Marshall School of Business

Fall 2014 - complete
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 usually held on Fridays from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Hoffman Hall, room 706
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.   [Parking & seminar map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Aug. 29
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  No seminar.    - - -
  Sept. 5 Odilon Câmara
  USC FBE, Marshall
Persuading Voters   (co-author: Ricardo Alonso, LSE) HOH-706
   Sept. 12 Ivan Png
Outsourcing in the Shadow of Law and Social Responsibility     abstract   (co-authors: Qiang Fu, NUS, and Jie Gong, NUS)    Per the author's request, this paper will not be posted.   Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper. ACC-312
  Sept. 19
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  No seminar.    - - -
   Sept. 26 Ian Larkin
  UCLA Anderson
Psychology or Information? Large-sample Quasi Experimental Evidence on the Mechanisms of Pharmaceutical Salesperson Influence on Physician Prescribing   abstract   (co-authors: Desmond Ang, UCSD, Matthew Chao, Caltech, and Tina Wu, M.D., NYU Medical Center)   Per the author's request, this paper will not be posted.   Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper. HOH-706
   Oct. 3 Wouter Dessein
  Columbia GSB
Managerial Style and Attention   abstract   (co-author: Tano Santos, Columbia)   Per the author, the paper is not yet available for distribution.   Sorry! HOH-706
   Oct. 10 Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
The Geography of Development: Evaluating Migration Restrictions and Coastal Flooding   (co-authors: Klaus Desmet, SMU, and Dávid Krisztián Nagy, Princeton)   online appendix with videos of simulations   joint with FBE Macroeconomics & International Finance Workshop   seminar: 1:30pm HOH-301
   Oct. 17 Gary King
Reverse-Engineering Censorship in China   (co-authors: Jennifer Pan, Harvard, and Margaret E. Roberts, UCSD)   NOTE: The attached paper/article is background material. The talk will go beyond the paper.   joint with the Data Sciences and Operations Dept. Statistics Workshop.   seminar: 1:30pm in ACC-205 ACC-205
   Oct. 24 Alessandro Lizzeri
  NYU Econ
Government Policy with Time Inconsistent Voters   (co-authors: Alberto Bisin, NYU Econ, and Leeat Yariv, Caltech) HOH-706
   Oct. 31
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  No seminar.    - - -
  Nov. 7
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  No seminar.    - - -
  Nov. 14 Paul Oyer
  Stanford GSB
Do MBAs Pick Winning Stocks When Choosing Their First Job?   (co-author: Monica Bhole, Stanford Econ) HOH-706
  Nov. 21
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  No seminar.    - - -
   Nov. 28
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 Thanksgiving Holiday - No seminar    - - -
 > Dec. 5 Danielle Li
Discretion in Hiring   abstract   (co-authors: Mitch Hoffman, University of Toronto, and Lisa B. Kahn, Yale University)  This paper is very preliminary. Hardcopies are available in BRI-308 and will be distributed at the workshop. It is not available for electronic distribution.   Sorry! HOH-706
  Dec. 11-12
See website for details!
Finance, Organizations and Markets (FOM) Research
Conference, 2014

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.   To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Yanhui Wu at 213-740-7658 or   For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or Parking reservations require minimum 3 hours advance notice!
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This page last modified: 12/4/14 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   ©2003-2014 University of Southern California