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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Does the Type of Debt Matter? Stock Market Perception in Europe
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16 June, 2014 (Monday) 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Laurent Weill of Université de Strasbourg & Bank of Finland
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Cultural Proximity and the Processing of Financial Information
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15 May, 2014 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Qianqian Du of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Precautionary Savings with Risky Assets: When Cash Is Not Cash
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13 May, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Jarrad Harford of University of Washington
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Optimal Self-Enforcement and Termination
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12 May, 2014 (Monday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Cheng Wang of Fudan University and Iowa State University
Venue: G5-132, Green Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Entropy and Asset Pricing
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9 May, 2014 (Friday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Mikhail Chernov of University of California, Los Angeles
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Strategic Risk Shifting and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle
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8 May, 2014 (Thursday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Xiaoyan Zhang of Purdue University
Venue: G5-132, Green Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Favorite-Longshot Bias in the Lab
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7 May, 2014 (Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Soo Hong Chew of National University of Singapore
Venue: G5-132, Green Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Technological Innovation: Winners and Losers
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29 April, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Dimitris Papanikolaou of Kellogg School of Management
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Fleeting Orders
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15 April, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Shmuel Baruch of University of Utah
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Stock Liquidity, Mergers, and Valuation
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11 April, 2014 (Friday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. An Yan of Fordham University
Venue: G5-129, Green Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Do stock options overcome managerial risk aversion? Evidence from option exercises
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8 April, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Erik Lie of University of Iowa
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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China's Secondary Privatization: Perspectives from the Split-Share Structure Reform
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4 April, 2014 (Friday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Bibo Liu of Citic Securities Co., Ltd.
Venue: G5-129, Green Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Exporters During the Trade Collapse: The (Surprising) Resiliency of the Small Exporter
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2 April, 2014 (Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Rahul Giri of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico
Venue: Y5-409, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Can Changes in the Cost of Cash Resolve the Corporate Cash Puzzle?
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27 March, 2014 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Martin C. Schmalz of University of Michigan
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Probability Weighting and Asset Prices: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions
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25 March, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Baolian Wang of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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A Reformulation of Normative Economics for Models with Endogenous Preferences
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19 March, 2014 (Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Prof. Masao Ogaki of Keio University
Venue: Y5-409, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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The Dark Side of ETFs
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18 March, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Utpal Bhattacharya of Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Managing the Numbers Smartly: Rewards and Reputation from the Managerial Labor Market and Strategic Disclosure Choices
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27 February, 2014 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Qianqian Huang of City University of Hong Kong
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Time Delay and Support for Taxation
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20 February, 2014 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Erte Xiao of Carnegie Mellon University
Venue: 14-282, Executive Classroom, 14/F, Academic 3
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Neighborhood Interactions and School Choice: Evidence from the New York City
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18 February, 2014 (Tuesday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speaker:
Ms. Weiwei Hu of Duke University
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Rebuilding Household Credit Histories: Slow Jobless Recovery from Mortgage Crises
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17 February, 2014 (Monday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Ms. Guannan Luo of Northwestern University
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Persistent Relative Price Movement and Monetary Policy Shocks
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14 February, 2014 (Friday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Ms. Lin Liu of University of Rochester 
Venue: Y5-408, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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How Constraining Are Limits to Arbitrage? Evidence from a Recent Financial Innovation
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13 February, 2014 (Thursday) 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Wenlan Qian of NUS Business School, National University of Singapore
Venue: Y5-110, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Technology Choice, Learning Dynamics and Financial Development
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13 February, 2014 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Ms. Tanida Arayavechkit of University of Pennsylvania
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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The Impact of an Early Career Recession on Schooling and Lifetime Welfare
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12 February, 2014 (Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Ms. Naijia Guo of University of Pennsylvania
Venue: Y5-410, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Delayed Overshooting: It’s an 80s Puzzle.
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10 February, 2014 (Monday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Seong-Hoon Kim of University of St. Andrews
Venue: B5-123, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1 
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How You Export Matters: Export Mode, Learning and Productivity in China
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6 February, 2014 (Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Ms. Xue Bai of Pennsylvania State University
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Heterogeneity in the Production of Human Capital
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5 February, 2014 (Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Tirthatanmoy Das of Temple University
Venue: Y5-410, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Optimal Mechanism Design with Aftermarket Interactions
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4 February, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Jun Zhang of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Investor Target Price and Price Drift
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29 January, 2014 (Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Chengxi Yin of Purdue University
Venue: Y5-410, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Piercing the Veil: The Origin and Use of Cash Flow in LBOs
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28 January, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Brian Ayash of University of California, Berkeley
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Executive Compensation, Board Compensation and Managerial Risk-Seeking Activities
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27 January, 2014 (Monday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Chang Mo Kang of The University of Texas at Austin
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Rare Events and Long-Run Risks for Asset Prices: Empirical Identification and Evaluation
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24 January, 2014 (Friday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speaker:
Dr. Tao Jin of Harvard University
Venue: Y5-406, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Informed Liquidity Provision and Adverse Selection Measures
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23 January, 2014 (Thursday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Zhong Zhang of Indiana University
Venue: Y5-306, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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Board Dynamics: A Structural Investigation
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22 January, 2014 (Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Wei-ming Lee of University of Washington
Venue: Y5-410, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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A Model of Momentum and Market States: Theory and Evidence
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21 January, 2014 (Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Liang Ma of University of Wisconsin-Madison
Venue: B5-114, Blue Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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A Market-Based Funding Liquidity Measure
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20 January, 2014 (Monday) 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Speaker:
Mr. Zhuo Chen of Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Venue: Y5-405, Yellow Zone, Level 5, Academic 1
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All are welcome