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Microeconomics Seminar

Organizer (for 2022 Spring semester):Professor Pei-yu Lo(Email:peiyulo at ntu.edu.tw
TA:Lichen Yang(Email:lichyang
at ntu.edu.tw)
 
2022 Spring 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2020 Fall 2020 Spring  
2019 Fall 2019 Sping 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2017 Fall 2017 Spring
2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2015 Fall 2015 Spring 2014 Fall 2014 Spring
 

2022 Spring
speaker Topic Date (Week) Location Time
Prof. Elliot LIPNOWSKI (Columbia University) Selling to a Group 2022/2/15 HKBU
Micro
9:00-10:30
Prof. Laura VELDKAMP (Columbia University) TBA 2022/2/17 HKBU
Macro
9:00-10:30
Pei-Yu Lo (NTU) Organizational Meeting 2022/2/24 社科608 13:30-15:00
Prof. Bruce BUENO DE MESQUITA (New York University) The Dictator's Handbook 2/e 2022/3/2 HKBU
Political Economy
9:00-10:30
Prof. Vincent ANESI (Université du Luxembourg) Screening for Consensus: Delegation with Collective Principals 2022/3/16 HKBU
Political Economy
4:00-5:30
Prof Takuro YAMASHITA (Toulouse School of Economics) A Mediator Approach to Mechanism Design with Limited Commitment 2022/3/22 HKBU
Micro
9:00-10:30
Prof. Georg NÖLDEKE (University of Basel) TBA 2022/3/29 HKBU
Micro
4:00-5:30
Prof. Yeling TAN (University of Oregon) Disaggregating China, Inc.: State Strategies in the Liberal Economic Order 2022/4/6 HKBU
Political Economy
9:00-10:30
Prof. Hugo HOPENHAYN (UCLA) Optimal Information Disclosure and Quality Ratings 2022/4/12 HKBU
Micro
9:00-10:30
Prof. Ritesh Jain (Academia Sinica) Interim Rationalizable (and Bayes-Nash) Implementation of Functions: A full Characterization 2022/4/21 社科608 13:30-15:00
Prof. Antonio PENTA (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Attitudes towards success and failure 2022/4/26 HKBU
Micro
4:00-5:30
Prof. Peter BUISSERET (Harvard University) Politics Transformed? How Ranked Choice Voting Shapes Electoral Strategies 
(
paper, abstract )
2022/4/27 HKBU
Political Economy
9:00-10:30
Prof. Alexander FRANKEL (University of Chicago) Information Hierarchies 2022/5/3 HKBU
Micro
9:00-10:30
Prof. John K.H. QUAH (Johns Hopkins University and National University of Singapore)  (Cancelled) 2022/5/11 HKBU
Political Economy
9:00-10:30
Prof. Alex SMOLIN (Toulouse School of Economics) Information Payoffs: An Interim Perspective 2022/5/17 HKBU
Micro
4:00-5:30
Prof Tai-Wei HU (University of Bristol) Optimal monetary policy with interest on reserves and capital over-accumulation 2022/6/1 HKBU
Political Economy/Macro
4:00-5:30



2021 Fall
 
 
speaker Topic Date (Week) Location Time
Pei-yu Lo 
Department of Economics, NTU
Organizational Meeting 2021/9/23 (Thu) online 13:30-15:00
Prof. Colin STEWART
University of Toronto
Attention Please! 2021/9/28 (Tue) PM!
intro 1
joint with HKBU
Zoom
16:00-17:30 PM!
Benjamin Olken 
MIT
Food vs. Food Stamps: Evidence from an At-Scale Experiment in Indonesia 2021/9/30 (Thu) joint with AEW
Register for the workshop here.
8:30-11:00
Prof. Laura DOVAL
Columbia University
Purchase history and product personalization 2021/10/12 (Tue)
intro 1
intro 2
joint with HKBU
Zoom
9:00-10:30
Prof. Amanda FRIEDENBERG
University of Arizona
Two Approaches to Iterated Reasoning in Games 2021/10/19 (Tue) joint with HKBU
Zoom
9:00-10:30
Rema Hanna
Harvard Kennedy School
Theme: Improving the Provision of Public Services (Deadline: September 27, 2021) 2021/10/28 (Thu) joint with AEW
Register for the workshop here.
8:30-11:00
Prof. Ichiro OBARA
University of California, Los Angeles
On the Value of Information Structures in Stochastic Games 2021/11/2 (Tue)
intro 1

