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Seminars
 
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The Department of Economics Seminars Series is usually held from Monday to Thursday, 4 - 5.30 pm.

All seminars are held at the Lim Tay Boh Seminar Room (AS2 03-12), unless otherwise mentioned. Upcoming seminars are subject to change.

If you are interested to present a seminar, please email Dr ZHONG Songfa.

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Semester 1, 2017/2018


Date
Topic
Speaker
Jul 31
MON
A Missing Generation of Firms? Aggregate Effects of the Decline in New Business Formation Michael Siemer
Federal Reserve Board
Aug 01
Tue
A new approach to bank liquidity Wang Tianxi
University of Essex
Aug 08
Tue
Alternative Approaches to Comparative nth-Degree Risk Aversion William Neilson
University of Tennessee
Aug 11
FRI
Multilateral Deescalation in the Dollar Auction Charles Zheng
University of Western Ontario
Aug 15
Tue
 Dominant-strategy and Bayesian incentive compatibility in multidimensional trading environments Alejandro Manelli
Arizona State University
Aug 21
MON
Inflation and Innovation in a Schumpeterian Economy with North-South Technology Transfer Angus Chu
Fudan University
Aug 22
Tue
Cash Providers: Asset Dissemination over Intermediation Gabrielle Demange
Paris School of Economics
Aug 22
Tue

Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls

Venue: AS2 05-10

Brian Knight
Brown University
Aug 25
FRI

 Full Information Equivalence in Large Elections

Venue: AS2 05-10

Sourav Bhattacharya
University of London
Aug 28
MON

Binding Up the Nation's Wounds: An Economic Analysis of the Korean Reunification

Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee
Toulouse School of Economics
Aug 30
WED 11.00am-12.30pm

Inflationary Redistribution vs. Trading Opportunities: Cost of Inflation in a Monetary Model with Non-degenerate Distributions

Venue: SJR, AS2 06-23

Timothy Kam
Australian National University
Aug 31
Thu
Access to Elite Education, Wage Premium, and Social Mobility: Evidence from China’s College Entrance Exam Ruixue Jia
University of California, San Diego
Sep 04
MON
Market-making with Search and Information Frictions Venky Venkateswaran
New York University
Sep 05
Tue
Testable Forecasts Luciano Pomatto
California Institute of Technology
Sep 05
Tue

When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Men.

Venue: AS2 05-10

David Dorn
University of Zurich
Oct 06
WED
Social Norm and Giving with Indivisibility of Money: An Experiment of Selfishness, Equality and Generosity Yu Xiaohua
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Sep 07
Thu
Ellsberg meets Keynes: Missing Links among Sources of Uncertainty Chew Soo Hong
National University of Singapore
Sep 11
MON
Trade and Labor Market Dynamics: General Equilibrium Analysis of the China Trade Shock Lorenzo Caliendo
Yale University
Sep 12
Tue

The formation of partnerships in social networks

Francis Bloch
Paris School of Economics
Sep 14
Thu

E-Commerce Integration and Economic Development: Evidence from China 

Gu Yizhen
Jinan University
Sep 15
FRI 2-3.30pm
Taxation, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Maik T. Schneider
University of Bath
Sep 18
MON
Factor-biased Multinational Production Chang Sun
University of Hong Kong
Sep 19
Tue
Coarse communication and institution design Wu Qinggong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sep 21
Thu

Farewell to Confucianism: The Modernizing Effect of Dismantling China’s Imperial Examination System 

Ying Bai
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sep 25
Tue
Youth Unemployment and Jobless Recoveries: A Risk-based Explanation​ Yu Xu
University of Hong Kong
Sep 26
Tue
Revenue-capped efficient auctions Nozomu Muto
Yokohama National University
Sep 27
WED

Nonparametric Estimation of Private Value Densities in Ascending Auctions and Generalized Competing Risks Model

(Joint Economics and Stastics Seminar)

Sorawoot (Tang) Srisuma
University of Surrey
Oct 03
Tue
Level-k Mechanism Design Roberto Serrano
Brown University
Oct 04
WED
Bootstrapping DSGE Models Giuseppe Cavaliere
University of Bologna
Oct 05
Thu

History Dependence in the Housing Market

Philippe Bracke
Bank of England
Oct 06
FRI

Rules, Mutation and Equilibrium Selection: Evolving Towards Efficiency and Egalitarianism

