Events List

December
2
2021
Upcoming Event 7:00 pm CST Virtual Seminar

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — Labor and Aging

About the Seminar Series China is poised to become the world’s largest economy in the near future. However, such growth is not guaranteed. China faces increasingly complex questions about...
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
November
4
2021
Upcoming Event 7:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — Data and Governance

About the Seminar Series China is poised to become the world’s largest economy in the near future. However, such growth is not guaranteed. China faces increasingly complex questions about...
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
October
27
2021
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – FinTech as a Financial Liberator

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS An artificially low interest rate on household savings is a common form of financial repression in developing economies and typically benefits incumbent banks. Using proprietary...
October
13
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – Understanding Retail Investors: Evidence from China

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Using comprehensive account-level data from 2016 to 2019, the authors examine retail investor trading behavior in the Chinese stock market. The authors separate millions of...
October
7
2021
Past Event 7:00 pm CDT

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — Carbon Neutrality and the Chinese Economy

China has set ambitious goals to reach peak carbon emissions by 2030 and to become carbon neutral by 2060. The journey there will require significant, long-term effort by the...
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
September
15
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics — Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute...
August
25
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Special Deals from Special Investors: The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   University of Chicago’s Chang-Tai Hsieh joined for a discussion on state-connected private owners in China. In new research, Hsieh and co-authors use administrative registration data on...
July
28
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Determinants of Repo Haircut: Counter-Party Risk and Collateral Risk

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Repo market is an important source of wholesale funding for the financial institutions. Ever since Great Financial Crisis, repo haircut has been seen as a crucial barometer...
December
2
2021
Upcoming Event 7:00 pm CST Virtual Seminar

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — Labor and Aging

About the Seminar Series China is poised to become the world’s largest economy in the near future. However, such growth is not guaranteed. China faces increasingly complex questions about...
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
November
4
2021
Upcoming Event 7:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — Data and Governance

About the Seminar Series China is poised to become the world’s largest economy in the near future. However, such growth is not guaranteed. China faces increasingly complex questions about...
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
October
27
2021
Upcoming Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – FinTech as a Financial Liberator

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS An artificially low interest rate on household savings is a common form of financial repression in developing economies and typically benefits incumbent banks. Using proprietary...
October
13
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series – Understanding Retail Investors: Evidence from China

HOSTING ORGANIZERS COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Using comprehensive account-level data from 2016 to 2019, the authors examine retail investor trading behavior in the Chinese stock market. The authors separate millions of...
October
7
2021
Past Event 7:00 pm CDT

China in Today’s World Seminar Series — Carbon Neutrality and the Chinese Economy

China has set ambitious goals to reach peak carbon emissions by 2030 and to become carbon neutral by 2060. The journey there will require significant, long-term effort by the...
Organizers / Guests
  • Zhiguo He
  • Chang-Tai Hsieh
September
15
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

China Biweekly Seminar on Public Economics — Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline

The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute...
August
25
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Seminar

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Special Deals from Special Investors: The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS   University of Chicago’s Chang-Tai Hsieh joined for a discussion on state-connected private owners in China. In new research, Hsieh and co-authors use administrative registration data on...
July
28
2021
Past Event 9:00 pm CDT Virtual Event

Capital Market Development: China and Asia Seminar Series — Determinants of Repo Haircut: Counter-Party Risk and Collateral Risk

COLLABORATING ORGANIZERS Repo market is an important source of wholesale funding for the financial institutions. Ever since Great Financial Crisis, repo haircut has been seen as a crucial barometer...