intro 2
joint with HKBU
Zoom
9:00-10:30
Prof. Michael OSTROVSKY
Stanford University
Choice Screen Auctions 2021/11/4 (Thu)
intro 1
joint with HKBU
Zoom
9:00-10:30
Prof. Scott GEHLBACH
University of Chicago
A Model of Censorship, Propaganda, and Repression 2021/11/10 (Wed) joint with HKBU
Zoom
9:00-10:30
Prof. Francesco SQUINTANI
University of Warwick
Optimal Overspecified Contracts 2021/11/16 (Tue) PM!
intro 1
intro 2
joint with HKBU
Zoom
16:00-17:30 PM!
Brian Jacob
University of Michigan
Theme:Economics of K12 2021/11/25 (Thu) joint with AEW
Register for the workshop here.
8:30-11:00
Prof. Elaine Liu
University of Houston
Malleability of Alcohol Consumption: Evidence from Migrants 2021/12/2 (Thu) RM 402
Social Sciences Building
13:30-15:00
Prof. Benjamin Bernard
Departmnet of Economics, NTU
Continuous-Time Stochastic Games with Imperfect Public Monitoring 2021/12/9 (Thu)
intro
RM 608
Social Sciences Building
13:30-15:00





2021 Spring
 
Speaker Topic Date (Week) Location Time
Joseph Tao-yi Wang
(Department of Economics, NTU)
Organization Meeting
Course Syllabus
Sample Intro
2021/2/25 (Thu) 社科608 1:30-3:30pm
Yves Zenou (Monash) Applied Economics Workshop on Social Interactions
Submission deadline: Noon of Jan. 28
2021/2/25 (Thu) 社科608
joint with AEW
[After Organization Meeting]
3:30-4:45pm
Ernest Fehr (Zurich) The Dynamics of Norm Formation and Decay 2021/3/2  [Tuesday!] joint with HKBU 4-5:30pm
Thesis Adviser Orientation (指導教授說明會) 2021/3/4  (Thu) 社科201
 [Joint with two other seminars]
12:30-16:00
Amy Finkelstein (MIT) Applied Economics Workshop on Health Care and Health Economics

Submission deadline: Noon of Feb. 9
2021/3/9 [Tuesday!]
intro 1
社科401
joint with AEW
intro 2
8:30-9:45am
Han Yang (楊宗翰, Sinica) Globalization, Labor Market Adjustment, and the Long-run Economic Aftermath of COVID-19 2021/3/18 (Thu)
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00
Gordon Dahl (UCSD) Applied Economics Workshop on Economics of Family
            
Submission deadline: Noon of Mar. 18
2021/4/15 [Morning!] 社科609
joint with AEW
8:30-9:45am
Ran Eilat (Ben-Gurion U) Bayesian Privacy 2021/4/20 [Tuesday!]
intro1
joint with HKBU 3-4:30pm
Eduardo Azevedo (U Penn) Taxation of high-powered entrepreneurship 2021/4/27 [Tuesday!]
intro 1
joint with HKBU 9-10:30am
Joel Sobel (UCSD) On the Relationship Between Damage and Deception 2021/5/4 [Tuesday!]
intro 1
joint with HKBU 9-10:30am
Mark Duggan (SIEPR) Getting the Price Right? The Impact of Competitive Bidding in the Medicare Program

Applied Economics Workshop on Health Economics
Submission deadline: Noon of Apr. 15
2021/5/13 [Morning!]

intro 1
社科609
joint with AEW
8:30-9:45am
Lan-yi Liu (劉藍一, NTU) A characterization of the Shapley value for fair reordering problems

Online seminar, Cisco WebEx link: Click
2021/5/20 (Thu)

