Marshall School of Business

Fall 2007    - completed
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.

Applied Economics Workshops are held on Fridays from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in HOH-706
(Hoffman Hall) unless otherwise noted below. [Get map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Sept. 14          - - -  No seminar.     - - -
  Sept. 21          - - -  No seminar.     - - -
  Sept. 28          - - -  No seminar.     - - -
  Oct. 5 Silke Forbes
Does Vertical Integration Affect Firm Performance? Evidence from Regional Airlines   (with Mara Lederman, University of Toronto) HOH-706
  Oct. 12          - - -  No seminar.     - - -
  Oct. 19 Nageeb Ali
 TBA  Cancelled 10/11/07. Sorry!     - - -
  Oct. 26 Li Hao
  Univ. of Toronto
  (Visiting USC FBE)
Delay in Strategic Information Aggregation   (with Ettore Damiano, University of Toronto, and Wing Suen, The University of Hong Kong) HOH-706
  Nov. 2 Scott Schaefer
  Univ. of Utah
Personnel-Economic Geography: Evidence from Large US Law Firms   (with Paul Oyer, Stanford and NBER) HOH-706
  Nov. 9 Nicholas Economides
  Stern (NYU)
Net Neutrality on the Internet: A Two-sided Market Analysis
(with Joacim Tåg, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration)  joint with USC Economics Dept.,  seminar time: 1:30pm
REVISED paper posted 11/8 at 3:00pm!
  Nov. 16 Maria Guadalupe
  Columbia GSB
The flattening firm and product market competition: The effect of trade costs and liberalization"   (with Julie Wulf, Wharton)   seminar time: 10:00am HOH-706
  Nov. 23          - - -  No seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday     - - -
  Nov. 30 Nick Bloom
  Stanford Econ
Measuring and explaining decentralization across firms and countries   (with Raffaella Sadun, LSE, and John Van Reenen, LSE) HOH-706
  Dec. 7 Niko Matouschek
Optimal Delegation   (with Ricardo Alonso, USC FBE) HOH-706

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  Click on a presenter's name to go to their website, obtain a vita, etc. To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Heikki Rantakari at 213-740-8019 or For a paper hardcopy or free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or  Parking reservations require a minimum 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: 12/10/2007 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.     ©2007 University of Southern California