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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 NTUNYU-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)
8 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTUNYU-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
Purchase History and Product Personalization
15 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, RUCNYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Dr. Simon MAYER
University of Chicago
Token-Based Platforms and Speculators
(Discussant: Prof. Sukjoon LEE)
19 October 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Amanda FRIEDENBERG
University of Arizona
Two Approaches to Iterated Reasoning in Games
(Discussant: Dr. Benson LEUNG)
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
(Discussant: Prof. Chien-Chiang WANG)
22 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)
26 October 2021
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Xiaodong ZHU
University of Toronto
Trade Wars and Industrial Policy along the Global Value Chains
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
(Discussant: Prof. Benjamin BERNARD)
2 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Ichiro OBARA
University of California, Los Angeles
On the Value of Information Structures in Stochastic Games
4 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Michael OSTROVSKY
Stanford University
Choice Screen Auctions
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​NTUNYU-ShanghaiRUC, 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
Optimal Overspecified Contracts
19 November 2021
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Dr. Alp SIMSEK
Yale University
Monetary Policy with Opinionated Markets
(Discussant: Dr. Mario SILVA)
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
15 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Elliot LIPNOWSKI
Columbia University
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
25 February 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Shengxing ZHANG
London School of Economics
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
4 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Randall WRIGHT
University of Wisconsin-Madison
TBC
10 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Dr. Simon MAYER
University of Chicago
Money Creation in Decentralized Finance: A Dynamic Model of Stablecoin and Crypto Shadow Banking
11 March 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Tai-Wei HU
University of Bristol
TBC
16 March 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Vincent ANESI
Université du Luxembourg
TBC
18 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Simone LENZU
New York University
Zombie Lending and Policy Traps
22 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Maria GOLTSMAN
Western University
TBC
23 March 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Edwin LAI
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
One Currency, Two Markets: China's Attempt to Internationalize the Renminbi
29 March 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Georg NÖLDEKE
University of Basel
TBC
30 March 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Pierre YARED
Columbia University
TBC
6 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Yeling TAN
University of Oregon
Disaggregating China, Inc.: State Strategies in the Liberal Economic Order
7 April 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Dr. Maximilian GUENNEWIG
University of Bonn
Money Talks: Information and Seignorage
12 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Hugo HOPENHAYN
University of California, Los Angeles
TBC
13 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Shaoda WANG
University of Chicago
TBC
26 April 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osak, and Sinica
Prof. Antonio PENTA
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
TBC
27 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Peter BUISSERET
Harvard University
TBC
3 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Alexander FRANKEL
University of Chicago
TBC
4 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Stergios SKAPERDAS
University of California, Irvine
TBC
11 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. John K.H. QUAH
Johns Hopkins University and National University of Singapore
TBC
17 May 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Alex SMOLIN
Toulouse School of Economics
TBC
18 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Xu XU
Princeton University
TBC
25 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Raymond FISMAN
Boston University
TBC
30 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Hans GERSBACH
ETH Zurich
Monetary Policy with a Central Bank Digital Currency: The Short and the Long Term
9 September 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Narayana KOCHERLAKOTA
University of Rochester
TBC

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