Marshall School of Business

Fall 2010    - 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 the rooms specified 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 map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Sept. 3          - - - No seminar.    - - -
  Sept. 10          - - - No seminar.    - - -
  Sept. 17          - - - No seminar.    - - -
  Sept. 24 William Fuchs
  Hass, UC Berkeley
Trading Know-How   (with Luis Garicano, LSE)
Seminar time: 2:00 pm - DIFFERENT START TIME!
  Oct. 1 David McAdams
  Fuqua, Duke
Performance and Turnover in a Stochastic Partnership HOH-706
  Oct. 8       - - - None - everyone will attend the USC Macro Conference
(all day conference in HOH-2) Please RSVP using the link above!    [program .pdf]
10 am
  Oct. 15       No seminar USC President Max Nikias' inauguration
The inauguration is free and open to the public.
   - - -
  Oct. 22          - - - No seminar. HOH-706
  Oct. 26
Matthew O. Jackson
  Stanford Economics
Network Patterns of Favor Exchange   (appendix)
(This is a Game Theory and Human Behavior Group seminar sponsored by the Viterbi School of Engineering, but coordinated by FBE Prof. Mat McCubbins)   DIFFERENT DAY, TIME, & LOCATION!    Seminar time: 12:30 - 2:00 pm
 > Oct. 29 Victor Bennett
  Marshall, USC
Management Practices and Firm Performance: Hierarchy, Information, and Negotiated Pricing at Auto Dealerships     (abstract) HOH-302
  Nov. 5 Mattias Polborn
  Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Political Competition between Differentiated Candidates   (with Stefan Krasa, Univ. of Illinois) HOH-302
  Nov. 12 Ettore Damiano
  Univ. of Toronto
Sincere Voting in Large Elections   (abstract)   (draft of the paper)   (with Hao Li, UBC, and Wing Suen, Univ. of Hong Kong) HOH-706
  Nov. 19 Andy Skrzypacz
  Stanford GSB
Selling Information   (with Johannes Hörner, Yale) HOH-706
  Nov. 26          - - -
No seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday
    - - -
  Dec. 3 Sendhil Mullainathan
  Harvard Econ
Self-Control at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment
(with Supreet Kaur, Harvard Econ, and Michael Kremer, Harvard Econ)

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Odilon Cmara at 213-740-7658 or  For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or Parking reservations require minimum 24 hours advance notice!
University of Southern California    Finance and Business Economics Department    BRI-308, MC-0804
3670 Trousdale Parkway, Ste. 308    Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804   213-740-6515    213-740-6650 fax

This page last modified: 12/6/10 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.     2003-2010 University of Southern California