Marshall School of Business

Spring 2004
FBE Finance Seminar Series

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.

Finance Series seminars are held on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in JKP-202 unless
otherwise noted below. [Get map]

Rev  Date     Speaker            Title of Paper  Room   Faculty Host
  Jan. 9 Larry Harris
Specialist Profits and the Minimum Price Increment
(with Jay Coughenour, Univ. of Delaware)
10:45 am
  Jan. 16 Tyrone Callahan
  visiting USC FBE
Speculative markets with an unknown number of insiders JKP-202 Ozbas
  Jan. 23 Recruiting Recruiting seminar - not open to the public JKP-202       - - -
  Jan. 30 Zvi Wiener
  visiting USC FBE
The Value of the Freezeout Option JKP-104 Ozbas
  Feb. 6          - - - No seminar. JKP-202       - - -
  Feb. 13 Allan Timmermann
  UC San Diego
Strategic Asset Allocation and Consumption Decisions under Multivariate Regime Switching
(with Massimo Guidolin, Univ. of Virginia);
joint seminar with USC Economics Dept.
JKP-202 Ozbas
  Feb. 20 Recruiting Recruiting seminar - not open to the public JKP-204       - - -
  Feb. 27 Chris Mayer
  Columbia University
REIT Reversion: Stock Price Adjustments to Fundamental Value  joint seminar with USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Please RSVP RGL-215
12:00 noon
  Mar. 5 Jay Shanken
  Goizueta, Emory University
Dividend Yield, Risk, and Mispricing: A Bayesian Analysis JKP-202 Jones
  Mar. 12          - - - CANCELLED  Jonathan Lewellen  Sloan, MIT JKP-112 Officer
  Mar. 19          - - - Spring Break - No Seminar     - - -       - - -
  Mar. 26 René Stulz
  Ohio State Univ.
Do firms in countries with poor protection of investor rights hold more cash?  (with Lee Pinkowitz and Rohan Williamson) JKP-202 H. DeAngelo
  Apr. 2 Ron Masulis
  Vanderbilt University
Venture Capital Investments by IPO Underwriters: Certification or Conflict of Interest? (with Xi Li) JKP-202 H. DeAngelo
  Apr. 9          - - - No seminar. JKP-202       - - -
  Apr. 16 Kenneth Lehn
  Katz, Univ. of Pittsburgh
CEO Turnover After Acquisitions: Do Bad Bidders Get Fired? (with Mingxin Zhao) JKP-202 Officer
  Apr. 23 Pierre Collin-Dufresne
  Carnegie Mellon
Equilibrium Commodity Prices with Irreversible Investment and Non-Linear Technologies  (with Jaime Casassus and Bryan Routledge) JKP-202 Jones
 > Apr. 30 Tuomo Vuolteenaho
  Harvard Econ.
Cross-sectional Forecasts of the Equity Premium
(with Christopher Polk and Samuel Thompson)
JKP-202 Menzly

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 contact the FBE faculty host listed in the right hand column. For a paper hardcopy or parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or  Parking reservations require at least 24 hours advance notice!

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This page last modified: 5/7/04 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.  ©2004 University of Southern California