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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The 2019 CEIBS Economics Symposium

Please note that seats are limited. If you are interested, please contact Coco Shi scoco@ceibs.edu for open slot before May 5

The 2019 CEIBS Economics Symposium
Department of Economics and Decision Sciences, China Europe International Business School

Venue: Room 109, Faculty Building, CEIBS Shanghai Campus, 699 Hongfeng Road, Pudong, Shanghai, China
Date: May 7, 2019

8:45

Registration

8:55-9:00

Opening Remarks:
Yuan Ding (Vice President and Dean, CEIBS)
Yue Fang (Chair, Department of Economics and Decision Sciences, CEIBS)

Session I

Chair: Kim-Sau Chung (Hong Kong Baptist University)

9:00-9:55

Market-oriented Reform, Industrial Policy, and Growth
Presenter: Barry Naughton (University of California San Diego)
Discussant: Ho-Mou Wu (CEIBS)

9:55-10:50

Dual Market Competition: The Political Economy of China's Growth
Presenter: Li-An Zhou (Peking University)
Discussant: Huihua Nie (Renmin University of China)

10:50-11:05

Coffee Break

11:05-12:00

Setting the Price Right: Evidence from the Heating Price Reform in China
Presenter: Shuang Zhang (New York University Shanghai)
Discussant: Yu Liu (Fudan University)

12:00-1:00

Lunch (The Sky, Commons Building)

Session II

Chair: John Quah (Johns Hopkins University and National University of Singapore)

1:00-1:55

Stationary Bandits, State Capacity, and the Malthusian Transition: The Lasting Impact of the Taiping Rebellion
Presenter: Colin Xu (World Bank)
Discussant: Ting Chen (Hong Kong Baptist University)

1:55-2:50

Artificial Administrative Boundaries: Evidence from China
Presenter: Tuan-Hwee Sng (National University of Singapore)
Discussant: Shuo Chen (Fudan University)

2:50-3:05

Coffee Break

Session III

Chair: Howei Wu (CEIBS)

3:05-4:00

A Model of Business Cycle in the Spirit of the Austrian School
Presenter: Xiaonian Xu (CEIBS) /Jiarui Zhang (UNNC)
Discussant: Francis Lui (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

4:00-4:55

A Forensic Examination of China’s National Accounts
Presenter: Michael Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Discussant: Tian Zhu (CEIBS)

4:55-5:40

Economic Lessons Learned from China’s Forty Years of Reform and Opening Up
Presenter: Daokui Li (Tsinghua University)
Discussant: Bin Xu (CEIBS)

5:40-5:45

Closing Remarks​

6:00

Dinner