Managerial Career Concerns and Corporate Tax Avoidance: Evidence from the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine
Accounting Seminar (2019-16)Topic:Managerial Career Concerns and Corporate Tax Avoidance: Evidence from the Inevitable Disclosure DoctrineSpeaker:Weining Zhang, Associate Professor,Cheung Kong Graduate School of BusinessTime: Wednesday, 18 Dec, 12:00-13:30Location: Room K02, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:This study examines the causal effect of managers’ career concerns on tax avoidance using th...
Robust Binary Voting
?Economics Seminar（2019-20）Topic:?Robust Binary VotingSpeaker:?Qinggong Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyTime:?Tuesday,Dec.3, 13:30-15:00?Location:?Room 217, Guanghua Building 2?Abstract:In this paper, we study a new robustness concept in mechanism design with interdependent values: interim dominant strategy incentive compatibility (IDSIC). It requires each agent to have an ...
The Mnemonomics of Contract Overchoice
?Marketing Seminar (2019-26)Topic:The Mnemonomics of Contract OverchoiceSpeaker:Liang Guo, Professor, The Chinese University of Hong KongTime: Friday, 29 Nov, 13:30-15:00Location: Room K02, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Consumers may systematically overchoose contracts that seem ex post suboptimal. This is typically interpreted as evidence for naivety about present-biased preference. We offer an...
With a Little Help from Friends: Strategic Fundraising and the Crowd
Marketing Seminar (2019-24)Topic:With a Little Help from Friends: Strategic Fundraising and the CrowdSpeaker:Tingting Fan, assistant professor, The Chinese University of Hong KongTime: Monday, 25 Nov, 13:30-15:00Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:This paper studies the information role of strategic fundraising from family and friends. Based on a crowdfunding and online social media...
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...
Heterogeneity, Decentralized Trade, and the Long-run Real Effects of Inflation
EconomicsSeminar（2019-19）?Topic:Heterogeneity, Decentralized Trade, and the Long-run Real Effects of InflationSpeaker:Tao Zhu, the HKUSTTime:Tuesday,Nov. 19, 13:30-15:00Location:Room 217, GuanghuaBuilding 2??Abstract:?The long-run relationship between inflation and output is studied in a standard matching model. Thesign and degree of the output-inflation correlation depends on the cause of in...
?Finance Seminar（2019-31)Topic: Leveraging OverconfidenceSpeaker: Brad M. Barber,Graduate School of Management, UC DavisTime: Friday, 15 November, 12:15-13:45Location: Room K05, Guanghua Building 2Organizers: Department of Finance, Center for Finance and Development, PKUAbstract:In theory, overconfident investors with a budget constraint use leverage more, trade more, and perform worse than w...
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...