Marshall School of Business

Fall 2003
FBE Applied Economics 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 Applied Economics Workshops are co-sponsored by the Center in Law, Economics and Organization (CLEO)

Applied Economics Workshops are held on Fridays from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in HOH-601K unless otherwise noted below. [Get map]

Rev   Date      Speaker            Title of Paper Room
  Sept. 5          - - - No seminar     - - -
  Sept. 12          - - - No seminar     - - -
  Sept. 19 Ján Zábojník
  USC FBE Dept.
"In-Kind Payments as a Compensation Strategy" HOH-601K
  Sept. 26 Mehmet Akbulut and
John Matsusaka

  USC FBE Dept.
"50 Years of Diversification Announcements"
joint seminar with FBE Finance Seminar series
10:30 am!
  Oct. 3 Ulrike Malmendier
  Stanford GSB
"Are small investors naïve?"
(with Devin Shanthikumar); joint with FBE Finance Seminar series
  Oct. 10          - - - No seminar currently scheduled.     - - -
  Oct. 17          - - - No seminar currently scheduled.     - - -
  Oct. 24 Michael Raith
  Rochester, Simon School
"Specific Knowlege and Input- vs. Output-Based Incentives" HOH-601K
  Oct. 31 Meghan Busse
  UC Berkeley, Haas School
"Pollution control and input markets: The creation and capture of rents from sulfur dioxide regulation" HOH-601K
  Nov. 7 Alessandro Lizzeri
  NYU Economics Dept.
"Dynamic Agency with Limited Liability, the Role of Information Revelation" HOH-601K
  Nov. 14 Keith Crocker
  Penn State, Smeal College
CANCELLED - "Contracting with Limited Commitment: Evidence from Employment-Based Health Insurance Contracts"
joint with USC Management and Organization Dept.
due to bad weather
  Nov. 21 Niko Matouschek
  Northwestern, Kellogg
"Labor Market Frictions, Job Insecurity, and the Flexibility of the Employment Relationship" HOH-601K
  Nov. 28          - - - Thanksgiving Break - No Seminar     - - -
  Dec. 5 Luis Garicano
  University of Chicago GSB
"Codes in Organizations" HOH-601K

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  To meet with a particular visitor, contact Dr. Jan Zabojnik at 213-740-6497 or  For a paper hardcopy or parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or  Parking reservations require at least 24 hours advance notice!

University of Southern California  ·  Finance and Business Economics Department  ·  HOH-701, MC-1427
701 Exposition Blvd., Ste. 701  ·  Los Angeles, CA 90089-1427  ·  213-740-6515  ·  213-740-6650 fax  ·

This page last modified: 1/11/04 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.  ©2003 University of Southern California