Confronting Uncertainty in a Changing Environment

  • Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Laureate, is a world-class researcher in economic dynamics, econometrics and uncertainty.

6:30 pm–8:00 am
University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong
Level 6, Cyberport Two, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong


In this talk, he will be speaking on the impact of uncertainty on markets and the economy.

Admission is free, but registration is required.

Shuttle bus service will be available from Central, Hong Kong. Please see the registration form for details.


Lars Peter Hansen is the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. He is recognized for making fundamental advances in our understanding of how economic agents cope with changing and risky environments. He has contributed to the development of statistical methods designed to explore the interconnections between macroeconomic indicators and assets in financial markets.

His recent research explores the impact of uncertainty, broadly conceived, on financial markets and the macroecononomy.  With co-authors, he has been developing and applying methods for coping with and quantifying the impact of surprises over alternative horizons and their economic consequences.

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