Venue: AS2 05-10

Hamid Sabourian
University of Cambridge
Oct 09
MON
Ignorance, Uncertainty, and Strategic Consumption-Portfolio Decisions Yulei Luo
University of Hong Kong
Oct 10
Tue
Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance Adam Szeidl
Central European University
Oct 11
WED
Conformism, Social Norms and the Dynamics of Assimilation Yves Zenou
Monash University
Oct 12
Thu
The Effect of Grade Retention on Adult Crime: Evidence from a Test-Based Promotion Policy Michael Lovenheim
Cornell University
Oct 13
FRI
Through Scarcity to Prosperity: A Theory of the Transition to Sustainable Growth Pietro Peretto
Duke University
Oct 16
MON
Trade Facilitation with Endogenous Border Costs Georg Schaur
University of Tennessee
Oct 17
Tue
Multiple Switching and Data Quality in the Multiple Price List Jane Zhang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Oct 19
Thu

When Peers Count: Evidence from Randomized Peer Assignments in the Workplace

Sangyoon Park
University of Hong Kong
Oct 19
Thu
Autonomous Vehicles and City Development Hendrik Wolff
Simon Fraser University
Oct 23
MON
Bank Capital in the Short and in the Long Run Kalin Nikolov
European Central Bank
Oct 24
Tue
Fractional Group Identification Wonki Jo Cho
Korea University
Oct 25
WED
Inference On Distribution Functions Under Measurement Error Yoon-Jae Whang
Seoul National University
Oct 26
Thu
Separate Markets for Externalities: Regional versus State-by-State Regulation of a Global Pollutant Jose Miguel Abito
University of Pennsylvania
Oct 27
FRI
Social Discounting and Individual Long-Run Discounting Shaowei Ke
University of Michigan
Oct 30
MON 2-3.30pm
Inference for the Mean Ulrich Müller
Princeton University
Oct 30
MON

Home Currency Issuance in International Bond Markets

Galina Hale
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Oct 31
Tue
Word of Mouth Communication and Search Matthew Leister
Monash University
Nov 01
WED

Estimation for decomposable data possibly with mixed-frequency observations

Shin Kanaya
University of Aarhus
Nov 02
Thu
Does Financial Support for Education Improve Economic Rationality? Syngjoo Choi
Seoul National University
Nov 03
FRI
Competition between exchanges: Lessons from the Battle of the Bund Estelle Cantillon
Université libre de Bruxelles
Nov 06
MON
A New Look at Uncertainty Shocks: Imperfect Information and Misallocation Tatsuro Senga
Queen Mary University of London
Nov 07
Tue
Ordinal potentials in smooth games Christian Ewerhart
University of Zurich
Nov 08
WED
Keeping up with peers in India: A new social interactions model of perceived needs. Arthur Lewbel
Boston College
Nov 09
Thu
Patient Cost-sharing and Health Care Utilization among Children Hitoshi Shigeoka
Simon Fraser University
Nov 10
Fri
Life-Cycle Dynamics and the Expansion Strategies of US Multinational Firms Stefania Garetto
Boston University
Nov 13
Mon
Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, and Liquidity Constraints Ross Levine
Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance, University of California, Berkeley
MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance, NUS
Nov 14
Tue

Credit market imperfections, stereotyping, and education subsidies

Prabal Roy Chowdhury
Indian Statistical Institute
Nov 15
WED 2-3;30 pm
Estimation and Inference with a (Nearly) Singular Jacobian Adam McCloskey
Brown University
Nov 15
WED
The marginal congestion of a taxi in New York City Alejandro Molnar
Vanderbilt University
Nov 17
Fri
Coarse Revealed Preference Jiangtao Li
University of New South Wales
Nov 20
Mon
A Model of Safe Asset Determination Konstantin Milbradt
Northwestern University
Nov 21
Tue
Designing a Platform when Preferences over Trading Partners are Unknown Masaki Aoyagi
Osaka University
Nov 23
Thu
Competition, Product Proliferation and Welfare: A Study of the U.S. Smartphone Market Ying Fan
University of Michigan
Nov 24
Fri
2:30-4 pm
Systematic Monetary Policy and the Macroeconomic Effects of Shifts in Loan-to-Value Ratios Rüdiger Bachmann
University of Notre Dame
Nov 27
MON
Real Business Cycles in Emerging Economies: the Role of Interest Rates and Exchange Rates Juanyi Xu
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Nov 28
Tue

A theory of citations

Wojciech Olszewski
Northwestern University
Nov 30
Thu
A Puncher's Chance : Expected Gain and Risk Taking in a Market for Superstars Jordan Roulleau-Pasdeloup
National University of Singapore
Dec 04
MON
The Effects of Monetary Policy, and Other, Announcements in Dynamic General Eqiulibrium Chao Gu
University of Missouri
Dec 05
Tue
  Emerson Melo
Indiana University Bloomington
Dec 08
FRI
2-3:30 pm
Simple Contracts under Observable and Hidden Actions Bo Chen
Southern Methodist University
Dec 08
FRI
  Aaron Hedlund
University of Missouri
Dec 11
MON
Financial Openness, Bank Capital Flows and the Effectiveness of Macroprudential Policies Hao Jin
Xiamen University
Dec 13
WED
  Andrew Patton
Duke University