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2012 Seminars

Date/ Time​ Topic/ Speaker Venue
05 December 2012  2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Identification and Estimation of Cobb-Douglas Production Parameters from Micro Data" by Professor Måns Söderbom

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

29 November 2012  

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"The Impacts of Smoke-free Car Laws on Children's Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Health Outcomes" by Dr. Hai V. Nguyen​

HSS Meeting Room 4

(HSS-04-71)

28 November 2012 

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"The Power of Whispers A Theory of Rumor, Communication and Revolution" by Assistant Professor Chen Heng

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

09 November 2012  

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"Structural multi-equation macroeconomic models complete versus limited-information identification-robust inference" by Professor Jean Marie Dufour

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

02 November 2012  

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"Dynamic Poverty Decomposition Analysis an Application to the Philippines" by Assistant Professor Tomoki Fujii

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

25 October 2012  

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"The Performance of the Durbin-Wu-Hausman Test on Subsets of Endogenous Explanatory Variables" by Milan Pleus

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

22 October 2012  

3:30 pm  5:00 pm

"Carbon Sensitive Productivity, Climate and Institutions" by Associate Professor Shunsuke Managi

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

12 October 2012  

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"Cost of Changing Price, Stochastic Shocks and Price Stickiness" by Associate Professor Paul Yip

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

10 October 2012  

2:30 pm  4:00 pm

"Promotion Incentives in the Public Sector Evidence from Chinese Schools" by Professor Albert Francis Park

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

05 October 2012 

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"Exchange Rate Pass-Through and it’s Impact on Inflation A Comparative Study for Australia, China and India with Disaggregated Data" by Dr Shrabani Saha

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

21 September 2012 

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"Sunk Cost Fallacy and Driving the World’s Costliest Cars" by Professor Ho Teck-Hua and Dr Sadat Reza

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

19 September 2012

2:30 pm  4:00 pm 

"Confidence and Overconfidence in Political Economy" by Professor Erik Snowberg

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

14 September 2012 

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"Profile-score adjustments for nonlinear fixed-effect models" (joint work with Koen Jochmans of Sciences Po) by Professor Geert Dhaene

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

07 September 2012

4:00 pm  5:30 pm 

"Factor Reversal in the Euro Zone Stock Returns Evidence from the Crisis Period" by Associate Professor Sandy Suardi

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

31 August 2012 

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"The Robustness of the Higher-order 2SLS and General k-class Bias Approximations to Non-normal Disturbances" by Professor Garry Phillips

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

17 August 2012 

4:00 pm  5:30 pm

"Consistency and Asymptotic Normality of Sieve Estimators Under Weak and Verifiable Conditions" by Professor Herman Bierens

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

01 August 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"The Democratization of Credit and the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies" by Associate Professor James MacGee

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

18 July 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Deterrence and crime causal inference with panel data" by Associate Professor Maurice Bun

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

25 April 2012  

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"The Insurance Role of Rosca in the Presence of Credit Markets Theory and Evidence" by Assistant Professor Ke Rongzhu

HSS Meeting Room 6

(HSS-04-91)

 

10 April 2012  

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

"An Improved Estimation to Make Markowitz's Portfolio Optimization Theory Users Friendly and Estimation Accurate with Application on the US Stock Market Investment" by Professor Alan Wong Wing-Keung

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

28 March 2012  

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"A Mechanism for Booms and Busts in Housing Prices" by Assistant Professor Marten Hillebrand

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

 

21 March 2012  

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Marshallian Externality, Industrial Upgrading, and Industrial Policies” (joint with Justin Lin and Jiandong Ju) by Assistant Professor Wang Yong

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

 

14 March 2012  

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Efficient Wage Bargaining in a Dynamic Macroeconomic Model" by Professor Volker Böhm

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

 

24 February 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Yield Spreads as Predictors of Economic Activity A Real-Time VAR Analysis" by Assistant Professor Kundan Kishor 

HSS Meeting Room 6

(HSS-04-91)

 

22 February 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Happiness and Productivity" by Professor Andrew J Oswald 

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

 

21 February 2012 

10:30am  12:00 pm

"Whose Opinion Counts? Political Processes and the Implementation Problem" by Assistant Professor Rene Saran

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

16 February 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Moral Hazard in Expert Service Markets—Evidence from an Intervention to Reduce Health Care Spending in China" by Bingxiao Wu

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

15 February 2012 

"What Do You Think Would Make You Happier? What Do You Think You Would Choose?" by Assistant Professor Daniel J. Benjamin

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

08 February 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Mental Equilibrium and Rational Emotions" by Professor Eyal Winter

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

07 February 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"An Analysis of Policy Effect on Equal Opportunity for Health Evidence from UK and US" by Chen Jie, Yvonne

HSS Meeting Room 4

(HSS-04-71)

06 February 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"How Do We Analyze Global Catastrophic Risks Rationally?" by Professor Ng Yew-Kwang

HSS Conference Room

(HSS-05-57)

02 February 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Developing Shared Knowledge" by Dr Hongyi Li

HSS Meeting Room 6

(HSS-04-91)

31 January 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Reputation Turnaround through Voluntary Ownership and Management Turnover" by Au Pak Hung

HSS Meeting Room 4

(HSS-04-71)

26 January 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"The Kyoto Protocol, the Copenhagen Accord, the Cancun Agreements, and Beyond An economic and game theoretic exploration and interpretation" by Professor Parkash Chander

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

25 January 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Conflicts of Interest in Persuasive Communications" by Dr Kaiwen Leong

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

18 January 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Exposure Problem in Multi-unit Auctions" by Associate Professor Hikmet Gunay

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)

13 January 2012 

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

"Estimating Context-Independent Treatment Effects in Education Experiments" by Associate Professor Steven Lehrer

HSS Meeting Room 6

(HSS-04-91)

11 January 2012 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

"Uncertainty and Capital Accumulation Empirical Evidence from a Structural Model with Heterogeneous Firms" by Professor Steve Bond

HSS Meeting Room 5

(HSS-04-89)