Marshall School of Business

Fall 2005
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
(Hoffman Hall) unless otherwise noted below. [Get map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Aug. 25
Vincenzo Galasso
  (IGIER Bocconi,
  visiting UCLA)
Cross Skill Redistribution and the Trade-Off between Unemployment Benefits and Employment Protection   joint with USC Economics Dept., seminar: 5:00 pm KAP-319
5:00 pm
  Sept. 9 Hanno Lustig
The Cross-Section of Foreign Currency Risk Premia and Consumption Growth Risk  (with Adrien Verdelhan, Boston University)   HOH-601K
  Sept. 16 Boyan Jovanovic
The Product Cycle and Inequality
   joint with USC Economics Dept., seminar: 3:30 pm
  Sept. 20
Michèle Tertilt
Accounting for the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies  (with Igor Livshits and James MacGee, University of Western Ontario)   joint with USC Economics Dept., seminar: 5:00 pm KAP-319
5:00 pm
  Sept. 23 Balázs Szentes
  Univ. of Chicago
Competition for Default  (with Natalia Kovrijnykh, University of Chicago Econ)   HOH-601K
  Sept. 30
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No seminar.   - - -
  Oct. 7 R. Anton (Toni) Braun
  Univ. of Tokyo
U.S. R&D and Japanese Medium Cycles  (with Toshihiro Okada, Kwansei Gakuin University, and Nao Sudou, Bank of Japan and Boston University) HOH-601K
  Oct. 14
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No seminar.    - - -
  Oct. 21 Per Krusell
Residual Wage Inequality?    joint with USC Economics Dept., seminar: 3:30 pm HOH-601K
  Oct. 28 Stefania Albanesi
Home Production, Market Production and the Gender Wage Gap: Incentives and Expectations  (with Claudia Olivetti, Boston University) HOH-601K
  Nov. 1
Iourii Manovskii
  Univ. of Pennsylvania
Accounting for the Changing Life-Cycle Profile of Earnings  (with Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto)  joint with USC Economics Dept., seminar: 5:00 pm KAP-319
5:00 pm
  Nov. 4 Anartya Lahiri
  Univ. of British Columbia
A Tale of Two States: Maharashtra and West Bengal
(with Kei-Mu Yi, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
  Nov. 11 Amir Yaron
  Wharton, UPenn
 ------ CANCELLED 10/27/2005 ------- HOH-601K
  Nov. 18 Martin Schneider
  NYU & FRB Minn.
Redistribution of Nominal Wealth and the Welfare Cost of Inflation   (with Matthias Doepke, UCLA and CEPR) HOH-601K
  Nov. 25
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No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break
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  Dec. 2 Ricardo Lagos
  NYU & FRB Minn.
Asset Prices and Liquidity in an Exchange Economy HOH-601K
  Dec. 9 Dean Corbae
  Univ. of Texas
Credit Scoring and Competitve Pricing of Default Risk
  (with Satyajit Chatterjee and Victor Rios-Rull)   presentation slides

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!
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