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Workshop & Symposium

 

Cambridge International Behavioural Sciences and Urban Studies Symposium

19 – 22 May 2019, Cambridge, UK

 

Symposium Programme

 

19 May 2019 (Sunday)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Symposium registration and welcome reception

Lucia Windsor Room, Newnham College, Cambridge

 

 

20 May 2019 (Monday)

Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College, Cambridge

 

8:45am – 9:00am: Opening speech

Prof. Colin Lizieri, Head of the Department of Land Economy, Director of the Cambridge Real Estate Research Centre, University of Cambridge.

 

9:00am – 9:45am: Keynote Speech

Prof. Guy Robinson, University of Adelaide, Emeritus Editor of Land Use Policy

 

9:45am – 10:00am: Break

 

10:00am – 12:30pm: Paper Session 1

Session Chair: Dr. Helen Bao, University of Cambridge

 

Paper 1: Endowment Effect Accompanying Villager’ Withdrawal from Rural Homesteads: A Survey of Chengdu, China

Runqiu Liu, Sichuan University, China

Jian Jiang, Sichuan University, China

Chao Yu, Sichuan University, China

Jesse Rodenbiker, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Yongmu Jiang, Sichuan University, China

 

Discussant: Dr. Helen Bao, University of Cambridge

 

Paper 2: Satisfaction Principle or Efficiency Principle? - Decision-making Behavior of Peasants

Lei Feng, Renmin University of China

Minghui Zhang, Renmin University of China           

Yixin Li Renmin University of China                            

Yan Jiang, Renmin University of China

 

Discussant: Prof. Franz Fuerst, University of Cambridge

                                                                                                                       

Paper 3: The Impact of Property Right System on Farmers’ Land Circulation Endowment Effect: A Case Study of China’s Farmland “Three Rights” Division

Jinming Yan, Renmin University of China                  

Yumeng Yang, Renmin University of China                                            

Fangzhou Xia, Renmin University of China                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Discussant: Prof. John Glascock, University of Connecticut

 

12:30pm – 2:00pm:

Lunch

 

2:00pm – 3:30pm Paper Session 2

Session Chair: Prof. Guy Robinson, University of Adelaide

Paper 4: Unpacking Farmers’ Cognition of Land Usufruct in China’s Urban Periphery: A Behavioural Institutionalist Perspective

Yiming Wang, University of Bristol

Hui Wang, Zhejiang University

 

Discussant: Prof. Ian Hodge, University of Cambridge

Paper 5: Interaction between government and market in the implementation of land use planning: A promotional framework embedded with nudge

Yuzhe Wu, Zhejiang University

Jiaming, Shan, Zhejiang University                

Charles L. Choguill, Zhejiang University

 

Discussant: Dr. Özge Öner, University of Cambridge

 

3:30pm – 4:00pm: Break

4:00pm – 5:30pm Paper session 3

Session Chair: Dr. Bing Wang, Harvard University

 

Paper 6: Irrational Exuberance and Overbuilding in China: The Case of Ordos City

Xing Su, University of Waterloo

Zhu Qian, University of Waterloo    

 

Discussant: Dr. Yan Zhang, University of Cambridge

                                                                                                        

6:30pm Conference Dinner (All are invited)

College Hall, Newnham College, Cambridge

 

21 May 2019 (Tuesday)

Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College, Cambridge

 

9:00am – 9:45am: Keynote Speech

Prof. Pengjun Zhao, Peking University, Editor of Cities

 

9:45am – 10:00am: Break

 

10:00am – 12:30pm: Paper Session 4

Session Chair: Prof John Glascock, University of Connecticut

Paper 7: Public Transport, Noise Complaints, and Housing: Evidence from Sentiment Analysis in Singapore

Yi Fan, National University of Singapore

Ho Pin Teo, National University of Singapore

Xinwei Wan, National University of Singapore

 

Discussant: Dr. Thies Lindenthal, University of Cambridge

Paper 8: Green Building and Residents’ Well-being

Danlei Zhang, National University of Singapore

Yong Tu, National University of Singapore

 

Discussant: Prof. John Glascock, University of Connecticut

 

Paper 9: Dockless Bike Sharing Alleviates Congestion Through Subway Complement:

Evidence from Beijing

Yichun Fan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Siqi Zheng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology                                                          

 

Discussant: Dr. Elisabete Silva, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

 

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Lunch

 

2:00pm – 3:30pm Paper Session 5

Session Chair: Prof Siqi Zheng, MIT

 

Paper 10: Globalization and Skyscrapers: The Role of Architects in Emerging Markets

Nestor Garza, California State University Dominguez Hills

Sofia Dermisi, University of Washington

 

Discussant: Prof. Colin Lizieri, University of Cambridge

 

Paper 11: Urban Design from the Human Behavior Perspective: Kevin Lynch’s Theory in Constructing High-Density Urbanism

Bing Wang, Harvard University

 

Discussant: Dr. Franziska Sielker, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

 

3:30pm – 4:00pm: Break

 

 

4:00pm – 5:30pm Paper session 6

Session Chair: Dr. Wan Li, University of Cambridge

Paper 12: Impact of mental accounting on household asset allocation of relocated households: A case study of Hangzhou

Xiaohe Wu, Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics

Yi Peng, Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics       

Lu Han, Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics        

Haijun Bao, Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics

 

Discussant: Dr. Wan Li, University of Cambridge

 

Paper 13: Homevalue Misestimation and Household Leverage: An Empirical Study of Chinese Urban Households

Nan Gao, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

Pinghan Liang, Sun Yat-sen University

 

Discussant: Dr. Liang Peng, Pennsylvania State University

 

6:30pm – 7.30pm:

Women in Real Estate Seminar (all are invited), Principal’s Lodge, Newnham College

 

7:30pm – 9:30pm:

Women in Real Estate Dinner (by Invitation), Principal’s Lodge, Newnham College

 

22 May 2019 (Wednesday)

Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College, Cambridge

 

9:00am – 11:15am: Paper Session 7

Session Chair: Dr. Liang Peng, Pennsylvania State University

Paper 14: Urbanization Process, Migration and Preference Development in Children:

An Experimental Study on Rural Left-behind Children

Yexin Zhou, Beijing Normal University

 

Discussant: Dr. Christina Li, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

 

Paper 15: Private land use for public housing projects: is it a good solution for high-rise high-density city?

Eddie C. M. Hui, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University   

Tsz Leung Yip, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University     

Cong Liang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University                                                                       

Discussant: Richmond Ehwi, University of Cambridge

 

Paper 16: Simulations of the impacts of different plot ratio/building height scenarios on the surrounding environment in a high-density city

Jian Guo, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Man Sing Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Sawaid Abbas, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Bingxia Sun, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hao Wang, Central University of Finance and Economics

Siu Wai Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Stanley Yeung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Qiping Shen, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

              

Discussant: Dr. Ziyou Wang, University of Cambridge

 

11:15am – 11:45am: Closing Speech

Dr. Helen Bao, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

 

12:00pm – 1pm: Symposium Survivors Lunch

 

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View the pdf version of the call for papers 

 

 

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