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Ancona University, B.S.
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With the use of Marshall's ample resources and support of the Marshall staff and its students, Professor Quadrini studies the interactions between finance and macroeconomics, believing that a closer relationship between them would benefit them both. Currently, he focuses on more international issues and is analyzing how liquidity shocks can create worldwide crises and global macroeconomic contractions.

Marshall Insights

"Buying” or purchasing innovation through acquisition was the most prevalent strategy used by companies.
Women are Twice as Likely as Men to be Offended by Smartphone Use
Recent Study by USC Marshall Professor Uncovers Important Strategy for Increasing Performance
USC Marshall study uncovers the key to brand affinity and brand aversion for brands like Apple and Manchester United
Female authors have taken male pen names to attract a larger audience

Recent Research

Leveraging the Happy Meal Effect: Substituting Fod with Modest-Non Food Incentives Decreases Portion Size Choice 2015
Can Smaller Meals Make You Happy? Behavioral, Neurophysiological and Psychological Insights into Motivating Smaller Portion Choice 2015
Are Lagged predictors Valid State Variables? 2015
Position Auctions with Budget-Constraints: Implications for Advertisers and Publishers 2015

Marshall in the Media

5/21/15 The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post ran an op-ed by Ira Kalb about trust in banking institutions after the Libor rate scandal.
5/21/15 The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal featured a video of Snapchat CEO Evan Speigel speaking at the USC Marshall School Commencement ceremony.
5/19/15 The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post ran a column by Ira Kalb about the value of being a marketing consultant.
5/18/15 LA Daily News
Los Angeles Daily News quoted David Carter about the economic potential of a proposed soccer stadium in Exposition Park.



The USC Marshall School of Business is accepting applications for full-time and part-time, tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty positions. The hiring process is expected to continue throughout the academic year.

Positions may be available in the following departments and centers:

  • Leventhal School of Accounting
  • Center for Management Communication
  • Center for Effective Organizations
  • Institute for Communication Technology Management
  • Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Department of Finance and Business Economics
  • Department of Data Sciences and Operations
  • Department of Management and Organization
  • Department of Marketing

Requirements for tenure-track positions include a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent in an area of study appropriate to the hiring department or center. No experience is specifically required although consideration may be given to candidates with experience teaching at the college/university level and/or who can demonstrate evidence of research competence. Salary is dependent on qualifications, and employee benefits for full-time faculty are excellent.

Preferred qualifications for non-tenure track positions include an advanced degree (masters, Ph.D., J.D., etc.), relevant experience in teaching at the college/university level, and superior communication skills.

Qualified candidates should apply on-line at

Required documents include a cover letter, curriculum vita or resume, teaching statement, research paper or publication and contact information for three letters of reference writers.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

Located near the heart of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is home to approximately 31,000 students and 4,300 faculty. USC Marshall is renowned for its high-ranking undergraduate, graduate, international and executive education programs, an exceptional faculty engaged in leading-edge research, a diverse and creative student body, and a commitment to technological advancement. The research productivity of Marshall’s 200 full-time faculty ranks among the top 15 business schools in the world.