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Semester 1, 2018-19
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
23 August 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Victor SHIH
University of California, San Diego
Threats and Political Instability in Authoritarian Regimes: A Dynamic Theoretical Analysis
28 August 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Prof. Christopher Thomas RYAN
University of Chicago
Incentive Design for Operations-Marketing Multitasking
3 September 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Zhiwei XU
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Cycles of Credit Expansion and Misallocation: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
19 September 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. James BERGIN
City University of Hong Kong
Non-Practising Entities and Investment in R&D
27 September 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Wen-Tai HSU
Singapore Management University
Innovation, Firm Size Distribution, and Gains from Trade
19 October 2018
16:00-17:30
DLB908
Prof. Bin MIAO
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Multiple-Switching Behavior in the Elicitation of Risk Preferences
22 October 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Prof. Jimmy CHAN
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Institution of Merit: a Chinese Case Study
23 October 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. John HAM
New York University Abu Dhabi
Comparing the Conley-Taber and the Standard Approaches to Inference in Difference-in-Difference Models Based on Small Policy Variation: The Case of TennCare
25 October 2018
16:00-17:30
WLB917
Prof. Chia-Hui CHEN
Kyoto University
An Entry Game with Learning and Market Competition
31 October 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Sambuddha GHOSH
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Blackwell Equilibrium
28 November 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Xuewen LIU
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Market Liquidity and Creditor Runs: Feedback, Amplification, and Multiplicity
29 November 2018
14:45-16:15
WLB917
Joint with CBADE
Prof. Matthew SHUM
California Institute of Technology
Split-second Decision-Making in the Field: Response Times in Mobile Advertising
4 December 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Prof. Yuk-fai FONG
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Fintech lending, Financial Inclusion, and Policy Implications
6 December 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Chao HE
East China Normal University
Multi-market Simultaneous Search: More Can Be Less
10 December 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Atsushi KAJII
Kyoto University
Intertemporal Efficiency Does Not Imply a Common Price Forecast: a Leading Example
13 December 2018
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Eran SHMAYA
Northwestern University
Recursive Utility and Parameter Uncertainty
18 December 2018
11:00-12:30
WLB917
Prof. Albert MA
Boston University
Uterus at a Price: Disability Insurance and Hysterectomy
21 December 2018
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Joint with CBADE
Prof. Andrew CHING
Johns Hopkins University
The Zero-Price Effect Using Field Data: An Application to the Market for Generic Pharmaceuticals
Semester 2, 2018-19
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
18 January 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Siyang XIONG
University of Bristol
Commitment Design
29 January 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Joint with CBADE
Dr. Steven Pai XU
The University of Hong Kong
What Can We Learn From Online Reviews?
21 February 2019
11:00-12:30
WLB602
Joint with CBADE
Prof. Yizhen GU
Jinan University
Subways and Road Congestion
26 February 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Henry CHEN
The University of Hong Kong
Negativity on the News: Supply and Demand
19 March 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Kaiji CHEN
Emory University
Aggregate and Distributional Impacts of Housing Policy: China's Experiment
20 March 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Joint with CBADE
Dr. Yasutora WATANABE
Amazon Japan
Designing Context-Based Marketing
21 March 2019
11:00-12:30
WLB602
Prof. Ruixue JIA
University of California San Diego
Student Quality, College Quality and Incorporated Entrepreneurs
2 April 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Joint with CBADE
Dr. Mandy Mantian HU
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Search and Learning at a Daily Deals Website
8 April 2019
11:00-12:30
WLB602
Prof. Charles ZHENG
University of Western Ontario
Knitting and Ironing: Reducing Inequalities via Auctions
10 April 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Ralph WINTER
University of British Columbia
Innovation and Climate Change
11 April 2019
11:00-12:30
WLB917
Prof. Richard MCLEAN
Rutgers University
Discontinuous Quasi-Variational Relations with Applications
16 April 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Lin MA
National University of Singapore
The Welfare Impacts of Transportation Networks in China
29 April 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Dr. Jonathan CHIU
Bank of Canada
Relationships in the Interbank Market
2 May 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Dr. Xiaolin XIAO
Peking University
Firms' Portfolio Choices, Real Investment and Monetary Policy
15 May 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Lingsheng MENG
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Employment Hysteresis from China’s Mass Layoffs in the Late 1990s
17 May 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Elaine M. Liu
University of Houston
Property Rights, Land Misallocation and Agricultural Efficiency in China
21 May 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Joint with CBADE
Dr. Xing LI
Peking University
Application of Blockchain in Advertising Industry
23 May 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Shintaro YAMAGUCHI
The University of Tokyo
Why Is Birth-of-Month Effect So Persistent? Roles of Parents, Teachers, and Peers
31 May 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Jidong ZHOU
Yale University
Information Structure and Price Competition
5 June 2019
11:00-12:30
DLB905
Prof. Lixin YE
The Ohio State University
Orchestrating Information Acquisition
18 June 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Joint with CBADE
Dr. Lei XU
Bank of Canada
Technology Adoption in the Python Network
26 June 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Marciano SINISCALCHI
Northwestern University
Structural Rationality in Dynamic Games
18 July 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB905
Prof. Bo CHEN
Southern Methodist University
Information Disclosure in Dynamic Research Contests
22 July 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Javier BIRCHENALL
University of California, Santa Barbara
A Simple Theory of the Aggregate Production Function
26 July 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Zhifeng CAI
Rutgers University
College Tuition and Income Inequality
2 August 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Teddy KIM
University of Miami
TBC
10 September 2019
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Roman INDERST
Goethe University Frankfurt
TBC
17 September 2019
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Larry QIU
The University of Hong Kong
TBC
28 October 2019
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Daniel CHEN
Toulouse School of Economics
TBC
12 March 2020
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Justin FOX
Washington University in St. Louis
TBC
16 April 2020
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Antonio FATAS
Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires
TBC
1 May 2020
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Yan CHEN
University of Michigan
TBC
TBC
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Ben Guanyi LI
Boston College
TBC
TBC
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Ying CHEN
Johns Hopkins University
TBC
Spring 2020
14:30-16:00
TBC
Prof. Jakub STEINER
CERGE-EI
University of Zurich
TBC

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