Department of Economics

Seminars

2017-18

Semester 1, 2017-18
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
4 September 2017
10:30-12:00
WLB601
Prof. Jonathan CHIU
Bank of Canada, Victoria University of Wellington
The Economics of Cryptocurrencies -- Bitcoin and Beyond
12 September 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Jianrong TIAN
The University of Hong Kong
Coarse Information
19 September 2017
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Prof. Yunan LI
City University of Hong Kong
Mechanism Design with Financially Constrained Agents and Costly Verification
25 September 2017
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Moritz MEYER-TER-VEHN
University of California, Los Angeles
Product Adoption in Social Networks
3 October 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Xi WENG
Peking University
Target Setting in Tournaments: Theory and Evidence from China
24 October 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB918
Prof. Yifan ZHANG
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
How Do Households Adjust to Trade Liberalization? Evidence from China’s WTO Accession
26 October 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Yohanes Eko RIYANTO
Nanyang Technological University
Organ Donation Decisions under Different Allocation Rules: Theory and Experiment
2 November 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Heski BAR-ISAAC
University of Toronto
Vertical Information Restraints: Pro- and Anti-Competitive Impacts of Minimum Advertised Price Restrictions
9 November 2017
14:30 - 16:00
WLB917
Prof. Jeffrey ELY
Northwestern University
Moving the Goalposts
14 November 2017
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Prof. Chih-sheng HSIEH
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Superstar Economists: Coauthorship networks and research output
20 November 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Wojciech OLSZEWSKI
Northwestern University
A Theory of Citations
24 November 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Kamhon KAN
Academia Sinica
Height and Labor Market Outcomes: Mendelian Randomization Results
30 November 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Yang LU
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Creating Confusion: Information Manipulation and Imperfect Coordination
6 December 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. King King LI
City University of Hong Kong
Quantity Theory in the Lab
12 December 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Jiahua CHE
China Europe International Business School
Institutional Resilience versus Transition: A Model and Comparative History of China-Japan revisited
13 December 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Xu HAN
City University of Hong Kong
Estimation and Inference of Change Points in High-Dimensional Factor Models
18 December 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Jin LI
London School of Economics and Political Science
The Firm-Growth Imperative: A Theory of Production and Personnel Management
20 December 2017
9:15-10:45
WLB601
Prof. Shouying LIU
Renmin University of China
The Historical Transformation of China’s Agriculture: Productivity Changes and Other Key Features
21 December 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB601
Prof. Sandra PONCET
University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
Improving or Disappearing: Firm-Level Adjustments to Minimum Wages in China
22 December 2017
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Yifan DAI
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Consumer Search and Optimal Pricing under Limited Commitment
5 January 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Chao HE
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Financial Frictions, Liquidity Traps, and the Implementation of Monetary Policy
Semester 2, 2017-18
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
31 January 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Bård HARSTAD
University of Oslo
Pledge-and-Review Bargaining
1 February 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Daniel PREVE
City University of Hong Kong
A mixture autoregressive model based on Student’s t–distribution
14 February 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Soo Hong CHEW
National University of Singapore
Ellsberg meets Keynes: Missing links among attitudes toward sources of uncertainty
1 March 2018
11:00-12:30
WLB602
Prof. Tilman BORGERS
University of Michigan
Strategically Simple Mechanisms
13 March 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Erwin BULTE
Wageningen University
Leveraging Loss Aversion to Increase Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda
19 March 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Heiwai TANG
Johns Hopkins University
Production Networks, Trade, and Misallocation
20 March 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Feng DONG
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Flight to Housing
26 March 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Prof. Wei CUI
University College London
Search-Based Endogenous Asset Liquidity and the Macroeconomy
19 April 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Guojun HE
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Expressways, GDP, and Pollution: Evidence from China and an Explanatory Model
20 April 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Xianwen SHI
University of Toronto
Optimal Discriminatory Disclosure
26 April 2018
11:00-12:30
DLB908
Prof. Hiroyuki KASAHARA
The University of British Columbia
Grain Exports and China’s Great Famine, 1959-1961: County-Level Evidence<
30 April 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. John K.H. QUAH
Johns Hopkins University
Revealed Price Preference: Theory and Empirical Analysis
8 May 2018
11:00-12:30
WLB917
Prof. Te BAO
Nanyang Technological University
CEO Incentives and Stock Price Dynamics: An Experimental Approach
18 May 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Faruk GUL
Princeton University
Market Design and Walrasian Equilibrium
31 May 2018
16:30-18:00
WLB917
Prof. Zhenxing HUANG
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Measuring Ambiguity Attitudes for All (Natural) Events
1 June 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Ying CHEN
Johns Hopkins University
When to Ask for an Update: Timing in Strategic Communication
21 June 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Sanjeev GOYAL
University of Cambridge
The Strategy of Conquest
 
16 July 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Tri Vi DANG
Columbia University
Industry Risks and Equilibrium Bank Loan Characteristics: Evidence from an Illegal Fundraising Scandal
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