[Lecture, Nov 09] Seminar of GZFSRM
 
time: 2018-11-08

Host: Guangzhou Research Base for Financial Services Innovation and Risk Management

Time: 9:00-12:00 am, November 9, 2018

Venue: Room 101, Building 22, Wushan Campus



Topic 1: Information Event Intensity and Stock Return Synchronicity: Evidence from Credit Rating Changes

Speaker: Professor Junbo Wang, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Junbo Wang received his B.A. and M.A. in Math from Shandong University of China, Ph.D. in Management from China Academia Sinica, and Ph.D. in Finance from Syracuse University, USA. Before joining the City University of Hong Kong in 2005, he has taught at Syracuse University. His main research interests include fixed income securities, asset pricing, corporate finance, and market microstructure. His articles have been published in top journals in finance such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Management Science.  



Topic 2: Does Competition from New Equity Mitigate Bank Rent Extraction? Insights from Japanese Data

Speaker: Dr. Xueping Wu, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Xueping Wu joined The CityU in 1995 after obtaining a PhD in Applied Economics (in the area of Finance) from K.U. Leuven (Belgium). His research interests are both theoretical and empirical, covering Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing and Capital Markets, and International Finance. He has published articles in high quality academic journals such as The Journal of Business, JFQA, The Review of Finance, The Journal of Banking and Finance, The Journal of Corporate Finance, The Journal of International Money and Finance, and The Review of Derivatives Research. He has won several best paper awards including the 1999-WFA Award for the Best Paper in Corporate Finance.



Topic 3: Debt Shifting Restrictions and Reallocation of Debt

Speaker: Dr. Yaxuan Qi, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong

Yaxuan Qi received her PhD at the Rutgers University in New Jersey, United States. Prior to joining the Department of Economics and Finance at the City University of Hong Kong, she was an Associate Professor at the Department of Finance, Concordia University, Canada. Her research interests include Law and Finance, Corporate Finance and Household Finance and she has published high level academic articles in top tier journals such as Journal of Financial Economics, Accounting Review, and Journal of Law & Economics



Topic 4: Learning About Rare Economic Disasters and Asset Prices

Speaker: Professor Du Du, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Du Du is currently an associate professor at the Department of Economics and Finance of CityU School of Business. He received his Ph.D. from University of Chicago. His research interest is Asset Pricing. He has published articles in international top tier journals in Finance such as Journal of Financial Economic, Management Science, and Journal of Financial and been the PI of several RGC research Grants.