Department of Economics

Seminars

2016-17

Semester 1, 2016-17
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
13 September 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB 602
Dr. Shuo CHEN
Fudan University
Robin Hood on the Grand Canal: Economic Shock and Rebellions in Qing China, 1650-1911
23 September 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB 917
Prof. Xiaobo ZHANG
Peking University
China’s Transition to a More Innovative Economy: Progress and Challenges
27 September 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB 602
Prof. Jiahua CHE
Fudan University
What It Takes to Be `Melitz’?
4 October 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB 602
Dr. Huihua XIE
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, ShenZhen
Sibling Effects on Employment and Occupational Outcomes
17 October 2016
15:30 – 17:30
WLB 210
Dr. Victor HUNG
Consumer Council
Mr. Harold LI
Communications, Greater China, UBER
CCL seminar: Impacts of Sharing Economy on the Economic System of Hong Kong
21 October 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB 601
Dr. Yang YANG
Sun Yat-sen University
Cancelled
25 October 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB 601
Dr. David ONG
Peking University HSBC
Hard to get: The scarcity of women and the competition for high-income men in Chinese cities
1 November 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB 602
Dr. Yang SONG
Colgate University
Sorting, School Performance and Quality: Evidence from China
8 November 2016
10:30 – 12:00
WLB 602
Prof. Justin Yifu LIN
Peking University
New Structural Economics:The Third Wave of Developing Thinking
10 November 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB602
Dr. Jackie CHAN
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Migrant Networks and FDI: Evidence from Greenfield FDI and M&A
14 November 2016
15:30 – 17:30
WLB 210
Mr. Winston SZETO
Oxfam Hong Kong
Mr. Prashant Bhaskar Vaze
Consumer Council
CCL Seminar: Environmental, Social & Governance regulations in the World and Hong Kong
15 November 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB602
Dr. Jin WANG
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Place-Based Policies, Creation, and Displacement:Evidence from China’s Economic Zone Program
22 November 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB601
Dr. Yan BAI
University of Rochester
Private Leverage and Sovereign Default
28 November 2016
14:30 – 16:00
WLB602
Dr. Chen ZHAO
Haitong International Holdings
Forward-looking Importers under Exchange Rate Fluctuations
29 November 2016
9:30 – 12:30
WLB917
Prof. Zhong ZHAO
Renmin University of China
Prof. Suqin GE
Virginia Tech
Workshop on Labor Economics
5 December 2016
10:30 – 12:00
WLB602
Dr. Pei Yu LO
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Is Competition the Answer to Saving the Credit Rating Industry?
8 December 2016
11:00 – 12:30
WLB602
Prof. Yew Kwang NG
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ten Rules for Public Economic Policy
15 December 2016
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Dr. Fuhai HONG
Nanyang Technological University
Identity in Public Goods Contribution
Semester 2, 2016-17
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
22 February 2017
10:30 -12:00
WLB602
Prof. María Sáez
University of Zurich
Observational Learning and Parental Influence
28 February 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Jason SHACHAT
Durham University
The market allocation of strategic situations and the selection of egoist
7 March 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Shu CAI
Jinan University
Migration under Liquidity Constraints: Evidence from Randomized Credit Access in China
8 March 2017
10:30-12:00
WLB601
Dr. Pengfei WANG
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Asset Bubbles and Foreign Interest Rate Shocks
14 March 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Qin TU
Beijing Normal University
Institutional Choices and Contribution in Public Goods Game: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment with Chinese Farmers
21 March 2017
10:30-12:00
DLB511
Dr. Gary SIU
Office of the Communications Authority
CCL Seminar: Hong Kong's Competition Ordinance: Economics matters!
24 March 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Zhentao SHI
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Measuring Social Interaction Effects when Instruments are Weak
28 March 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Haibo XU
Fudan University
Extorting the Unbanked: Evidence from Singapore’s Unlicensed Money Lending Market
31 March 2017
18:30-20:00
WLB104
Dr. David WONG Yau-kar, BBS, JP
Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
Distinguished Lecture Series: MPF and Retirement Protection
7 April 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Tianxiao ZHENG
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Financial Reforms and Consumption Smoothing
11 April 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Huiwen LAI
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
On Expected Earnings Hypothesis Explanation of Aggregate Returns-Earnings Association Puzzle
21 April 2017
9:00-18:00
WLB601
Prof. Binglin GONG
East China Normal University
Prof. Lingfang LI
Fudan University
Prof. Tanya ROSENBLAT
University of Michigan
Dr. Hongliang ZHANG
Hong Kong Baptist University
Prof. Fanzheng YANG
Central University of Finance and Economics
Prof. Yang YANG
Sun Yat-sen University
HKBU Workshop on Experimental Economics
26 April 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Dr. Qiang FU
National University of Singapore
How to Sell a New Durable Good: A Signaling Rationale for Hunger Marketing and Word of Mouth
2 May 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Heng CHEN
The University of Hong Kong
Competition for Attention in the News Media Market
9 May 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Lei ZHANG
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Skilled Labor and Successful Exporters: Evidence from China's Higher Education Expansion in the Late 1990s
12 May 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Muyang ZHANG
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Capability and Opportunism: Evidence from City Officials in China
15 May 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Xiaojian ZHAO
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Incentive-Compatibility in Financial Contracting with Limited Liability
29 May 2017
10:30-11:45
WLB601
Mr. Xinju HE
Hong Kong Baptist University
Research Prospectus Presentation: Three Essays on Market-oriented Health-care Reforms in China
31 May 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Haichao FAN
Fudan University
On the Relationship Between Quality and Productivity: Evidence from China's Accession to the WTO
6 June 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Hans VAN
KIPPERSLUIS
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Smoking Initiation: Peers and Personality
8 June 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Dr. Mike
MARIATHASAN
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Rational Inattention and Counter-Cyclical Lending Standards
22 June 2017
11:00-12:00
DLB905
Prof. C. K. WOO
The Education University
of Hong Kong
A new online process for assessing individual contributions to a team project: will it work?
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