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:30pm
Yasutora Watanabe(U of Tokyo) AI, Skill, and Productivity: The Case of Taxi Drivers 2021/5/27 (Thu)
intro 1
joint with Monash (PWD 225199)

intro 3
1-2:30pm



 intro 5
intro 2 intro 4
Yi-Hsuan Lin (林逸軒, Sinica) A Theory of Subjective Ambiguous Information
(CANCELED)
2021/6/3 (Thu)
(CANCELED)
社科608 1:30-3:30pm


2020 Fall
Speaker Topic Date (Week) Location Time
Joseph Tao-yi Wang
(Department of Economics, NTU)
Introduction 2020/9/17 (Thu) 社科608 13:30-15:00
Johannes Horner (Yale) Too Much of a Good Thing? The Dynamics of Trust and Loyalty 2020/9/22 (Tue) 社科306
joint with HKBU
16:00-17:30
Michael Schwarz (Microsoft) Efficient Capacity Provisioning for Firms with Multiple Locations: The Case of Public Cloud 2020/9/24  (Thu) joint with HKBU 10:00-11:30
Dávid Krisztián Nagy (CREI) Applied Economics Workshop 
on International Trade and Economic Geography
2020/9/24  (Thu) 社科306
joint with AEW
15:00-16:00
Christoph Kuzmics (University of Graz) Limit Orders and Knightian Uncertainty 2020/10/9  (Fri) joint with HKBU 16:00-17:30
Shunya Noda (University of British Columbia) An Economic Analysis of Difficulty Adjustment Algorithms in Proof-of-Work Blockchain Systems 2020/10/16 (Fri) joint with HKBU 10:00-11:30
Po-Hsuan (Paul) Hsu (NTHU-Quantitative Finance) Is There a Gender Difference in Real Estate Investment Performance?  2020/10/22  (Thu) 社科608 13:30-15:00
David Deming (Harvard)  Applied Economics Workshop on Skill Development and Human Potential 2020/10/27 (Tue) 社科306
joint with AEW
8:30-11:00
Julian Wright (National University of Singapore) Data-Enabled Learning, Network Effects and Competitive Advantage 2020/10/29  (Thu) joint with Monash  12:30-14:00
Alessandro Bonatti (MIT) The Economics of Social Data 2020/11/11  (Wed)  
joint with HKBU
9:00-10:30
 Joel Waldfogel (University of Minnesota)  Applied Economics Workshop on Digitization: Effects of artificial intelligence and machine learning on the economy 2020/11/17 (Tue) 社科306
joint with AEW
8:30-9:30
 
Martha Bailey (UCLA)
 Applied Economics Workshop on Early Child Care and Education 2020/12/8  (Tue) 社科306
joint with AEW
8:30-9:30
Jon Guryan (Northwestern University)   Applied Economics Workshop on Education and Public Policy 2021/1/25 (Mon) 社科306
keynote talk of AEW
8:30-9:30
 
 



2020 Spring
Speaker Topic Date Location Time
Ching-I Huang
(Department of Economics, NTU)
2020/3/5 社科608 13:30-15:00

楊志海 (National Central University)

Competition in the Chinese Market: Foreign Presence and Markups 2020/3/12
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00

Yaron Azrieli (Ohio State University)

Cancelled 2020/3/26
Cancelled
社科608 13:30-15:00

張宏浩 (National Taiwan University, Dept. of Agricultural Economics)

DO ELECTIONS MAKE YOU SICK? 2020/4/9
intro 1
社科608
intro 3
13:30-15:00
intro 5
intro 2 intro 4 intro 6

高一誠 (Chung Yuan Christian University)

Expanding Applications in College Admission 2020/4/30
Intro 1
社科608
Intro 2
13:30-15:00
Intro 3
Intro 4 Intro 5  

唐孟祺 (National Chung Cheng University)

Why Prescribing Antibiotics for Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection? Physician Ownership, Pharmaceutical Markup and Patient Retention in Taiwan 2020/5/14
intro1
社科608
intro3
13:30-15:00
intro5
intro2 intro4 intro6
李孫廷(本系博士班學生) Functional Data Analysis with Applications to the FOMC Announcement Effec 2020/5/21
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00

