Seminar List 2019

January, 2019

January 15, 2019
Prof. Thomas Ross, University of British Columbia
Buffer Joint Ventures

February, 2019

February 8, 2019
Dr. Aaron Mehrota, Bank for International Settlements
Disagreeing during Deflations

February 18, 2019
Prof. Philip Neary, University of London and HKUST
Netflix Games: Local Public Goods with Capacity Constraints

March, 2019

March 1, 2019
Prof. Gianmarco Ottaviano, Bocconi University
Comparative Advantage, Competition, and Firm Heterogeneity

March 8, 2019
Prof. Takeshi Murooka, Osaka University
Deception under Competitive Intermediation

March 13, 2019
Prof. Wooyoung Lim, HKUST
Bargaining and Time Preferences: An Experimental Study

March 15, 2019
Prof. Matthew Mitchell, University of Toronto
Our Distrust is Very Expensive

March 20, 2019
Prof. Erik Lindqvist, Stockholm School of Economics
Long-run Effects of Lottery Wealth on Psychological Well-being

March 22, 2019
Prof. Hiroaki Kaido, Boston University
Robust Likelihood-Ratio Tests for Incomplete Economic Models

March 27, 2019
Prof. Leo Kaas, Goethe University Frankfurt
Low Homeownership in Germany - A Quantitative Exploration 

March 29, 2019
Prof. Andrei Hagiu, Boston University
Creating Platforms by Hosting Rivals 

April, 2019

April 3, 2019 
Prof. Lin Tian, European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD)
Division of Labor and Productivity Advantage of Cities: Theory and Evidence from Brazil

April 10, 2019
Prof. Alexei Onatski, Cambridge University
Spurious Factor Analysis

April 11, 2019
Prof. Maitreesh Ghatak, London School of Economics
Why Do People Stay Poor?

April 17, 2019
Prof. Claire Lim, Queen Mary University of London
The Political Economy of Medicaid: Ideology, Eligibility, and the Consequences of Cost-Saving Measures

April 26, 2019
Prof. Jinyue Li, City University of Hong Kong
Housing Prices and the Comparative Advantage of Cities

May, 2019

May 3, 2019 
Prof. Xiao Fu, Fudan University
The Incentives of Patent-Ownership Fragmentation of Standard-Setting Organization: Theory and Empirical Evidence

May 8, 2019 
Prof. Benson Leung, Cambridge University
Limited Cognitive Ability and Selective Information Processing

May 10, 2019 
Prof. Andres Santos, University of California, Los Angeles
The Wild Bootstrap with a "Small" Number of "Large" Clusters 

May 17, 2019 
Prof. Seung Chan Ahn, Arizona State University
Likelihood Based Inference for Dynamic Panel Data Models

May 24, 2019 
Prof. Chen Zhao, The University of Hong Kong
Revealed Neural Network Utility

May 29, 2019 
Prof. Dmitry Ryvkin, University of Florida
Tournament Rewards and Heavy Tails

May 31, 2019 
Prof. Pierre Dubois, Toulouse School of Economics
On the Effect of Parallel Trade on Manufacturers' and Retailers' Profits in the Pharmaceutical Sector

September, 2019

September 6, 2019 
Prof. Kurt Mitman, Stockholm University
The Fiscal Multiplier

September 11, 2019 
Prof. Tongbin Zhang, Shanghai University of Finance & Economics
New Tests of Expectation Formation with Applications to Asset Pricing Models

September 19, 2019 
Prof. Wooyoung Lim, HKUST
Cheap-Talk with Non-Bayesian Updating

September 20, 2019 
Prof. Saki Bigio, University of California, Los Angeles
A Model of Intermediation, Money, Interest, and Prices

October, 2019

October 2, 2019 
Prof. Alonso De Gortari, Darmouth College
On the Geography of Global Value Chains

October 4, 2019 
Prof. Shuo Liu, Peking University
Delegating Performance Evaluation

October 18, 2019 
Prof. Dun Jia, Renmin University
Attention, Uncertainty Reduction and Pre-announcement Premium in China

October 23, 2019 
Prof. Andrei Markevich, New Economic School, Moscow 
A Regional Perspective on the Economic Development of the late Russian Empire

October 25, 2019 
Prof. Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel, Cornell University
Cascades and Fluctuations in an Economy with an Endogenous Production Network

October 30, 2019 
Dr. Shota Ichihashi, Bank of Canada
Non-Competing Data Intermediaries

November, 2019

November 1, 2019 
Prof. Arpita Chartterjee, University of New South Wales 
Trade and Minimum Wages in General Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence

November 8, 2019 
Prof. Jin Yeub Kim, Yonsei University
Neutral Public Good Mechanisms

November 13, 2019 
Prof. Yves Zenou, Monash University
Are Estimates of Early Education Programs Too Pessimistic?
Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment that Causally Measures Nighbor Effects

November 22, 2019 
Prof. Alexandre de Corniere, University of Toulouse
Data and Competition: A General Framework

November 29, 2019 
Prof. Qinggong Wu, HKUST
Robust Binary Voting