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4. Doctoral Student Colloquium

The NIE Colloquium will take place Friday 28 June 2013, 10-4 pm, at Nottingham University Business School (North Building), Economics and Finance Division, Jubilee Campus, The University of Nottingham.

Please see directions to the Jubilee Campus and the Jubilee Campus Map.

The original call for papers
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Programme

Friday, 28 June 2013
 TimeEvent
Room
09:00-10:00 Registration
PG Atrium
10:00-10:10 Welcome by David Paton
Room: A76
10:10-11:20

Topics in Finance

Room: A76

Chair: Ye Bai


Luo, Di (NUBS): "Financial constraints, stock liquidity, and stock returns"
Discussant: Han Zhang


Zhang, Han (NUBS): "Causality on crude oil prices with structural breaks"

Discussant: Patrick Roberts

Roberts Patrick (NUBS):  "Measuring risk in UK quoted firms"

Discussant: Di Luo

11:20-11:35 Coffee Break
PG Atrium
11:35-12:45

Topics in Energy and Competition

Room A76
Chair: Monica Giulietti

 

Burlington, Andrew (WBS): "The decision to connect to district heating: Evidence from a survey of households in Birmingham"
Discussant: Johannes Meya


Meya, Johannes (University of Göttingen): "Dynamics of the Yardstick regulation:  Historcial cost data and the Ratchet effect"
Discussant: Eleni Statopoulou

Statopoulou, Eleni (University of Leicester): "Endogenous technology choice in the presence of pollution"

Discussant: Andrew Burlinton

12:45-13:25 Lunch
PG Atrium
13:25-14:35

Topics in Innovation and R&D

Room A76

Chair: Pia Weiss


Bhatti, Sabeen (WBS): "Innovation management and performance measurement of knowledge-based services in the open innovation paradigm"
Discussant: James Waters


James Waters  (NUBS): "Introduction of innovations during the 2007/8 financial crisis: The role of innovator type"
Discussant: Zheng Zehong


Zehong, Zheng (OU): "Credit constraints and cyclicality of R&D investment: An empirical study of the UK"
Discussant: Sabeen Bhatti

14:35-14:50

Coffee Break

PG Atrium

14:50-15:50 Development and Transition Economics

A76

Chair: David Paton

 

Demir, Ayse (University of Leicester): "Disentangling size and efficiency effects of finance:  New evidence from transition countries"

Discussant: Brahmi Mohsen

 

Mohsen, Brahmi (IAE): "World trade liberalisation, dimensions of game rules: Agreements of commercial involvement for Tunesia"

Discussant: Ayse Demir

 

15:50-

Concluding Remarks 

Monica Giulietti and

Awarding the prize for the best empirical paper sponsored by the Business and Industrial Section of the Royal Statistical Society.

Giuliana Battisti