Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research

Ninth HKIMR Summer Workshop

03 August 2011 (Wednesday)

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Welcoming coffee

09:00 – 09:50 The Impact of the International Financial Crisis on Asia and the Pacific: Highlighting Monetary Policy Challenges from an Asset Price Bubble Perspective
by Andrew FILARDO, Bank for International Settlements

Discussant: Andre MEIER, International Monetary Fund

09:50 – 10:40 In the Shadow of the United States: The International Transmission Effect of Asset Returns
by Charles Ka Yui LEUNG, City University of Hong Kong

Discussant: Peng WANG, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:50 Bank Competition and Stability: Reconciling Conflicting Empirical Evidence
by Thorsten BECK, Tilburg University

Discussant : Yue MA, Lingnan University

11:50 – 12:40 A Darwinian Perspective on the Chinese Exchange Rate

by Shang-Jin WEI, Columbia University

Discussant : Heiwai TANG, Tufts University

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