Marshall School of Business

Fall 2004
FBE Macroeconomics and
International Finance Workshop

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.

Macroeconomics Workshops are held on Fridays from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in HOH-601K
unless otherwise noted below. [Get map]

  Date      Speaker            Title of Paper Room
Sept. 17 Guillaume Vandenbroucke
    USC Econ (visiting)
The U.S. Westward Expansion HOH 601K
Sept. 24 Chris Hennessy
    UC, Berkeley
Beyond Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivities: Using Indirect Inference to Estimate Costs of External Funds.
    (with Toni Whited, Univ. of Wisconsin)
HOH 601K
Oct. 1 Mark Wright
  Stanford University
Firm Size Dynamics in the Aggregate Economy. HOH 601K
Oct. 8 David Levine
  UCLA Economics Dept.
The Economics of Ideas and Intellectual Property
    (with Michele Boldrin) joint with the USC Econ. Dept.
HOH 601K
Oct. 15          - - -     - - -     - - -
Oct. 22 Harold (Hal) Cole
  UCLA Economics Dept.
A Dynamic Theory of Optimal Capital Structure and Executive Compensation    (with Andrew Atkeson, UCLA Econ) HOH 601K
Oct. 29 Dmitriy Stolyarov
  University of Michigan
The Role of Owned Ideas in Stock Market Run-Ups
    (with John Laitner, Univ. of Michigan)
HOH 601K
Nov. 5          - - -     - - -     - - -
Nov. 12 Manuel Santos
  Arizona State University
Numerical Solution of Dynamic Economic Models with Heterogeneous Agents.    (with Jianjun Miao) HOH 601K
Nov. 19 FEA Conference Seminars all day    JKP
Nov. 26          - - - Thanksgiving Holiday - No seminar     - - -
Nov. 29
Laura Veldkamp
  New York University
Under-Diversification and the Increasing Returns to Learning. HOH 601K
Dec. 3
Yong Kim
  USC Econ
A Theory of Late Industrializations with Empirical Application to the Thai Economy. HOH 601K

Click on the paper title to download a PDF.  Click on a presenter's name to go to their website, obtain a vita, etc.  To meet with a particular visitor contact Dr. Vincenzo Quadrini at 213-740-6521 or  For a paper hardcopy or 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  ·  HOH-701, MC-1427
701 Exposition Blvd., Ste. 701  ·  Los Angeles, CA 90089-1427  ·  213-740-6515  ·  213-740-6650 fax  ·

This page last modified: 11/30/04 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.
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