Dean Geoffrey Garrett
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Peter Arkley Institute for Risk Management
VanEck Digital Assets Initiative
Institute for Outlier Research in Business
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Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab
Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making
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USC Researchers Win DARPA Grant
USC Marshall’s Larry Harris and USC ISI colleagues receive $1 million grant for research into new ways to protect financial data.
Larry Harris, Fred V. Keenan Chair in Finance and professor of finance and business economics at USC Marshall, along with two colleagues from USC’s Information Sciences Institute, is the recipient of a $1 million grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
DARPA is the organization that oversees technology development for the Department of Defense. It has played an important role in innovations such as the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, GPS, drones and the Internet.
Over the next year, Harris will be a co-principal investigator with Srivatsan Ravi (principal) and Pedro Szekely (co-principal) on the project, titled “Self-Stabilizing Synchronization Over Secure Federated Knowledge Graphs for Multi-Lateral Market Structures.”
“The research will investigate how to better prevent financial data loss due to hacking or the failure of physical systems,” explained Harris, an expert in regulatory and practitioner issues in trading and investment management and a former SEC chief economist.
Harris will contribute knowledge about what data needs to be stored and how the market is organized, while his fellow researchers will analyze the data structures and new tools for storing data that might be more resilient to loss.
“Market-based financial systems depend critically on knowing who owns and who owes assets and contracts,” Harris said. “This project’s purpose is to ensure that the systems that record this information are as reliable as possible in the face of unknown attacks by hackers and the possible physical loss of storage devices.”
VanEck Digital Assets Initiative Names Co-Directors
Professors Anthony Borquez and James Healy bring deep professional experience and wide networks to the role.
Quoted: Larry Harris on CNBC
HARRIS, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, offers advice on preparing for and managing personal finances amidst 2023's continuing inflation concerns and a "rolling recession".
Research Informing Policy
Professor Hyo Kang’s research cited in FTC-recommended policy change.
Cited: Emily Nix on Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Work by Nix, Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics, and co-authors studies the harm caused by workplace violence and how gender influences consequences.
Cited: Arthur Korteweg's in American Investment Council
Work by Arthur Korteweg, Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, is featured in a round up of top research examining private capital markets from 2022 in AMERICAN INVESTMENT COUNCIL.