Marshall School of Business

Spring 2012     - COMPLETED
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 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.
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.
Thank you.    [Parking & seminar map]

Rev Date Presenter Title of Paper Room Faculty Host
  Jan-Feb Faculty Recruiting Seminars    - - -     - - -        - - -
  Feb. 3 Mark Leary
  Washington University
  in St. Louis
Do Peer Firms Affect Corporate Financial Policy? (co-author: Michael R. Roberts, Wharton)   JKP-202 D. Carvalho
  Feb. 10 Faculty Recruiting Seminar    - - -     - - -        - - -
  Feb. 17 Faculty Recruiting Seminar CANCELLED  No seminar.     - - -        - - -
  Feb. 24          - - -  No seminar.    - - -        - - -
  Mar. 1
Jessica Wachter
  U.Penn Wharton
Can time-varying risk of rare disasters explain aggregate stock market volatility?   DIFFERENT seminar TIME and ROOM!! JKP-212
A. Stathopoulos
  Mar. 2 Chris Malloy
Friends in High Places  (co-author: Lauren Cohen, HBS) JKP-202 D. Solomon
  Mar. 9 Philip Strahan
  Boston College
Financial Integration, Housing, and Economic Volatility   (co-author: Elena Loutskina, Univ. of Virginia, Darden) JKP-202 D. Carvalho
   Mar. 16          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break.    - - -       - - -
  Mar. 23 Jeffrey Wurgler
  NYU Stern
Dividends as Reference Points: A Behavioral Signaling Model   (co-author: Malcolm Baker, HBS) JKP-202 D. Solomon
  Mar. 30 Dimitri Vayanos
A Theoretical Analysis of Momentum and Value Strategies   (co-author: Paul Woolley, LSE)   Dr. Vayanos asked me to list the above as the title of his seminar. He will present material from two papers, one of which is too new to post. JKP-202 A. Stathopoulos
  Apr. 6 Mitchell Petersen
  Kellogg, Northwestern
Investment and Capital Constraints: Repatriations Under the American Jobs Creation Act   (co-author: Michael Faulkender, Univ. of Maryland) JKP-202 D. Carvalho
  Apr. 13 Max Croce
  UNC Chapel Hill
Toward a Quantitative General Equilibrium Asset Pricing Model with Intangible Capital   (co-authors: Hengjie Ai, Duke Univ. and Kai Li, Duke Univ.)   DIFFERENT ROOM!! JKP-104 A. Stathopoulos
  Apr. 19
Mikhail Chernov
Sources of entropy in representative agent models   (co-authors: David Backus, NYU, and Stanley Zin, NYU)
Seminar: 3:30 pm.  DIFFERENT TIME and ROOM!!
A. Stathopoulos
  Apr. 20 Liu Yang
The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets   (co-author: Geoffrey Tate, UCLA)
Seminar: 10:15 am.  DIFFERENT TIME and ROOM!!
G. Phillips
  Apr. 27          - - - USC-UCLA-UCI Finance Day at UCLA     Program (.pdf)
The conference will be held at UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Business, room C-315, from 9:00am 4:30pm.   Parking is in STRUCTURE 5 - identify yourself as attending "Finance Day".
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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 free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or   Parking reservations require minimum 24 hours advance notice!
University of Southern California  ·  Finance and Business Economics Department  ·  BRI-308, MC-0804
3670 Trousdale Parkway, Ste. 308  ·  Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804 ·  213-740-6515  ·  213-740-6650 fax  ·

This page last modified: 5/1/12 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   ©2003-2012 University of Southern California