Marshall School of Business

Spring 2008    - completed
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-706
(Hoffman Hall) unless otherwise noted below. [Get map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Feb. 15          - - -  No seminar.     - - -
  Feb. 22          - - -  No seminar.     - - -


Feb. 29 Tao Zha
  FRB Atlanta
Learning, Adaptive Expectations, and Technology Shocks
(with Kevin Huang and Zheng Liu, FRB Atlanta)
  Mar. 7 Thomas Koch
  UC Santa Barbara
A Hidden Welfare Cost of Saving Medicare HOH-706
  Mar. 14 Thomas Cooley
  NYU Stern
Innovation, Imitation, and Market Structure   (with Mehmet Yorukoglu, The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey)   joint with USC Economics Department    seminar: 3:30 pm ACC-201
  Mar. 21          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break!     - - -
  Mar. 28 Marina Azzimonti
  Univ. of Texas
  at Austin
Starving the Leviathan: A Dynamic Analysis of Balanced Budget Rules   abstract   (with M. Battaglini and S. Coate)   This presenter requested that we not post this paper on the internet.   Please email a request to Terry Lichvar if you would like a PDF via email. HOH-706
  Apr. 4          - - - USC/UCLA/UCI Finance Day at UCLA    Program   UCLA map
Papers:  RollOzbasZhengSubrahmanyamChen
   - - -
  Apr. 11 Simon Gilchrist
  Boston University
CANCELLED 4/10/08   (Cancellation of flights. Sorry!)
Investment During the Korean Financial Crisis: A Structural Econometric Approach   (with Jae W. Sim, Boston University)
  Apr. 18 Irina Telyukova
  UC San Diego
Household Need for Liquidity and the Credit Card Debt Puzzle HOH-706
  Apr. 22
Nobu Kiyotaki
Capital Flows and Asset Prices   (with Kosuke Aoki, LSE, and Gianluca Benigno, LSE)     joint with USC Economics Department     seminar: 5:00 pm KAP-319
 5:00 pm
  Apr. 24
Veronica Guerrieri
  Chicago GSB
TBA   CANCELLED 4/2 - Will be rescheduled for Fall 2008. HOH-706
  Apr. 25 Guido Lorenzoni
TBA   CANCELLED 4/2 - Will be rescheduled for Fall 2008. HOH-706
  May 2 Maurizio Mazzocco
Testing Efficient Risk Sharing with Heterogeneous Risk Preferences   (with Shiv Saini, University of Wisconsin)
  May 9 Warren Young
  Bar-Ilan University
Kydland-Prescott, Long-Plosser, and King-Plosser: development and cross-fertilization, referees and revision   joint with UCLA Economics Department -  seminar: 3:30 pm, at UCLA in Bunche 9383   [map]    questions? email Gary Hansen at UCLA at UCLA
Bunche 9383

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. Sagiri Kitao at 213-740-6884 or For a paper hardcopy or free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or  Parking reservations require minimum 24 hours advance notice!
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This page last modified: 5/12/08 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.     ©2001-2008 University of Southern California