UTCC Economics Seminar 2018-19 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00 am.)

Date Topic Speaker
Aug 27, 2019 “Selection, Gender and the Impact of Schooling Type in the Dhaka Slums” Professor John Ham (New York University in Abu Dhabi)
Sep 20, 2019 “TBA” Dr. Tanyatip Kharuhayothin
(University of Phayao)
Sep 13, 2019 “Integrated Brand Valuation and AR Experiment” Dr Ake Pattaratanakun
(International College, Mahidol University)
Jul 30, 2019 “Distrust Lowers Attitudinal Ambivalence Through Reconciliatory Elaboration” Associate Professor Dr.. Sophie Chaxel (HEC Paris,France)

UTCC Economics Seminar 2017-18 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00 am.)

Date Topic Speaker
Mar 15, 2019 “The Cake Looks Yummy on the Shelf up There: The Interactive Effect of Retail Shelf Position and Consumers’ Personal Sense of Power on Indulgent Choice” and “The role of live streaming in building consumer trust and engagement with social commerce sellers” Dr Apiradee Wongkitrungrueng (International College, Mahidol University)
Feb 1, 2019 “A Study on the legal and practical meanings of CISG and INCOTERMS in international sales of goods” and “Can green consumerism mitigate environmental externality?” Professors Sung-Ho Park and Woohyung Lee (Keimyung University)
Jan 11, 2019 “The Evolving U.S. Occupational Structure” Dr Phai Phongthiengtham
(School of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Nov 16, 2018 “Essays on open-ended equity mutual funds in Thailand” Assistant Professor Dr. Kanis Saengchote
Department of Banking and Finance Chulalongkorn Business School
Sep 30, 2018 “The Effect of Future Focus on Self-Control is Moderated by Self-Efficacy” Dr Rafay Siddiqui (Department of Management and Marketing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
June 4, 2018 “The Electoral Migration Cycle” Professor Federico Revelli (Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Torino)
May 4, 2018 “Design Thinking for Creating Innovations and Creativity in a Workplace” Dr Danuvasin Charoen (NIDA Business School)
Mar 23, 2018 “Competition and Innovation: An Inverted-U Case of Thailand” Dr Pacharasut Sujarittanonta (Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University)
Feb 23, 2018 “Why Do Team Leaders Perform Better than Team Members? Evidence from an Experiment” Prof. Cuong Viet Nguyen (National Economics University and Mekong Development Research Institute)
Feb 16, 2018 “Undocumented Youth in Limbo: The Impact of America’s Immigration Enforcement Policy on Juvenile Deportations” Prof. Cuong Viet Nguyen (National Economics University and Mekong Development Research Institute)
Nov 24, 2017 “Linking Large Currency Swings to Fundamentals’ Shocks” Dr Phornchanok Cumperayot Kouwenberg (Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University)
Oct 20, 2017 “Canals and Orchards: The Impact of Transportation Network Expansion on Agricultural Productivity in 19th Century Bangkok” Dr Jessica Vechbanyongratana (Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University)
Oct 6, 2017 (at UTCC, Building 21, RIPED Conference room) “Social Equity and Inclusion in Irrigation Water Sharing: An Artefactual Field Experiment in Thailand” Dr Trinud Paichayontvijit (Thailand Development Research Institute –TDRI)

UTCC Economics Seminar 2016-17 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00 am.)

Date Topic Speaker
May 31, 2017 “Corporate cash holdings and acquisitions” Yixin Liu (Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire)
March 31, 2017 “Behavioral insights and a new design to enhance new technology adoption among Thai farmers” Dr Phumsith Mahasuweerachai (Economics Department, Faculty of Management Science Khon Kaen University)
February 3, 2017 “US-China Trade Relations and the Impact on ASEAN” Dr Antonio Graceffo (Shanghai University of Sport)
January 20, 2017 “Dynamic Systemic Vulnerability and Middle Income Trap: Comparative Study of Singapore and Thailand” Dr Monthien Satimanon (Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University)
December 16, 2016 “How Questions and Answers Shape Online Marketplaces: The Case of Amazon Answer” Dr Warut Khern-am-nuai (Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University)
December 9, 2016 “How do independent directors view dividend payouts? Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment” Dr Pornsit Jiraporn (School of Graduate Professional Studies, Pennsylvania State University)
September 30, 2016 “Locus of Control and Its Intergenerational Implications for Early Childhood Skill Formation” Dr Warn Nuarpear Lekfuangfu
(Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University)
August 19, 2016 “Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility as a Collusive Device” Prof. Toshihiro Matsumura
(Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo)

UTCC Economics Seminar 2015-16 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00 am.)

