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Spring Term 2014

【Speaker】Hong Qu, Assistant Professor (Penn State University)
【Title】Rotten apples and sterling examples: Moral reasoning and peer influences on honesty in managerial reporting
【Time】July 14 (Monday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Jinpeng Ma, Professor (Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey)
【Title】Bubbles, Crashes and Efficiency with Double Auction Mechanisms in Stochastic Environments
【Time】July 11 (Friday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Dr. Assaf Razin (Cornell University& Tel Aviv University)
【Title】Review of Theories of Financial Crises
【Time】July 4 (Friday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Dr. Zhijun Chen (University of Auckland)
【Title】Collusion and Biased Tournaments
【Time】July 2 (Wednesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】James M. Griffin, Professor (The Bush School, Texas A&M University)
【Title】Oil Security & The Misperceptions of Petro-nationalism
【Time】June 18 (Wednesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Andres Erosa (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
【Title】Financial Frictions, Occupational Choice and Economic Inequality
【Time】June 2 (Monday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Zhigang Feng, Assistant Professor (University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana)
【Title】Mandated Benefits, Entrepreneurship and Talent Misallocation
【Time】June 2 (Monday) 10:30-12:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Takashi Kunimoto, Associate Professor of Economics (Hitotsubashi University)
【Title】Interim Equilibrium Implementation
【Time】May 30 (Friday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Huihui Li (Penn State University)
【Title】Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Double Auctions
【Time】May 29 (Thursday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Roger Koenker, Professor (Department of Economics, University of Illinois)
【Title】Unobserved Heterogeneity in Longitudinal Data: An Empirical Bayes Perspective
【Time】May 28 (Wednesday) 10:00-11:30
【Location】Room 710

【Speaker】Yun Wang, Assistant Professor (Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE))
【Title】An Experimental Investigation on Belief and Higher-Order Belief in the Centipede Games
【Time】May 26 (Monday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Ying Deng, Assistant Professor (UIBE)
【Title】Estimation and Inference for the Spatial Threshold Model
【Time】May 23 (Friday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Yong Wang, Assistant Professor (HKUST)
【Title】Structural Change and the Dynamics of Real Exchange Rate
【Time】May 22 (Thursday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Tao Chen, Assistant Professor (University of Waterloo)
【Title】A Simple Consistent Test of Conditional Symmetry in Symmetrically Trimmed Tobit Models
【Time】May 15 (Thursday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Qiang Chen, Professor (Shangdong University)
【Title】Natural Disasters, Ethnic Diversity, and the Size of Nations: Two Thousand Years of Unification and Division in Historical China
【Time】May 14 (Wednesday) 10:00-11:30
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Nancy Qian, Professor (Yale University)
【Title】Political Reform in China: Elections, Public Goods and Income Distribution
【Time】May 12 (Monday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 710

【Speaker】Mikhail Golosov, Professor (Princeton University)
【Title】The Economy of People's Republic of China from 1953
【Time】May 12 (Monday) 10:00-11:30
【Location】Room 710

【Speaker】Yu Zheng (Assistant Professor of Economics, The City University of Hong Kong)
【Title】Partial Insurance in China 1989-2009: The Effects of Deng Xiaoping's Reforms on Consumption Inequality and the Rural-Urban Divide
【Time】May 8 (Thursday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Krishina Pendakur, Professor (Simon Fraser University)
【Title】Keeping Up With The Jones' Reduces Welfare: Evidence from India on Peer Effects in Consumption
【Time】April 29 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Yuan Liu, Associate Professor (South China Normal University)
【Title】How the Invisible Hand Handle the Money: The Role of Reputation and the Evidence from Banks of Republic China in Silver Outflow (in Chinese)
【Time】April 25 (Friday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Justin R. Pierce (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)
【Title】Plant-Level Responses to Antidumping Duties: Evidence from U.S. Manufacturers
【Time】April 24 (Thursday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Travis Ng, Associate Professor (the Chinese University of Hong Kong)
【Title】Does Dividend Tax Impede Competition for Corporate Charters
【Time】April 23 (Wednesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Scott Gilpatric, Associate Professor (The University of Tennessee, Department of Economics)
【Title】A dynamic Markov tournament model of an up-and-down competition for status
【Time】April 22 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Chew Soo Hong, Professor (National University of Singapore)
【Title】Molecular Genetics of Economic Decision Making
【Time】April 22 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Mouhua Liao, Assistant Professor (Xiamen University)
【Title】Head-hunters in the Labor Market
【Time】April 21 (Monday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Shengjie Hong, Assistant Professor (Tsinghua University)
【Title】Inference on Moment Inequalities with Unknown Functions
【Time】April 16 (Wednesday) 10:30-12:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Andre Veiga, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Oxford University)
【Title】Product Design in Selection Markets
【Time】April 15 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Bai Ying, Ph.D Candidate (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
【Title】Farewell to Confucianism: The Modernizing Effect of Dismantling China's Imperial Examination System
【Time】April 11 (Friday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Wu Zeng, Senior Health Economist (Brandeis University)
【Title】Modelling the returns on options for improving malaria case management in Ethiopia
【Time】April 11 (Friday) 13:30-15:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Dr. Jinyuan Chang (The University of Melbourne)
【Title】High Dimensional Generalized Empirical Likelihood for Moment Restrictions with Dependent Data
【Time】April 11 (Friday) 10:00-11:30
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Yuan Ju, Senior Lecturer (University of York)
【Title】Rational Bargaining in Games with Coalitional Externalities
【Time】April 8 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Carlo Altomonte, Associate Professor (Bocconi University)
【Title】Trade scope and firm performance
【Time】April 8 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Junjie Zhou, Assistant Professor (SUFE)
【Title】Are Information-gathering and Producing Complements or Substitutes?
【Time】March 25 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 710

【Speaker】Jie Zheng, Assistant Professor (Tsinghua University)
【Title】Ex-ante Fairness in the Boston Mechanism under Pre-exam Preference Submission
【Time】March 18 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Xiaodong Zhu, Professor (University of Toronto)
【Title】Trade Liberalization, Internal Migration and Regional Income Differences: Evidence from China
【Time】March 13 (Thursday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Francesca Hansstein, Assistant Professor (School of Public Economics and Administration, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
【Title】The Impact of Breastfeeding on Early Childhood Obesity: Evidence from the National Survey of Children Health
【Time】March 12 (Wednesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 602

【Speaker】Liugang Sheng, Assistant Professor (the Chinese University of Hong Kong)
【Title】News Shocks and the Current Account: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries
【Time】March 10 (Monday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Arthur Lewbel, Professor (Boston College)
【Title】Comparing Features of Convenient Estimators for Binary Choice Models With Endogenous Regressors
【Time】March 7 (Friday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801

【Speaker】Xiaolin Xue, Lecturer (Zhejiang University)
【Title】Executive Compensation with Endogenous Risk and Asymmetric Cost
【Time】March 4 (Tuesday) 15:30-17:00
【Location】Room 801