Marshall School of Business

Fall 2004
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 joint SPPD/Marshall School Lusk Center for Real Estate also offers a Real Estate Seminar series and the
FBE Dept. Center for Investment Studies has an occasional Distinguished Speaker Series.

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. 3          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Sept 10 Jeremy Stein
  Harvard Econ.
The Only Game in Town: Stock-Price Consequences of Local Bias   (with Harrison Hong, Princeton and Jeffrey Kubik, Syracuse)
    joint with FBE Finance Seminar Series, seminar: 10:30 am!


  Sept. 17 Vincenzo Quadrini
  FBE, Marshall, USC
Financial Markets and Wages (with Claudio Michelacci, CEMFI&CEPR) HOH-601K
  Sept. 24          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Oct. 1 Hans Hvide
  visiting Stanford GSB
Firm Size and the Quality of Entrepreneurs HOH-601K
  Oct. 8          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Oct. 11
Judith Chevalier
How do consumers make durable goods purchase decisions?
joint with CLEO;  seminar: 11:40 am!
  Oct. 15 Paul Oyer
  Stanford GSB
Salary or Benefits? HOH-601K
  Oct. 22          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Oct. 29 Jeffrey Zwiebel
  Stanford GSB
Design and Renegotiation of Debt Covenants
joint with FBE Finance Seminar Series;  seminar: 10:30 am!
  Nov. 5 Antonio Merlo
  Univ. of Pennsylvania
CANCELLED 10-18-04     NO seminar currently scheduled HOH-601K
  Nov. 8
Kathryn Shaw
Connective Capital: Building Problem-solving Capacity Within Firms  joint with CLEO;  seminar: 11:40 am! LAW-118/120
  Nov. 12          - - - No seminar currently scheduled.     - - -
  Nov. 19 FEA Conference Seminars all day JKP
  Nov. 26          - - - Thanksgiving Holiday - No seminar     - - -
 > Dec. 3 Lars Stole
  Chicago GSB
Primary paper: A Theory of Common Agency with Common Screening Devices, with Applications to Public Goods, Price Discrimination, and Political Influence   Secondary paper: On the Robustness of Truthful Equilibria in Common Agency Games 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: 11/30/04 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.    
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