Marshall School of Business

Fall 2017
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 JFF-236 (Fertitta 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 map (.pdf)      interactive USC campus map


Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room Faculty Host
  Sept. 1 Zhiguo He
  Chicago, Booth
Leverage-Induced Fire Sales and Stock Market Crashes    abstract     Per the author's request, this paper will NOT be posted on our website.   However, you can download a PDF from his website.
JFF-236
Yongxiang Wang
213-740-7650
  Sept. 8 Isaac Hacamo
  Indiana, Kelley
Former Employees and the Recruitment of Talented Managers    co-author: Kristoph Kleiner (Indiana Univ, Kelley School).
JFF-236
Yaron Levi
213-821-4160
  Sept. 15 Mitchell Petersen
  Northwestern, Kellogg
Understanding Precautionary Cash at Home and Abroad    co-authors: Michael Faulkender (Univ. of Maryland) and Kristine Hankins (Univ. of Kentucky).
JFF-236
Arthur Korteweg
213-740-0567
  Sept. 22 Tyler Muir
  UCLA, Anderson
How Credit Cycles across a Financial Crisis     co-author: Arvind Krishnamurthy (Stanford GSB).    seminar: 3:30pm, JFF-233
JFF-233
3:30p
Mete KIlIç
213-821-9899
Dr. Titman's visit is being hosted by the Marshall School of Business
Institute for Outlier Research in Business (iORB) Distinguished Visiting Fellow program.
  Sept. 26
TUES.

and

Sept. 29
FRI.
Sheridan Titman
  Univ. of Texas, Austin,
  McCombs School
Tues. 9/26/17: seminar: 1:30pm, ACC-201.
A Dynamic Model of Characteristic-Based Return Predictability     co-author: Aydogan Alti (Univ. of Texas)
This is the FINANCE seminar presentation. It is aimed at faculty & PhD students.

Fri. 9/29/17: seminar: 1:30pm, JFF-LL125.
What Makes Cities Prosper and Their Real Estate Appreciate?    abstract     (sorry - no paper)
This is a PUBLIC seminar presentation.
EVERYONE is wecome!
9/26/17
ACC-201
1:30pm




9/29/17

JFF-LL125
1:30pm
Harry DeAngelo
213-740-6541
  Oct. 5
THURS.
Neng Wang
  Columbia
Liquidity and Risk Management: Coordinating Investment and Compensation Policies
co-authors: Patrick Bolton (Columbia) and Jinqiang Yang (Shanghai Univ.)
seminar: Thursday, 3:30p, in HOH-114   joint seminar with FBE Macroeconomics group and Dornsife Economics Dept.
HOH-114
3:30p
Vincenzo Quadrini
213-740-6521
  Oct. 13
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No Finance seminar 10/13/17.
We are hosting an all day "Macro Day" conference; 9:15a-5:10p in JFF-236.
Conference website (program, papers, parking info, etc.)     Program PDF
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  Oct. 20 Terry Odean
  UC Berkeley, Haas
Dr. Odean will present results from two papers:
Family, Values, and Women in Finance    and
The Math Gender Gap and Women's Career Outcomes  both papers are co-authored by:   Renée Adams (Univ. of New South Wales) and Brad Barber (UC Davis).   Future versions of each paper:   SSRN "Family..."     SSRN "Math Gender..."
JFF-236
Cary Frydman
213-821-5586
  Oct. 27 No Finance seminar 10/27/17.

The Lusk Center for Real Estate (a joint venture of the Marshall School and the Price School) is hosting the
2017 Rena Sivitanidou Annual Research Symposium

FACULTY and PhD STUDENTS from any College or University are welcome!     Flyer (pdf)       Program (pdf)
University Club
Scriptorium
Rodney Ramcharan
213-821-1104
or
Nina Tibayan
213-740-0969
  Nov. 3 Erik Stafford
  HBS
Evaluating Bank Specialness
co-author: Juliane Begenau (Stanford)
JFF-236
Marco Giacoletti
213-821-9876
  Nov. 10
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  No seminar - NBER
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 > Nov. 17 Zhaogang Song
  Johns Hopkins, Carey
MBS Heterogeneity    abstract    co-authors: Nicola Fusari and Wei Li (both Johns Hopkins Carey Business School)     Per the author's request, this paper will NOT be posted on our website.   Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper.
JFF-236
Ben Zhang
213-821-9887
   Nov. 24
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 No seminar - Thanksgiving
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  Dec. 1 William Mullins
  UCSD
 TBA 
JFF-236
Oguz Ozbas
213-740-0781
  Dec. 1 Mike Fishman
  Northwestern, Kellogg
Cancelled 11/1/2017 - replaced by William Mullins (UCSD)
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Alex Gorbenko
213-740-0516
  Dec. 7-8
THURS. & FRI.
We're hosting the 2017 FOM Conference
(Finance, Organizations, and Markets).
Please register if you plan to attend!
12/7/17
12p-8p

12/8/17
8a-3:30p

Room TBA
Organizers:
Jerry Hoberg and Oguz Ozbas
(both USC FBE)
  Dec. 15
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The FBE Applied Economics group is hosting a free
LA Theory Day Conference    Organizers: João Ramos (USC FBE),  Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn (UCLA Econ), and Federico Echenique (Caltech)    Additional information will be posted soon!
Room TBA
João Ramos
213-821-9888

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: 11/16/2017 by Terry Lichvar, USC FBE Dept.   2017 University of Southern California