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Semester 1, 2021-22
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
1 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
CEIBSNTU, and NUS
Prof. Jennifer PAN
Stanford University
Re-framing China: The Counter-Narrative Strategies of Chinese State Media on Twitter
2 September 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, NYU Shanghai, RUC, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Maarten VAN OORDT
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Best Before? Expiring CBDC and Loss Recovery
9 September 2021
12:00-13:30
Zoom (Password: 225199)
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Tony KE
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Information Design of Online Platforms
9 September 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash​NTU, and RUC
Prof. Julien PRAT
CREST and Ecole Polytechnique
Fundamental Pricing of Utility Tokens
10 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Athanasios GEROMICHALOS
University of California, Davis
Asset Safety Versus Asset Liquidity
(Discussant: Dr. Mario SILVA)
13 September 2021
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Prof. Pai XU
University of Hong Kong
Regulating Hospital Drug Prices in China: A Micro Perspective
14 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Vasiliki SKRETA
University of Texas at Austin and University College London
Information Design by an Informed Designer
15 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Avidit ACHARYA
Stanford University
Optimal Political Career Dynamics
23 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Boris VALLÉE
Harvard University
FinTech Lending and Cashless Payments
24 September 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Roger FARMER
University of California, Los Angeles and University of Warwick
The Importance of Beliefs in Shaping Macroeconomic Outcomes
(Discussant: Dr. Fei ZHOU)
28 September 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU,
Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Colin STEWART
University of Toronto
Attention Please!
29 September 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Julia CAGÉ
Sciences Po
Small Campaign Contributions
(Discussant: Dr. Benson LEUNG)
7 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, NYU Shanghai, RUC, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Martin SCHNEIDER
Stanford University
Credit Lines, Bank Deposits or CBDC? Competition & Efficiency in Modern Payment Systems
(Discussant: Dr. Mario SILVA)
8 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Jason Roderick DONALDSON
Washington University in St. Louis
Collateral Reallocation
12 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Laura DOVAL
Columbia University
TBC
15 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Dr Simon MAYER
University of Chicago
A Dynamic Model of Stablecoin and Crypto Shadow Banking
19 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Amanda FRIEDENBERG
University of Arizona
TBC
21 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Thomas RIVERA
McGill University
Economic Implications of Scaling Blockchains: Why the Consensus Protocol Matters
26 October 2021
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Xiaodong ZHU
University of Toronto
TBC
28 October 2021
15:00-16:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Nicola PAVANINI
Tilburg University
The Value of “New” and “Old” Intermediation
in Online Debt Crowdfunding
29 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU Shanghai, Sinica, Yonsei
Prof. Vincent GLODE
University of Pennsylvania
Private Renegotiations and Government Interventions in Debt Chains
2 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Ichiro OBARA
University of California, Los Angeles
TBC
4 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Michael OSTROVSKY
Stanford University
TBC
10 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Scott GEHLBACH
University of Chicago
A Model of Censorship, Propaganda, and Repression
11 November 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom 
Joint with CBADE,
Monash​NTU, NYU Shanghai, RUC, Sinica, and Yonsei
Dr. Jon FROST
Bank for International Settlements
Rise of the Central Bank Digital Currencies: Drivers, Approaches and Technologies
16 November 2021
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Francesco SQUINTANI
University of Warwick
TBC
19 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Alp SIMSEK
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Monetary Policy with Opinionated Markets
24 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Peter BUISSERET
Harvard University
TBC
30 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Maria GOLTSMAN
Western University
TBC
Semester 2, 2021-22
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
8 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Doron RAVID
University of Chicago
TBC
10 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Dr. Michael Junho LEE
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
TBC
17 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, Sinica, RUC, and Yonsei
Prof. Laura VELDKAMP
Columbia University
TBC
23 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Mehdi SHADMEHR
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
TBC
2 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Bruce BUENO DE MESQUITA
New York University
The Dictator's Handbook 2/e
30 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Pierre YARED
Columbia University
TBC
26 April 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osak, and Sinica
Prof. Antonio PENTA
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
TBC

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