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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 on Religion, Rebellion and State Education: Evidence from Colonial Korean by Sangyoon Park
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-12 16:29:36
Live on Zoom on May 12, 2022 16:00 Hong Kong time
Join our upcoming QH Webinar featuring Sangyoon Park (HKU Business School) and explore potential mechanisms through which religion and political mobilization influenced education provision by the state.
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...
The Future of Trade Finance: Opportunities for Hong Kong, Asia and the World
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-01-11 16:05:10
Against this backdrop, the Advisory Group on Trade Finance, formed by the International Chamber of Commerce in 2020, proposes a new vision for trade finance built around accessibility for SMEs, digitization and global interoperability. The technology exists to overhaul how trade finance works and ma...
2022 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program Applications Now Open
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-01-05 18:05:08
We are now seeking outstanding individuals who have demonstrated strong leadership potential and are up-and-coming influencers in politics, policymaking, business or civil society. The program aims to nurture future leaders who share a common career interest in policy with a deeper understanding of ...
AGI x AGF Webinar: Sick in the City: Public Health, Wellbeing and Urban Design After Covid-19
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-10 10:14:21
Fellows from the UK and India, who are both physicians and public-health experts, and an urban design specialist from Singapore will consider how to make cities healthier, safer, more productive and more pleasant places to live in this webinar on December 21 at 1600 HKT.
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...
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2021 - Asia Forward: Leading the Way Towards a New Multilateralism
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-10-19 12:03:08
AGD2021 will be a virtual event produced in Hong Kong on November 10. We will explore key aspects of the global economy including digitalization and sustainability and how Asia can drive the post-pandemic recovery and reinvigorate multilateral cooperation.
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...
HKU Registration & Induction Days 2021
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-10 14:13:04
Let's take a look at the recap of HKU Registration & Induction Days!
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
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
AGI Public Policy Webinar: Renegotiating the World Order: Peaceful Avenues of International Contestation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-10 17:54:06
Phillip Lipscy of the University of Toronto will examine how international institutions evolve as countries seek to renegotiate the international order.
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
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Modern State-Building and the Rise of the Corporation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-07-06 16:23:20
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Taisu Zhang explores the argument that modern state building is necessary to the success of the modern corporation because the law that enables corporations requires uniform enforcement.
AGI Public Policy Webinar: The Singapore Story and Brand in a Post-Pandemic World
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-07-05 17:04:21
Professor Kenneth Paul Tan of the Hong Kong Baptist University will discuss emerging trends that may re-shape and transform the Singapore narrative and brand in a post-pandemic world on July 20 at 1700 HKT.
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...
From forest to farmland & meadow to metropolis: How did the environment shape human history & how did humanity bring about the Anthropocene?
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-06-04 16:41:31
QH Webinar by HKU Environmental Historian Jed O. Kaplan In this Quantitative History Webinar, Jed O. Kaplan will take the audience on a journey through time, starting with the way our distant hominin ancestors modified their environments to increase their chances of survival, and coming to the quest...
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.
AGI Public Policy Webinar: RCEP: Game-Changer for Global Trade?
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-11 16:04:22
In this AGI Public Policy Webinar, Dr Deborah Elms of the Asian Trade Centre will examine the implications of the new Asia-Pacific trade arrangements for the future of global trade and regional economic integration.
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...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: The Future of Global Value Chains in the Post‐Covid-19 Economy
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-04-28 15:13:30
Professor Antràs of Harvard University will examine the key drivers for the future of globalization and how major economies within the GVCs would need to react in the post-pandemic world on May 11 at 0900 HKT.
AGI Public Policy Webinar: BRI and China's Railway Expansion in Southeast Asia
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-04-13 16:17:46
David M Lampton of Johns Hopkins University will examine China's effort to create an intercountry railway system that connects the country with its seven Southeast Asian neighbors, including Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. He will also highlight the political str...
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...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: Towards a New Era of Great Power Rivalry
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-30 12:38:21
Professor Danny Quah of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy will examine the competition between the great powers and the current state of the world order.
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...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: The EAST Rises - Again: Lessons for Today from China's Past Technological Development
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-02-08 16:23:45
Four factors have shaped China's development throughout history: examination, autocracy, stability and technology (EAST). In this inaugural AGI Public Policy Webinar, Professor Yasheng Huang of MIT will present findings on the history of Chinese technological development from its Spring and Autumn E...
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 ...
AGI x AGF webinar: Leadership in a Post-Truth World
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-01-18 12:50:02
In this webinar, AsiaGlobal Fellows will discuss the global trust deficit and the challenge that leaders face in a time of truth decay â What does good leadership mean when the spread of fake news, conspiracy theories, alternative facts and outright lies breeds suspicion, cynicism, irrationali...
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...
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2020: Towards a New Multilateral Global Economy
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-27 10:49:59
Ioin us at our virtual conference and hear from international leaders on different global issues on December 7. AGD 2020 will explore topics on prospects of multilateralism, climate crisis, post-COVID recovery and technology for common good.
