Marshall School of Business

Fall 2004
CIS Distinguished Speaker Series

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department sponsors/co-sponsors five seminar/speaker 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.

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Dr. Ananth Madhavan
Global Head of Trading Research and Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors,
Former Charles B. Thornton Professor of Finance at the USC Marshall School of Business

Date:  Wednesday, September 29, 2004

"When the Rubber Meets the Road:  Unleashing the Power of
Financial Theory to Improve Financial Practice."

   USC Town & Gown
   University of Southern California
   3415 South Figueroa Street
   Los Angeles, CA 90089-0871
   On-campus parking is available.

Cost:  Complimentary


11:00 am  - 11:30 am


11:30 am – 12:15 pm

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

Presentation by Dr. Ananth Madhavan


RSVP:  on-line, via email, or by phone. Make your reservations early.
              Limited seating; first come, first served.
                          If you email, please include the following information in the body of your message.
                                 1. Full Name
                                2. Title
                                 3. Company
                                 4. Telephone
                                 5. E-Mail
              Phone: (213) 821-1126

Dr. Ananth Madhavan, Global Head of Trading Research and Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors (BGI),
leads BGI's trading research team in San Francisco and London, with a focus on execution research and trading
strategies across different asset classes worldwide. He also works closely with the global trading team and BGI’s alpha
research and product groups to design and implement trading strategies capturing liquidity-driven market opportunities. 

Before joining BGI in 2003, Dr. Madhavan was Managing Director of Research of ITG, Inc. and a member of the firm’s
management and executive committees.  Previously, he was the Charles B. Thornton Professor of Finance at the
USC Marshall School of Business, and Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.

Dr. Madhavan is the author of numerous publications in leading academic and practitioner journals.  He received his Ph.D.
in Economics from Cornell University and BA from the University of Delhi, India.

For more information, please contact Jen Yim, CIS Administrator, at (213) 821-1126 or  
Parking reservations require at least 24 hours advance notice!

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