The Seventh Annual NBER-CCER Conference on China and the World Economy第七届CCER-NBER“中国与世界经济”年会

发布日期:2005-06-30 11:20    来源:北京大学国家发展研究院

The Seventh Annual NBER-CCER Conference on

China and the World Economy


Conference Site: China Center for Economic Research, Beijing University

June 29-July 2, 2005


Organizers:     Justin Yifu Lin and Yang Yao (CCER)

Martin Feldstein and Shang-Jin Wei (NBER)



June 30, 2005


8:30 - 8:45       Registration


8:45 - 9:00       Welcome remarks

Justin Yifu Lin (Director, CCER) and Martin Feldstein (President, NBER)


9:00 - 10:45      Macroeconomic Issues in China and the US


Chair: Yang Yao (CCER)


       Xiaoling Wu (Vice Governor, PBOC)

              State-owned banking system reform and China’s WTO banking accession

       Justin Yifu Lin (Director, CCER)

              From deflation to inflation: China’s macroeconomic situation

       Martin Feldstein (NBER & Harvard)

              Macroeconomic situation in the US and its implications for other countries


10:45 - 11:15  Coffee break


11:15 - 12:30  Banks and Monetary Policy


Chair: Martin Feldstein


       Anil Kashyap  (NBER & University of Chicago)

              Monetary Policy Transmission

       David Li (Director, CCWE, Tsinghua University)

              China’s interest rate policies: 1980-2004


12:30 - 1:30  Lunch (Shao Yuan)



July 1, 2005


9:00 - 10:30  Capital Market and Tax Policy


Chair: Justin Yifu Lin (CCER)


       Richard Clarida  (NBER & Columbia University)

              Capital flows

       Bo Li (PBOC)

              Net interest margin of Chinese banks

       Jeffrey Liebman (NBER & Harvard)

              Tax credits for income maintenance

       Yan Shen and Minggao Shen (CCER)

              Financial sector efficiency, FDI, and economic growth in China


10:30 - 10:45  Coffee break


10:45 - 12:15  Governance and Economic Consequences


Chair: Anil Kashyap (NBER)


       Yang Yao (CCER)

              Grassroots democracy and farmers’ capability against major health shocks

       Ben Olken (NBER & Harvard)

              Corruption: empirical evidence from Indonesia


       Shang-Jin Wei (NBER & IMF)

              Entrepot trade and tariff evasion


12:15 - 13:30  Lunch (downstairs class room)


13:30 - 15:30  Migration and Health


Chair: Shang-Jin Wei (NBER)


       Yaohui Zhao (CCER)

              Migration and income disparity

       George Borjas (NBER & Harvard)

              International migration

       Ling Li (CCER)

              Hospital reform in China

       Amy Finkelstein (NBER & Harvard)

              The Growth of the Health Care Sector in the US: 1960 - 2000



15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break


16:00 - 17:30  Public Finance and Retirement


Chair: Yaohui Zhao (CCER)


Jeffrey Brown (NBER & Illinois)

              Insuring retirement income

Xinqiao Ping (CCER)

              Fiscal decentralization and local public good provision in China

       David Wise (NBER & Harvard)

              Social security and retirement


July 2, 2005


9:00 - 11:00    Trade and FDI


Chair: Ling Li (CCER)


       Wang Shichun (Ministry of Commerce)

              China’s move to deal with textile trade disputes

       Kent Smetters (NBER and University of Pennsylvania)

The conservative's economic agenda in the US

Feng Lu (CCER)

       Change in the trend for RMB's real exchange rate


Concluding Remarks: Justin Yifu Lin and Martin Feldstein


11:30 Adjoin




Format of the sessions: presentations of 15-20 minutes per speaker, followed by questions and answers in the balance of the time.
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