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2020: Towards a New Multilateral Global Economy
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-25 17:05:29
On December 7, join us at our virtual conference and hear from international leaders on different global issues. AGD 2020 will explore topics on prospects of multilateralism, climate crisis, post-COVID recovery and technology for common good.
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...
AGI Webinar - China's Rise, the Decline of the West, and Deglobalization
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-04 14:52:48
Webinar will discuss the weakening of US hegemony and Washingtonâs withdrawal from multilateral engagement, the shift in international politics from a unipolar to a bipolar or multipolar framework, and the geopolitical and economic consequences these shifts will have for the US, China and the ...
AGI x AGF Webinar
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-08-21 12:46:57
Colliding Interests in Eurasia: The South Caucasus, the Belt and Road, and Covid-19
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...
AsiaGlobal Papers - Chinaâs Rise, Deglobalization and the Future of Indo-Pacific Governance
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-08-03 13:30:56
Professor David Arase discusses the potential impact of these developments on the future of the Indo-Pacific region.
Live on Zoom|Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700 [Ron Harris, Tel-Aviv University]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-15 20:45:36
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ron Harris (Tel-Aviv University) will discuss his latest book "Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700". His work compares the organizational forms used in major regions, and explores how the organizationa...
AGI x AGF Webinar: Evaluating Africa's COVID-19 Responses - Managing Risks & Setting Priorities
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-15 15:19:21
Join AsiaGlobal Fellows Charity Amayaenvbo (Nigeria), Dalaya Esayiyas (Ethiopia), George Lwanda (South Africa), Clayton Hazvinei Vhumbunu (Zimbabwe) and Kadidia Konare (Mali) as they offer on-the-ground insights on Africaâs Covid-19 responses.
Accounting for the Great Divergence: Recent Findings from Historical National Accounting (Stephen Broadberry FBA, Oxford)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-11 20:56:27
Quantitative History Webinar by Stephen Broadberry FBA, University of Oxford] | Live on Zoom on July 16 at 4PM (HKT) A growth accounting framework is used by Stephen Broadberry to assess the contributions of labour, human and physical capital, land and total factor productivity. In addition to these...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Fractured-Land and Political Fragmentation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-06 16:17:48
Live on Zoom on July 9, 2020 21:00 Hong Kong Time
Global Thinkers - Rethink and Reshape the Post Covid-19 Global Economy
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-06-30 15:09:11
Join the global thinkers, Victor K Fung, Mari Pangestu and Michael Spence, in a live debate about the long-term impact of the pandemic and the new opportunities for reshaping the global economy and the international order.
Quantitative History Webinar Series (June - July 2020)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-06-21 16:47:42
Eminent guest speakers include Hong Xu (Institute of Archaeology, CASS), Shuji Cao (Shanghai Jiao Tong), Mark Koyama (George Mason), Stephen Broadberry (Oxford), and Ron Harris (Tel-Aviv). More speakers to be announced.
Comparative performance of different civilizations in the history of the Maritime Silk Road 海上絲路歷史中不同文明的表現
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-06-09 14:51:50
This Thursday, the Quantitative History Webinar Series will return with our very own Zhiwu Chen, who will speak on comparative performance of different civilizations in the 2000-year history of the Maritime Silk Road. The Series is co-organized by the Asia Global Institute and Faculty of Business an...
Quantitative History Webinar Series (AGI & FBE)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-05-27 09:31:29
The conventional theory about the origin of the state is that the adoption of farming led to an increase in productivity, which led to food surplus. Food surplus is held to be a prerequisite for the emergence of hierarchical societies and eventually states. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Luig...
AsiaGlobal Paper
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-05-11 17:29:11
"The Decline of the West": What is it, and Why Might it Matter? by Mark Beeson
Quantitative History Webinar Series 量化歷史講座系列
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-05-06 23:16:57
Live at 4PM on May 7 (HKT) 數據、 信息與渠 道 â 傳統中國政府能夠掌握數字信息嗎?
Quantitative History Webinar Series (AGI & FBE)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-04-29 16:42:35
Join our second Webinar featuring Stelios Michalopoulos
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Martin Luther's Role in the Early Reformation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-04-21 12:47:38
Webinar by Professor Jared Rubin of Chapman University
INTRODUCING ASIAGLOBAL VOICES
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-04-03 15:26:49
To help you explore even more perspectives on global issues from Asian perspectives, AsiaGlobal Online has launched AsiaGlobal Voices a curated feed of summaries of opinion articles, columns and editorials published in local languages in media from across Asia. Stay up to speed on trending opinions ...
Global Thinkers
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-01-14 15:49:49
A Business Response to the Climate Crisis and Inequality
Global Thinkers: In Conversation with Kishore Mahbubani and Sam Palmisano on Trade Tension and Tech-Nationalism
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2019-10-22 17:12:11
Join this special Global Thinkers session for a stimulating conversation between Kishore Mahbubani, one of Asias leading public intellectuals and Sam Palmisano, a global technology visionary on trade tension and techno-nationalism, moderated by Zhiwu Chen.
