Tasmanian School of Business & Economics

Coffee Mug Workshops

Coffee Mug Workshop Schedule

Economics and Finance organises a series of internal workshops on Wednesday, 4.00-5.00 pm (unless otherwise noted on the schedule below) in Semester 1, 2015. All university staff and other researchers are welcome to attend.

If you would like to participate or require further information please feel free to contact the Seminar Coordinators, Dr Jing Tian or Dr Dugald Tinch

Venue:  Level 4 Videoconference Room (Room 405), Centenary Building - view Hobart Campus Map (PDF 507.8KB) and videolinked to D131 at Newnham - view Launceston Campus Map (PDF 308KB)

Coordinators: Dr Jing Tian and Dr Dugald Tinch

 Semester 1, 2015

4 MarchProf Mardi DungeyNetwork Finance: banks and sovereigns
11 MarchProf Richard Smith (Cambridge)Additional Conditional Moment Tests
18 MarchMaria YanottiEndogeneity in the mortgage choice
25 MarchDr Quynh Anh Vo (University of Zurich)Agency Problems, Recapitalization costs and Resolution of Financial Distress
15 AprilProf Pierre Siklos (WLU)Monetary policy spillovers: A global empirical perspective
22 AprilDr Dugald TinchValuation of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services
29 AprilDr Mala RaghavanAssessing the Macro-Financial Linkages of the ASEAN-5
6 MayDr Satoshi YamazakiIntra- and inter-village conflict in rural coastal communities in Indonesia: the case of the Kei islands
13 MayHonours presentation 
20 MayDr Wenying YaoModelling Financial Contagion Using High Frequency Data
27 MayDr Jing TianThe role of structural breaks in forecasting trends and cycles in real GDP
3 JuneThom GoodwinA state space approach to multi-horizon forecast evaluation

Previous workshops - 2014

Date PresenterTitle  
Monday 28 July
Macro reading group 
Monday 4 Aug 12-1pmTimothy Emery (IMAS)An experimental analysis of assignment problems and economic rent dissipation in quota-managed fisheries
Monday 11 Aug
Prof. John TisdellWhat is experimental economics and can the methodology be used in my research?
Monday 18 Aug
Dr. Hugh SiblySocial norm choice
Monday 25 Aug
Dr. Alexandre Dmitriev"Julia", a new programming language
Monday 22 Sept
Dr. Wenying YaoThe role of intra-day volatility pattern in jump detection
Monday 29 Sept
Thomas Goodwin