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  • APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR

    APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Heiwai Tang as the Institute’s new director from May 1, 2022. Professor Tang is also Victor and William Fung Professor in Economics at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). Prior to joining HKU, he was tenured Associate Professor of International Economics at the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University. He is also affiliated with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the Center of Economic Studies and Ifo Institute, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the Globalization and Economic Policy Center as a research fellow.

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  • Deep Learning Methods to Curate Economic Data at Scale

    Deep Learning Methods to Curate Economic Data at Scale

    Join Melissa Dell (Harvard) and explore her recent work to develop deep learning methods and tools for creating computable social science data, with an aim of making structured digital data more representative of documentary history.

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  • THE ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION (APEC) STUDY CENTER

    THE ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION (APEC) STUDY CENTER

    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Study Center conducts multidisciplinary research on economic and business trends in the Asia-Pacific, in particular, topics related to the APEC forum. The center draws expertise from scholars and professionals from the fields of international economics, political economy, and industrial organization to promote and foster collaborative research on three themes.

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  • AGI PUBLIC POLICY WEBINAR: Central Bank Digital Currencies: Motives, Economic Implications and the Research Frontier

    AGI PUBLIC POLICY WEBINAR: Central Bank Digital Currencies: Motives, Economic Implications and the Research Frontier

    In this webinar, Hyun Song Shin, Head of Research of the BIS and co-author of the working paper, “Central bank digital currencies: motives, economic implications and the research frontier”, will discuss the motivations of central banks to issue CBDCs in light of challenges faced by the digital economy and more. 

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  • THE FUTURE OF TRADE FINANCE: OPPORTUNITIES FOR HONG KONG, ASIA AND THE WORLD

    THE FUTURE OF TRADE FINANCE: OPPORTUNITIES FOR HONG KONG, ASIA AND THE WORLD

    The International Chamber of Commerce's Advisory Group on Trade Finance proposes a new vision for trade finance built around accessibility for SMEs, digitization and global interoperability. The technology exists to overhaul how trade finance works and make it a lot more inclusive. There are clear opportunities for Hong Kong, Asia and the world in this new ecosystem. Join Victor K Fung, Eddie Yue, John W H Denton and others to explore how technology could help overhaul trade finance. 

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  • AGI PUBLIC POLICY WEBINAR: UNIFYING ESG AND SUPPLY CHAIN THINKING: AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION IN THE POST-PANDEMIC ERA

    AGI PUBLIC POLICY WEBINAR: UNIFYING ESG AND SUPPLY CHAIN THINKING: AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION IN THE POST-PANDEMIC ERA

    Based on their recent AsiaGlobal Paper, Tinglong Dai of Johns Hopkins University and Christopher S Tang of UCLA will examine challenges and opportunities for ESG and supply chain management practitioners and researchers, and, through case studies, illustrate why well-calibrated ESG measures should play a central role in supply chain management practices.

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