2008-2009

2009

25 June 2009
An Analytical and Empirical Analysis of the Relationship Between Embedded Economic Systems and Performance of Virtual Worlds
Prof. Byungjoon Yoo, Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University

24 June 2009
Impact of Information Feedback in Continuous Combinatorial Auctions: An Experimental Study of Economic
Performance Professor Alok Gupta, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

19 June 2009
Bayesian Causal Effects in Quantiles: Accounting for Heteroscedasticity
Prof. Cathy W S Chen, Department of Statistics, Feng Chia University

19 June 2009
Multivariate Stochastic Volatility with Cross Leverage
Prof. Yasuhiro Omori, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo

1 June 2009
Weak Convergence of Gibbs Measures
Professor Krishna B. Athreya, Iowa State University

23 May 2009
A Flatter, Riskier, but Smarter Planet
Mr. Steven Davidson, Partner, Consulting Services Leader for Greater China, IBM Global Business Services

19 May 2009
The Role of Asymmetric Cost Information in a Finite Repeated Supply Chain Relationship
Professor Deming Zhou, Dept of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

16 May 2009
A Special Business Model - Qualcomm Licensing Business Case Study
Mr. Ming Li, Vice President, Southeast Asia and Pacific, Qualcomm Incorporated

12 May 2009
Resonance Marketing In the Age of the Truly Informed Customer: Creating Profits through Differentiation and Delight
Professor Eric K. Clemons, The Wharton School

7 May 2009
Balancing IT with the Human Touch: Optimal Investment in IT-based Customer Service
Professor Sulin Ba and Professor Jan Stallaert, The University of Connecticut

28 April 2009
Patterns in IT-Portfolio Decision Making: An Inductive Approach
Mr. Prasanna Purushottam Karhade, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

22 April 2009
Exploring Time-Varying Jump Intensities: Evidence from S&P500 Returns and Options
Professor Peter Christoffersen, McGill University and CREATES

31 March 2009
Spare Parts Supply Chain Models at the US Coast Guard
Professor Ananth V Iyer, Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management, Director, Global Supply Chain Management Initiative, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

26 March 2009
Inter-temporal Pricing and Consumer Stockpiling
Professor Xuanming Su, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

24 March 2009
Integration of Financial and Operations Decisions
Professor Lode Li, Yale School of Management and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

23 March 2009
Information and Pricing in Service Systems with Congestion-Based Staffing Policy
Professor Zhe George Zhang, Department of Decision Sciences, Western Washington University, Faculty of Business Administration, Simon Fraser University

7 March 2009
The Roles and Responsibilities of a CIO
Mr. Tony Yeung, Senior Advisor, Booz Allen

6 March 2009
Nonparametric Transition-Based Tests for Jump-Diffusions
Professor Peng Heng, Department of Mathematics, HKBU

27 February 2009
Demand-Supply Mismatches and Stock Market Reaction: Evidence from Excess Inventory Announcements
Vinod R. Singhal, Knoll Professor of Operations Management, College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology

27 February 2009
Normal Approximation Using Stein Couplings
Dr. Roellin Adrian, National University of Singapore

24 February 2009
Competitive Strategies in Business Model Innovation
Ms Mei Lin, McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

19 February 2009
The Role of Component Commonality in Product Assortment Decisions
Professor Fernando G. Bernstein, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

18 February 2009
Spatial Isotropy-Anisotropy Tests for Detecting White Matter Regions Based on Diffusion-Tensor MRI
Mr. Tao Yu, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin

16 February 2009
Directional Regression for Dimension Reduction
Dr. Shaoli Wang, Yale School of Medicine

13 February 2009
Critical Mass and Willingness to Pay for Social Networks
Prof. J. Christopher Westland, Department of Information & Decision Sciences, University of Illinois

12 February 2009
Joint Pricing and Quantity Decisions of a Multinational Firm: Impact of Transfer Pricing Methods for Tax Purposes
Mr. Kunsoo Park, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University

11 February 2009
GARCH Model with Ergodic and Stationary Rescaled Errors
Dr. Kazuhiko Shinki, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10 February 2009
Social Networks and the Diffusion of User-Generated Content: Evidence from YouTube
Ms Jeong-ha Cath Oh, Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington

10 February 2009
An Algorithm and Demand Estimation Procedure for Retail Assortment Optimization
Mr. Ramnath Vaidyanathan, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

3 February 2009
Spatial Epidemics and Critical Branching Random Walks
Dr. Xinghua Zheng, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia

3 February 2009
Improving Target Marketing via Overlapping Customer Segmentation
Mr. Rong Zheng, Stern School of Business, New York University

2 February 2009
Robustness of Volatility Estimation
Dr. Yingying Li, Bendheim Center for Finance and the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University

23 January 2009
Strategic Release and Pricing of Software in the Presence of Bugs and Quality-Sensitive Customers
Mr. Marius Florin Niculescu, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

22 January 2009
Patents and Economic Growth: Cross-country Evidence
Professor Ivan Png, National University of Singapore

19 January 2009
Dynamic Pricing of Enterprise Software with Value Uncertainty: Motivation for Selling Software as a Service
Ms. Mingdi Xin, Stern School of Business, New York University

19 January 2009
Implementing and Evaluation a New Inventory Distribution Control System for Zara
Professor Jérémie Gallien, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008

16 December 2008
Stock Market Pressure on Inventory Investment and Sales Reporting for Publicly Traded Firms
Mr Guoming Lai, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

5 December 2008
Durable Products, Time Inconsistency, and Lock-in
Professor Stephen M. Gilbert, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

29 November 2008
Why We Buy What We Buy?
Dr. Hubert Chan, Chairman & CEO, HKC International Holdings Limited

21 November 2008
Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Survival Data
Professor Jane-Ling Wang, Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis

17 November 2008
Stein Estimation for Gaussian Processes
Professor Nicolas Privault, City University of Hong Kong

17 November 2008
Managing Time-Based Contracts with Delayed Payments
Professor Christopher S. Tang, Carter Professor of Business Administration, UCLA Anderson School

23 October 2008
Price Dispersion in Electricity Auctions: Strategic Analysis and Economic Implications
Professor Roman Kapuscinski, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

20 October 2008
Determining Operation Strategies for Service Businesses: Insights from Two Simple Models
Dr. Ying Tat Leung, IBM Research Division, Almaden Research Center

18 October 2008
RFID, emerging technology that promise to improve competitive edge for Modern Businesses - What makes it ticks?
Mr. Arthur Leung, Director, Professional Services, Enterprise Mobility Services, Motorola Inc.

2 October 2008
Lock-in Customers and Lock-out Competitors: How Does the Introduction of Open-Source Software Change the Pricing Behavior of Proprietary Software Vendors?
Professor Kevin Zhu, The Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego

29 September 2008
Predictive Likelihood for Bayesian Model Selection and Averaging
Professor Tomohiro Ando, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University

26 September 2008
On the Value of Psychological Elation and Disappointment Effects on Capacity and Pricing Decisions
Dr. Stephen Shum, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

22 September 2008
Spur Consumer Interest via Seductive Product Presentations: An Investigation of Online Product Interactivity Design
Dr. Zhenhui (Jack) Jiang, Department of Information Systems, National University of Singapore

20 September 2008
Outsourcing - A Catalyst for Carrier Transformation
Mr. Wai C Chan, Senior Manager, Infosys' Product Engineering Group