Date Topic Speaker
March 18, 2016 “Economic Dependency Ratios: Present Situation and Future Scenarios” Dr Elke Loichinger
March 11, 2016 “Product Differentiation in a Hotelling City with Elastic Demand” Prof. Robert Rosenman
February 16, 2016 “Social enterprise, subsidization and market leadership” Prof. Sang-Ho Lee
(College of Business Administration, Chonnam National University, Korea)
February 5, 2016 “Enhancing the employer-employee relationship through corporate social responsibility (CSR) engagement” Dr Daraneekorn Supanti
(Prince of Songkla University)
January 8, 2016 “The Impact of Immigration on Wages, Internal Migration and Welfare” Dr Suphanit Piyapromdee
November 6, 2015 “Ambiguity Aversion and Household Portfolio Choice: Empirical Evidence” Dr Roy Kouwenberg
(College of Management Mahidol University)
October 2, 2015 “Meaning in Life, Life Reminiscence, and Brand Relationship” Dr Yupin Patarapongsant
(Sasin, Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University)
September 11, 2015 “Identifying Dynamic Games with Switching Costs” Dr Sorawoot (Tang) Srisuma (School of Economics, University of Surrey, UK)
August 28, 2015 “Minimum wage through the looking glass” Professor Kenn Ariga (Kyoto University, Japan)
July 24, 2015 “Bayesian Assessment of Lorenz and Stochastic Dominance using Mixture of Gamma Densities” Professor Duangkamon Chotikapanish (Monash University, Australia)

UTCC Economics Seminar 2014-15 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00 am.)

Date Topic Speaker
March 6, 2015 “A Revealed Preference Approach to Group Conformity and Social Preferences” Dr. Donna Harris
(University of Oxford)
February 6, 2015 “Unequal Bequests” Dr Domenico Tabasso
(Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva)
January 23, 2015 “Mutual Funds Governance Around the World” Dr Kaipichit Ruengsrichaiya
(College of Management Mahidol University)
November 21, 2014 “Revisiting the Linder Hypothesis with International Fragmentation” Dr Xiaoping Chen
(Nanyang Technological University)
October 24, 2014 “Informational Interaction of Insider Trading and Share Repurchases: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis” Professor Robert Rosenman
(School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University)
September 26, 2014 “The Coevolution of Beliefs and Networks” Dr. Graeme Walker
(Simon Fraser University)
July 1, 2014 “Strategic Supplier Alliances Under Disruption Risk: Theory and Experiments” Professor Saibal Ray
(Desautels Faulty Chair Professor in Operations Management, McGill University)

UTCC Economics Seminar 2013-14 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00)

Date Topic Speaker
October 18, 2013 “Ranking Reversal Cycles: Financial MarketGlobalization and Entrepreneurial Risk” Tomoo Kikuchi
(National University of Singapore)
October 11, 2013 “Competitive and Harmonised R&D Policies for International R&D Alliances involving Asymmetric Firms” Khemarat Talerngsri
(Chulalongkorn University)
September 24, 2013 “Behavioural Economics: Some Examples of Findings, Policy Implications, and Research Questions” Professor Jack Knetsch
(Simon Fraser University)
September 13, 2013 “The Impact of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program on the Utilization of Non-targeted Services: Evidence from Afghanistan” Nopphol Witvorapong
(Chulalongkorn University)
August 23, 2013 “Japano-sclerosis, revisited” Professor Kenn Ariga
(Kyoto University)
July 5, 2013 “Competing Candidates, Competing Interest Groups, and the Efficacy of Political Threats” Nicolas Motz
(University College London)
June 28, 2013
(in the Conference Room, 7th Floor, Building 21)
“Explaining Management Accounting Practices and Strategy in Thailand: a Selection Approach using Cluster Analysis” Professor Mike Tayles
(Emeritus Professor of Accounting and Finance; University of Hull)

