Faculty


Fernando Zapatero

Professor of Finance and Business Economics and Economics

Contact Information
E-mail: fzapatero@marshall.usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-6538
Office: HOH 701

LINKS
Faculty Profile on Departmental Website
 

Education

  • J.D. Law, ICADE, Madrid, Spain, 7/1980
  • B.A. Business Administration, ICADE, Madrid, Spain, 7/1981
  • Ph.D. , Columbia University, New York, 6/1991

  • Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

    • Associate Professor, USC, Economics Department, 03/01/2007-  
    • Associate Professor, USC, Marshall School of Business, 04/15/2004-  
    • Assistant Professor, USC, Economics Department, 04/01/2002-04/15/2004  
    • Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics, USC, Marshall School of Business, 07/01/1998-04/15/2004  
    • Assistant Professor, Centro de Investigacion Economica, ITAM, Mexico, D.F., 01/01/1994-01/01/1998  
    • Visiting Assistant Professory, Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkele, 01/01/1992-01/01/1994  
    • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Business, Department of Finance, University of Texas, Austin, 01/01/1991-01/01/1992  
    • Research Assistant, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, 01/01/1989-01/01/1990  
    • Teaching Assistant, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, 01/01/1987-01/01/1989  
    • Assistant Professor of Accounting, ICADE, Madrid, Spain, 01/01/1984-01/01/1987  
    • Instructor of Accounting, ICADE, Madrid, Spain, 01/01/1982-01/01/1984  

    Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Fernando Zapatero is Associate Professor in the Finance and Business Economics Department of the Marshall School of Business and in the Economics Department of the College of Letters and Sciences of University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Prof. Zapatero's research is in asset pricing, optimal portfolio allocation, and corporate finance. His current research covers topics like executive compensation, optimal allocation for option plans and general equilibrium with heterogenous agents.