AsiaGlobal Dialogue (AGD) 2019: Building a Sustainable Framework for a Globalized Economy
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2019-10-10 10:05:00
Join us at AGD 2019: Building a Sustainable Framework for a Globalized Economy. Don't miss the opportunity to interact with thought leaders from around the world. HKU staff and alumni can enjoy the HKU community rate by registering on or before October 20. Limited spaces are available for underg...
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2019
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2019-09-17 16:26:08
Themed Building a Sustainable Framework for a Globalized Economy, AGD 2019 will look at the pressing challenges for global leadership, in sustainable development and technology, and their impact on the future of work, finance and healthcare. Join us at Loke Yew Hall to interact with global thought l...
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2018- Welcome Remarks by Professor Xiang Zhang
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2018-12-03 18:00:37
Launched in 2012, AsiaGlobal Dialogue (AGD) is Asia Global Instituteâs flagship forum for constructive dialogue to bring out fresh insights and Asian perspectives on key global issues. Themed Redefining multilateralism in a new global economy, AGD 2018 was held from November 14 -15. The Institute h...
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2018- Welcome Remarks by Dr. Victor K. Fung
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2018-12-03 17:56:31
Launched in 2012, AsiaGlobal Dialogue (AGD) is Asia Global Institute's flagship forum for constructive dialogue to bring out fresh insights and Asian perspectives on key global issues. Themed Redefining multilateralism in a new global economy, AGD 2018 was held from November 14 -15. The Institute ho...
Join AGI Lecture by Prof. Kenneth Pomeranz, the author of The Great Divergence
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2018-11-30 10:59:47
AGI Lecture - Migration, Frontier Policy, and the Expansion of China: Redefining the Qing Realm and its Subjects, ca. 1750-1850 by Prof. Kenneth Pomeranz, University Professor in History and the College, University of Chicago
Join the Asia Global Institute's Global Thinkers event on global issues
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2018-08-23 09:40:06
Former Prime Minister George Papandreou was at the helm of the Greek government at the height of the Eurozone crisis. In this edition of Global Thinkers, he addresses the rise of the right in Europe, and evaluates the knock-on effect of this trend on Asia.
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.
Join the Asia Global Institute's premier forum on global issues
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2018-03-26 14:23:39
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde presents the IMF's view of the global economy and where it is headed
Urban Design and Mental Health in Hong Kong
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2017-11-05 15:47:16
Join Layla McCay, Director of the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health (UD/MH) and AsiaGlobal Fellow, and Asia Global Institute for an evening of multi-disciplinary presentations and discussion.
Join the Asia Global Institute's premier forum on global issues
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2017-10-31 14:36:43
The Asia-Global Dialogue was first launched in 2012 and is the Asia Global Institute's flagship forum for constructive dialogue to bring out fresh insights and Asian perspectives on key global issues. This year's discussions are built around the theme of Asian Perspectives in a New Global Ec...
AGI Lecture: Trade Policy and the Rise of Populism - The Trump Factor
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2017-05-05 12:18:13
In 2016 the world was shaken by Trumpâs presidential election victory. The consequences of this event for global trade and trade governance remain uncertain, against a background of considerable downside risk of economic and political disruption. This talk will briefly review the evolution of ...
AGI Lecture: From Rustbelts to Brainbelts
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2017-03-02 11:54:52
How can worldâs outdated manufacturing and industrial zones become modern hotbeds of design and transformation? Join the Asia Global Institute as it hosts author Antoine van Agtmael for a lecture inspired by his book The Smartest Places on Earth.
AGI Global History Lecture Series: The Idea of China - Looking through the Lens of Global Sport
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2017-02-08 15:08:11
What is China? What is Chineseness? Join the Asia Global Institute as it hosts Professor Guoqi Xi for a lecture on the connections between China's burning desire in global sports and the question of "What is China and the quest for Chineseness". He will also examine how memberships in ...
Global Thinkers - Technology's Impact on Education and the Global Economy
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2016-11-29 09:51:11
Innovation has triggered rapid changes to the face of the global economy. Can we turn potential challenges created by advancing technology into creative learning and employment opportunities? Join Asia Global Institute for Global Thinkers, featuring a panel of internationally-renowned experts who wi...
Register today for the inaugural Global Thinkers event!
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2016-11-01 10:44:46
On November 8, the United States will head to the polls following the most contentious campaign in its election history. What can the world expect? Join Asia Global Institute for its inaugural Global Thinkers event, featuring internationally-renowned experts who will address pressing issues of our t...
AGI Global History Lecture Series: Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of Chinaâs Imperial Examination System
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2016-10-28 22:55:19
The goal of the AGI Global History Lecture Series is to shed light on the present and future of the world by looking at our long-term past.
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