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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 - Leviathan's Offer: State-Building With Elite Compensation In Early Medieval China by Joy Chen
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-26 14:02:22
Live on Zoom on May 26, 2022 16:00 Hong Kong time How can the resistance of failed reformers to state-building efforts be softened? Join us and find out more.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Collateral Damage: The Legacy of the Secret War in Laos by Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-16 11:40:18
Join Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC Vancouver School of Economics) and explore the deleterious impact of bombing campaigns in Laos in terms of health, education, structural transformation and rural-urban migration using using census data at the village and individual levels. Live on Zoom on May 19, 20...
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 - Varied Trajectories of Chiefdomization by Robert D. Drennan
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-03-07 11:34:45
Join our upcoming QH Webinar featuring anthropologist Robert D. Drennan (Pittsburgh) and explore how his research team seeks to understand better the chiefdomization process that produced the earliest complex societies by pursuing a comparative archaeological analysis of some 60 "natural experi...
HKU Business School Corporate Video

Uploaded on 2022-02-18 11:23:27
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Home Economics and Womenâs gateway to science [Yiling Zhao, PKU School of Economics]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-10 15:18:20
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-02 16:25:56
Explore how Pauline Grosjean (UNSW Business School) and her co-authors measure the effects of a network of heroes in legitimizing and diffusing extreme political behaviors by exploiting newly-declassified intelligence files, novel voting data and regimental histories during WWI. Live on Zoom on Dece...
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 - Historyâs Masters: The Effect of European Monarchs on State Performance by Nico VoigtlÃnder (UCLA)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-11-05 15:44:17
Nico VoigtlÃnder of UCLA Anderson School of Management and his co-author create a novel reign-level dataset for European monarchs, covering all major European states between the 10th and 18th centuries. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Nico VoigtlÃnder explains how their study sho...
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 Webinar Series - The Rise of State Capacity in Europe, Asia and the Rest of the World since 1500 by Şevket Pamuk
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-20 14:48:51
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Şevket Pamuk of BoğaziÃi (Bosphorus) University will review the rise of state capacity (and the Tax Revenues / GDP ratio) around the world since 1500 based on joint work with Kivanà Karaman. Live on Zoom on September 23, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beij...
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...
Quantitative History Webinar on Monetizing the Economy: National Banks and Local Economic Development by Chenzi Xu (Stanford GSB)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-31 17:43:13
Join Chenzi Xu of Stanford Graduate School of Business to examine the role of banks in expanding the traded sector of local economies in the United States in the 19th century Live on Zoom on September 2 10:00AM Hong Kong time
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
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Ant and the Grasshopper: Seasonality and the Invention of Agriculture by Andrea Matranga
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-10 10:51:09
How and where did agriculture begin? Join Andrea Matranga (Chapman University) in his quest for understanding the rise of civilizations and subsequent human history. Live on Zoom on Thurs, August 12, 2021 12:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore | 13:00 Tokyo | 14:00 Sydney Previous day 21:00 Los Angeles
HKU Business School x HKGCC Economic Reboot Webinar Series: Reinventing Hong Kong's Economy
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-06-29 18:21:03
Starting from July 2021, HKU Business School will join hands with The HKGCC to launch a series of webinars to consider some of the more pressing issues faced in Hong Kong. To kick off the series, the first session to be hosted on 13 July will look at the options available to Hong Kong in repositioni...
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...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - ‪Technology Adoption and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Industrialization in France
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-28 16:26:49
Speaker: Mara P. Squicciarini (Bocconi University) Live on Zoom on June 3, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 09:00 London | 10:00 Milan | 17:00 Tokyo | 18:00 Sydney Don't miss out as this webinar will not be recorded.
Teaching Innovation Award 2020 (Team) - Professor Douglas ARNER, Mr David BISHOP, Mr David LEE, Ms Ellen SETO and Professor YIU Siu Ming
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-19 01:48:33
Teaching Innovation Award 2020 (Team) Professor Douglas Wayne ARNER, Kerry Holdings Professor in Law (Leader), Faculty of Law; Mr David Lorin BISHOP, Faculty of Business and Economics; Mr David LEE Seungwoo, Faculty of Business and Economics; Ms Ellen SETO, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative an...
Teaching Innovation Award 2020 - Dr Matthias BUEHLMAIER
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-19 01:03:24
Teaching Innovation Award 2020 Dr Matthias BUEHLMAIER, Faculty of Business and Economics "Pioneering Social Learning in Business Education with Yocle"
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020 (Team) - Ms Lindsay ERNST and Mr David BISHOP
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-19 00:25:19
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020 (Team)  Ms Lindsay ERNST (Leader), Faculty of Law and Mr David Lorin BISHOP, Faculty of Business and Economics "EmpowerU: A Cross-disciplinary, Community-led, Impact-based Teaching and Learning Platform"
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020 - Dr Matthias BUEHLMAIER
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2021-05-18 23:52:10
Outstanding Teaching Award 2020 Dr Matthias BUEHLMAIER, Faculty of Business and Economics
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...
