Marshall School of Business

Spring 2012     - COMPLETED
FBE Macroeconomics and
International Finance Workshop

The USC Finance and Business Economics Department usually 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 Hoffman Hall, Room 706.
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 Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Jan. Faculty Recruiting Seminars    - - -    - - -
  Feb. 3 Romain Ranciere
  Paris School of Economics (visiting USC Economics Dept.)
Financial Liberalization: Efficiency Gains and Black Holes (co-author: Aaron Tornell) HOH-706
  Feb. 10 Faculty Recruiting Seminar    - - -    - - -
  Feb. 17 Faculty Recruiting Seminar CANCELLED  No seminar.    - - -
  Feb. 24          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 2 Guillaume Vandenbroucke
  USC Economics
Optimal Fertility During World War I HOH-706
   Mar. 9          - - -  No seminar currently scheduled.    - - -
  Mar. 16 Aleh Tsyvinski
  Yale (visiting UCLA)
Optimal Dynamic Taxes   (co-authors: Mikhail Golosov, Princeton, and Maxim Troshkin, Yale and Minnesota)    DIFFERENT seminar TIME (12 noon) and ROOM (HOH-506)!! HOH-506
   Mar. 23 Boris Nikolov
  Simon, Rochester
Agency Conflicts and Cash: Estimates from a Structural Model (co-author: Toni M. Whited, University of Rochester) HOH-706
  Mar. 30 Kenji Wada
  Keio Univ., Japan
Uninsurable Risk and the Determination of Real Interest Rates: An Investigation using UK Indexed Bonds   (co-authors: David Barr & Parantap Basu, both Durham Univ, UK) HOH-706
  Apr. 6          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Apr. 13 Manuel Amador
  Stanford Econ
Fiscal Policy in Debt Constrained Economies   (co-author: Mark Aguiar, Princeton University) HOH-706
  Apr. 20 Joachim Jungherr
  European University Institute
Financial Amplification, Executive Compensation, and Optimal Capital Structure HOH-706
  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".
 > May 3
Xavier Ragot
  Paris School of Economics
  (visiting UCLA)
Default and Credit Constraints in General Equilibrium
(co-author: François Le Grand, EMLyon Business School)
seminar: 1:30pm   due to Faculty Awards reception at 3:45pm at DCC.
   May 4          - - - No seminar.    - - -

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. Michael Michaux at 213-740-3466 or michaux [at]   For 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: 5/8/2012 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   ©2003-2012 University of Southern California