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FBE Ph.D. Students

The USC Marshall Department of Finance and Business Economics offers a PhD. Program in Finance that gives candidates a rigorous training in fields ranging from portfolio theory to behavioral finance to financial crisis theory. Its candidates have come from schools such as the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard Business School, Johns Hopkins, Notre Dame, the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford, the University of Chicago Booth School and Yale. Its graduates have gone on to positions in government, the private sector, and universities including the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.

To Contact Us:

Ph.D. Program
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
3660 Trousdale Parkway, ACC 230
Los Angeles, California 90089-0442

phd@marshall.usc.edu
(213) 740-0676
(213) 740-3208 FAX

FBE Job Market Candidates

Below are our current Ph.D. students.

Luis Felipe Cabezon

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance and Business Economics

Constantin Charles

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance and Business Economics

Victor Dahan

Ph.D. Student in Finance & Business Economics

Artem Joukov

Ph.D. Student in Finance and Business Economics

Robin Young-hye Lee

Ph.D. Student in Finance & Business Economics

Augusto Orellana

Ph.D. Student in Finance and Business Economics

Chong Shu

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance and Business Economics
Chong's research interest includes financial intermediation and corporate finance (both theoretical and empirical). His current research project involves (i) financial networks and systemic stability, and (ii) the competitive landscape of the proxy advisory industry, proxy advisors' influence, how their advice is determined.

Chong is currently on the 2020-2021 finance job market.

Vivian Wong

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance and Business Economics
Prior to joining FBE, Vivian worked as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board. There, she monitored developments in the U.S. Treasury primary market in support of open market operations and conducted research on international capital flows.

Her research focuses on the effects of financial regulation on bank behavior. In current work, she analyzes the shift in banks' balance sheets towards higher cash holdings after the 2008 Financial Crisis and the role of capital and liquidity rules.

Daniel Wu

Ph.D. Student in Finance & Business Economics

Louis Yang

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance and Business Economics