Marshall School of Business

Spring 2009 - 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-506
(Hoffman Hall) unless otherwise noted below. 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. [Get map]

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
Faculty Recruiting Seminars
  Feb. 27 Michèle Tertilt
Who owns Children and does it Matter?
(with Alice Schoonbroodt, Univ. of Southampton)
  Mar. 6 Kaiji Chen
  Oslo University
Precautionary Corporate Liquidity   (sorry - - no paper yet) HOH-506
  Mar. 13          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Mar. 20          - - - No seminar - Spring Break!     - - -
  Mar. 27 Adrian Peralta-Alva
  FRB St. Louis
Numerical Simulation of Nonoptimal Dynamic Equilibrium Models   (with Zhigang Feng [Univ. of Miami], Jianjun Miao [Boston Univ.], and Manuel S. Santos [Univ. of Miami]).    Per the presenter's request, we are only posting the abstract.   Copies of this paper are available in BRI-308. Contact Terry Lichvar  to obtain a hardcopy via campus mail or receive a PDF version via email. HOH-506
  Apr. 3          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Apr. 10          - - - No seminar.     - - -
  Apr. 16
Eric French
  FRB Chicago
The Effects of Health Insurance and Self-Insurance on Retirement Behavior   (with John Bailey Jones, SUNY Albany)   Seminar time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm; DIFFERENT DAY & TIME! HOH-506
  Apr. 24 Pierre-Olivier Weill
Why Has House Price Dispersion Gone Up?   (with Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, NYU Stern)   Joint with FBE Macroeconomics and International Finance Workshop Series.   Seminar time - 10:30am; ROOM CHANGED to HOH-2 !! Room Change!
  May 1
See the Program for links to presenter and discussant websites.
USC-UCLA Finance Day at USC          Program (pdf)
Papers:    Longstaff,   Tuzel,   Carlin,   Westerfield,   Grinblatt,   Matos
Finance Day campus map with parking directions (pdf)
Directions to USC Gate 3.        Full campus map (pdf).

For more information, contact Dr. Selale Tuzel, 213-740-9486 or
  May 8 Zheng Liu
  FRB San Francisco
Asset-Price Channels and Macroeconomic Fluctuations   (with Pengfei Wang, HKUST and Tao Zha, FRB Atlanta)   Seminar time: 3:00 - 4:30 pm, to allow participants to attend the Finn Kydland (Nobel Prize recipient) seminar in the Econ Dept. at 5:00pm. HOH-506

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 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: 5/12/09 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.     ©2003-2009 University of Southern California