Institutional Lenders, Trading Incentives, and Corporate Disclosure
Accounting Seminar（2019-10）Topic:Institutional Lenders, Trading Incentives, and Corporate DisclosureSpeaker:Lin Cheng, The University of ArizonaTime:Thursday, June 20th, 10:00-11:30 a.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:This study examines the influence of institutional lenders, whose portfolios hold both loans and equity securities, on firms’ public and private disclosures. Using m...
Physician Learning and Treatment Choices: Evidence from Brain Aneurysms
EconomicsSeminar( 2019-10)Topic:Physician Learning and Treatment Choices: Evidence from Brain AneurysmsSpeaker:Qing Gong,University of North Carolina at Chapel HillTime:Friday, June 14, 13:30-15:00p.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua building2Abstract:Physicians often choose among alternative treatment options based on their beliefs over the treatment effectiveness and their skills in delivering the tre...
On Rank Estimators in Increasing Dimensions
Statistics Seminar (2019-16)Title: On Rank Estimators in Increasing DimensionsSpeaker: Yanqin Fan, University of WashingtonTime: Tuesday, June 11, 14:00-15:00Place: Room 216, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:The family of rank estimators, including Han's maximum rank correlation estimator (Han, 1987) as a notable example, has been widely exploited in studying regression problems. For these estimator...
AGGREGATE AND DISTRIBUTIONAL IMPACTS OF HOUSING POLICY: CHINA'S EXPERIMENT
?EconomicsSeminar( 2019-09)Topic:AGGREGATE AND DISTRIBUTIONAL IMPACTS OF HOUSINGPOLICY: CHINA'S EXPERIMENTSpeaker:Kaiji CHEN,Emory UniversityTime:Tuesday, June 11, 13:30-15:00p.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua Building2Abstract:What's the role of credit conditions in housing booms and busts and what arethe distributional consequences of housing booms and busts across households of differentcharacteri...
Non-stationary Stochastic Modeling
Statistics Seminar (2019-15)Title: Non-stationary Stochastic ModelingSpeaker: Zeyu Zheng, UC BerkeleyTime: Thursday, June 6, 14:00-15:00Place: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:In many stochastic modeling contexts, the system under consideration exhibits strong time-of-day effects, day-of-week effects, or seasonality effects. In fact, most real-world systems that are modeled as Markov proce...
Political Connections and Resource Allocation in Private Markets: A Social Network Channel
Finance Seminar（2019-18)Topic: Political Connections and Resource Allocation in Private Markets: A Social Network ChannelSpeaker: David Schoenherr, Princeton UniversityTime: Wednesday, 5 June, 10:00-11:30Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:In this paper, we assess how politically connected firms benefit from better access to resources in private markets. After the election of a new...
Smiling Signals Intrinsic Motivation
Marketing Seminar（2019-07）Topic:Smiling Signals Intrinsic MotivationSpeaker:Yimin Cheng, Assistant Professor,Monash UniversityTime: Friday, 31 May, 13:30-15:00Location: Room K01, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:The nature of a person’s motivation (whether it is intrinsic or extrinsic) is a key predictor of how committed they are to a task, and hence how well they are likely to perform at it. How...
Monitoring Ability of Independent Directors: The Effect of Commonality in Expertise on Financial Reporting Quality
Accounting Seminar（2019-09）Topic:Monitoring Ability of Independent Directors: The Effect of Commonality in Expertise on Financial Reporting QualitySpeaker:Chen Chen，Monash Business SchoolTime:Friday, May 31st, 10:00-11:30 a.mPlace:Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:This paper finds that the ability of independent directors to monitor financial reporting quality depends on whether they hav...
Digital Platform Currencies
Finance Seminar（2019-17)Topic: Digital Platform CurrenciesSpeaker: Yang You, Harvard UniversityTime: Friday, 31 May, 12:15-13:30Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Can massive online retailers such as Amazon and Alibaba issue digital tokens that potentially compete with bank debit accounts or even government flat currency? This paper explores whether by issuing digital tokens usabl...
The Power of Language: Evidence from Managers’ Intertemporal Choice Preferences in Conference Calls
Accounting Seminar（2019-08）Topic:The Power of Language: Evidence from Managers’ Intertemporal Choice Preferences in Conference CallsSpeaker:Rong Huang，Cheung Kong Graduate School of BusinessTime:Thursday, May 30th, 13:30-15:00 p.mPlace:Room K02, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:In this paper, we examine top managers’ intertemporal choice preferences reflected by the use of future-time-reference...