The Eighth Annual NBER-CCER Conference on China and the World Economy欢迎参加第八届CCER-NBER“中国与世界经济”年会

发布日期:2006-06-28 11:18    来源:北京大学国家发展研究院

Conference Time: Beijing, June 28-July 1, 2006

Conference Site: China Center for Economic Research, Beijing University

Thursday, June 29, 2006

8:30 – 9:00: Registration

9:00 – 10:00 Session I: China and the World Economy

Chair: Yang Yao (CCER)

Justin Yifu Lin (CCER):The 11th Five Year Plan and the Future of Chinese Economy

Martin Feldstein (NBER & Harvard): International capital flows

10:00 – 10:30: coffee break

10:30 – 12:00 Session II: Globalization

Chair: Martin Feldstein  (NBER & Harvard)

Gordon Hanson (NBER & UCSD):Globalization

Feng Lu (CCER): Dual surplus in China''''s international accounts

Shang-Jin Wei (NBER & IMF): Quality upgrading in China's exports

12:00 – 2:00: Lunch (Invited VIPs only)

Guest speaker: GUO Shuqing, Chairman, China Construction Bank

Recent moves of CCB in raising capital in overseas markets

2:00 – 3:30 Session III: Macroeconomics

Chair: Demin Huo (CCER)

Michael Woodford (Princeton):monetary policy

Gang Gong (Tsinghua Univ.): Independent monetary policies under the fixed-exchange rate regime

Min Gong (Xiamen Univ.): Does China function as a bridge to increase regional trade?

3:30 – 4:00: Coffee break

4:00 – 5:30 Session IV: Public finance and growth

Chair: Shang-jin Wei (NBER & IMF)

Justin Lin, Mingxing Liu, Shiyuan Pan and Pengfei Zhang (CCER): Factor Endowment, Development Strategy and Economic Institution

James Poterba (MIT):Tax reform

Yin He (CCER): FDI and the economic growth: the role of Asian financial crisis

6:30 – 9:00: Dinner (Invited VIPs only)

Guest speaker: XIANG Huaicheng, Chairman, China Social Security Fund

Investing CSSF abroad

Friday, June 30, 2006

9:00 – 10:30 Session V: Political economy I

Chair: Ling Li (CCER)

Alberto Alesina (Harvard): Political economy

Yan Shen (CCER): Village election and income distribution

Ming Lu (Fudan University): Does Marketization reduce or promote the effect of social capital on poverty reduction?

10:30 – 11:00: coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Session VI: Political economy II

Chair: A Alberto Alesina (NBER & Harvard)

Nancy Rose(MIT): Regulation issues

Changqi Wu (GSM, PKU): Privatization at the margin

Qiang Gong (CCER): Financial Structure and Economic Growth

Saturday, July 1, 2006

9:00 – 10:30 Session VII: Labor economics

Chair: Yaohui Zhao

Casey Mulligan (Chicago): Wages and female labor supply

Yi Jin (Univ. of Kansas): Human capital, growth, and inequality

William Collins (Vanderbilt):Race and education

10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Session VIII: Productivity, interest rate, and insurance

Chair: James Poterba (MIT)

Ernie Berndt (MIT): Measuring innovation and R&D productivity in the biopharmaceutical industries

Zhixiong Zeng (CCER): Optimal interest rates

Mark Duggan (Maryland): Disability and disability insurance issues

12:30  Concluding Remarks
 Justin Lin and Martin Feldstein

12:45 Lunch and Adjourn


Time allocation:

20 minutes per presentation
Balance of time: questions and answers

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