UTCC Economics Seminar 2012-13 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00)

Date Topic Speaker
March 22, 2013 “International Expansion of Thai Multinationals in the Rubber Industry” Nipawan Thirawat
(Mahidol University International College)
February 18, 2013 “Behold, a Virgin is with HIV ! Misreporting Sexual Behaviour Among Infected Adolescents” Prof. Robert Rosenman
(Washington State University)
January 21, 2013 “Observability and Endogenous Organizations” Weerachart Kilenthong
(UTCC and Director of RIPED)
December 3, 2012 “Financial Structure, Inflation and Growth” Sicha Thubdimphun
(Thammasat University)
November 5, 2012 “Does the Tail Wag the Dog? The Effect of Credit Default Swaps on Credit Risk” Dragon Yongjun Tang
(University of Hong Kong)
October 29, 2012 “Transitional Dynamics of the Thai Economy in the Exogeneous Growth Models “ Nipit Wongpunya
(Chulalongkorn University)
October 22, 2012 “Stealing & Empire Building Decisions in Investment and Asset Prices” Kaipichit Ruengsrichaiya
(Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales du Nord and EDHEC Risk Institute)
October 1, 2012 “A Novel Business Indicator for Thai SMEs” Warapong Wongwachara
(TMB Analytics, TMB Bank PCL)
September 17, 2012 “The Effect of Rural Land Right Security on Labour Structural Transformation and Urbanisation: Evidence from Thailand” Thanyaporn Chankrajang
(College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University)
August 8, 2012 “Number of Firms and Price Competition” (joint with Kyle Bagwell) Gea M. Lee
(Singapore Management University)
June 20, 2012 Evaluation of Financial Systems in Developing Countries A Policy Algorithm Using Theory and Deta Professor Robert M. Townsend
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT)
June 13, 2012 An Optimal Application of Swine Effluent in Oklahoma and Texas Panhandle Chaowana Phetcharat
(Oklahoma State University, USA)
June 11, 2012 An Empirical Study of Flow of Funds of Rural Thai Village Economies Narapong “White” Srivisal
(University of Chicago)

UTCC Economics Seminar 2011-12 in Room 5504 (10.30-12.00)

Date Topic Speaker
May 29, 2012 “Mobile Money: Telecommunications As the Leading Innovation in Developing Countries “Professor Robert M. Townsend
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT)
March 30, 2012 “What do Donors Discriminate on? Evidence from” Jessica Pan
(National University of Singapore)
February 15, 2012 “Patent length and price regulation in an R&D growth model with monopolistic competition” Jinli Zeng
(National University of Singapore)
January 27, 2012 “From Income to Consumption:Understanding the Transmission of Inequality” Richard Blundell
(University College London)
January 26, 2012 “Tax reform and Empirical Evidence: Lessons from the Mirrlees Review” Richard Blundell
(University College London)
September 14, 2011 “Assessing the Health Impacts of Mining in Orissa State, India: Environmental Health and Occupational Health Perspective” Karnchana Sanglimsuwan
(Bangkok University)
August 17, 2011 “The Macroeconomics of Microfinance “ Joseph Kaboski
(University of Notre Dame and NBER)
July 20, 2011 “Putting different price tags on the same health condition: re-evaluating the well-being valuation approach ” Nattavudh Powdthavee
(Nanyang Technological University)
July 6, 2011 “Does Outsourcing Provision Lead to Wage Inequality?: New Evidence from Thailand’s Establishment-Level Data ” Aekapol Chongvilaivan
(Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore)
June 27, 2011 “Taxation of financial intermediation in an endogenous growth model “ Sicha Thubdimphun
June 13, 2011 “The Evaluation of Productivity Change of the Construction Companies in Thailand: An Application of Malmquist Index” Auttapol Suebpongsakorn