Department of Economics

Seminars

2021-22

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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,
MonashNTU, 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,
MonashNTUNYU-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
Predicting Choice from Information Costs
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
Optimal Design of Tokenized Markets
15 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Elliot LIPNOWSKI
Columbia University
Selling to a Group
17 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, Sinica, RUC, and Yonsei
Prof. Laura VELDKAMP
Columbia University
A Model of the Data Economy
23 February 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Mehdi SHADMEHR
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Inspiring Regime Change
25 February 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Yonsei
Prof. Shengxing ZHANG
London School of Economics
Credit Horizons
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
Endogenous Liquidity and Capital Reallocation
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
Optimal Banking and Deposit Insurance with Delegated Monitoring
16 March 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Vincent ANESI
Université du Luxembourg
Screening for Consensus: Delegation with Collective Principals
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. Takuro YAMASHITA
Toulouse School of Economics
A Mediator Approach to Mechanism Design with Limited Commitment
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
Greed vs. Patience in a Search-and-Matching Market
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, RUC, Sinica, and Sogang
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
Optimal Information Disclosure and Quality Ratings
13 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Shaoda WANG
University of Chicago
Citizen Participation and Government Accountability: National-Scale Experimental Evidence from Pollution Appeals in China
21 April 2022
8:30-10:00
Zoom (Password: 721658)
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Shota ICHIHASHI
Bank of Canada
Data Collection by an Informed Seller
26 April 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Antonio PENTA
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Attitudes Towards Success and Failure
27 April 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Peter BUISSERET
Harvard University
Politics Transformed? How Ranked Choice Voting Shapes Electoral Strategies
3 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Alexander FRANKEL
University of Chicago
Information Hierarchies
4 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Stergios SKAPERDAS
University of California, Irvine
National Identity and Modern Economic Performance
12 May 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Dr. Ousmène Jacques MANDENG
Accenture and London School of Economics and Political Science
CBDC and the Co-Existence of Private and Official Monies
17 May 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Alex SMOLIN
Toulouse School of Economics
Information Payoffs: An Interim Perspective
18 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Xu XU
Princeton University
The Unintrusive Nature of Digital Surveillance and Its Social Consequences
24 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Juan ORTNER
Boston University
Screening Adaptive Cartels
25 May 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Raymond FISMAN
Boston University
Investing in Influence: Investors, Portfolio Firms, and Political Giving
1 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Tai-Wei HU
University of Bristol
Voter Polarization and Extremism
(Discussant: Dr. Benson LEUNG)
2 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
MonashNTUNYU-ShanghaiRUCSinica, and Sogang
Prof. Aleksander BERENTSEN
University of Basel
Decentralized Finance: The Future of Money and Finance
8 June 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Øivind SCHØYEN
Stanford University and UiT The Arctic University of Norway
A Theory of Moral Authority: Moral Choices Under Moral Network Externality
10 June 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Sogang
Prof. Matteo CROSIGNANI
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Exorbitant Privilege? Quantitative Easing and the Bond Market Subsidy of Prospective Fallen Angels
14 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Jeanne HAGENBACH
Sciences Po
Motivated vs. Skeptical Beliefs
16 June 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
Monash, NTU, and RUC
Prof. Alfred LEHAR
University of Calgary
Systemic Fragility in Decentralized Markets
21 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Nick NETZER
University of Zurich
Happy Times: Identification from Ordered Response Data
23 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
MonashNTUNYU-ShanghaiRUCSinica, and Sogang
Dr. Katrin ASSENMACHER
European Central Bank
CBDC and Business Cycle Dynamics in a New Monetarist New Keynesian Model
29 June 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Cesar MARTINELLI
George Mason University
Razor-Thin Elections
30 June 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
MonashNTUNYU-ShanghaiRUCSinica, and Sogang
Prof. Hans GERSBACH
ETH Zurich
Monetary Policy with a Central Bank Digital Currency: The Short and the Long Term
5 July 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Philippe JEHIEL
Paris School of Economics and University College London
Auction Design with Data-Driven Misspecifications
6 July 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. John MUELLER
Ohio State University
The Stupidity of War
13 July 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
Prof. Gabriele GRATTON
University of New South Wales
Liberty, Security, and Accountability: The Rise and Fall of Illiberal Democracies
14 July 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with CBADE,
MonashNTUNYU-ShanghaiRUCSinica, and Sogang
Dr. Katrin ASSENMACHER
European Central Bank
Central Bank Digital Currency and Bank Intermediation
20 July 2022
13:00-17:00
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, and Sinica
  Baptist-NTU-NYUSH-Sinica Workshop on Macroeconomics
22 July 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Sogang
Prof. Itamar DRECHSLER
University of Pennsylvania
Credit Crunches and the Great Stagflation
29 July 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Sogang
Prof. Matteo MAGGIORI
Stanford University
Internationalizing Like China
3 August 2022
13:00-17:00
Zoom
Joint with CEIBS,
NTU, and NUS
  Baptist-CEIBS-NTU-NUS Workshop on Political Economy
5 August 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, and Sogang
Prof. Pablo OTTONELLO
University of Michigan
The Micro Anatomy of Macro Consumption Adjustments
9 August 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Ryan OPREA
University of California, Santa Barbara
Simplicity Equivalents
12 August 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, Sinica, SMU, and Sogang
Prof. Brett GREEN
Washington University in St. Louis
TBC
16 August 2022
9:00-10:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Kyungmin (Teddy) KIM
Emory University
Making Your Own Luck: Strategic Risk Taking and Effort in Contests
19 August 2022
12:00 - 15:00
Zoom
Joint with CBADE
Monash, and NTU 
  Baptist-Monash-NTU Workshop on the Digital Economy
23 August 2022
9:00-16:00
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
  Baptist-Kyoto-NTU-Osaka-Sinica Workshop on Economic Theory
30 August 2022
16:00-17:30
Zoom
Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
Prof. Emre OZDENOREN
London Business School
TBC

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