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Research Seminar Series

The Lusk Center’s Real Estate and Urban Economics Research Seminar Series is an opportunity for visiting scholars to present their work and participate in discussion with faculty from across USC, including from the Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences, Price School of Public Policy, and Marshall School of Business.  This year’s series is organized in cooperation with the Economics Department at USC, and will cover a wide variety of topics in real estate and urban economics. 

The schedule below displays all confirmed speakers including the topic of their talk and, if available, a link to their working paper and presentation.

RSVP is required. If you would like to attend a Lusk Research Seminar, please contact Nina Tibayan at tibayan@price.usc.edu or 213.740.0969.

SPRING 2017

 DATE AND TIME  SPEAKER  PRESENTATION TITLE
 February 10, 2017
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 308
 Elisabeth Perlman
 United States Census Bureau
 

  Dense Enough To Be Brilliant: Patents, Urbanization,
  and Transportation in Nineteenth Century America

 

 February 17, 2017
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 308
 Xudong An
 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
 
  Sustainable Development and Commercial Real
  Estate Financing

 

 March 3, 2017
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 308
 Thomas Davidoff
 University of British Columbia
 

  Housing Appreciation and Marginal Land Supply
  in Monocentric Cities with Topography

 March 10, 2017
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 308
 Crocker Liu
 Cornell University
 
  Using Cash Flow Dynamics to Price Thinly
  Traded Assets
 
 March 24, 2017
 11:30am-1:00pm
 RGL 101
 Jefferey Sellers
 University of Southern California
 
  The Emerging Face of Suburban India:
  The Geography of Housing Markets
 
 April 14, 2017
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 308
 Alvin Murphy
 Arizona State University
 

  A Dynamic Model of Housing Supply

 

April 21, 2017
11:30am-1:00pm
RGL 103
Jung Hyun Choi
University of Southern California

Wage Trickle Down vs. Rent Trickle Down:
How does increase in college graduates affect
wages and rents?

May 11, 2017
12:00pm-1:30pm
Room TBA
Vincent Yao
Georgia State University
Cognitive Reference Points, the Left-Digit Effect,
and Clustering in Housing Markets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALL 2016

 DATE AND TIME  SPEAKER  PRESENTATION TITLE
 September 23, 2016
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 100
 Rodney Ramcharan
 University of Southern California
 
  Financial Volatility and Household Consumption

 

 September 30, 2016
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 100
 Isaac Hacamo
 Indiana University
 
  The Babies of Financial Deregulation

 

 October 7, 2016
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 100
 Rogier Holtermans
 University of Southern California
 

  Environmental Performance and the Cost
  of Capital: Evidence from Commercial Mortgages
  and U.S. REIT Bonds

 October 14, 2016
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 100
 Hyojung Lee
 University of Southern California
 
  Estimating the Long-Term Effects of
  Huricane Katrina
 
 October 21, 2016
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 308
 Victor Couture
 University of California, Berkeley
 
 Urban Revival in America, 2000 to 2010

 

 November 11, 2016
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 308
 Emma Aguila
 University of Southern California
 

 The Effects of Income Supplemental Programs on 
 Living Arrangements and Family Transfers of Older
 Adults in Mexico

 November 18, 2016
 12:00-1:30pm
 RGL 103
 Edward Kung
 University of California, Los Angeles
 

 The Effect of Mortgage Credit Availability on House
 Prices and Construction: Evidence from a Frontier
 Estimation  Approach