Research Seminars Schedule








For Spring and Summer semesters, Wednesday seminars will be held in Conference Room 6045 (6th floor, Lee Shau Kee Business Building, HKUST) while Friday seminars will be held in Conference Room 5047 (5th floor, Lee Shau Kee Business Building, HKUST) during 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Notes to visitors:

Department of Economics is located on the 6th floor of the Lee Shau Kee Business Building in the Lee Shau Kee Campus at the southern end of HKUST. To obtain a Chinese address of HKUST to show the taxi driver, click HERE  or download a location map HERE.  


Spring 2018


Monotonic Cheap Talk
Date Speaker Paper
2 Mar (Fri)

Prof. Jason Kerwin

University of Minnesota

Pay Me Later: A Simple Employer-based Saving Scheme
7 Mar (Wed)

Prof. Federico Bugni

Duke University

Inference under Covariate-Adaptive Randomization with Multiple Treatments
9 Mar (Fri)



14 Mar (Wed)

Prof. Julian Wright

National University of Singapore

Search Platforms: Showrooming and Price Parity Clauses
16 Mar (Fri)

Prof. Shih En Lu

Simon Fraser University

Monotonic Cheap Talk 

21 Mar (Wed)

Prof. Dilip Moohkerjee

Boston University

23 Mar (Fri)

Prof. Ying Fan

Michigan University

28 Mar (Wed)

Prof. Wooyoung Lim and Prof. Sujata Visaria


4 Apr (Wed)



6 Apr (Fri)



11 Apr (Wed)

Prof. Francesc Dilme

University of  Bonn

13 Apr (Fri)

Prof. Liyan Yang

University of  Toronto

18 Apr (Wed)

Prof. Philip Neary

University of  London  

20 Apr (Fri)

Prof. Keith Maskus

University of  Colorado

25 Apr (Wed)

Prof. Wonki Cho

Korea University

27 Apr (Fri)

Prof. Hiro Kasahara

University of British Columbia

2 May (Wed)

Prof. Hengjie Ai

University of  Minnesota

4 May (Fri)

Prof. Peter Neary

University of  Oxford 

9 May (Wed)

Prof. Yuya Sasaki

Vanderbilt University

11 May (Fri)

Prof. Joshua Graff Zivin 

University of  California, San Diego

16 May (Wed)

Prof. Zheng Fang

Texas A&M University

18 May (Fri)

Prof. Ruixue Jia

University of California, San Diego

23 May (Wed)

Prof. Jidong Zhou

Yale University

25 May (Fri)

Prof. Alberto Martin


30 May (Wed)




Summer 2018


Date Speaker Paper
1 June  (Wed)

Prof. Jiangtao Li

University of  New South Wales

11 June (Mon)

Prof. Nate Baum-Snow

University of  Toronto

15 June (Fri)

Dr.. Christian Matthes

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond



Last modified: 30 January 2017