China Economics Summer Institute (CESI)Call for Papers

发布日期:2010-11-30 01:49    来源:北京大学国家发展研究院

Call for Papers - Deadline: March 15, 2011
China Economics Summer Institute (CESI)
July 1-3rd 2011

The China Economics Summer Institute (CESI) will take place again in2011 after 3 successful meetings (Working papers available at The objective of CESI is to create a network and community of top level scholars working on Chinese economic development. This initiative is currently co-sponsored by UC Berkeley, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the LICOS-Center for Institutions and Economic Performance at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University. The Summer Institute will be organized in collaboration with the BREAD, NBER and CEPR networks of academic economists.

This call invites you to submit a paper or express your interest in attending the above Summer Institute which will be hosted by Tsinghua University Beijing between July 1st and July 3rd, 2011. The workshop intends to group together the best scholars working on China in China,the US and Europe with other top level scholars who have an interest in working on China in the future. We welcome applications not only from those who want to present their research on China but also from anybody who has an interest in doing serious economic research on China and would like to use the workshop as means of exploring this possibility.

The Summer Institute will bring together between 20 and 30 participants for a period of three and a half days. The first half day will be devoted to issues of Chinese economic policy. The next three days, there will be a half day of seminar presentations and the rest of the day will be free to allow scholars to interact and explore the possibility of doing joint research projects. Senior scholars who will attend will be available for consultations with junior scholars,
usually during the afternoons and there will be some lectures by senior scholars.

The scientific committee of the China Economic Summer Institute is composed of Chongen Bai, Robin Burgess, Hongbin Cai, Chang-Tai Hsieh,Hongbin Li, Albert Park, Gérard Roland, Jo Swinnen, Shang-Jin Wei,Chenggang Xu and Yaohui Zhao.

Expressions of interest in attending the meeting should be e-mailed to using the attached form by 18:00 GMT on March 15th, 2011. Papers for possible presentation at the meeting should also be sent by this date to this e-mail address.

We can cover economy apex travel and accommodation costs for selected paper presenters and participants. Please indicate when you reply whether you will require this funding or whether you will be able to cover your own travel costs. Please note that it will not be possible to accept all applications to attend this Summer Institute. At the moment, funding is available for travel and accommodation expenses in accordance with standard guidelines (economy apex travel) but, where possible, it is hoped that some of the selected participants will use grants at their disposal to cover expenses and thereby free up space for others.

Along with the submission of your paper we request that you would fill out the attached Excel form and include a paragraph of basic information on the expertise of the paper author(s).

Tel: (510) 642-8246