors: Aprajit Mahajan (UC Berkeley), David McKenzie (The World Bank), and John Roberts (Stanford GSB)
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  Feb. 23
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  No seminar.
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  Mar. 2 Chris Blattman
  Chicago, Harris
The long term impacts of grants on poverty: 9-year evidence from Uganda's Youth Opportunities Program   abstract
co-authors: Nathan Fiala (Connecticut) and Sebastian Martinez (IADB)
This is a joint workshop with the USC Dornsife Economics Dept. and the USC Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)  Seminar: 3:30 pm in JFF-414
JFF-414
3:30pm
  Mar. 9 Marco Cipriani
  FRB NY
Default and Endogenous Leverage in the Laboratory   abstract
co-authors: Ana Fostel (Univ. of Virginia) and Daniel Houser (GMU)     Per the author's request, this paper will NOT be posted on our website.   Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper.
HOH-114
  Mar. 16
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  No seminar - Spring Break!
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  Mar. 23 Nicola Persico
  Northwestern, Kellogg
Communication Between Shareholders
co-author: Nemanja Antić (Kellogg)
HOH-114
  Mar. 30
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  No seminar.
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  Apr. 6 Juan Ortner
  Boston Univ. Econ
Searching for Policy Reforms
co-author: Avidit Acharya (Stanford)
HOH-114
  Apr. 13 Francesco Trebbi
  UBC, Vancouver School
  (Visiting at Stanford)
Making Policy Matter: Voter Responses to Campaign Promises   abstract    co-authors: Cesi Cruz (UBC), Phil Keefer (The World Bank), and Julien Labonne (Oxford)    There is no paper available as of 4/12/18. (Sorry!)
HOH-114
  Apr. 20
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  No seminar.
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  Apr. 27
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  No seminar.
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  May 4
Finance Day
Conference
No AE seminar 5/4/18.
We're hosting an all day "LA Finance Day" conference; 9:30a-3:00p in JKP-210.
Conference website (program, papers, parking, etc.)       Program PDF
JKP-210
9:30a-3p

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.   To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Chad Kendall at 213-740-7804 or chadkend at marshall dot usc dot edu, or Dr. João Ramos at 213-821-9888 or antunesr at marshall dot usc dot edu.   For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe@usc.edu. Parking reservations require minimum 3 hours advance notice!  [parking & seminar location map]
University of Southern California    Finance and Business Economics Department    HOH-231, MC-1422
701 Exposition Blvd, Ste. 231    Los Angeles, CA 90089-1422   213-740-6515    213-740-6650 fax
fbe at usc dot edu    http://www.marshall.usc.edu/FBE

This page last modified: 5/17/2018 by Terry Lichvar, USC FBE Dept.   ©2018 University of Southern California