University of Southern California

John Kimball(Kim) Dietrich
Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, University of Michigan; MA, University of Chicago; AB, Yale University


Kim Dietrich is an expert on banking and financial intermediation. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Review of Economics and Statistics. He is a member of the Board of Directors at the USC Credit Union and chairman of it service organization board. Professor Dietrich has consulted for a variety of organizations and firms, including the APEC Busines Advisory Council, and the U.S. Treasury.


Bank Acquisitions and Strategy since the GLB Act 2012
"Bank Holding Company Acquisitions Since Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act" 2010
"Lender Liability: U.S. Banks' Exposure" (translated into Swedish) 2008
Data Requirements to Support Early Warning Systems Ameliorating the Impact of Adverse Volatile Capital Flows 2006
Benefits of Financial Market Liberalization 2005
China's Financial Markets Reform: Problems, Progress and Prospects 2000
What Lessons U.S. Financial Markets can Provide to China 1999
Comment on 'Integrating Financial Markets in the APEC Region' by Sven Arndt 1997
Universal Banking: Policy Issues for an Emerging Market 1997
Financial Services and Financial Institutions: Value Creation in Theory and Practice 1996
Bank Mergers: Who Gains? 1993
Economic Determinants of U.S. Trade Policy: An Empirical Analysis 1992
Industrial Policy and International Trade 1992
Consequences of 1992 for Competition in Financial Services: Banking 1991
Determinants of U.S. Intervention in Trade in Industrial Foods and the Impact on Returns and Employment 1989
"Safe and Sound Banking" by G. Benston, R. Eisenbeis, P. Horowitz, E. Kane, and G. Kauffman 1987
A Legal and Economic Analysis of Due-on-Sales Clause: A Retrospective Examination 1987
Determinants and Consequences of Across-the-Board Trade Restrictions in the U.S. Economy 1986
Protectionism and the Stock Market 1986
The Top Ten Banks Since Deregulation 1986
A Legal and Economic Analysis of the Due-on-Sale Clause: A Retrospective Examination 1986
Banking on Your Future 1986
Some Evidence on Banking Holding Company Regulations: The Question of Expansion into the Insurance Business 1985
An Application of Logit Analysis to Prediction of Merger Targets 1984
Rational Expectations, Informational Efficiency and Tests Using Survey Data 1983
The Determinants of Borrower Default on Insured Conventional Residential Mortgages 1983
The Economic Effects of Due-on-Sale Clause Invalidation 1983
Determinants of Systematic Risk and Electrical Utilities: Theory and Estimation 1983
International Lending and Income Distribution: An Alternative View of Country Risk 1983
Regulation and the Determination of Bank Capital Changes: Note 1983
Variable Wages and Prices and the Demand for Capital in the Discrete and Continuous Time Case 1981
Financial Futures: Why all the Commotion? 1981
Uncertain Inflation and the Demand for Capital 1980
Weekly Variations in the Growth Rate of the Money Supply 1978
Comparative Statics of a Two-Country Money-Capital Model 1978
Mean-Absolute-Deviation versus Least-Squares Estimation of Beta Coefficients 1978
Modeling Sectoral Employment at the SMSA Level: Finance Insurance, and Real Estate 1976
Lack of Mortgage Money Reflects Slowing Arizona Growth Rate 1974
An Evaluation of Short-Term Forecasts of Coffee and Cocoa 1973