The Fourteenth NBER-CCER Conference on China and the World Economy

发布日期:2012-06-04 11:12    来源:北京大学国家发展研究院

 The Fourteenth NBER-CCER Conference on China and the World Economy 

                                                                                    Time: June 24-June 26, 2012 
                                                                                   Venue: CCER, Beijing University

June 24 (Sunday)

7:00 pm: Dinner reception
NBER participants will meet in the lobby of Lakeview Hotel at 6:30 pm

June 25 (Monday)

8:45 – 9:00 am: Opening remarks
Yang Yao (CCER), James Poterba (NBER), Chong-En Bai (Tsinghua)

9:00 – 11:00: Macroeconomics
Chair: Yang Yao
Justin Yifu Lin (CCER): China and the World Economy
Martin Feldstein (NBER & Harvard): The Future of the US Economy
David Li (Tsinghua): The Outlook of the Chinese Economy (tentative)
Alan Auerbach (Berkeley): Long-term Fiscal Issues

11:10 – 11:30: coffee break and group photo

11:30 – 12:30: Education
Chair: Shang-Jin Wei
Caroline Hoxby (Stanford): Economics of Education
Xinzheng Shi (Tsinghua): High School Quality and Academic Performance in China
12:30 – 1:45 pm: Lunch
Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of NBER Engagement with China
Chair: James Poterba
Main speakers: Martin Feldstein and Huang Fanzhang

2:00 – 3:30 pm: International Economics
Chair: Alan Auerbach
Yang Yao (CCER): Differential Growth Rates and Global Imbalances
Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia): Underappreciated Determinants of the Real Exchange Rate
Miaojie Yu (CCER): Export Intensity and Trade Liberalization

3:30 – 3:45 pm: Coffee break

3:45 – 5:45 pm: Savings, Retirement and Local Government Debts
Chair: Chong-En Bai
Brigitte Madrian (Harvard): Behavioral Economics of Savings
Yaohui Zhao (CCER): Patterns of Retirement in China
David Wise (Harvard): Economics of Retirement
Ho-mou Wu (CCER): China’s Local Government Debts

7:00 pm: Dinner hosted by the NBER
Dinner speaker: Gang Yi, Deputy Governor, People’s Bank of China (to be confirmed)

June 26 (Tuesday)

9:00 – 10:30 am: Fiscal Policy 1
Chair: Martin Feldstein
Lei Zhang (Tsinghua): Social Security Taxation and Compliance
James Poterba (NBER & MIT): Tax Reforms
Lixing Li (CCER): The Political Economy of Corporate Finance

10:30 – 10:45 am: Coffee break

10:45-12:15 am: Fiscal Policy 2
Chair: Justin Lin
Christine Wong (Oxford University): Fiscal Federalism
Min Ouyang (Tsinghua): Property Tax and Home Price
Yu Liu (Guanghua School): Disclosure and Efficiency in Noise-driven Markets

12:15-12:25 Concluding remarks

12:30-1:45 pm: Lunch

1:45 pm: Adjourn

Program Committee: Yang Yao (CCER), Chong-En Bai (Tsinghua), and Shang-Jin Wei (NBER)