2014-2015

2015

22 May 2015
Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control with Nonparametric Demand Learning
Professor Xiuli Chao, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

15 May 2015
Parametric Forecasting and Stochastic Programming Models for Call‐Center Workforce Scheduling
Professor Haipeng Shen, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Innovation and Information Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong

8 May 2015
Corn or Soybean: Dynamic Farmland Allocation under Uncertainty
Professor Onur Boyabatli, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University

25 April 2015
Data Privacy Protection Challenges for Technopreneurs in Hong Kong
Mr. Jack Poon, CEO, AtCipher.com Limited

22 April 2015
Putting fear back into fear-appeals research to better secure organizations
Professor Paul Benjamin Lowry, Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong

21 March 2015
Opportunities and Challenges as a Government IT Outsourcing Contractor
Mr. Wan-Lik Lee, Managing Director, Azeus Systems Holdings Ltd.

20 March 2015
Behavioral Anomalies in Consumer Wait-or-Buy Decisions and Their Implications for Markdown Management
Dr. Anton Ovchinnikov, Queen's School of Business, Queen's University, Canada

17 March 2015
Lead Markets in Age-Based Innovations
Prof. Cornelius Herstatt, Professor of Technology and Innovation Management, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)

9 March 2015
Convergence rate of a class of multivariate density estimators based on adaptive partitioning
Ms. Linxi Liu, Stanford University

4 March 2015
Economic Value of Market Information for Farmers in Developing Countries
Prof. Christopher S. Tang, Carter Professor of Business Administration, UCLA Anderson School, Visiting Professor, Haas Business School, UC Berkeley

2 March 2015
Functional Graphical Models
Mr. Xinghao (Howard) Qiao, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

16 February 2015
Single-Index Modulated Multiple Testing
Mr Lilun Du, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

12 February 2015
What Makes Geeks Tick? A Study of Stack Overflow Careers
Ms Tingting Nian, Stern School of Business, New York University

6 February 2015
Combating Child Labor: Incentives and Information Transparency in Global Supply Chains
Ms Ying Xu, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

5 February 2015
Does Bigger Screen Lead to More Cellular Data Usage?
Dr. Hailiang Chen, Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong

3 February 2015
Recommender Systems and Consumer Product Search
Dr. James Zhang, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas

29 January 2015
Examining the Impact of Contextual Ambiguity on Search Advertising Keyword Performance: A Topic Model Approach
Ms Jing Gong, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University

16 January 2015
Supply and Demand Functions in Inventory Models
Prof. Annabelle Feng, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

15 January 2015
Order Determination of High Dimensional Dynamic Factor Models
Prof. Zhidong Bai, Department of Mathematics, North East Normal University

8 January 2015
Estimation and Optimization of Logit Demand Model with Covariates, Missing Data, and Auxiliary Information
Prof. Tong Wang, Business School, National University of Singapore

2014

29 December 2014
Capital Investments in Operational Risk Management in Financial Institutions
Prof. Michael Pinedo, Stern School of Business, New York University

19 December 2014
The Impact of Supply Chains on Firm-Level Productivity
Mr. Juan Camilo Serpa, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

17 December 2014
Pricing of Conditional Upgrades in the Presence of Strategic Consumers
Mr. Yao Cui, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

10 December 2014
Simple Contracts for Reliable Supply: Capacity Versus Yield Uncertainty
Mr. Woonam Hwang, London Business School

9 December 2014
A Constructive Definition of the Beta Process
Prof. John Paisley, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University

3 December 2014
Experiments with Non-parametric Topic Models
Prof. Wray Buntine, Monash University

1 December 2014
A Joint Modeling Approach for Longitudinal Studies
Prof. Cheng Yong Tang, Department of Statistics, Temple University

29 November 2014
The Inevitable Cloud
Mr. Stephen Ho, CEO, CITIC Telecom International CPC Ltd.

28 November 2014
Supply Competition and Improvement Effort
Prof. Cuihong Li, School of Business, University of Connecticut

21 November 2014
Managing Underperformance Risk in Project Portfolio Selection
Prof. Daniel Long, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

10 November 2014
Predicting the VIX and the Volatility Risk Premium: What's Credit and Commodity Volatility Risk Got to Do with It?
Prof. Eric Ghysels, Bernstein Distinguished Professor of Economics and Professor of Finance, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

31 October 2014
Principal Component Analysis: Regularization, Supervision, Application, Asymptotics
Prof. Haipeng Shen, Department of Statistics & Operations Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Innovation and Information Management, School of Business, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong

24 October 2014
Can Structured Bargaining Improve Channel Efficiency?
Prof. Elena Katok, Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas

16 October 2014
Excess Idle Time
Prof. Federico M. Bandi, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University

3 October 2014
Feedback Stackelberg Games for Dynamic Supply Chains with Cost Learning
Prof. Suresh Sethi, Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas

27 September 2014
Open Source Revolution - What You Need to Know for Your Career Planning
Mr. Peter Man, Regional Director (Hong Kong & South China), Red Hat Inc.