商務統計與經濟計量系列講座（2019-20）題 目：跨媒體智能：表征、分析與應用報告人：彭宇新（北京大學王選計算機研究所）時 間：9月26日92彩票|官网登录，星期四，14:00-15:20地 點：光華2號樓217室摘 要：隨著多媒體和網絡技術的迅猛發展，海量的圖像、視頻、文本等跨媒體數據快速增長，它們多源異構且相互關聯，使得數據表征、信息檢索、知識發現、語義推理面臨跨媒體、跨數據源等挑戰。如何借鑒人腦的跨媒體特性92彩票|官网登录，跨越視覺92彩票|官网登录、聽覺92彩票|官网登录、語言等不...
The Demand-driven Information Market
Finance Seminar（2019-26)Topic: The Demand-driven Information MarketSpeaker: Dan Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong, ShenzhenTime: Wednesday, 25 September, 10:00-11:30Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:We hypothesize a demand-driven information market where information production is tailored by investors’ investment constraints. Using a comprehensive data set of news releases and...
Intermediary Leverage and Currency Risk Premium
Finance Seminar（2019-25)Topic: Intermediary Leverage and Currency Risk PremiumSpeaker: Xiang Fang, University of Hong KongTime: Friday, 20 September, 12:15-13:30Location: Room K01, Guanghua Building 2?Abstract:This paper proposes an intermediary-based explanation of the risk premium of currency carry trade in a model with a cross-section of small open economies. In the model, bankers in each ...
Dynamics of Musical Success: A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach
Marketing Seminar (2019-08)Topic:Dynamics of Musical Success: A Bayesian Nonparametric ApproachSpeaker:Asim Ansari,Professor,Columbia UniversityTime: Wednesday, 18 Sept, 13:30-15:00Location: Room K01, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:We model the dynamics of musical success over the last half century with a view towards constructing musically well-balanced playlists. We develop a novel non-parametri...
Income Contingent Loans: history, Australian experience, econometric modelling, and key lessons
Statistics Seminar (2019-19) Title: Income Contingent Loans: history, Australian experience, econometric modelling, and key lessonsSpeaker: Timothy Higgins, the Australian National UniversityTime: Thursday, September 5, 10:00-11:00Place: Room K01, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:In 1989 Australia introduced the first national income contingent loan (ICL) for university tuition. The Australian ICL h...
Public Enforcement of Securities Laws in Weak Institutional Environments: Evidence from China
Finance Seminar（2019-24)Topic: Public Enforcement of Securities Laws in Weak Institutional Environments: Evidence from ChinaSpeaker: Kai Li, University of British ColumbiaTime: Wednesday, 24 July,13:30-15:00Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:China presents a unique opportunity to study an increase in public enforcement of mandatory disclosure when private enforcement is largely ab...
S&P Issuer Credit Rating and Understated Pension Liabilities
Finance Seminar（2019-23)Topic: S&P Issuer Credit Rating and Understated Pension LiabilitiesSpeaker: Jun Cai, City University of Hong KongTime: Monday, 22 July, 13:30-15:00Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) requires that the interest rate used to calculate the present value of firms' pension plan liabilities be based on 30-year Tr...
Carrot and stick: Two natural field experiments on lender information sharing
Finance Seminar（2019-22)Topic: Carrot and stick: Two natural field experiments on lender information sharingSpeaker: Jun Yang, Indiana UniversityTime: Wednesday, 17 July, 10:00-11:30Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:We examine the effect of lender credit information sharing on first-time borrowers’ loan take-up and default decisions using a pair of natural field experiments. Upo...
Immigration, Science, and Invention, Evidence from the Quota Acts
EconomicsSeminar（2019-13）Topic:Immigration, Science, and Invention, Evidence from the Quota ActsSpeaker:Petra Moser, New York University School of BusinessTime:Friday, July 12, 13:30-15:00Location:Room 217, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:The United States implemented its first ethnicity-based immigration rules in 1921 and 1924. The goal of these national origins quotas was to keep out low-skille...
Acrobatic regression in detection and attribution of climate change
Statistics Seminar (2019-18) Title: Acrobatic regression in detection and attribution of climate changeSpeaker: Jun Yan, University of ConnecticutTime: Wednesday, July 3, 14:00-15:00Place: Room 216, Guanghua Building 2Abstract:Optimal fingerprinting, the standard approach to detection and attribution of climate change, is a linear regression where the observed climate variable is regressed on t...