The Medium of Advertising
Marketing Seminar (2019-23)Topic:The Medium of AdvertisingSpeaker:Song Lin, Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyTime: Friday, 22 Nov, 13:30-15:00Location: Room K02, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Firms often communicate with consumers through mediated advertising. Prior research has mainly focused on how advertising affects consumer behavior, with little progress mad...
Price Promotions and Online Reviews
Marketing Seminar (2019-22)Topic：Price Promotions and Online ReviewsSpeaker：Yiting Deng, Assistant Professor, UCL School of Management, University College LondonTime: Wednesday, 20 Nov, 13:30-15:00Location: Room K02, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Price promotions increase sales, at least in the short term, but the effect of price promotions on consumers’ product evaluation is not well understo...
Local and Global Behavior of the Subcritical Contact Process
Statistics Seminar (2019-24) Title: Local and Global Behavior of the Subcritical Contact ProcessSpeaker: Leonardo T. Rolla, NYU ShanghaiTime: Thursday, November 14, 14:00-15:00Place: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:In this talk we will describe three fundamental objects assuming only elementary mathematical knowledge:- Contact Process: it is a stochastic process that serves as a generic m...
Say on Pay and the "Quiet Life" of Boards
Accounting Seminar (2019-15)Topic:Say on Pay and the "Quiet Life" of BoardsSpeaker:Lin Qiu, Assistant Professor,University of Hong KongTime: Wednesday, 13 Nov, 10:00-11:30Location: Room K02, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:The rapid rise in CEO pay over the past decades has fueled an intensive debate on corporate governance. Fiduciary duty rules are supposed to safeguard shareholders' interests whe...
A Quality-Ladder Model of Digital Currencies
Economics Seminar（2019-18）Topic:A Quality-Ladder Model of Digital CurrenciesSpeaker:Kim-Sau Chung(鍾劍修), the Hong Kong Baptist UniversityTime:Tuesday,Nov.12, 13:30-15:00Location:Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Ever since the fifirst cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was invented in 2008, the number of cryptocurrencies has exploded. Many of them were invented with various improvements over prev...
Common Bubble Detection in Large-Dimensional Financial Systems
Statistics Seminar (2019-23) Title: Common Bubble Detection in Large-Dimensional Financial SystemsSpeaker: Ye Chen, Capital University of Economics and BusinessTime: Thursday, November 7, 14:00-15:00Place: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Price bubbles in multiple assets are sometimes nearly coincident in occurrence. Such near-coincidence is strongly suggestive of co-movement in the associ...
Attention, Uncertainty Reduction and Pre-announcement Premium in China
Finance Seminar（2019-30)Topic: Attention, Uncertainty Reduction and Pre-announcement Premium in ChinaSpeaker: Dun Jia, Renmin University of ChinaTime: Wednesday, 6 November, 10:00-11:30Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:This paper examines Chinese stock market returns in an environment in which the dates of central bank's information supply through public announcements are not pre...
Robust Statistics and Generative Adversarial Networks
Statistics Seminar (2019- 22) Title: Robust Statistics and Generative Adversarial NetworksSpeaker: Yuan Yao, Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyTime: Thursday, October 31, 14:00-15:00Place: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Robust estimation under Huber's contamination model has become an important topic in statistics and theoretical computer science. Statistically optimal proced...
Optimism and Extrapolation in Home-Price Beliefs
Finance Seminar（2019-29)Topic: Optimism and Extrapolation in Home-Price BeliefsSpeaker: Haoyang Liu, Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkTime: Wednesday, 30 October, 10:00-11:30Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Motivated to explain credit cycles and the exuberance of the pre-crisis housing boom, modern macroeconomic and asset pricing models frequently allow some agents to hold extrap...
Money, Bitcoin, and Monetary Policy
?Economics Seminar（2019-17）Topic:Money, Bitcoin, and Monetary PolicySpeaker:Seungduck Lee,Sungkyunkwan UniversityTime:Tuesday,Oct. 29, 13:30-15:00Location:Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:We develop a search theoretic model where both money and Bitcoin can be used as a medium of exchanges, and currency choices are endogenously determined. Quantitative analysis shows that Bitcoin can mea...