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

Phone: 
213-740-6539
Education: 
PhD, University of Michigan; MA, University of Chicago; AB, Yale University

Overview

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.

Research

Dietrich, J. K., "Bank Acquisitions and Strategy since the GLB Act," in Barth, J., Chen, L., and Wihlborg, C., eds., Research Handbook in International Banking and Governance, Edward Elgar Publishing, Northhampton, Massachusetts (USA) 2012.
Dietrich, J. K., ""Bank Holding Company Acquisitions Since Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act"," in Barth, J., Chen, L., and Wihlborg, C., eds., Research Handbook on Banking and Governance 2010.
Dietrich, J. K. (2008) ""Lender Liability: U.S. Banks' Exposure" (translated into Swedish)," Finans- & Kapital Marknadsdebatt, 2 (3), 9-14.
Dietrich, J. K. (2006) "Data Requirements to Support Early Warning Systems Ameliorating the Impact of Adverse Volatile Capital Flows,".
Dietrich, J. K. (2006) "Optimal Pension Policy Issues,".
Dietrich, J. K., Benefits of Financial Market Liberalization, APEC Business Advisory Council 2005.
Dietrich, J. K., Chen, B., and Feng, Y., eds. China's Financial Markets Reform: Problems, Progress and Prospects, Westview Press 2000.
Dietrich, J. K., "What Lessons U.S. Financial Markets can Provide to China," in Chen, B., Dietrich, J. Kimball, and Feng, Y., eds., China's Financial Markets Reform: Problems, Progress, and Prospects, Westview Press 1999.
Dietrich, J. K., "Universal Banking: Policy Issues for an Emerging Market," in Privatization and Financial Sector Reform in Transition Economics, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam 1997.
Dietrich, J. K. (1997) "Comment on 'Integrating Financial Markets in the APEC Region' by Sven Arndt," Korean Economic Institute, 8.
Dietrich, J. K., Financial Services and Financial Institutions: Value Creation in Theory and Practice, Prentice-Hall 1996.
Dietrich, J. K. (1993) "Bank Mergers: Who Gains?," USC Business.
Dietrich, J. K., "Industrial Policy and International Trade," in Canto, V., eds., Industrial Policy and International Trade, JAI Press 1992.
Dietrich, J. K., and Canto, V., "Economic Determinants of U.S. Trade Policy: An Empirical Analysis," in Canto, V., and Dietrich, J. Kimball, eds., Industrial Policy and International Trade, JAI Press 1992.
Dietrich, J. K., "Consequences of 1992 for Competition in Financial Services: Banking," in Contributions to Economic Analysis: Financial Regulation and Monetary Arrangements after 1992, North-Holland 1991.
Canto, V., and Dietrich, J. K., "Determinants of U.S. Intervention in Trade in Industrial Foods and the Impact on Returns and Employment," in Agmon, T., and Hekman, C., eds., Business Corporate Decisions and Changing Trade Policy, Oxford University Press 1989.
Dietrich, J. K. (1987) ""Safe and Sound Banking" by G. Benston, R. Eisenbeis, P. Horowitz, E. Kane, and G. Kauffman," Journal of Finance.
Dietrich, J. K., Dale-Johnson, D., and Larezetics, T. (1987) "A Legal and Economic Analysis of Due-on-Sales Clause: A Retrospective Examination," JAI Press.
Dietrich, J. K., and Canto, V. (1986) "Determinants and Consequences of Across-the-Board Trade Restrictions in the U.S. Economy," International Trade Journal, 1 (1), 65-78.
Dietrich, J. K., Canto, V., and Mudaliar, V. (1986) "Protectionism and the Stock Market," Protectionism and the Stock Market.
Dietrich, J. K., and McNees, D. (1986) "The Top Ten Banks Since Deregulation," Banker's Magazine.
Dietrich, J. K., Dale-Johnson, D., and Langetieg, T. (1986) "A Legal and Economic Analysis of the Due-on-Sale Clause: A Retrospective Examination," Research in Law and Economics.
Dietrich, J. K. (1986) "Banking on Your Future," Moving Up.
Dietrich, J. K. (1985) "Some Evidence on Banking Holding Company Regulations: The Question of Expansion into the Insurance Business," Bank Structure and Competition: Conference Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Dietrich, J. K., and Sorenson, E. (1984) "An Application of Logit Analysis to Prediction of Merger Targets," Journal of Business Research.
Dietrich, J. K., and Joines, D. H. (1983) "Rational Expectations, Informational Efficiency and Tests Using Survey Data," Review of Economics and Statistics.
Dietrich, J. K. (1983) "Regulation and the Determination of Bank Capital Changes: Note," Journal of Finance.
Dietrich, J. K., and Heckerman, D.G. (1983) "Determinants of Systematic Risk and Electrical Utilities: Theory and Estimation," Applied Economics.
Dietrich, J. K., and Campbell, T. S. (1983) "The Determinants of Borrower Default on Insured Conventional Residential Mortgages," Journal of Finance.
Dietrich, J. K., and Agmon, T. (1983) "International Lending and Income Distribution: An Alternative View of Country Risk," Journal of Banking and Finance.
Dietrich, J. K., Langetieg, T., Dale-Johnson, D., and Campbell, T. S. (1983) "The Economic Effects of Due-on-Sale Clause Invalidation," Housing Finance Review.
Bhattacharya, P.K., Dietrich, J. K., Heckerman, D.G., and Myers, D.E. (1981) "Variable Wages and Prices and the Demand for Capital in the Discrete and Continuous Time Case," International Economic Review.
Dietrich, J. K. (1981) "Financial Futures: Why all the Commotion?," L.A. Executive.
Dietrich, J. K., and Heckerman, D.G. (1980) "Uncertain Inflation and the Demand for Capital," Economic Inquiry.
Dietrich, J. K. (1978) "Weekly Variations in the Growth Rate of the Money Supply," Journal of Portfolio Management.
Dietrich, J. K. (1978) "Comparative Statics of a Two-Country Money-Capital Model," Journal of Monetary Economics.
Dietrich, J. K., and Cornell, W.B. (1978) "Mean-Absolute-Deviation versus Least-Squares Estimation of Beta Coefficients," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Dietrich, J. K. (1976) "Modeling Sectoral Employment at the SMSA Level: Finance Insurance, and Real Estate," Review of Regional Studies, 7 (3).
Dietrich, J. K. (1974) "Lack of Mortgage Money Reflects Slowing Arizona Growth Rate," Arizona Review 12-17.
Dietrich, J. K., and Gutierrez, A.D. (1973) "An Evaluation of Short-Term Forecasts of Coffee and Cocoa," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93-99.