 

Graduate Student Orientation
指導教授說明會

2020/5/28 社科201 13:00-16:00

江品慧 (National Chengchi University)

Quality Choice under Demand Uncertainty  2020/6/4
intro 1
社科608
intro 3
13:30-15:00
intro 5
intro 2 intro 4  
賴孚權(Academia Sinica) An Urban Configuration with Online Competition 2020/6/11
intro 1
社科608
intro 2
13:30-15:00
intro 3



2019 Fall
Speaker Topic Date Location Time
SunTak Kim
(Department of Economics, NTU)

Instructional talk

2019/9/12 社科608 13:30-15:00
Joseph Tao-yi Wang
(Department of Economics, NTU)
General Economic Principles of Bargaining and Trade: Evidence from 2,000 Classroom Experiment 2019/9/19 社科608 13:30-15:00
Jeevant Rampal
(IIM Ahmedabad)
Opponent’s Foresight and Optimal Choice 2019/10/3
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00
Yohanes Eko Riyanto 
(Nanyang Tech U)
Nudging Ride-hailing Platform Users to Book a Ride when Fares are Low: A Large Scale Natural Field Experimen 2019/10/24
intro 1
社科608
intro 2
13:30-15:00
Wei-Shiun Chang 
(National Cheng Kung U)
The effect of information on supply chain coordination: A model of value
Discountin
2019/10/31
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00
Benjamin Bernard
(Department of Economics, NTU)
Continuous-Time Games With Imperfect and Abrupt Information 2019/11/14
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00
Gunhaeng Lee
(National U of Singapore)
Personalized Recommendations on a Matching Platform 2019/11/21
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00
Semin Kim 
(Yonsei U)
Unanimity and Local Incentive Compatibility 2019/12/5
intro 1
社科608 13:30-15:00
Kai Li
(Xiamen U)
Competition, institutional owenership and innovation: Evidence from the split share reform in China (Cancelled)
2019/12/12
社科608 13:30-15:00
Tai-Sen He 
(Nanyang Tech U)
On the Developmental Origin of Intrinsic Honesty 2019/12/26
intro 1
社科608
intro 2
13:30-15:00
intro 3




2019 Spring
Speaker Topic Date Location Time
Ching-I Huang (Department of Economics, NTU)

Graduate Student Orientation

2019/2/21 社科306 12:30-13:00
惠 Hsiao-Hui Lee (University of Hong Kong)

Product Recall Delay and Product Cycle

2019/3/7

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00

intro 3

炫 Po-Hsuan (Paul) Hsu (University of Hong Kong)

Information Disclosure of Clinical Trials and Drug Development Cycles 2019/3/14

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00

intro 3

一 (National Taiwan University)

Preordering Chinese Restaurant Games 2019/3/21

intro 1
社科608
intro 2
1:30-3:00
intro 4
intro 3 intro 5

竹 Alice Peng-Ju Su (National Taipei University)

Screening with Evolving Preference 2019/4/11

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00
intro 3
intro 4

Benson Tsz Kin Leung (University of Cambridge, INET Institute)

Information Overload and Confirmation Bias 2019/4/18

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00
intro 3
intro 4

穎 Chung-Ying Lee (National Taiwan University)

Who Benefits from Price Transparency in Healghcare? Evidence from Medical Implants in Taiwan 2019/4/25

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00
intro 3
intro 4

Federico Revelli (University of Torino, Italy)

Multilevel taxation, competition and sorting: Evidence from regional borders 2019/5/16

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00
intro 3
intro 4

宏 Ming-Hung Tsai (National Chung Cheng University)

A Strategic Implementation of the Talmud Rule Based on the Concede-and-Divide Algorithm 2019/5/30

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00
intro 3
intro 4

泰 Wen-Tai Hsu (Singapore Management University)

