Seminar List 2018

February, 2018

February 21, 2018
Mr. David Yang, Stanford University
The Impact of Media Censorship: Evidence from a Field Experiment in China

March, 2018

March 2, 2018
Prof. Jason Kerwin, University of Minnesota
Pay Me Later: A Simple Employer-based Saving Scheme

March 7, 2018
Prof. Federico Bugni, Duke University
Inference under Covariate-Adaptive Randomization with Multiple Treatments

March 14, 2018
Prof. Julian Wright,  National University of Singapore
Search Platforms: Showrooming and Price Parity Clauses

March 16, 2018
Prof. Shih En Lu,  Simon Fraser University
Monotonic Cheap Talk

March 21, 2018
Prof. Dilip Moohkerjee ,  Boston University
Community Networks and Growth of Private Enterprise in China

March 22, 2018
Prof. Christopher Pissarides,  London School of Economics & IAS HKUST
China's Mobility Barriers and Employment Allocations

March 23, 2018
Prof. Ying Fan,  Michigan University
Competition, Product Proliferation and Welfare: A Study of the U.S. Smartphone Market

March 28, 2018
Prof. Wooyoung Lim and Prof. Sujata Visaria,  HKUST
The Financial Behaviour of Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

April, 2018

April 11, 2018
Prof. Francesc Dilme, University of Bonn
Optimal Languages

April 13, 2018
Prof. Liyan Yang, University of Toronto
Disclosure, Competition, and Learning from Asset Prices

April 18, 2018
Prof. Peter Neary,  University of Oxford
Structural Foundations for Gibrat's Law

April 20, 2018
Prof. Keith Maskus,  University of Colorado
Intellectual Property-Related Trade Preferential Trade Agreements and the Composition of Trade

April 25, 2018
Prof. Wonki Cho,  Korea University
Fractional Group Identification

April 27, 2018
Prof. Hiroyuki Kasahara,  University of British Columbia
Identification and Estimation of Production Function with Unobserved Heterogeneity

May, 2018

May 2, 2018
Prof. Hengjie Ai, University of Minnesota
A Model of the Macroeconomic Announcement Premium with Production

May 4, 2018
Prof. Philip Neary, University of London
Neighbors and Neighborhoods

May 9, 2018
Prof. Yuya Sasaki, Vanderbilt University
Inference for Moments of Ratios with Robustness against Large Trimming Bias and Unknown Convergence Rate

May 11, 2018
Prof. Joshua Graff Zivin , University of California, San Diego
Incentivizing Learning-By-Doing: The Role of Compensation Schemes

May 16, 2018
Prof. Zheng Feng, Texas A&M University
Improved Inference on the Rank of a Matrix

May 18, 2018
Prof. Ruixue Jia, University of California, San Diego
The Oriental City: Political Hierarchy and Regional Development in China, AD1000-2000

May 23, 2018
Prof. Jidong Zhou, Yale University
Multiproduct Intermediaries and Optimal Product Range

May 25, 2018
Prof. Alberto Martin, Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional
Monetary Policy for a Bubbly World

May 30, 2018
Prof. Beata Javorcik, University of Oxford
Forensics, Elasticities and Benford's Law: Detecting Tax Fraud in International Trade

June, 2018

June 1, 2018
Prof. Jiangtao Li,  University of New South Wales
Strategically Simple Mechanisms

June 11, 2018
Prof. Nathaniel Baum-Snow,  University of Toronto
Long Run Consequences of Neighborhood Change

June 12, 2018
Dr. Christian Matthes, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmone
Are the Effects of Financial Market Disruptions Big or Small?

September, 2018

September 5, 2018
Prof. Yanhui Wu,  University of Southern California
Competition, Contracts, and Creativity: Evidence from Novel Writing in a Platform Market

September 7, 2018
Prof. Isa Hafalir,  University of Technology Sydney
Integrating School Districts: Balance, Diversity, and Welfare

September 21, 2018
Prof. Konrad Menzel,  New York University
Strategic Network Formation with Many Agents

September 26, 2018
Prof. Ippei Fujiwara, Keio University and Australian National University
Optimal Inflation Rates for Young and Old

September 28, 2018
Prof. Navin Kartik,  Columbia University
Lemonade from Lemons: Information Design and Adverse Selection

October, 2018

October 5, 2018 (Joint IEMS)
Prof. Aprajit Mahajan, University of California, Berkeley
Financial Inclusion and Contract Terms: Experimental Evidence from Mexico

October 12, 2018
Prof. John McLaren, University of Virginia
A Swing-State Theorem, with Evidence

October 26, 2018
Prof. Yonghong An,  Texas A&M University
Dynamic Decisions under Subjective Expectations: A Structural Analysis

November, 2018

November 7, 2018
Prof. Peter Morrow, University of Toronto
Is Processing Good? Theory and Evidence from China

November 9, 2018
Prof. Guoshi Tong, Remin University
Online Borders of the U.S. Dollars: Price Stickiness and Exchange Rate Sensitivities

November 22, 2018 (Joint IEMS)
Prof. Sunny Yangguang Huang, HKUST
Financial Fraud and Investor Awareness

November 23, 2018
Prof. Heiko Gerlach, University of Queensland
Price Discrimination in Cartels

November 30, 2018
Prof. Matthew Shum, California Institute of Technology
Split-second Decision-Making in the Field: Response Times in Mobile Advertising

December, 2018

December 7, 2018
Prof. Qihui Chen, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Inference on Functionals under First Order Degeneracy

December 12, 2018
Prof. Robin Lee,  Harvard University
Will the Market Fix the Market? A Theory of Stock Exchange Competition and Innovation

December 14, 2018
Prof. Gary Biglaiser, University of Northern Carolina at Chapel Hill
Migration between Platforms

December 17, 2018
Prof. Vincenzo Quadrini, University of Southern California
Commitment and Competition