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Inaugural Forum

Star Professors X Top Business Management


Day 1 (December 13, 2018)
Agnes CHENG

Prof. C.S. Agnes CHENG

Chair Professor in Accounting
Head, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Mark GRINBLATT

Prof. Mark GRINBLATT

Professor Emeritus; Japan Alumni Chair in International Finance Emeritus
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Speech Topic: Efficient and Inefficient Pricing of Stocks in Markets around the World

Shiva RAJGOPAL

Prof. Shiva RAJGOPAL

Kester and Byrnes Professor of Accounting and Auditing
Columbia Business School

Speech Topic: Looking under the Hood: Fundamental Analysis Done the Right Way

Karthik RAMANNA

Prof. Karthik RAMANNA

Professor of Business & Public Policy
University of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government

Speech Topic: Economic Nationalism in the U.S. – Causes and Implications for the U.S.-China Trade War


Day 2 (December 14, 2018)
Edwin CHENG

Ir Prof. T.C. Edwin CHENG

Dean, Faculty of Business
Chair Professor of Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Haitian LU

Prof. Haitian LU

Associate Dean (External Relations and Development), Faculty of Business
Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

GUAN Yi Yong

Mr GUAN Yi Yong

Chairman and founder
Shenzhen Qianhai Hezheng Holdings Group

Ji-Chai LIN

Prof. Ji-Chai LIN

Chair Professor of Finance, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Gambling preferences and stock markets

JIANG Liangliang

Dr Liangliang JIANG

Associate Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: How does competition affect bank risk?

ZHANG Peng

Dr Peng ZHANG

Assistant Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Facing the heat – how climate change is impacting the productivity of Chinese firms

Jeffery NG

Prof. Jeffery NG

Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Accounting is not just about numbers, it affects real decision making too – insights from the case of banks

CHEN Yangyang

Dr Yangyang CHEN

Associate Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Financial innovation as a driving force for technological innovation

ZHAO Jingran

Dr Jingran ZHAO

Assistant Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Unlocking the information contained in CEO's facial expressions

Louis CHENG

Prof. Louis CHENG

Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Green finance and socially responsible investment

ZHAO JIng

Dr Jing ZHAO

Assistant Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Do superstitious traders lose money?

David BROADSTOCK

Dr David BROADSTOCK

Assistant Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speech Topic: Food versus fuel – how we all suffer from oil price instability