David Ong, PHBS
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 | 12:30pm-2:00pm | Room 237, HSBC Business School
Although previous studies show that alphabetic ordering confers professional advantages on authors whose surnames be...
Keywords: Endogenous selection, Single and Coauthorships, Eonomics and Management
Meng Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 2:00pm-3:30pm | Room 337, HSBC Business School
This research obtains inventory management policies with incomplete information The decision makers have incomplete information, so the relationships between some signals and inventory level could provide the distribution of current inventory levels...
Keywords: Decision Makers, Inventory Level, Distribution
Lu Wang, University of New South Wales’ Australian School of Business
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 12:30pm-2:00pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School
This paper suggests that anger expression influenced leader’s overall effectiveness Anger expression in performance context significantly reduced leadership effectiveness...
Keywords: Anger Expression, Leader’s Effectiveness
David Ong, PHBS
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 12:30pm-1:30pm | Room 237, HSBC Business School Building
Prior field experimental work which randomly assigned incomes to male profiles on one of China’s largest online dating websites found that women’s preference for mate income is increasing on the women’s own incomes (“income attraction”)...
Jason D. Shaw, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 2:00pm-3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School
Keywords: Reflections, Review, Journals
Fan Xia, ESC Rennes School of Business
Monday, December 8, 2014 | 2:00pm-3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School
This study tests the influence of owner type on firm product innovation in Chinese manufacturing firms from 1998 to 2007 The result shows that private sector firms benefit more from local spillovers than state or foreign firms ...
Keywords: Firm ownership and innovation, Owner types, Regional spillover effects
Keun Lee, Seoul National University
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 2:00pm-3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School
This research explores why examples of successful catching-up are limited and in particular, why the Asian economies have managed to move, or are moving, beyond middle-income status but economic growth has stalled in some Latin American countries...
Keywords: Schumpeterian Analysis, Economic Catch-up and Catch-up Cycles
Paolo Epifani, University of Nottingham
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 2:30pm-4:00pm | Room 337, HSBC Business School
Trade imbalances raise the question of whether this type of trade integration harmed or benefited China and its main trade partners The paper proposes a simple and yet general approach to discuss the welfare effects of trade opening and trade policy...
Keywords: Trade Imbalances, Trade Policy and Welfare
Pu Chen, Renmin University
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 12:30pm-2:00pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School
This paper analyzes efficient allocations between the principal and the hyperbolic agents in an environment without commitment...
Keywords: Efficient Risk Sharing, Commitment and Hyperbolic Discounting
Director Deaths, CEO Relational Identification, and the Search for a Quiet Life: Evidence from Organizational Innovation Output
Guoli Chen, INSEAD
Friday, November 28, 2014 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
Anecdotal and empirical evidence from a broad range of sources suggests that individuals often respond to the death of a peer by re-evaluating their approach to, and priorities in, their life and their career...
Keywords: Director deaths, CEO relational identification, Organizational innovation output
Zhenhui Jiang, National University of Singapore
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
People will feel uneasy if private embarrassing information about them is exposed in online social networks...
Keywords: Online Social Networks, Privacy invasion, Relationship Bonding
Yun Wang, Xiamen University
Monday, November 17, 2014 | 12:30pm – 2:00pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
This paper investigates the role of persuasion mechanisms in collective decision-making with heterogeneous preferences A persuasion mechanism consists of a family of conditional distributions over the underlying state space and the noisy signal realizati...
Keywords: Strategic information transmission, Sender-receiver game, Bayesian persua- sion, Voting
Zilong Zhang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | Room 337, HSBC Business School Building
This study examines how bank s intervention in a borrowing firm affects the firm s trade creditors I find a significant decline in borrowing firms trade credit when banks obtain additional control rights through the firms covenant violations...
Keywords: Debt covenants, Loan contract strictness, Trade credit, Creditor control rights, Acceleration of debt repayments, Financial distress, Stakeholders
Xu Han, University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
Privatization, in which the ownership of former state-owned enterprises is sold to private parties, has profoundly shaped the economic landscape of transition economies...
Keywords: Privatization, Business Portfolio Restructuring Strategy
Utpal Bhattacharya, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
Superstition, which is defined as a belief that is not based on reason, has been a part of the human condition since humans began But does superstition adversely affect human welfare?...
Keywords: Superstitious Traders
Gerhard Stahl, PHBS
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 12:30pm - 2:00pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
There is an acute need for ambitious multilateral responses to the systemic crisis of international currency and finance...
Keywords: China, the Reluctant Monetary Power
Qing Wang, PHBS
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 1:00pm - | Room 237, HSBC Business School Building
Past efforts to estimate the effect of parental employment on child health have often suffered from endogeneity issues...
Keywords: Parental Employment, Child Health
Jooyoung Park, PHBS
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 12:30pm - 1:00pm | Room 237, HSBC Business School Building
Previous research indicates that people implicitly associate horizontal space with temporal concepts of past and future (Ouellet et al 2010; Santiago et al 2007; Tversky, Kugelmass, and Winter 1991)...
Keywords: Left-to-Right Effect, Consumer Judgment
Kuo-Ping Chang, National Tsing Hua University(Taiwan)
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 12:30pm - 2:00pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
In this paper, I have used simple arbitrage argument to derive a dozen of model-free option price properties...
Keywords: the Greeks, the time value of option, the Arbitrage Theorem
David Ong and Mengxia (Eva) Zhang, PHBS
Friday, October 10, 2014 | 12:30pm - 2:00pm | Room 237, HSBC Business School Building
A large body of research has attempted to demonstrate that people can suffer from “choice overload” (CO) from too many choices...
Keywords: Choice Overload, Product Category Stereotypes and Sampling Risk
Lisa Lin, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Friday, October 10, 2014 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
A firm’s acquisition experience is expected to affect the outcome of its subsequent acquisitions...
Keywords: Acquisition Experience, Learning, Attribution
David Ong, PHBS
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 12:30pm-1:30pm | Room 237, HSBC Business School Building
Many desirable traits: income, education, and health, are correlated with height However, most studies of marriage or dating do not control for height and these other qualities simultaneously...
Keywords: Height and Income Attraction: An Online Dating Field Experiment
James Yen, PHBS
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 12:30 pm | Room 237, HSBC Business School Building
CEO succession is a vital organizational decision because organizational strategy is a reflection of the experiences of a firm’s top leader, which is determined by successor choice...
Keywords: CEO succession
Miao Meng, University of Oxford
Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm | Room 335, HSBC Business School Building
This paper examines the link between the protection of property rights and investment activity We explore the new land-title granting scheme implemented by the Shenzhen government as an exogenous shock that increases property rights protection ...
Keywords: Property Rights Protection and Investment: an Event Study from China
David Ong, PHBS
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | 12:30pm | Room 237, HSBC Business School Building
Becker s theory of the family predicts that couples will match on education because of the possibility of shared public goods ...
Keywords: Education attraction:An online dating field experiment