Department of Economics & Finance
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Past Events: Academic Research Seminars

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Impulse Response Matching Estimators for DSGE Models
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23 May, 2016 (Monday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Atsushi Inoue of Vanderbilt University
Venue: 7-207, Level 7, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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A Pure Measure of Home Bias
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19 May, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Piet Sercu of K.U. Leuven
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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(Finance Seminar) Four Centuries of Return Predictability
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17 May, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Benjamin Golez of University of Notre Dame
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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(Finance Seminar) Labor-Force Heterogeneity and Asset Prices: the Importance of Skilled Labor
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10 May, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Frederico Belo of University of Minnesota
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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(Finance Seminar) A Q-Theory Model of Corporate Liquidity and Capital Structure: Development, Fitting and Applications
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5 May, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Andrew Carverhill of City University of Hong Kong
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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All are welcome
(Economics Seminar) Testing and modelling the unconditional variance component in multiplicative time-varying GARCH models
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26 April, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Timo Teräsvirta of Aarhus University, Denmark
Venue: G7534, Green Zone, Level 7, Academic 1 (CHY Multimedia Studio)
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(Finance Seminar) How Can Independent Directors Destroy Value? Evidence from Their Interactions with Major Customers
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21 April, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Wei-Ming Lee of City University of Hong Kong
Venue: 7-207, Level 7, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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All are welcome
(Economics Seminar) Pollution Abatement Incentive, Command-and-Control Regulation, and Market Structure
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18 April, 2016 (Monday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Yu Pang of Macau University of Science and Technology
Venue: Y5-111, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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(Finance Seminar) Does Corporate Investment Respond to Time-Varying Risk? Empirical Evidence
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14 April, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Yongjin Kim of City University of Hong Kong
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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All are welcome
(Economics Seminar) House Prices and School Choice: Evidence from Chicago’s Magnet Schools Proximity Lottery
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12 April, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Daniel McMillen of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Venue: G7534, Green Zone, Level 7, Academic 1 (CHY Multimedia Studio)
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All are welcome
(Finance Seminar) Selective Disclosure: The case of Nikkei Preview Articles
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7 April, 2016 (Thursday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Yasushi Hamao of University of Southern California
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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All are welcome
(Economics Seminar) The Rising House Price Dispersion in the United States during 1975-2007
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5 April, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Shenghao Zhu of National University of Singapore
Venue: G7534, Green Zone, Level 7, Academic 1 (CHY Multimedia Studio)
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(Finance Seminar) Beyond Carry: Prospective Interest Rate Differential and Currency Returns
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31 March, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Yan Xu of The University of Hong Kong
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Leverage, Short-Sale Constraint, and Informed Trading in Equity Options
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24 March, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Zhong Zhang of City University of Hong Kong
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Alternative Tests for Correct Specification of Conditional Predictive Densities
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22 March, 2016 (Tuesday) 4:10 pm - 5:40 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Barbara Rossi of Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Venue: G7534, Green Zone, Level 7, Academic 1 (CHY Multimedia Studio)
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All are welcome
Monetary Policy through Production Networks: Evidence from the Stock Market
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22 March, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Michael Weber, Booth School of Business of The University of Chicago
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Compensation and Employment Contracts of Powerful CEOs
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17 March, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Kam-Ming Wan of Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Intellectual Property Rights and Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions
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10 March, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Aziz Alimov of City University of Hong Kong
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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All are welcome
Term Structure of Recession Probabilities, Economic Activity and the Cross-Section of Asset Returns
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3 March, 2016 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Ti Zhou of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Do Informed Investors Time the Horizon? Evidence from Equity Options
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5 February, 2016 (Friday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr YUEN Selwyn of Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Banking Industry Dynamics and Size-Dependent Leverage Regulation
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29 January, 2016 (Friday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Goel Tirupam of Cornell University
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Informed Trading and Intertemporal Substitution: The Limits of the No-Trade Theorem
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27 January, 2016 (Wednesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Yizhou Xiao of Stanford Graduate School of Business
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Mutual Fund Management: Does Active Management Pay?
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26 January, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Wenhao Yang of University of Utah
Venue: G7534, Green Zone, Level 7, Academic 1 (CHY Multimedia Studio)
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Government as Customer of Last Resort: The Stabilizing Effects of Government Purchases on Firms
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25 January, 2016 (Monday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Jim Goldman of INSEAD, France
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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The Commodity Currency Puzzle
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22 January, 2016 (Friday) 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Thomas Y. Powers of Harvard University
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Learning under Ambiguity, Portfolio Choice, and Asset Returns
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21 January, 2016 (Thursday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Hongseok Choi of University of Pennsylvania, USA
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Biased Learning and Permanent Reputation
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21 January, 2016 (Thursday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Ju Hu of University of Pennsylvania
Venue: G7534, Green Zone, Level 7, Academic 1 (CHY Multimedia Studio)
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Stochastic Information Friction, Business Cycles and Asset Prices
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19 January, 2016 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Mo Liang of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Centralized versus Decentralized Delegated Portfolio Management under Moral Hazard
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18 January, 2016 (Monday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Raymond C.W. Leung of University of California, Berkeley, USA
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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Export Expansion, Skill Acquisition and Industry Specialization: Evidence from China
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18 January, 2016 (Monday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Ms. Bingjing Li of University of British Columbia
Venue: 14-282, Level 14, Academic 3 (Executive Classroom)
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