Department of Economics



Seminars | Brownbag Seminars | Study Group | Workshops

Conferences and Workshops organized by the Department
Date Topic
23 Aug 2022

Baptist-Kyoto-NTU-Osaka-Sinica Workshop on Economic Theory

  • Joint with Kyoto, NTU, Osaka, and Sinica
  • 9:00-16:00 via Zoom
  • Speakers:
  • Prof. Kohei Iwasaki (Osaka University)
  • Dr. Benson Tsz-Kin Leung (Hong Kong Baptist University)
  • Dr. Gunhaeng Lee (Academia Sinica)
  • Prof. Hitoshi Sadakane (Kyoto University)
  • Prof. Melody Lo (National Taiwan University)
19 Aug 2022

Baptist-Monash-NTU Workshop on the Digital Economy

  • Joint with Monash and NTU
  • 12:00 - 15:00 via Zoom
  • Speakers and programme:
  • "Privacy Costs and Consumer Data Acquisition: An Economic Analysis of Data Privacy Regulation" - presented by Prof. Zhijun CHEN, Monash University (discussant: Prof Melody LO, NTU)
  • "Anonymous Credit" - presented by Prof. Chien-Chiang WANG, National Taiwan University (discussant: Prof Issac SWIFT, HKBU)
  • "Designing Open Source Licenses" - presented by Prof. Kim-Sau CHUNG, Hong Kong Baptist University (discussant: Prof Guillaume ROGER, Monash)
3 Aug 2022

Baptist-CEIBS-NTU-NUS Workshop on Political Economy

  • Joint with CEIBS, NTU, and NUS
  • 13:00-17:00 via Zoom
20 July 2022

Baptist-NTU-NYUSH-Sinica Workshop on Macroeconomics


  • Joint with NTU, NYU-Shanghai, and Sinica
  • 13:00-17:00 via Zoom
  • Speakers and programme: 
  • Dr. Fei ZHOU, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Prof. Sukjoon LEE, New York University Shanghai
  • "Lender Concentration and Pecuniary Externality" - presented by Dr. Chun-Che CHI, Academia Sinica
  • "The Optimal Tax Progressivity and Household Heterogeneity" - presented by Prof. David LEUNG, National Taiwan University
16 Oct 2018

Workshop on the Use of Data Analytics Skills for Business and Economic Research
By Dr. CHEN Ting, Hong Kong Baptist University


21 Apr 2017

HKBU Workshop on Experimental Economics

  • "Experiments with Real World Social Networks" - presented by Prof. Tanya ROSENBLAT, University of Michigan
  • "Family Background, After-School Tutoring, and Student Achievement: Experimental Evidence from Rural China" - presented by Dr. Hongliang ZHANG, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • "An Experimental Study of the Competitive Saving Motive" - presented by Prof. Binglin GONG, East China Normal University
  • "Pro-Social Compliance in P2P Lending: a Field Experiment" - presented by Prof. Lingfang LI, Fudan University
  • "Peer Effects and Risky Decision-making under Competition" - presented by Prof. Fanzheng YANG, Central University of Finance and Economics
  • "Lying in a Foreign Language" - presented by Prof. Yang YANG, Sun Yat-sen University
29 Nov 2016 Workshop on Labor Economics
  • "Trade Liberalization and Child Labor in China" - presented by Prof. Zhong ZHAO, Renmin University of China
  • "Social Norms and Female Labor Force Participation in Urban China" - presented by Prof. Suqin GE, Virginia Tech
26 Feb 2016

Workshop on Productivity Analysis

  • "Drivers of Bank Efficiency: Support for Agency Theory as Evidenced by Family of Model Specifications"

    presented by Ms. Natalya Zelenyuk, School of Business, University of Queensland

  • "Marketization and Sources of Labour Productivity Growth in China"

    presented by Dr. Kanghua Cao, Department of Economics, School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University

  • "Nonparametric Least Squares Methods for Stochastic Frontier Models"

    presented by Dr. Valentin Zelenyuk, School of Economics and Director of Centre for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, University of Queensland