Spring 2017 FBE Finance Seminar Series

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The USC Finance and Business Economics Department usually sponsors three seminar series each semester. 

Applied Economics Workshop | Finance Seminar Series | Macroeconomics & International Finance Workshop

The joint SPPD/Marshall School Lusk Center for Real Estate also offers a Lusk Research Seminar series and the FBE Dept. Center for Investment Studies has an occasional Distinguished Speaker Series. Finance Series seminars are usually held on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in HOH-2, unless otherwise noted
below. We no longer provide hardcopies of the papers. If you want a printout, please download and print the PDF file
available by clicking on the paper title.
Thank you. [parking & seminar map (.pdf)] [interactive USC campus map]

 

Rev Date Speaker Title of Paper Room
  Jan. 20 Mete Kilic
  Wharton
Asset Pricing Implications of Hiring Demographics

HOH-2

  Jan. 24
TUE.
Ryan Peters
  Wharton
Volatility and Venture Capital     seminar: 1:30pm, HOH-114

HOH-114
1:30pm

  Jan. 26
THURS. &
Jan. 27
FRI.
Andrei Shleifer
  Harvard
These are Marshall "Institute for Advanced Studies in Business (IASB) Distinguished Visiting Fellows" seminars. 


Thurs. 1/26/17: seminar: 11:00am, JKP-210.
Bubbles for Fama
co-authors: Robin Greenwood (Harvard) and Yang You (Harvard)
This is the FINANCE seminar presentation. It is aimed at faculty & PhD students.


Fri. 1/27/17: seminar: 2:00pm, JFF-LL105.
Educated Entrepreneurs slides (sorry - no paper)
This is a PUBLIC seminar presentation. EVERYONE is wecome!

1/26/17
JKP-210
11:00am

 


1/27/17
JFF-LL105
2:00pm
  Feb. 3 Marco Giacoletti
  Stanford GSB
Idiosyncratic Risk in Housing Markets

HOH-2

  Feb. 10 Jessica Jeffers
  Wharton
The Impact of Restricting Labor Mobility on Corporate Investment and Entrepreneurship

HOH-2

  Feb. 17 Thummim Cho
  Harvard Econ
Turning Alphas into Betas: Arbitrage and Endogenous Risk  online appendix

HOH-2

  Feb. 21
TUE.
Chaojun Wang
  Stanford
Core-Periphery Trading Networks     seminar: 1:30pm, HOH-114
revised paper dated 2-10-17 posted 2-16-17

HOH-114
1:30pm

  Feb. 22
WED.
Ye Li
  Columbia GSB
Procyclical Finance: The Money View     seminar: 12:15pm, HOH-114
This is a joint Finance/Macro recruiting candidate.

HOH-114
12:15pm

  Feb. 24 Pat Akey
  Toronto
Policy Uncertainty, Political Capital, and Firm Risk-Taking
co-author: Stefan Lewellen (LBS)

HOH-2

  Mar. 3

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If you're a Marshall or Leventhal faculty or PhD student, please attend the Marshall Research Fair, 11:00am - 1:15pm in JKP-300.

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  Mar. 10 Asaf Manela
  WUStL, Olin
Estimating the Value of Information
co-author: Ohad Kadan (WUStL Olin)       future versions of the paper - SSRN Link

HOH-2

  Mar. 10 Coordinators:
Dr. Michael EwensCaltech
Dr. Arthur KortewegUSC
Dr. Rick TownsendUCSD
Southern California Private Equity Conference
Agenda: Patent Trolls and Small Business Employment; Angels, Entrepreneurship, and Employment Dynamics: Evidence from Investor Accreditation Rules; Collusion in Markets with Syndication; Limited Partners and the LBO process; Mutual Funds as Venture Capitalists? Evidence from Unicorns; The Economics of PIPE Investing

JKP-210
9:30am - 5:10pm

  Mar. 17

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 No seminar - Spring Break.

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  Mar. 24

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 No seminar.

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  Mar. 31 Darrell Duffie
  Stanford GSB
 TBA

HOH-2

  Apr. 7 Stefan Nagel
  Michigan, Ross
 TBA

HOH-2

  Apr. 14 John Graham
  Duke, Fuqua
 TBA

HOH-2

  Apr. 19
WED.
Gary Gorton
  Yale
 TBA

TBA
Time TBA

  Apr. 21

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 No seminar.

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  Apr. 28 Jess Cornaggia
  Penn St., Smeal
 TBA

HOH-2

  May 5 LA Finance Day  UCLA is hosting this year. It will run from approx. 9am - 4pm and (hopefully) feature 6 presentations in total - two from USC, two from UCLA and one each from UCI and Caltech.

at UCLA


Click on the paper title to download a PDF. Click on a speaker's name to go to their website, obtain a vita, etc. To meet with a particular visitor, please contact the Program Administrator. For free parking, contact the FBE Dept. at (213) 740-6515 or fbe[at]usc.edu .Parking reservations require a minimum of 1 hour advance notice!

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This page last modified: 3/13/2017 by Terry Lichvar, USC FBE Dept.   ©2017 University of Southern California