Research Seminars of the Department of Economics and Finance

The Research Development Group of the Department of Economics and Finance gladly organised a series of research seminars in March and April. The research seminars aim to encourage academic staff members to share and disseminate their research findings.

Throughout these two months, the following research topics were discussed:

Date Title Speaker
31 March 2016 Are Market Implied Ratings Viable Alternatives to Credit Ratings? Dr Jeff Shen Assistant Professor
7 April 2016 Seasonal Long Memory in Quarterly US Unemployment Rates Dr Nigel Philip Wilkins Assistant Professor
28 April 2016 Financial Integration: Evidence from China’s Stock Markets Dr Andy Cheng Assistant Professor
28 April 2016 Convergence and Mobility of Rural Household Income in China: New Evidence from a Transitional Dynamics Approach Dr James Cheong Assistant Professor

Participants of the research seminars actively shared their thoughts and views on the topics. The Research Development Group is looking forward to organising more research seminars in the future. Stay tuned for the invitations!

The Research Development Group aims to encourage and facilitate researches and scholarly activities and to foster academic collaboration and exchange between members of the Department.

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Dr Jeff Shen sharing on his research seminar “Are Market Implied Ratings Viable Alternatives to Credit Ratings?”

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Dr Nigel Philip Wilkins sharing on his research seminar “Seasonal Long Memory in Quarterly US Unemployment Rates”

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Dr Andy Cheng sharing on his research seminar “Financial Integration: Evidence from China’s Stock Markets”

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Dr James Cheong sharing on his research seminar “Convergence and Mobility of Rural Household Income in China: New Evidence from a Transitional Dynamics Approach”

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