Marshall School of Business

Spring 2018 - complete
FBE Finance Seminar Series

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department usually sponsors three seminar series each semester:
Applied Economics Workshop | Finance Seminar Series | Macroeconomics & 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.

Finance Series seminars are usually held on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in JKP-202 (Popovich Hall), 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.
   parking & seminar location map (.pdf)   interactive USC campus map


Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room Faculty Host
  Jan. 12
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  No seminar.
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  Jan. 18
THURS.
Nancy Xu
  Columbia GSB
Global Risk Aversion and International Return Comovements       Seminar: 2:00 pm.
JFF-328
2:00pm
Recruiting
  Jan. 19
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  No seminar.
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  Jan. 26
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  No seminar.
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  Jan. 30
  TUE.
Shannon Liu
  Stanford GSB
A Theory of Collective Investment with Application to Venture Funding       Seminar: 12:05 pm.
HOH-114
12:05pm
Recruiting
  Feb. 2
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  No seminar.
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  Feb. 6
  TUE.
Zhengyang Jiang
  Stanford GSB
Fiscal Risks and Currency Returns    Seminar: 2:00 pm.
JFF-328
2:00pm
Recruiting
  Feb. 9 Andrei Gonçalves
  Ohio St., Fisher
Can Reinvestment Risk Explain the Dividend and Bond Term Structures?       Seminar: 9:00 am.
JKP-202
9:00am
Recruiting
  Feb. 16
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  No seminar.
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  Feb. 23 Mindy Zhang Xiaolan
  Univ. of Texas at Austin
Capital Share Dynamics when Firms Insure Workers
co-authors: Barney Hartman-Glaser (UCLA) and Hanno Lustig (Stanford)
JKP-202
Yaron Levi
213-821-4160
  Mar. 2
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 No seminar - Marshall Research Fair.
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  Mar. 9 Andrea Eisfeldt
  UCLA, Anderson
The Cross Section of MBS Returns   co-authors: Peter Diep (AQR Capital Management, LLC) and Scott Richardson (AQR and LBS)
JKP-202
Ben Zhang
213-821-9887
  Mar. 16
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 No seminar - Spring Break!
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  Mar. 23 James Choi
  Yale
What Matters to Individual Investors? Evidence from the Horse’s Mouth     co-author: Adriana Z. Robertson (Toronto)
JKP-202
Yaron Levi
213-821-4160
  Mar. 30 Nadya Malenko
  Boston College
Proxy Advisory Firms: The Economics of Selling Information to Voters     co-author: Andrey Malenko (MIT SLoan)
JKP-202
Oguz Ozbas
213-740-0781
  Apr. 6
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 No seminar - NBER.
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  Apr. 13 Leonid Kogan
  MIT
Technological Innovation and the Distribution of Labor Income Growth   abstract      co-authors: Dimitris Papanikolaou (Kellogg), Lawrence Schmidt (Chicago Econ), and Jae Song (Social Security Administration).    There is no paper available at this time.
JKP-202
Ben Zhang
213-821-9887
  Apr. 20 Peter Koudijs
  Stanford GSB
For richer, for poorer. Banker's liability and risk taking in New England, 1867-1880   abstract
co-authors: Laura Salisbury (York University) and Gurpal Sran (University of Chicago).    There is no paper available at this time.
JKP-202
Marco Giacoletti
213-821-9876
  Apr. 27 Lin William Cong
  Chicago, Booth
Insider Investor and Information
co-author: Ehsan Azarmsa (Chicago Booth)    Future versions of this paper are best downloaded from
SSRN.
JKP-202
Alex Gorbenko
213-740-0516
  Apr. 27 Ali Hortaçsu
  Chicago, Economics
CANCELLED 4/23/18
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  May 4

See the
Program
page for links
to the papers
and presenter
& discussant
websites.

Please
REGISTER
 if you plan
to attend.

USC-UCLA-UCI-Caltech Finance Day at USC     Program (pdf)
Please REGISTER  so we have an accurate count for lunch!!!


Papers:  The papers are posted on the Program website.

Parking:  Go to the USC McCarthy Way entrance (Gate 3) at the corner of Figueroa St. and USC McCarthy Way, 3501 S. Figueroa St.  Get in the left lane and stop at the kiosk. Inform the kiosk attendant that you have a parking reservation under the name "LA Finance Day" with "Reservation ID# 264384". The guard will give you a parking pass. Park in the adjacent McCarthy Way structure. DO NOT park in spaces marked "Reserved", "Carpool", or "Handicapped" or you will receive a parking ticket! Leave the pass on the driver's side of your dashboard while parked.

Location:  the Conference will take place in Popovich Hall (JKP), room 210 . See the Finance Day map for directions.

Finance Day campus map with directions (pdf).
Directions to USC McCarthy Way entrance (Gate# 3)
Full campus map (pdf).
Interactive campus map.
JKP-210


9:30 am
to
3:00 pm
For more information, contact
Ben Zhang
213.821.9887

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  Click on a speaker's name to go to their website, obtain a vita, etc.  To meet with a particular visitor, please contact the Faculty Host listed above. For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe[at]usc.edu .   Parking reservations require a minimum of 2 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    http://www.marshall.usc.edu/FBE

This page last modified: 5/17/2018 by Terry Lichvar, USC FBE Dept.   2018 University of Southern California