Marshall School of Business

Spring 2017- 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 Lusk Research 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 114
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 (.pdf)]   [interactive USC campus map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
   Jan. 20 Brian Knight
  Brown Econ
The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela
co-author: Ana Tribin (Central Bank of Columbia)
   Jan. 26
Jan. 27
Andrei Shleifer
These are Marshall "Institute for Advanced Studies in Business (IASB) Distinguished Visiting Fellows" seminars.

Thurs. 1/26/17: seminar: 11:00am, JKP-210.
Bubbles for Fama
co-authors: Robin Greenwood (Harvard) and Yang You (Harvard)
This is the FINANCE seminar presentation. It is aimed at faculty & PhD students.

Fri. 1/27/17: seminar: 2:00pm, JFF-LL105.
Educated Entrepreneurs slides (sorry - no paper)
This is a PUBLIC seminar presentation. EVERYONE is wecome!


  Feb. 3
- - -
  No seminar.
- - -
   Feb. 10 Fanny Camara
  USC Econ
Experts and Financial Ties: Evidence from FDA Advisory Committees
co-author: Margaret Kylez. (MINES ParisTech (CERNA) & PSL Research University)
  Feb. 17
- - -
 No seminar.
- - -
  Feb. 24 Alessandra Casella
  Columbia Econ
Trading Votes for Votes - A Decentralized Matching Algorithm
co-author: Thomas Palfrey (Caltech)
   Mar. 3 Georg Weizsäcker
  Humboldt Univ, Berlin
  visiting at Stanford
Learning from unrealized versus realized prices
co-author: Kathleen Ngangoué (Humboldt University, Berlin)  
Seminar: 2:00pm
Remember the Marshall Research Fair, 11:00a - 1:15p in JKP-300!
  Mar. 10
- - -
  No seminar.
- - -
   Mar. 17
- - -
 No seminar - Spring Break.
- - -
  Mar. 24 Brian Rogers
  WUStL Econ
Cooperation in Anonymous Dynamic Social Networks
co-authors: Nicole Immorlica (Microsoft Research) and Brendan Lucier (Microsoft Research)
  Mar. 31
- - -
  No seminar.
- - -
  Apr. 7 Paola Sapienza
Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance
co-authors: David Figlio (Northwestern), Paola Giuliano (UCLA), and Umut Özek (American Institutes for Research)
  Apr. 14
- - -
  No seminar.
- - -
  Apr. 21
- - -
  No seminar.
- - -
  Apr. 28
- - -
  No seminar.

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.   To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Yanhui Wu at 213-740-7658 or yanhuiwu at marshall dot usc dot edu, or Dr. Chad Kendall at 213-740-7804 or chadkend at marshall dot usc dot edu.   For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or Parking reservations require minimum 3 hours advance notice!
University of Southern California  ·  Finance and Business Economics Department  ·  HOH-231, MC-1422
701 Exposition Blvd, Ste. 231  ·  Los Angeles, CA 90089-1422 ·  213-740-6515  ·  213-740-6650 fax
fbe at usc dot edu  ·

This page last modified: 8/22/17 by Terry Lichvar, USC FBE Dept.   ©2017 University of Southern California