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Semester 1, 2019-20
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
3 September 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB917
Prof. Jie ZHENG
Tsinghua University
Hierarchical Bayesian Persuasion
11 September 2019
14:30-16:00
WLB602
Prof. Michael SONG
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
A Forensic Examination of China's National Accounts
25 October 2019
14:30-16:00
DLB908
Prof. Larry QIU
The University of Hong Kong
Migration and Imitation
Semester 2, 2019-20
Date & Venue Speaker Topic
15 April 2020
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Joint with CBADE & NTU
Prof. Chien-Chiang WANG
National Taiwan University
Cryptocurrency, Imperfect Information, and Fraud
17 April 2020
10:30-12:00
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Dr. Russell WONG
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Disintermediating the Federal Funds Market
22 April 2020
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Wooyoung LIM
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Bargaining and Time Preferences: An Experimental Study
28 April 2020
14:30-16:00
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Junichiro ISHIDA
Osaka University
Reputation Concerns in Risky Experimentation
5 May 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Matthias DAHM
University of Leicester
Affirmative Action through Endogenous Set-Asides
7 May 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Ernest LAI
Lehigh University
Preferences vs. Strategic Thinking: An Investigation of the Causes of Overcommunication
12 May 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Hülya ERASLAN
Rice University
Efficiency with Political Power Dynamics and Costly Policy Change
13 May 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Konstantin SONIN
University of Chicago
Persuasion on Networks
19 May 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Ming LI
Concordia University
Persuasion Bias in Science: An Experiment on Strategic Sample Selection
26 May 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Linda SCHILLING
Ecole Polytechnique
Cryptocurrency, Currency Competition, and the Impossible Trinity
29 May 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Peter NORMAN
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A Search Model of Statistical Discrimination
2 June 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Daniel CHEN
Toulouse School of Economics
Stereotypes in High-Stakes Decisions: Evidence from U.S. Circuit Courts
5 June 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Yoram HALEVY
University of Toronto
Hard-to-Interpret Signals
9 June 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Jacques CRÉMER
Toulouse School of Economics
Migration between Platforms
10 June 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Patrick FRANÇOIS
University of British Columbia
A Theory of Elite-Initiated Democratization Illustrated with the Case of Myanmar
17 June 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Timothy BESLEY
London School of Economics
Escaping the Climate Trap? Values, Technologies, and Politics
19 June 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Guillaume ROCHETEAU
University of California, Irvine
Bargaining under Liquidity Constraints: Unified Strategic Foundations for the Nash and Kalai Solutions
24 June 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Guido TABELLINI
Bocconi University
Identity, Beliefs, and Political Conflict
26 June 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU
Prof. Ming YANG
Duke University
Dynamic Contracting with Flexible Monitoring
30 June 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Alexandre DE CORNIÈRE
Toulouse School of Economics
Data and Competition: a General Framework with Applications to Mergers, Market Structure, and Privacy Policy
3 July 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Dr. Yu ZHU
Bank of Canada
Bank Market Power and Central Bank Digital Currency: Theory and Quantitative Assessment
10 July 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Jiasun LI
George Mason University
Bitcoin Wash Trading
14 July 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Ariel ZETLIN-JONES
Carnegie Mellon University
Getting Blockchain Incentives Right
17 July 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Jacob LESHNO
University of Chicago
An Economic Analysis of the Bitcoin Payment System
22 July 2020
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Yang YAO
Peking University
Markets Price Politicians: Evidence from China's Municipal Bond Markets
24 July 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Rodney GARRATT
University of California, Santa Barbara
Why Fixed Costs Matter for Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurrencies
28 July 2020
10:00-11:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Itay FAINMESSER
John Hopkins University
Digital Privacy
29 July 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Dr. Shota ICHIHASHI
Bank of Canada
Dynamic Privacy Choices
5 August 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Glen WEYL
Microsoft
Implications of Covid-19 for the Global Political Economy
6 August 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
NTU, and RUC
Dr. Nicole IMMORLICA
Microsoft
Incentivizing Exploration with Selective Data Disclosure
11 August 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE
NTU, and RUC
Prof. Harald UHLIG
University of Chicago
Central Bank Digital Currency: when Price and Bank Stability Collide
12 August 2020
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADECEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. David YANG
Harvard University
Data-intensive Innovation and the State: Evidence from AI Firms in China

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