Quantitative History Webinar -Lineage as Risk-Sharing Institution: How Confucianism Contributed to Population Growth in Pre-Industrial China
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-10 22:04:52
We present to you our very own conveners for this Quantitative History Webinar! Chicheng Ma will present his recent co-authored paper with Zhiwu Chen: "Lineage as Risk-Sharing Institution: How Confucianism Contributed to Population Growth in Pre-Industrial China", and explain how the Confu...
Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar | 理學的陰影:儒家文化轉型與中國明清時期科技發展停滯
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-04 17:39:59
理學的陰影:儒家文化轉型與中國明清時期科技發展停滯 講者:中國人民大學經濟學院博士生王慶 講座以普通話進行 Conducted in Mandarin QH Doctoral Research Webinar - The Shadow of Reason: Neo-Confucianism and the Stagnation of Technological Development in L...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Cultural macroevolution: Understanding the rise of large-scale complex societies in human history
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-04-12 10:37:02
Join Evolutionary anthropologist Peter Turchin in his quest for the major evolutionary force explaining the rise of large-scale complex human societies using the framework of Cultural Evolution and data in Seshat: Global History Databank. Live on Zoom on April 22, 2021 09:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singap...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Transition to Agriculture and First State Presence [Ola Olsson, University of Gothenburg]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-31 21:01:30
It has often been observed that the emergence of states in a region is typically preceded by an earlier transition to agricultural production. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ola Olsson (University of Gothenburg) presents a global scale analysis of the chronological relationship between the tr...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Roman Transport Network Connectivity and Economic Integration
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-12 14:14:43
Live on Zoom on March 18, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong In this Quantitative History Webinar, Erik Hornung of University of Cologne presents his latest research which shows that the creation of the first integrated multi-modal pan-European transport network during Roman times influences economic integration ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Modern Library Holdings and Historic City Growth by Eric Chaney (Oxford)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-06 13:40:24
In search of a new proxy for pre-industrial economic activity, Eric Chaney of Oxford University explores how the library collection data is used to revisit urban growth during the rise of the Atlantic trade and to investigate the impact of the Mongol invasions on the Eastern Islamic world. Live on Z...
暴力風險與合約選擇:來自近代東北鄉村匪患的證據
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-02 20:14:59
Live on Zoom 2021年3月4日(星期四) 16:00 香港/北京/新加坡 風險如何影響農業合約的選擇一直是合約理論關注的重要議題,然而當代研究多注重自然風險的影響,而鮮有探討暴力風險的影響。復旦大學經濟學教授李楠及其合著者利用...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the Globe and Globalization Began
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-02-21 10:25:47
A new system of global pathways formed in the year 1000 AD following the Vikings arrival in northeastern Canada. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Yale historian Valerie Hansen takes us back to the year 1000 and discuss how globalization began. Live on Zoom on February 25, 2021 20:30 Hong Kong T...
量化歷史網上講座系列 | 中國史前時代的貧富分化 â 墓葬的視角 The rich-poor polarization in prehistoric China: a perspective based on burials
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-01-21 13:41:34
Join us live on Zoom on Thurs, Jan 28 at 4PM. Wealth inequality revealed in investigations of archaeological burials is a valuable means to study the evolution of social stratification and civilization. The Chalcolithic period and the Early Bronze Age saw a gradually widening gap in both wealth and ...
量化歷史網上講座系列 - 高利貸中的市場機制:以滿鐵調查為中心 Usury and Markets: Evidence from the surveys conducted by the South Manchuria Railway Company
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-01-18 11:37:47
Join us live on Zoom for the first Quantitative History Webinar in 2021! Unlike many short-lived financial innovations, lending for high interest, or usury, as a notorious financial transaction shows remarkable resilience throughout human history. This leads to some interesting questions regarding t...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - States And Wars: China's Long March Towards Unity And Its Consequences, 221 BC - 1911 AD
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-12-04 16:31:46
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Debin Ma will present his paper titled States And Wars: China's Long March Towards Unity And Its Consequences, 221 BC - 1911 AD, and further discuss the long-run implications of Chinese unity on economic performance in a global context. Speaker: Debin Ma, In...
