Institution(s): Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy

Date: May 04, 2013 (Saturday)

Time: 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm

Venue: Room B13, 3/F, Admiralty Centre Tower II, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong

Abstract:

First Session: Roundtable Discussions "How is market economy different from capitalism, and why does it matter?" "Is the market moral? What are the major theological ethical considerations?" "What have caused intellectual swings between market and planning?" "Is private interest always consistent with common good in financial market?" "Is socially responsible investment viable?" "Does the prevalence of self-sufficient sub-divided unit reflect a deficiency in the housing market? What should the government do or not do?" "How do we deal with corruption?" Speakers -Dr. Charles Leung, City University of Hong Kong -Prof. Liu Pak Wai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong -Prof. Francis Lui, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology -Prof. Sung Yun Wing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong -Mr. Stephen Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Second Session "Cool heads and warm hearts-on economic ideas to help the poor" by Prof. Y.C. Richard Wong, The University of Hong Kong "Does group identity matter in the pursuit of common good?-Thoughts from an economic Experiment" by Prof. Lau Sau Him, The University of Hong Kong Discussant, Dr. Peter Heslam, University of Cambridge

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Free Admission. Registration is required. If you are interested in attending, please send an email, including your name, title and affiliation, to Ms. Choy by 3 May 2013.

File for Download:  CER2013 program(20130501).pdf

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