Newsletter No. 289

中大通讯 CUHK Newsletter 2 应届诺贝尔奖得奖人费尔普斯教授演讲 SHKP and CUHK Present Lecture by New Nobel Laureate 新 鸿基地产(新地)及香港中文大学第七度合办「新 鸿基地产诺贝尔奖得奖学人杰出讲座」,上月三 十日于九龙香格里拉酒店举行。应届诺贝尔经济学奖得 奖人费尔普斯教授主持讲座,分享其研究成果及精辟独 到的见解。 费尔普斯教授的讲题为「迈向现代经济的障碍」,吸引 逾五百名世界各地学者、经济学家、商界领袖及学生出 席,座无虚设。为了让更多人有机会聆听费尔普斯教授 的演说,大会特别安排讲座直播至本港多所大学、香港 教育城网站,以及多所内地著名学府,包括北京大学、 复旦大学、上海交通大学、清华大学的公共管理学院及 经济管理学院等。有关大学及全港中学师生可透过学校 内联网及教育城网站即场收看,充分表现学术无疆界, 促进各地学术交流。 费尔普斯教授自一九八二年起出任哥伦比亚大学 McVickar 政治经济学讲座教授,历任美国财政部、参议 院财政委员会和联邦储备局顾问,同年更获选为美国科 学院会员。他于二千年获选为美国经济学会院士,及后 出任该会副会长,并同时为计量经济学学会、美国艺术 科学院、纽约科学院和 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 的院士。 费尔普斯教授对经济学不朽的贡献,为宏观经济学引进 了「不完整讯息」的概念。他并创立了以个体基础引伸 出来的失业和通胀经济模式,率先强调透过修订古典经 济学中关于资讯的假设,重组宏观经济学理论。这项卓 越成就,不论对过去三十年来宏观经济学的发展,或是 对当前最热门的研究均影响深远。瑞典皇家科学院于十 月选出费尔普斯教授为本年度诺贝尔经济学奖得奖人, 表彰他对宏观经济、通货膨胀和失业率关系的超卓贡献。 S un Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) and The Chinese University presented the seventh installment of the Sun Hung Kai Properties Nobel Laureates Distinguished Lectures at the Kowloon Shangri-La on 30 November. The lecture was delivered by this year’s Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, Prof. Edmund S. Phelps. Over 500 people were in attendance. Prof. Phelps’ lecture on ‘Stumbling Blocks on the Way to a Modern Economy’ was well received by the audience comprising academics, economists, business leaders and students. The lecture was broadcast live to local universities and renowned mainland universities. It was also available on the Hong Kong Education City website. Prof. Phelps’ seminal contributions to economics include introducing imperfect information 其他消息 Other News Items 以下消息详情,请上网阅览: Details of the following news items are available at www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ ■ 大学新增双学位课程 New Double Degree Programmes at CUHK ■ 中大研究人员获香港青年科学家奖 CUHK Researcher Honoured with Young Scientist Award ■ 宏利慈善基金资助中大癌症病人的心理辅导 Manulife Charitable Foundation Pledges Support for CUHK Psychological Counselling Service ■ 宗教与中国社会研究中心成立十周年纪念研讨会暨 第三届年青学者研讨会开幕礼 10th Anniversary of CSRCS and 3rd International Young Scholars’ Symposium on ‘Christianity and Chinese Society and Culture’ ■ 第十二届「21世纪 ─ 联想杯」全国英语演讲比赛 香港预赛 The 12th ’21st Century-Lenovo Cup’ National English Speaking Competition — Hong Kong Preliminaries ■ 郎咸平教授捐赠商学生奖学金 Generous Donations from Prof. Larry Lang to Establish Scholarships for Business Students ■ 中大教职员足球队勇夺「香港上市公司商会杯」冠军 ■ CEO of Swiss Bankers Association to Lecture at CUHK ■ Symposium on Daily Lives of Urban Elite in 20th Century China and France and imperfect knowledge to macroeconomics. He pioneered the first generation of economic models of unemployment and inflation based on microfoundations, and was the first to stress the importance of reorganizing macroeconomic theory by revising the postulates of the neoclassical paradigmwith regard to information and knowledge and to show how this could actually be done. This contribution has been of fundamental importance, not only to the development of macroeconomics over the past three decades, but to the most exciting work at the current research frontier. Hewas awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his ‘analysis of intertemporal tradeoffs in macroeconomic policy’. SHKP Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Raymond Kwok said, ‘Our Nobel Laureates Distinguished Lectures provide an opportunity for people in Hong Kong to hear world-class scholars and benefit from their vision. We believe that the series is an important vehicle for advancing academic knowledge and educating the public, which will have a profound impact on the territory and its future.’ Prof. Lawrence J. Lau, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, reiterated CUHK’s gratitude to Mr. Kwok for his generous support and thanked Prof. Phelps for coming to Hong Kong. The Sun Hung Kai Properties Nobel Laureates Distinguished Lectures, founded in 2004, aims at encouraging learning and innovation and enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness by allowing people to share in the excitement of discovery and breakthroughs in the six Nobel Prize categories. 建立绿色和谐书院环境 新书院院址地处校园中部 AWarm and Green Collegiate Environment: New Colleges to Be Sited Centrally on Campus 香 港中文大学校董会执行委员 会接纳校园计划及建设委员 会、晨兴书院筹划委员会和善衡书 院筹划委员会建议,在校园中部为 两所新书院选定院址。校董会执行 委员会亦同时接纳在校园西部兴建 两座学生宿舍。 T he Executive Committee of the Council of The Chinese University ofHongKong accepted the recommendations of the Campus Planning and Building Committee and the Planning Committees for Morningside College and S.H. Ho College to site these new colleges at a central location on campus. The Executive Committee also accepted plans for two other new hostels in the western part of the campus. 晨兴书院和善衡书院的院址 The sites of Morningside College and S.H. Ho College 有关详情可浏览: www.cuhk.edu.hk/cpr/pressrelease/061130c3.htm For details, please visit www.cuhk.edu.hk/cpr/pressrelease/061130e3.htm

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