Richard Green of University of Southern California presents a paper on Financial Crisis and the Increase of Income Equality across Cities

Professor Richard Green

Professor Richard Green

Richard Green will present the paper “Financial Crisis and the Increase of Income Equality across Cities”.

Friday, December 19, 12:00pm-1:30pm in Classroom (CP-120)

Professor Richard K.Green, Ph.D., is the Director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. He holds the Lusk Chair in Real Estate and is Professor in the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Marshall School of business.

For more information contact Yingchun Liu.

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Douglas Cumming of York University presents a paper on Hedge Funds

Dr. Douglas Cumming

Dr. Douglas Cumming

Douglas Cumming will present the paper “Do Sell-Side Analysts and Hedge Funds Collude?”

Friday, December 5, 1:30-3:00pm in the 1st Floor Classroom (SGMH-1308)

Dr. Douglas Cumming, is Professor in Finance and Entrepreneurship at York University in Canada. He has also held the Ontario Research Chair in Economics and Public Policy position since 2007. Professor Cumming’s research areas span topics that include law and finance, public policy, entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, IPOs, hedge funds, and exchange regulation and surveillance. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on these topics. Professor Cumming has also served on a number of editorial boards including Journal of Banking and Finance and has organized conferences in the area of regulation, ethics, and entrepreneurship.

For more information contact Yingdi Wang.

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FIN 320 Final Review Sessions

Dear Finance students,

FIN 320 final review sessions are announced. Feel free to attend any of these sessions as you are preparing for your final exam.

Final Review Session

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New Course Offering: Finance 400 – Property Management

Pre-requisite: Fin 351

The primary goal of this course is to introduce students to applicable real estate law, property operations, contractual obligations and financial projections necessary to meet investor expectations while staying within local, state and federal compliance requirements. The main topics covered in the course include: governing contracts, operational systems and applied technologies, financial reporting and budgeting, physical maintenance routines, controlling risk and revenue, initiating and directing capital improvements and repositioning opportunities. Students will become acquainted with communication principles, techniques and tools applied to leasing and renewals, priority management and team performance.

This course is being developed in conjunction with the Institute of Real Estate Management – Orange County which has generously offered to provide a free text book to the first 35 students enrolling in the course.
Please contact Dr. LaCour-Little at for any additional questions.

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Chong Huang of University of California, Irvine presents a paper on Financial Efficiency

Professor Chong Huang

Professor Chong Huang

Chong Huang will present the paper “The Real Costs of Financial Efficiency When Some Information Is Soft”.

Friday, November 14, 10:30am-12:00pm in the 1st Floor Classroom (SGMH-1308)

Professor Chong Huang, joined The Paul Merage School of Business in July 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Finance. His research interests include learning in financial markets, corporate finance, and financial crises. Before joining The Paul Merage School, Professor Huang received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Peking University and a Master’s degree in Economics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

For more information contact Arsenio Staer.

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