Hayek versus Keynes in the 21st Century

 
 
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26
May
2016
Thursday
 
14:00
14:05
Academic Keynote Speech

By: Randall Morck
Hayek v. Keynes in the 21st Century (or Why I think Finance Education Matters More Now than Ever') Download Slides 

Moderator: Professor Allaudeen Hameed
Professor, Provost's Chair, Head of Department, Finance, National University of Singapore

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  • Professor Randall Morck

    Professor Randall Morck

     

    University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business, Stephen A. Jarislowsky Distinguished
    Chair in Finance, University Professor

    Randall Morck holds the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Distinguished Chair in Finance at the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta, and is a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale in 1979, and earned a PhD from Harvard in 1986, where he returns periodically as a visiting professor.

    Professor Yeung’s research work covers topics in finance, economics, and management. His articles have appeared in journals in the fields of economics, finance, strategic management, international business, and accounting, as well as in mass media such as The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.

    Professor Morck has published over 70 articles on corporate governance, corporate ownership, and corporate finance in academic journals such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Financial Economics. His research papers include some of the first systematic investigations of corporate governance, and are cited in more than 1,500 other research papers. Professor Morck has served as a consultant to the Canadian and U.S. governments, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund on corporate governance and other economic issues. He is a frequent speaker at academic, business, and government seminars and conferences in Canada and abroad.

    In 2006, Professor Morck was granted the prestigious title of University Professor at the University of Alberta (this is the highest academic honour the University of Alberta can bestow on a faculty member).

  • Professor Bernard Yeung

    Professor Bernard Yeung

     

    President, Asia Bureau of Finance and Economic Research
    Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic
    Management, National University of Singapore

    Bernard Yeung is the President of ABFER as well as Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management at National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. Before joining NUS in June 2008, he was the Abraham Krasnoff Professor in Global Business, Economics, and Management at New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business. He has also served as the Director of the NYU China House, the honorary co-chair of the Strategy Department of the Peking University Guanghua School of Management, and Advisory Professor at the East China Normal University. From 1988 to 1999, he taught at the University of Michigan and at the University of Alberta from 1983 to 1988.

    Professor Yeung’s research work covers topics in finance, economics, and management. His articles have appeared in journals in the fields of economics, finance, strategic management, international business, and accounting, as well as in mass media such as The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.

    He has also won several scholarly honours and awards for academic excellence, including the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award (2013) from the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS) division of the Academy of Management; the Excellence in Teaching Award (Executive Education) by Stern School of Business at NYU and Teacher Excellence Award (doctoral programmes) by University of Michigan Business School.

    Professor Yeung has served on various committees and international advisory boards. Currently, he is a member of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) in Singapore. He was a member of the Economic Strategies Committee in Singapore (2009) and also a member of the Financial Research Council of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

    Professor Yeung currently also sits on the 3rd Advisory Board of the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Research Advisory Council of the Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL), Reserve Bank of India, a member of the Economics and Management School of Wuhan University Advisory Council and on the International Academic Panel (IAP) at Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).

    He was the Dean Director on the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Board, and a member Asia Advisory Task force (AATF) of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). He is also an elected Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB).

    Professor Yeung received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario and his MBA and PhD degrees from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.

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