HSUHK EAF Public Research Seminar 2018

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) encourages all academic staff to conduct research that meets the needs of the University as well as other stakeholders.  In this context, the University has been organizing different research seminars and workshops for the academic staff in hope of providing research and learning opportunities.  In 2018, the Department of Economics and Finance has organized a series of Public Research Seminar delivered by the University’s academic staff as well as distinguished external guests.

Seminar

Date

Topic

Speaker

1

27-Sep

1. Crypto-currency: Implication for Regulatory Governance

Dr. Andy CHENG

2. The Effect of Asymmetric Information and Uncertainty in Capital Market

Dr. Joe MAN

3. Two Birds, One Stone: Joint Timing of Returns and Capital Gains Taxes

Dr. Leah LI

4. The Impacts of Financial Development, Urbanization, and Globalization on Income Inequality: A Regression-based Decomposition Approach

5. Revisiting Income Inequality in Rural China: A Decomposition by Regression Approach

Dr. James CHEONG

2

25-Oct

1. The Importance of Reward and Recognition System in the Leadership of Virtual Project Teams: A Qualitative Research for the Financial Services Sector

Dr. Brian TUNG

2. A study in HK Stock Market Sentiment

Dr. David CHUI

3. Are There Any Gender or Racial Differences in the U.S. Hysteresis Unemployment

Dr. Ben CHENG

4. Convergence and income inequality amongst Asian countries: A combined approach using decomposition techniques and transitional dynamics analysis

Dr. James CHEONG

3

30-Oct

1. Political Connections and Firm Pollution Behaviour

Prof. WU Yanrui

Distinguished guest from UWA Business School

4

14-Nov

1. Why are Warrant Markets Sustained in Taiwan but Not in China?

Prof. Alan WONG

Distinguished guest from Asia University

5

30-Nov

1. Financial literacy and Fintech adoption of the China’s young generation in the Xi JinPing’s New Era

Dr. Brian TUNG

2. Non-Electoral Political Uncertainty and Cash Management Policy: Evidence from East Asia

Dr. Alvin ANG

3. Value at Risk and Expected Shortfall Estimation for Asia-Pacific Markets

Dr. SIU Yam Wing

6

20-Dec

1. Dynamic Connectedness and integration in cryptocurrency markets

Prof. LAU Chi Keung

Distinguished guest from Huddersfield Business School

2. The Impact of Minimum Wages on Wages, Wage Spillovers and Employment in China: Evidence from Longitudinal Individual-Level Data

Prof. Tony FANG

Distinguished guest from Memorial University of Newfoundland

Prof. Wu seminar 1

Prof WU Yanrui (second from the right)

Prof Wong on 20181114

Prof Alan Wong (first from the right)

Prof Lau on 20181220

Prof LAU Chi Keung (Standing)

Prof Fang on 20181220

Prof. Tony Fang (Standing)

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