Marshall School of Business

Spring 2014
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. 17          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
   Jan. 24 Juliane Begenau
  Stanford Econ
Capital Requirements, Risk Choice, and Liquidity Provision in a Business Cycle Model     seminar 1:30p - 3:00p, HOH-422 HOH-422
1:30 pm
  Jan. 31          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
   Feb. 6
Kyle Herkenhoff
  UCLA Econ
The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Unemployment   (appendix)      seminar 3:30p - 5:00p, JKP-212 JKP-212
3:30 pm
   Feb. 7 Doug Hanley
  UPenn Econ
Innovation, Technological Interdependence, and Economic Growth     seminar 1:30p - 3:00p, HOH-306 HOH-306
1:30 pm
  Feb. 14          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Feb. 21          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Feb. 28          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 7          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
  Mar. 14          - - -  No seminar.    - - -
   Mar. 21          - - -  No seminar - Spring Break.    - - -
  Mar. 28 Titus Galama
A Theory of Education and Health: Joint Investment in Skill and in Health    abstract    (co-author: Hans van Kippersluis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands,).     This work is somewhat preliminary and there is no paper available to post.   Sorry! HOH-706
  Apr. 4 Juan Rubio-Ramírez
  Duke Econ
Inference Based on SVARs Identified with Sign and Zero Restrictions: Theory and Applications   (co-authors: Jonas E. Arias, Federal Reserve Board, and Daniel Waggoner, FRB-Atlanta) HOH-706
  Apr. 11 Connan Snider
  UCLA Econ
The Fix is In: Detecting Portfolio Driven Manipulation of the LIBOR   (co-author: Thomas Youlez, Minnesota) HOH-706
  Apr. 18 Alp Simsek
  MIT Econ
Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage
(co-author: Anton Korinek, John Hopkins University)
  Apr. 25 David Hémous
The Rise of the Machines: Automation, Horizontal Innovation and Income Inequality   (co-author: Morten Olsen, IESE) HOH-706
  May 2 Jonathan Eaton
  Brown Econ
Firm-to-Firm Trade     abstract    (co-authors: Samuel Kortum, Yale, and Francis Kramarz, ENSAE).    Per the author's request, this paper will not be posted. Please email the Program Administrator to obtain a PDF copy of the paper. HOH-706
  May 6 Dirk Krueger
  UPenn Econ
TBA    Cancelled 4/29/14
  May 9 Fabrizio Perri
  Minnesota Econ
Wealth and Volatility
(co-author: Jonathan Heathcote, Minneapolis Fed)
  May 9

See the Conference website for details.

USC-UCLA-UCI Finance Day at USC            Program (pdf) JKP-210

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. Nuray Akin at 213-740-5114 or sakin[at]marshall[dot]usc[dot]edu.   For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or   Parking reservations require minimum 6 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: 5/9/2014 by Terry Lichvar, Program Administrator, USC FBE Dept.   2003-2014 University of Southern California