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Finance and Business Economics PhD Program


2014 - 2015 FBE Job Market Candidates

 Student  Dissertation Area  Research Interests


  Jianqui (John) Bai
  Website  |  Email  |  CV (pdf)


 Corporate Finance

 - corporate diversification
 - causal inference
 - the interaction between firms real actions
         and organizational form
 - financial intermediation


  Zhishan (Henry) Guo
  Website  |  Email  |  CV (pdf)


 Asset Pricing

 - Investment funds
 - optimal portfolio selection
 - real estate market anomalies


 Davidson (Dave) Heath
  Website  |  Email  |  CV (pdf)


 Asset Pricing

 - commodity markets
 - real options
 - innovation
 - patents
 - text analysis


 Sakya Sarkar
  Website  |  Email  |  CV (pdf)


 Corporate Finance

 - Mergers and Acquisitions
 - Corporate Diversification
 - Coinsurance
 - Cash credit Risk Merton's model
 - Bond rating transition models


  Garrett Swanburg
  Website   |  Email  |   CV (pdf)


 Corporate Finance

 - Corporate diversification
 - product market competition
 - mergers and acquisitions
 - causal inference methods


USC has a separate Department of Economics in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences.
University of Southern California Department of Economics Job Market Candidates


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Michelle Lee, Director, Marshall School of Business PhD Program.

This page last updated 11/18/2014.  If you have questions or comments, please contact the FBE Dept. at 213-740-6515 or