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14.01.2022

[School in Media] December 2021

HIGHLIGHTS
MBA Helps Accelerate Career

BusinessBecause published a supplement featuring HKUST’s part-time MBA program. An alumnus Sebastian KO shared how the program supplemented his tech knowledge with broader business insights and accelerated his career in legal technology. Separately, Will Study and Crossing featured the post-MBA journey of a Taiwanese alumnus Jon CHEN and the reason why he chose HKUST for MBA study.

Start-up Supported by HKUST

HKTDC carried an article featuring Dayta AI, a start-up supported by the HKUST Entrepreneurship Fund specializing in AI facial detection technology. The company’s co-founder Patrick TU, an alumnus from the Business School, shared how AI solutions help retailers boost sales and improve customer experience. 

OTHERS

Shortcoming of AI Algorithm (December 30)
HK Economic Times carried an article by Associate Dean (UG Programs) Prof. Allen HUANG on the limitation of AI algorithm, in which he cited the pricing failure of a US real estate agent platform Zillow as an example. 

Media Amplifies Misleading Health Claims (December 21 & 27)
A study on health claims co-conducted by Assistant Prof. SHI Zijun, Department of Marketing, was featured by Study Finds and Phys.org. The research found that news media tends to amplify rather than rectify misleading information of weight-loss products, resulting in the further spread of misinformation.

Cryptocurrency and Metaverse (December 19 & 26)
Ming Pao cited comments by Senior Associate Dean and Chair Prof. HUI Kai-Lung on the idea of metaverse (December 26) and his view on the emerging trend of cryptocurrency (December 19)

Impact Investment Helps Common Wealth (December 2 & 23)
Prof. Winnie PENG, Director of Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, wrote about how impact investment may help achieve “common prosperity” (December 23)  and preserve family businesses legacy (December 2) in HK Economic Times.

Alternative Data and Hedge Fund (December 21 & 22)
EurekAlert!, Hedgeweek and Phys.org featured a research co-conducted by Assistant Prof. XIONG Yan, Department of Finance. The study found that alternative data encourages firms to bring in more highly skilled people to extract unique insights from the data, leading to stronger performance for the hedge fund industry.

Can Machine Learning Replace Human Intelligence? (December 16)
Prof. YOU Haifeng, Department of Accounting, wrote in a column in HK Economic Times about robo-advisors and human financial advisors.

Great Resignation Creates a Workstyle Shift (December 9)
HK Economic Times carried an article by Chair Prof. LI Jiatao, Department of Management, in which he commented that a change in human capital market is needed in preparing for brain drain.

Youth Urged to Seize Opportunities in GBA (December 5)
Various media including Sing Tao Daily, Sina, TVB News, China.com (中国网) and News.gov.hk (政府新聞網) reported Prof. Emeritus Francis LUI, Department of Economics, spoke in a seminar themed “the Constitution and ‘One Country, Two Systems’”. He encouraged Hong Kong young people to look for development in GBA and seize opportunities there.

China Extends Battle Lines to Manage Capital Outflows (December 2)
SCMP cited comments by Prof. Edwin LAI, Department of Economics, on China’s latest measures to tackle all possible channels of capital outflow.


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