University of Southern California

Scott Joslin
Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804

PhD, Stanford University; MS, Caltech; BS, Oklahoma State University


Scott Joslin is a financial economist whose research focuses on capital markets, in particular, the study of bond and options markets and their interaction with the macroeconomy. His research involves sophisticated econometric and statistical techniques, and development of methods to solve computationally difficult problems. Professor Joslin's work has been published in journals that include American Economic Review and Review of Financial Studies. Prior to joining USC, he was on the faculty of MIT's Sloan School of Management.


Joslin, S., and Konchitchki, Y. (2016) "Regional Accounting Performance, Local Real Estate Markets, and Stock Prices,".
Joslin, S., Priebsch, M., and Singleton, K. (2014) "Risk Premiums in Dynamic Term Structure Models with Unspanned Risks," Journal of Finance.
Joslin, S., Le, A., and Singleton, K. (2013) "Gaussian Macro-Finance Term Structure Models with Lags," Journal of Financial Econometrics.
Joslin, S., Le, A., and Singleton, K. (2013) "Why Gaussian Macro-Finance Term Structure Models Are (Nearly) Unconstrained Factor-VARs," Journal of Financial Economics.
Chen, H., and Joslin, S. (2012) "Generalized Transform Analysis of Affine Processes," Review of Financial Studies.
Chen, H., Joslin, S., and Tran, N. (2012) "Rare Disasters and Risk Sharing with Heterogeneous Beliefs," Review of Financial Studies.
Joslin, S., and Graveline, J. (2011) "G10 Swap and Exchange Rates,".