Marshall School of Business

Fall 2008
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-302
(Hoffman Hall) 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. [Get map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Sept. 12 Steve Callander
  Chicago (visiting)
Searching for Good Policies: Repeated Elections,Learning, and Policy Dynamics? HOH-302
  Sept. 19 John Morgan
  Haas, UC Berkeley
How much is a Dollar Worth? Tipping versus Equilibrium Coexistence on Competing Online Auction Sites   (with Jennifer Brown, UC Berkeley) HOH-302
  Sept. 26 Yuk-fai Fong
  Kellogg, Northwestern
A Theory of Player Turnover in Repeated Games   (with Jin Li, Kellogg School, Northwestern University) REVISED paper posted 9/25, 10:45am HOH-302
  Oct. 3 Shmuel Leshem
  USC Law School
The Effects of the Right to Silence on the Innocentís Decision to Remain Silent HOH-302
   Oct. 10 Min Kim
  Marshall, USC FBE
Information Asymmetry and Incentives for Active Management [Abstract]  Please contact the author to obtain a copy of this paper. HOH-302
  Oct. 17 David Miller
  Yale (visiting)
Enforcing cooperation in networked societies (with Nageeb Ali)   [Abstract]   Please contact the author to obtain a copy of this paper. HOH-302
  Oct. 24 Jed DeVaro
  Calif. State Univ.,
  East Bay (Hayward)
Internal Promotion And External Recruitment: A Theoretical And Empirical Analysis   (with Hodaka Morita, University of New South Wales) HOH-302
  Oct. 31 Jin Li
  Kellogg, Northwestern
Relational Contract, Limited Liability, and Employment Dynamics   (with Yuk-fai Fong, Kellogg School, Northwestern University) HOH-302
  Nov. 7 Heikki Rantakari
  Marshall, USC FBE
Organizational Design and Environmental Volatility HOH-302
  Nov. 14 Navin Kartik
  Columbia (visiting)
Opinions as Incentives   (with Yeon-Koo Che, Columbia) HOH-302
  Nov. 21 Steven Tadelis
  Haas, UC Berkeley
The Power of Shame and the Rationality of Trust HOH-302
  Nov. 28          - - -  No seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday     - - -
 > Dec. 5 Bård Harstad
  Kellogg, Northwestern
The Dynamics of Climate Agreements   [Abstract]   [PowerPoint presentation]  A paper will be posted when one becomes available. HOH-302

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Ricardo Alonso at 213-740-7804 or  For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or Parking reservations require at least 24 hours advance notice!
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