Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Seminars
Seminar Convenors:

Prof. GUO Naijia, Prof. SHI Kang and Prof. SONG Zheng Michael

Locations:Room 918, Esther Lee Building, Chung Chi College, CUHK
Date Time Speaker Affiliation Paper Title

12 Jan, 2018 (Friday)

11:00

Prof. Simon Anderson

University of Virginia

Economic Distributions in Monopolistic Competition

16 Jan, 2018 (Tuesday)

14:30

Mr. Yang Jiao

Columbia University

(Job Talk)

Financial Crises, Bailout and Optimal Monetary Policy in Open Economies

18 Jan, 2018 (Thursday)

15:00

Ms. Jing Zhou

Columbia University

(Job Talk)

Financial Crises, Debt Maturity, and Capital Controls

23 Jan, 2018 (Tuesday)

15:00

Mr. Tuo Chen

Columbia University

(Job Talk)

TFP Declines: Misallocation or Mismeasurement?

24 Jan, 2018 (Wednesday)

11:00

Mr. Weilong Zhang

University of Pennsylvania

(Job Talk)

Distributional Effects of Local Minimum Wage Hikes: A Spatial Job Search Approach

25 Jan, 2018 (Thursday)

15:00

Mr. Guangyu Pei

University of Zurich

(Job Talk)

Ambiguity, Pessimism and Economic Fluctuations

29 Jan, 2018 (Monday)

14:30

Ms. Chaoran Guo

University of California, Berkeley

(Job Talk)

Social Learning in Health Insurance Choices: Evidence from Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

30 Jan, 2018 (Tuesday)

11:00

Prof. Robert Staiger

Dartmouth College

Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Party Tariff Negotiations

05 Feb, 2018 (Monday)

15:00

Dr. Yaojing Wang

Bank of America

(Job Talk)

High Performing Peers and Female STEM Choices in School

07 Feb, 2018 (Wednesday)

14:30

Mr. Ji Yan

University of Oxford

(Job Talk)

Belief Heterogeneity, Collateral and Endogenous Leverage

12 Feb, 2018 (Monday)

14:30

Ms. So Yoon Ahn

Columbia University

(Job Talk)

Matching Across Markets: Theory and Evidence on Cross-Border Marriage

13 Feb, 2018 (Tuesday)

14:30

Ms. Ying Liang

Toulouse School of Economics

(Job Talk)

European Stress Tests and Banks’ Risk-Taking

26 Feb, 2018 (Monday)

14:30

Prof. Shanjun Li

Cornell University

Air Pollution, Health Spending and Willingness to Pay for Clean Air in China

02 Mar, 2018 (Friday)

14:30

Prof. Tilman Börgers

University of Michigan

Strategically Simple Mechanisms

12 Mar, 2018 (Monday)

14:30

Prof. Yuan Liao

Rutgers University

Uniform Inference for Conditional Factor Models with Instrumental and Idiosyncratic Betas

15 Mar, 2018 (Thursday)

14:30

Prof. Erwin Bulte

Wageningen University of Netherlands

Women’s Empowerment and Domestic Abuse: Experimental Evidence from Vietnam

16 Mar, 2018 (Friday)

14:30

Prof. Seonghoon Kim

Singapore Management University

The Labor Supply and Welfare Effects of Early Access to Medicare through Social Security Disability Insurance

20 Mar, 2018 (Tuesday)

14:30

Prof. Dilip Mookherjee

Boston University

Community Networks And Growth of Private Enterprise in China

21 Mar, 2018 (Wednesday)

11:00

Prof. Leonardo Bursztyn

University of Chicago

Misperceived Social Norms: Female Labor Force Participation in Saudi Arabia

23 Mar, 2018 (Friday)

14:30

Prof. Jorgen Weibull

Stockholm School of Economics

Evolutionary Foundations and Economic Consequences of Morality

29 Mar, 2018 (Thursday)

14:30

Prof. Julian di Giovanni

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Foreign Shocks as Granular Fluctuations

09 Apr, 2018 (Monday)

15:30

Mr. Yufeng Sun

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(Pre-graduation seminar)

Three Essays on Institution Design

17 Apr, 2018 (Tuesday)

14:30

Prof. Xianwen Shi

University of Toronto

Optimal Discriminatory Disclosure

26 Apr, 2018 (Thursday)

11:00

Mr. Yichuan Hu

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(Pre-graduation seminar)

Three Essays on Corporate Finance and Social Network

04 May, 2018 (Friday)

14:30

Prof. Christopher Taber

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Estimation of a Life-Cycle Model with Human Capital, Labor Supply and Retirement

08 May, 2018 (Tuesday)

14:30

Prof. Keli Xu

Indiana University Bloomington

Robust Inference of Long-Horizon Predictability

11 May, 2018 (Friday)

11:00

Prof. Yuya Sasaki

Vanderbilt University

Inference for Moments of Ratios with Robustness against Large Trimming Bias and Unknown Convergence Rate

23 May, 2018 (Wednesday)

14:30

Prof. Ramon Marimon

European University Institute

On the Design of a European Unemployment Insurance System

24 May, 2018 (Thursday)

14:30

Prof. Hyuncheol Kim

Cornell University

Male Circumcision, Peer Effects, and Risk Compensation

29 May, 2018 (Tuesday)

14:30

Prof. Beata Javorcik

University of Oxford

Forensics, Elasticities and Benford’s Law: Detecting Tax Fraud in International Trade

31 May, 2018 (Thursday)

15:30

Prof. Yongmiao Hong

Cornell University

How to Distinguish Abrupt Structural Breaks from Smooth Structural Changes?

07 Jun, 2018 (Thursday)

11:00

Ms. Xuyan Lou

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(Pre-graduation seminar)

Three Essays on China's Education and Marriage

07 Jun, 2018 (Thursday)

12:30

Mr. Xuebo Wang

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(Pre-graduation seminar)

Three Empirical Essays on Development Economics

08 Jun, 2018 (Friday)

14:30

Prof. Joseph Harrington

University of Pennsylvania

Collusion through Coordination of Announcements

24 Aug, 2018 (Friday)

14:30

Prof. Kai Zhao

University of Connecticut

TBA