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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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