August 3, 2020

Watching genders at work on finance matters, right at IWD 2020 – “Do Women Get Worse Financial Advice?”. A team of HKUST Business School researchers have put their great minds together and share their findings on this topic.

Speaker Bio

Professor Utpal Bhattacharya is Chair Professor at HKUST, and the Executive Editor of the journal Financial Management.  He received his Bachelor of Technology at II...

June 29, 2020

Amid the turbulence in stock markets, retail investors continue to look for investment ideas. With thousands of publicly-traded stocks available, many retail investors often resort to their recent personal experiences when deciding on which stocks to buy or sell. Maybe a surge in video conferencing or home deliveries will prompt them to invest in companies involved in those businesses. They could...

June 10, 2020

As the European economies slowly recover from the first phase of the Covid-19 pandemic it seems timely to ask whether the crisis will have long lasting effects on investors and financial markets.

In this seminar, Professor Kasper Meisner Nielsen from Copenhagen Business School and HKUST will give an overview of investment psychology under and after the Covid-19 pandemic. Investment psychology is an...

May 19, 2020

Unlike private entities, governments can acquire information spanning entire populations, making them a unique source of macro news. 

In this seminar, Professor Abhiroop Mukherjee will use data on crude oil futures to show that recent advances in satellite imagery can reduce this reliance on the state.   Also, the identification strategy exploits variation in local cloud cover over a handful of sup...

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