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2018-2019 - Dr Sara KIM
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-12-03 00:57:12
Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2018-2019 - Dr Sara KIM, Faculty of Business and Economics
Teaching Innovation Award 2019 - Mr David LEE Seungwoo and Mr David Lorin BISHOP
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-12-02 18:19:27
Teaching Innovation Award 2019 - Mr David LEE Seungwoo (Leader) and Mr David Lorin BISHOP, Faculty of Business and Economics 'FinTech Ethics & Risks (HKUx's FinTech Massive Open Online Course)'
Quantitative History Webinar Series - How (not) to get published [Hans-Joachim Voth,‬ University of Zurich]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-24 22:29:33
Getting published is crucial for academic success. For most young scholars, the process is often daunting, frustrating, and confusing. This event is addressed to those who are just getting started in the publishing game. Based on Joachim's experience as an editor over the last 12 years at a variety ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Inflation and Investors Behavior: Evidence from the German Hyperinflation by Fabio Braggion (Tilburg)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-11 20:42:50
Live on Zoom on November 19 Also available on AGI FB
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Political divergence between East and West in the 8th & 9th centuries [Clair Yang and Yasheng Huang]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-11 20:38:37
Live on Zoom on November 12 Also available on AGI FB
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Marrying for Money: Evidence from the First Wave of Married Women's Property Laws in the U.S.
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-10-20 20:48:52
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Marrying for Money: Evidence from the First Wave of Married Women's Property Laws in the U.S. Peter Koudijs Associate Professor of Finance Stanford Graduate School of Business Live on Zoom on October 29, 2020 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 08:00 London | ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - 古DNA探究史前現代人群的遺傳演化
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-10-20 20:42:44
不同時間和地點的人類古基因組數據的湧現,帶來大時空框架下研究人類遺傳演化的可能,尤其是古基因組捕獲技術的應用與發展,為獲取史前人群基因組打開局面。此次網上講座將著重闡述史前時期現代人群遺傳演化的主要特...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Borderline Disorder: (De facto) Historical Ethnic Borders and Contemporary Conflict in Africa
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-29 21:29:29
Ömer Özak and his coauthor explore the effect of historical ethnic borders on contemporary non-civil conflict in Africa. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ömer will share their findings and explain in great detail the key underlying mechanisms: competition for agricultural land, p...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - A Theory of Cultural Revivals [Murat Iyigun, University of Colorado Boulder]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-29 21:23:40
Live on Zoom on October 8, 2020 at 9AM (HKT) Why do some societies fail to adopt more efficient institutions? And why do such failures often coincide with cultural movements that glorify the past? In this Quantitative History Webinar, Murat Iyigun explains in detail the interplay-or lack thereof-bet...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal [Stephan Maurer, University of Konstanz]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-20 16:56:07
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal [Stephan Maurer, University of Konstanz] Speaker: Stephan Maurer Assistant Professor University of Konstanz Live on Zoom on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 09:00 London | 10:00 Konstanz | 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapo...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - One American, One Chinese and their extraordinary Journeys in the 19th century
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-17 16:29:33
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Guoqi Xu will explain the extraordinary journeys of Anson Burlingame and Ge Kunhua and their significances, paying special attention to the aspects of the shared history and destinies between Chinese and Americans in the 19th century and beyond.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Discretion and Destruction: Promotions, Performance, and Patronage in the Royal Navy [Joachim Voth]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-11 16:35:32
Professor Joachim Voth and his co-author study the selection effects of patronage in the worldâs most successful navy â the British Royal Navy between 1690 and 1849. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Joachim will explain in detail the overall selection effect of patronage. Live on Zo...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - 為商人做辯護?「富者貧之母」的明清政治經濟學
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-05 18:31:27
Join us for this Quantitative History Webinar featuring Distinguished Professor Peng-sheng Chiu from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He will explore how tenets such as âfostering businessmen to benefit the peasantryâ and âthe rich nourishing the poorâ were implemented in relev...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Fate of Skilled Jews in Nazi Germany
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-08-20 17:00:09
The Nazi period is a transformational period in German history. When Hitler took power in 1933, Jews were expelled from public sector jobs. Using detailed biographical information for Jewish academics, Sascha O. Becker and his team examine several important margins. In this webinar, Sascha will pres...
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 does accounting help people make informed investment decisions?
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-06-29 10:34:51
Financial statements can have a significant impact on stock prices and returns. HKU Business School Professor Guochang Zhang suggests that we should not rely on a single performance metric like earnings but rather try to gain a comprehensive view of a business operation using five dimensions: earnin...
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 ...
FSDC Practitioner Speakers Series: Navigating Your Career in Financial Services - in the Right Place at the Right Time
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2019-02-18 12:24:54
The emergence of technological advances is revolutionising the way that the financial services industry operates. How can young graduates stay relevant and agile amid constant disruption? Join our seminar this on 21 March at HKU to learn from industry experts about the current landscape of asset man...
Early Career Teaching Award 2018 - Mr David LEE Seungwoo
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2018-12-20 16:37:25
Early Career Teaching Award 2018 - Mr David LEE Seungwoo, Faculty of Business and Economics
The U-Vision Video Composer service has been retired. HKU staff and students are eligible to use TechSmith Camtasia with site license for offline video editing. More details in ITS website: https://moodle-support.hku.hk/camtasia-site-license-staff-and-students


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