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Quantitative History Webinar Series - In Pursuit of Heirloom Paintings: A Study of Property Rights Changes and Social Mobility in China, 960-1911 by Frank Shuo Chen (Fudan University)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-06-23 13:26:55
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Frank Shuo Chen will explain how to verify the correlation between the downward trend and social mobility in pre-modern China based on provincial panel data from 1368 to 1911: this downward shift in the social status of collectors was more pronounced in regions ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Deep Learning Methods to Curate Economic Data at Scale by Melissa Dell (Harvard)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-06-12 23:47:36
Join Melissa Dell (Harvard) and explore her recent work to develop deep learning methods and tools for creating computable social science data, with an aim of making structured digital data more representative of documentary history. Live on Zoom on Thurs, June 16, 2022 09:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singa...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Structural Change, Elite Capitalism, and the Emergence of Labor Emancipation by Quamrul H. Ashraf
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-03-21 12:00:11
Live on Zoom on March 24, 2022 9:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore | 10:00 Tokyo | 12:00 Sydney Previous Day 18:00 Los Angeles | 21:00 New York/Williamstown Join Quamrul Ashraf (Williams College) and explore a novel mechanism for the emergence of labor emancipation - one in which the material incentive...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Changing Views of Terminal Pleistocene Economies in South China: Tales from Two Caves
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-01 13:07:09
Live on Zoom on December 2, 2021 12:00noon HKT Join NTU archeologist David J. Cohen for an exploration of changes in interpretations of human behavior and economies at two key Terminal Pleistocene cave sites in South China, Xianrendong 仙人洞 (Jiangxi) and Yuchanyan 玉蟾岩 (Hunan), over the pa...
QUANTITATIVE HISTORY WEBINAR SERIES Ancestors' Education, Descendants’ Innovation 量化歷史網上講座系列 | 祖先的教育 " 後代的創新 - 科舉對企業創新的長期影響
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-10-27 15:24:50
Ancestors "Education, Descendants" Innovation " The Long-run Effects of keju on Corporate Innovation Webinar to be conducted in Mandarin 2021年10月28日(星期四) 16:00 香港/北京/新加坡 基於Galor and Ãzak (2016) 關於長期導向價值觀念起源的理論,武漢...
Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar | Railways and Cities in India
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-14 16:00:20
RAILWAYS AND CITIES IN INDIA In this Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar, Jinlin Wei (Warwick PhD candidate) presents his paper co-authored with James Fenske (Warwick) and Namrata Kala (MIT), explaining how better access to railways increased urban populations via the channel of market ac...
Quantitative History Webinar - Commitment Failure within Bureaucracy by Max Yu Hao of PKU School of Economics
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-07 11:46:05
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Max Yu Hao of Peking University presents a trilogy of papers exploring the impact of fiscal rationalizations on public goods provision, the size of informal taxation, and tax burdens. Live on Zoom on September 9, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 09:00 Lond...
HKU Business School x HKGCC Economic Reboot Webinar Series - The Future of Hong Kongâs Public Finances: Spend Now, Tax Later?
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-08-25 10:16:44
Starting from July, we join hands with The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) to launch a series of webinar, providing new insights and knowledge to rejuvenate the local economy and guide Hong Kong out of the current economic dilemma. The third session in September will discuss the ways t...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The seeds of ideology: Historical immigration and political preferences in the United States
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-24 12:08:26
Join this Quantitative History Webinar with Paola Giuliano (UCLA) to explore the long run effects of immigration on American political ideology Live on Zoom on August 26, 2021 10:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 11:00 Tokyo | 12:00 Sydney Previous Day 19:00 Los Angeles | 22:00 New York
QH Doctoral Research Webinar X YSI Economic History Graduate Webinar jointly presents
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-06-17 00:48:17
Speaker: Zhihao Xu (PhD Candidate, UCLA Economics) Zhihao Xu, PhD Candidate from the University of California, Los Angeles presents his paper: "Price Convergence Through a Financial Network: Does Financial Integration Impact Price Integration in Real Sectors?" Chair: Professor Debin Ma (In...
QH Webinar - Involution or Industrialization: Reinterpreting the 19-20th Century Chinese Agriculture through the Perspectives of Seasonality
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-10 22:22:36
Chinese agriculture remains central to our understanding of China's long-term Chinese economic growth trajectory and the Great Divergence debate. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Debin Ma of Hitotsubashi University revisits the debates of "involution" in the context of incorporating a...
How do companies mitigate management challenges in the face of pandemic?
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-08-07 11:55:52
As Covid-19 rages, many employees have been put on furlough or compelled to take pay cuts. Professor Yuk-fai Fong and Professor Jin Li say that if this continues, employersâ credibility will become a serious issue. They advise business leaders to properly navigate their organisational pressure...
How can we use marketing analytics for the betterment of society?
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-06-01 14:55:32
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated digital transformation, generating a large amount of useful data for marketing researchers to study how data can be used to add value to products and services. At HKU Business School, our marketing professors believe in using data for good. For example, we us...
【Talk Business】Is Covid-19 pandemic a game changer in the US-China trade war?
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-04-21 15:30:48
From the US-China trade war to the coronavirus outbreak, the outlook of the global economy has become more subdued and uncertain. During such turbulent times, international trade expert Professor Heiwai Tang and his colleagues from HKU's Institute of for China and Global Development have discovered ...
Response to 2020 - 21 Budget by Professor Richard Wong
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-03-02 15:32:28
HKUFBE Chair of Economics Professor Richard Wong responds to the 2020-2021 Budget by the government.
Response to 2020 - 21 Budget by Professor Zhigang TAO
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-03-02 15:20:41
FBE Prof. TAO, HSBC Professor in Global Economy and Business Strategy responds to the 2020-21 budget
Response to 2020 - 21 Budget by Professor Heiwai TANG
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-03-02 15:06:59
Prof. Heiwai TANG, HKUFBE Professor in Economics responds to the 2020-2021 Budget by the government.
International Conference - Buddhist Values and Economics: Investing in a Sustainable Future
Centre of Buddhist Studies
Uploaded on 2019-03-05 16:07:22
Conference Website https://www.buddhism.hku.hk/conference2019/index.html
Economic History Workshop - Economic Origins of Modern Science: Technology, Institutions, and the Market for Ideas
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2018-08-23 09:34:41
Dr. Jeremiah Dittmar is Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics. His research examines the technological and political determinants of economic development, including the role of information technology in influencing economic, religious, and political change in European history.
Seminar on Economics and Politics in Central Europe by Mr. Vladimír Dlouhý
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2018-01-02 11:05:38
Mr. Dlouhý was appointed as President of the Czech Chamber of Commerce in May 2014. The Czech Chamber of Commerce was set up as an independent national chamber with voluntary membership. It is the largest and most representative business association in the Czech Republic, providing a platform for o...
HKU Press - New Book Release: Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong (by Yue Chim Richard Wong)
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2017-03-09 11:02:13
Buy this book at HKUP website or HKUP Bookshop and enjoy a 10% discount! Visit HKUP Bookshop at G/F, Run Run Shaw Heritage House 逸夫苑 (next to the passage to MTR Exit C1 and the Visitor Centre), Centennial Campus. We are open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm (and closed on public and university hol...
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