Innovation, firm size distribution, and gains from trade 2019/6/6

intro 1
社科608

intro 2
1:30-3:00

intro 3


 
Speaker Topic Date Location Time
Yusen Sung (Department of Economics, NTU) Instructional talk 2018/9/13 社科608 1:30-3:00
Susumu Imai (Hokkaido Univ.) Identification and Estimation of Differentiated Products Models using Market Size and Cost Data 2018/9/27 社科608 1:30-3:00
紀建名(Chien-Ming Chi)
(PhD student, Department of Economics, NTU)
Online Clustering of High-Dimensional Contextual Bandits Using Statistical Tools 2018/10/04 社科608 1:30-3:00

Christoph Engel(Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods)

Heterogeneous Treatment Effects, Machine Learning, and Experiment Design 2018/10/18 社科302 3:30-5:00
Matthew Chao (Williams College) Regulating Conflicts of Interest through Public Disclosure and Social Image Incentives 2018/10/25 社科608 1:30-3:00
江品慧(Piin-Hueih Chiang)
(Department of Economics, National Chengchi University)
Does multimarket contact affect price dispersion? Evidence from the airline industry 2018/11/01 社科608 1:30-3:00
楊智鈞(Chih-Chun Yang) 
(Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica)
Rationalizable Bidding in Second-price Auction and English Auction 2018/11/08 社科608 1:30-3:00
鄭瑞泰(Ritesh Jain)
(Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica)
Virtual Implementation in Nash Equilibrium: Complete Information 2018/11/22 社科608 1:30-3:00
胡偉民(Wei-Min Hu)
(Department of Public Finance, National Chengchi University)
The Diaoyu/Senkayu Islands Incident and the Effects of the Chinese Boycott of Japanese Cars: historical Persistence and Nationalism 2018/11/29 社科608 1:30-3:00
楊子霆(Tzu-Ting Yang)
(Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica)
歷史課綱對國族認同的影響: 以「認識台灣」教科書為例
Curriculum and National Identity: Evidence from the 1997 Curriculum Reform in Taiwan
2018/12/20 社科402 1:30-3:00
曾中信(Chung-Hsin Tseng)
 (PhD student, 
Department of Economics, NTU)
The Impact of Inheritance on Wealth Distribution: Evidence from Population Registers 2018/12/27 社科608 1:30-3:00
 
2018 Spring
Speaker Topic Date Location Time
Shih En Lu (Simon Fraser University) Monotonic Cheap Talk 2018/3/8 社科604 1:45-3:15
Ho Cheung Cheng (National Central University) Legal Environment and Contractual Choice 2018/3/15 社科604 1:45-3:15
Yi Lee (National Tsing Hua University) Decomposing Firm-Product Appeal: How important is Consumer Taste? 2018/4/12 社科604 1:45-3:15
Loretta Fung (National Tsing Hua University) The Impact of Immigrant Business Ownership on International Trade 2018/4/26 社科604 1:45-3:15
紀建名(PhD student, National Taiwan University) Asymptotic Expression for the Mean Squared Prediction Error of Self-Exciting Threshold Autoregressive Models 2018/5/3 社科604 1:45-3:15
Shinn-Shyr Wang (National Chengchi University) Am I in the Right Link to Entrepreneurial Success? 2018/5/10 社科604 1:45-3:15
Meng-Chi Tang (National Chung Cheng University) Physicians' Supply under Global Budgeting : Empirical Evidence for the Treadmill Effect 2018/5/24 社科604 1:45-3:15
David Dillenberger (University of Pennsylvania) Additive-Belief-Based Preferences 2018/5/31 社科604 1:45-3:15
林正峯(National Taiwan University) The Manipulation of the Social Opinion on a Simple Network 2018/6/7 社科604 1:45-3:15
Lin Tian (Columbia University) Division of Labor and Productivity Advantage of Cities: Theory and Evidence from Brazil 2018/6/14 社科604 1:45-3:15


