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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

Chinese Economy Working Group Meeting

Joint with Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Hanming Fang, Shang-Jin Wei, and Wei Xiong, Organizers

May 28-29, 2016

Castle Hotel
No. 3 Conference Room
Baohe Road, Longgang District
Shenzhen, China

PROGRAM


Participant List


Friday, May 27

7:00 pm

Opening Dinner for Authors and Discussants
Castle Hotel, VIP Room 33

Saturday, May 28

8:40 am

Jiandong Ju, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Justin Lin, Peking University
Qing Liu, Tsinghua University
Kang Shi, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Excess Labor Supply, Structural Change and Real Exchange Rate

Yong Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jenny Xu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Xiaodong Zhu, University of Toronto
Structural Change and the Dynamics of China-U.S. Real Exchange Rate

Discussant:  Marlene Amstad,
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

10:00 am

Break

10:20 am

Chun Chang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Zheng Liu, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Mark Spiegel, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Jingyi Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Reserve Requirements and Optimal Chinese Stabilization Policy

Discussant:  Jian Wang,
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

11:10 am

Cheng Chen, University of Hong Kong
Wei Tian,
University of International Business and Economics
Miaojie Yu, Peking University
Outward FDI and Domestic Input Distortions: Evidence from Chinese Firms

Discussant:  Lixin Tang,
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

12:00 pm

Lunch

Lunch Speaker:  Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University and NBER
What Does What's Happening in the Chinese Economy Mean for Other Economies?

1:30 pm

Lin Ma, National University of Singapore
Yang Tang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Rich and Unhappy: A Quantitative Analysis of Internal Trade and Migration in China

Discussant:  Qinghua Zhang,  Peking University

2:20 pm

Ayse Imrohoroglu, University of Southern California
Kai Zhao, University of Connecticut
The Chinese Saving Rate: Productivity, Old-Age Support, and Demographics

Discussant:  Yi Chen,
Xi'an Jiaotong University

3:10 pm

Break

3:40 pm

Ziying Fan, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Wei Xiong, Princeton University, CUHK Shenzhen, and NBER
Li-An Zhou, Peking University
Information Distortion in Hierarchical Organizations: A Study of China's Great Famine

Discussant:  James Kung,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

4:30 pm

Yiming Cao, Boston University
Shuo Chen
, Fudan University
Robin Hood on the Grand Canal: Economic Shock and Rebellions in Qing China, 1650-1911

Discussant:  Zhiwu Chen, Yale University

5:20 pm

Adjourn

6:00 pm

Tour of CUHK Shenzhen Campus

7:00 pm

Dinner for All Visitors, Zhiren Building

Sunday, May 29

8:40 am

Kaiji Chen, Emory University
Jue Ren, Emory University
Tao Zha, Emory University and NBER
What We Learn from China's Rising Shadow Banking: Exploring the Nexus of Monetary Tightening and Banks' Role in Entrusted Lending

Kinda Hachem, University of Chicago and NBER
Zheng Michael Song, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Liquidity Regulation and Unintended Financial Transformation in China

Discussant:   Jun Qian, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance

10:00 am

Break

10:20 am

David Ong, Peking University
Yu Yang, Peking University
Junsen Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hard to Get:The Scarcity of Women and the Competition for High-Income Men in Chinese Cities

Discussant:  Haoming Liu, National University of Singapore

11:10 am

Di Guo, University of Hong Kong

Kun Jiang, Roehampton University

Yutong Wang, University of California at Los Angeles

Chenggang Xu, University of Hong Kong
Political Economy of Making an Authoritarian Constitution: The Case of China

Discussant:  Jiahua Che, Fudan University

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Yi Huang, Graduate Institute Geneva
Prakash Loungani, International Monetary Fund
Gewei Wang,  Graduate
Institute Geneva
How do Firms React to Minimum Wage Changes?

Discussant:  Huihua Xie,
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

1:50 pm

Jingting Fan, University of Maryland
Lixin Tang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Weiming Zhu, University of Maryland
Ben Zou, Michigan State University
The Alibaba Effect: Spatial Consumption Inequality and the Welfare Gains from E-Commerce

Discussant:  Lingfang (Ivy) Li, Fudan University

2:40 pm

Adjourn

 

 

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Instructions to the presenters and discussants: 

25 minutes per paper presentation.
15 minutes of discussion (the discussant could skip a summary of the paper if it is not a new way of looking at the issue).
Balance of the time for general discussion.

 



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