Marshall School of Business

Spring 2006
FBE Applied Economics Workshop - completed

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
(Hoffman Hall) unless otherwise noted below. [Get map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Feb. 10 Michael Raith
Resource Allocation and the Theory of the Firm  (with Guido Friebel, Toulouse)   CANCELLED 2/9/06 HOH-601K
  Feb. 17 Thomas Stratmann
  George Mason
Does Medical Malpractice Reform Help States Retain Physicians and Does It Matter?  (with Jonathan Klick, Florida State University) HOH-601K
  Feb. 24 Holger Mueller
  NYU Stern
Concentrated Ownership and Labor Relations  (with Thomas Philippon, NYU Stern)   joint with FBE Finance Seminar, seminar: 1:30 pm JKP-102
sem: 1:30
  Mar. 3          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 10 Julie Wulf
Innovation and Incentives: Evidence from Corporate R&D
   joint with FBE Finance Seminar, seminar: 1:30 pm
sem: 1:30
  Mar. 17          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break.    - - -
  Mar. 24 Mariagiovanna Baccara   NYU Stern How to Organize Crime  (with Heski Bar-Isaac, NYU Stern, Econ.) HOH-601K
  Mar. 31          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Apr. 7          - - -  No seminar currently scheduled.    - - -
  Apr. 14 Augustin Landier
  NYU Stern
Why Has CEO Pay Increased So Much?  (with Xavier Gabaix, MIT),   joint with FBE Finance Seminar, seminar: 1:30 pm JKP-202
sem: 1:30
  Apr. 21 Yeon Koo-Che
How Should Property Rights Be Allocated?
(with Ian Gale, Georgetown Unviersity, Economics Dept.)
  Apr. 28 Raymond Fisman
Cultures of Corruption: Evidence from Diplomatic Parking Tickets   (with Edward Miguel, UC Berkeley) HOH-601K
  May 5          - - -  No seminar..    - - -
  May 12          - - -
 No Seminar - Commencement
   - - -
  May 19 John Matsusaka
  USC FBE Dept.
Disobedience and Authority  reposted 5/17;  (with Tony Marino, USC FBE Dept., and Ján Zábojniík, USC FBE Dept.)  seminar: 12:00 noon HOH-601K
12:00 pm

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: 8/2/2006 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.    ©2006 University of Southern California