Seminar List 2017

February, 2017

February 22, 2017
Prof. Yang LuHKUST
Information Manipulation and Social Coordination

February 23, 2017
Prof. Renaud Coulomb, University of Melbourne
Rare Events and Risk Perceptions: Evidence from the Fukushima Accident

March, 2017

March 1, 2017
Prof. Michael Carter, UC Davis
Designing Insurance Contracts when Clients "Greatly Value" Certainty: Results from Field Experiments in Burkina Faso

March 2, 2017
Prof. Xiaoxia Shi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Estimating Semi-parametric Panel Multinomial Choice Models using Cyclic Monotonicity

March 8, 2017
Prof. Pak Hung Au, Nanyang Technological University
Reputation Turnaround, Negotiated Block Trade and Endogenous Cost of Corporate Control

March 10, 2017
Prof. Marc Sangnier, Aix-Marseille University (France)
What motivates French pork: Political career concerns or private connections?

March 17, 2017
Prof. Zhiqi Chen, Carleton University
Colluding on Surcharges

March 20,2017
Prof. Kalina Manova, Oxford University
Managing Trade: Evidence from China and the US

March 22, 2017
Prof. Wei He, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dynamic Games with Almost Perfect Information

March 29, 2017
Prof. Matthew Shi, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Catching (Exclusive) Eyeballs: Multi-Homing and Platform Competition in the Magazine Industry

March 31, 2017
Prof. Wing Suen, Hong Kong University
Learning while Experimenting

April, 2017

April 19, 2017
Prof. Zhi Wang, George Mason University
Characterizing Global Value Chains

April 21, 2017
Prof. Shyamal Chowdhury, The University of Sydney
Effects of Emigration on Rural Labour Markets

April 26, 2017
Prof. Matthieu Crozet, Paris School of Economics/ Chinese University of Hong Kong
Trade Finance Dependence and the Trade Impact of Bank Crises

April 27, 2017
Prof. Ming He, University of Technology Sydney
Identification and Estimation of Pure Common Value Auction Models with an Application to the U.S. OCS Wildcat Auctions

April 28, 2017
Prof. Qiang Fu, National University of Singapore
The Paradox of Mediocracy

May, 2017

May 2, 2017
Prof. Patrick Francois, University of British Columbia
Reservations and the Politics of Fear

May 4, 2017
Dr. Yi Wen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Optimal Monetary Policy at the Zero Lower Bound

May 5, 2017
Prof. Alistaire Wilson, University of Pittsburgh
Diagnosing Coordination Failures in Information Relationships

May 11, 2017
Prof. Xiaobo Zhang, Peking University
Moving "Umbrella": Identify Firm Political Connections through Bureaucratic Transfers in China
12 May, 2017

May 12, 2017
Prof. Luis Cabral, New York University
Mixed Bundling in Retail DVD Sales: Facts and Theories

May 17, 2017
Prof. Sergio Montero, University of Rochester
Going It Alone? An Empirical Study of Coalition Formation in Elections

May 18, 2017
Prof. Naoki Aizawa, University of Minnesota
Local Market Equilibrium and Designs of the Public Health Insurance System

May 24, 2017
Prof. Wooyoung Lim, HKUST
Herd Immunity and a Vaccination Game

May 26, 2017
Prof. Kei-Mu Yi, University of Houston
Multinational Production, International Trade, and Structural Change

May 29, 2017
Prof. Fernando Parro, Johns Hopkins University
Trade and Migration: A Quantitative Assessment

June, 2017

June 14, 2017
Prof. Ilwoo Hwang, University of Miami
Uncertainty-driven Cooperation

June 29, 2017
Prof. James Tybout, Pennsylvania State University
Two-sided Search in International Markets

September, 2017

September 1, 2017
Prof. Shengxing Zhang, London School of Economics
Intangibles, Inequality and Stagnation

September 6, 2017
Prof. Wen Quan, University of Washington
A Noncooperative Foundation of the Nash Rationing Solution

September 15, 2017
Prof. Denis Tkachenko, National University of Singapore
Using Arbitrary Precision Arithmetic to Sharpen Identification Analysis for DSGE Models

September 18, 2017
Prof. David Dorn, University of Zurich
The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms

September 20, 2017
Prof. Rachel Heath, University of Washington
Migrants, Information, and Working Conditions in Bangladeshi Garment Factories

September 27, 2017
Prof. Imran Rasul, University College London
Delivery Agents, Social Ties and Group Identity: Theory and Evidence from a Two-Layered Field Experiment

October, 2017

October 4, 2017
Prof. Xi Weng, Peking University
A Theory of Organizational Dynamics: Internal Politics and Efficiency

October 6, 2017
Prof. Andreas Moxnes, University of Oslo
The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach

October 13, 2017
Prof. Adam Szeidl, Central European University
Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance

October 20, 2017
Prof. Jaimie Lien, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prediction and Learning about Credit Card Spending

November, 2017

November 1, 2017
Prof. Heski Bar-Isaac, University of Toronto
Adverse Selection, Efficiency and the Structure of Information with Application to the Labour Market

November 3, 2017
Prof. Yiyi Zhou, Stony Brook University
Middlemen as Information Intermediaries: Evidence from the Used Car Markets

November 6, 2017
Prof. Ulrich Mueller, Princeton University
Inference for the Mean

November 8, 2017
Prof. Jeffrey Ely, Northwestern University
Moving the Goalposts

November 15, 2017
Prof. Shakeeb Khan, Boston College
Identification and Inference for Dynamic Discrete Choice Panel Data Models

November 17, 2017
Prof. Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal, University of Luxembourg
Identifying the Benefits from Home Ownership: A Swedish Experiment

November 22, 2017
Prof. Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
Economies of Density in E-Commerce: A Study of Amazon's Fulfillment Center Network

November 24, 2017
Prof. Yangbo Song, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Finite Repeated Games with Learning of Actions

December, 2017

December 1, 2017
Prof. Zhipeng Liao, University of California, Los Angeles
A Uniform Model Selection Test for Semi/Nonparametric Models

December 4, 2017
Prof. Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago
Trade and Domestic Production Networks

December 13, 2017
Prof. Shuyang Sheng, University of California, Los Angeles
Estimation of Large Network Formation Games