2017 Fall
Speaker Topic Date Location Time
Chen-Ying Huang (Department of Economics, NTU) Instructional talk 2017/9/21 社科研605 1:45-3:15
Hendrik Rommeswinkel (Department of Economics, NTU) Conditionally additive utility representations 2017/9/28
intro1
社科研605 1:45-3:15
Tzu-Ting Yang (Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica) 經濟成長、薪資停滯?初探台灣實質薪資與勞動生產力成長脫勾之成因
 Joint with history seminar
2017/10/5
intro1
社科302 3:30-5:00
intro4 intro5  
Liwen Hung (Department of Economics, NTU) Labor Migration with Remittance and Income Inequality 2017/10/12
intro1
社科研605 1:45-3:15
Meng-Yu Liang (Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica) Costly Self-Control and Limited Willpower 2017/10/26
intro1
社科研605 1:45-3:15
intro2 intro4
Yu-Hsuan Su (Graduate Institute of Development Studies, NCCU) Children's Health Behavior and New Preventative Health Products in Rural China
 
2017/11/23
intro1
社科研605 1:45-3:15
intro4 intro5 intro6
Patrick DeJarnette (Department of Economics, NTU) Risky Choices Over Goods 2017/11/30
intro1
社科研605 1:45-3:15
Suewei Lin (Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica) Bending the Hungry Mind of the Fruit Fly
 
Starting from 2:00
2017/12/7
intro1
社科研605 2:00-3:15
intro2
Chen-gia Tsai (Graduate Institute of Musicology, NTU) 音樂的酬賞效果
 
Will be delivered in Mandarin with some explanations in English
2017/12/14
intro1
社科研604 1:45-3:15
​intro2
Ching-Jen Sun (Department of Economics, Deakin University) Condorcet-Winning Public Information in Oligopolistic Markets
 
2017/12/21
intro1
社科研604 1:45-3:15
intro2
Noah Myung (University of Virginia) Experimental Investigation of Information Sharing Among Competitors 2017/12/28

intro1

社科研604

intro2

1:45-3:15

intro3

Chun-Ting Chen (Department of Economics, NTU)
Coordination in Social Network
 
2018/1/11
intro1
社科研604 1:45-3:15
Bard Harstad (University of Oslo)  Pledge-and-Review Bargaining 2018/1/30 社科研605 10:20-12:10


2017 Spring
Speaker Topic Date Location Time
王道一(臺大經濟系) Instructional talk 2017/2/23 社科604 1:45-3:15
王道一(臺大經濟系) Thesis Adviser Orientation (指導教授說明會) 2017/3/2 社科201 12:20-3:20
Kalyan Chatterjee (Penn State 賓州州立大學) Triggering Extremism: Political Consequences of Profit-Seeking Media 2017/3/9 社科604 1:45-3:15
Intro1
Intro2 Intro3 Intro4
Tren Huang (NTU-Psych 台灣大學心理系黃從仁) Big Data in Psychology (心理學中的大數據)-Ⅰ 2017/3/16 社科604 1:45-3:15
Intro1 Intro4 Intro7
Intro2 Intro5 Intro8
Intro3 Intro6  
Tren Huang (NTU-Psych 台灣大學心理系黃從仁) Big Data in Psychology (心理學中的大數據)-Ⅱ 2017/3/23 社科604 1:45-3:15
Tianxi Wang (汪天喜,英國Essex大學助理教授) A New Approach to Bank Liquidity 2017/4/13
Intro1
社科604
Intro2
1:45-3:15
Intro3
Chun-Hsien Yeh (Sinica 中研院葉俊顯) Relations Between the Central Rules in Bankruptcy Problems: 
A Strategic Implement Perspective
2017/5/11
intro1
社科604
intro3
1:45-3:15
intro4
intro2
Benjamin Golub
(Harvard University)
Signaling, Stigma, and Silence in Social Learnin 2017/5/18
intro1
社科307 1:45-3:15
intro2 intro3
Chien-Te Wu (NTU-OT 台灣大學職治系吳建德) How Does Your Political Color “Dye” Your Trust ? 2017/5/25
intro1
社科604 1:45-3:15
intro2 intro3 intro4
Piin-Hueih Chiang (NCCU 政治大學江品慧) Timing Competition of Asymmetric Complements 2017/6/1
intro1
社科604

intro3
1:45-3:15

intro4
intro2
Shu-Heng Chen (NCCU 政治大學陳樹衡) Cognitive Capacity and Earnings Performance: Evidence from Double Auction Market Experiment 2017/6/8
intro1
社科604 1:45-3:15