Marshall School of Business

Spring 2008    - completed
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 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. [Get map]

Rev Date Presenter Title of Paper Room Faculty Host
  Feb. 15          - - -  No seminar. JKP-202  
  Feb. 21
Ivo Welch
No paper this week, just a presentation.
seminar: 12:00 noon
  Feb. 29 Gordon Phillips
  Univ. of Maryland
Mergers, Restructuring and the Boundaries of the Firm  (with Vojislav Maksimovic, Univ. of Maryland, and N.R. Prabhala, Univ. of Maryland) JKP-202 Ozbas
  Mar. 7 Manju Puri
CANCELLED 3/7/08   (Weather cancellation of flights. Sorry!)
Understanding Bank Runs: The Importance of Depositor-Bank Relationships and Networks     (with Rajkamal Iyer, University of Amsterdam)   joint with USC Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
JKP-202 Sensoy
  Mar. 14 Luis Viceira
Inflation Bets or Deflation Hedges? The Changing Risks of Nominal Bonds   (with John Y. Campbell, Harvard, and Adi Sunderam, Harvard) JKP-202 Sangvinatsos
  Mar. 21          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break!     - - -  
  Mar. 28 Martijn Cremers
CEO Centrality   (with Lucian A. Bebchuk, Harvard Law School and NBER, and Urs Peyer, INSEAD) JKP-202 Matos
  Apr. 4          - - - USC/UCLA/UCI Finance Day at UCLA    Program    UCLA map
Papers:  Roll,   OzbasZhengSubrahmanyamChen
   - - - Tuzel
  Apr. 11 Stanley Zin
  Carnegie Mellon
Term Premium Dynamics and the Taylor Rule
There are two papers for this seminar.
Arbritrage-Free Bond Pricing with Dynamic Macroecomonic Models   and
Term Premium Dynamics and the Taylor Rule   (both papers with Michael F. Gallmeyer, Texas A&M Univ., Burton Hollifield, Carnegie Mellon Univ., and Francisco Palomino, Univ. of Michigan)
JKP-202 Tuzel
  Apr. 18          - - -  No seminar currently scheduled.    - - -  
  Apr. 25 Toni Whited
  Univ. of Wisconsin
Which Firms Follow the Market? An Analysis of Corporate Investment Decisions   (with Tor-Erik Bakke, University of Wisconsin, Madison) JKP-202 Tuzel
  May 2 Dirk Jenter
Security Issue Timing: What Do Managers Know, and When Do They Know It?   (with Katharina Lewellen, Dartmouth, and Jerold B. Warner, University of Rochester) JKP-202 Matos
  May 9 Darren Kisgen
  Boston College
TBA   CANCELLED 4/15/08 TBA Tuzel

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 free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or   Parking reservations require at least 24 hours advance notice!
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