Program Schedule

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Day 1: June 18, 2019 (Tuesday)

Venue: Room 1005, 1/F, Lee Shau Kee Business Building, HKUST

TIMEACTIVITY
9:00 Welcome Coffee
9:15

Opening Remarks

Morning Session (Chair: Yang Lu, HKUST)
9:30 - 10:30

Jess Benhabib, New York University

“Optimal Positive Capital Taxes at Interior Steady States”

 

Group Photo + Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:40

Yunho Cho, Jinan University

“Welfare and Property Transaction Taxes”

11:40 - 12:30

Jiajia Gu, Jinan University

“Fertility, Human Capital and Income: the One-child Policy”

  Lunch (by invitation)
Afternoon Session (Chair: Pengfei Wang, HKUST)
2:00 - 2:50

Jianjun Miao, Boston University

“Multivariate LQG Control under Rational Inattention in Continuous Time”

2:50 - 3:40

Yang Lu, HKUST

“Benevolent Information Manipulation”

 

Coffee Break

4:00 - 4:50

Zhen Huo, Yale University

“The Global Business Cycle: Measurement and Transmission”

4:50 - 5:40

Yan Bai, University of Rochester

“Monetary Policy and Sovereign Risk in Emerging Economies”
6:00

Departure for dinner (by invitation)

 

Day 2: June 19, 2019 (Wednesday)

Venue: Room 1005, 1/F, Lee Shau Kee Business Building, HKUST

TIMEACTIVITY
9:15 Welcome Coffee
Morning Session (Chair: David Cook, HKUST)
9:30 - 10:30

Robert Townsend, MIT

“Distributed Ledgers :Innovation and Regulation in Financial Infrastructure and Payment Systems”

 

Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:40

Yan Ji, HKUST

“Endogenous Competition and Credit Spreads”

11:40 - 12:30

Michael Sockin, University of Texas at Austin

“Risk-Sharing and Investment in Concentrated Markets”

  Lunch (by invitation)
Afternoon Session (Chair: Jenny Xu, HKUST)
2:00 - 2:50

Kaiji Chen, Emory University

“Impacts of Monetary Stimulus on Credit Allocation and Macroeconomy: Evidence from China”

2:50 - 3:40

Michael Zheng Song, CUHK

“Conglomerate Formation in China”

 

Coffee Break

4:00 - 4:50

Zheng Liu, FRB of San Francisco

“Robots or Workers? A Macro Analysis of Automation and Labor Markets”

5:30

Departure for dinner (by invitation)

For inquiries, please contact Julie Wong (fnjuwong@ust.hk, 852-23587621)

 

 

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