China Economics Summer Institute (CESI) 2014


Chongen Bai (School of Economics and Management Tsinghua University SEM), Gerard Roland (UC Berkeley), Albert Park, Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University), Kai Liu (Norwegian School of Economics), Wei Huang (Harvard University), Kang Shi (Chinese University of
30 June - 2 July 2014 (Hong Kong time, GMT +8)
Room 401, Weilun Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing

As one of the members of the consortium, HKUST IEMS continued to support the annual conference of China Economics Summer Institute, held in Tsinghua University this year, whose purpose is to create a network and community of top-level scholars working on China’s economic development. Sponsors of this year's event include:

  • UC Berkeley- IGov - Institutions and Governance Program at the Institute for International Studies (with generous funding from the Ford Foundation)
  • Chicago Booth Initiative on Global Markets
  • Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management
  • Peking University Guanghua School of Management
  • HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies
  • Joint program of the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven-LICOS-Center for Institutions
  • and Economic Performance and Stanford - CASS REAP (Rural Education Action Program),
  • With the collaboration of BREAD, NBER and CEPR

Conference program

Working Papers

Liang Bai Economic Legacies of the Cultural Revolution

Ying Bai Farewell to Confucianism: The Modernizing Effect of Dismantling China’s Imperial Examination System

Jason Garred Export Taxes, Industrial Policy and the Value Chain in China After WTO

Wei Huang, Xiaoyan Lei, Yaohui Zhao One Child Policy and the Rise of Man-Made Twins

Kai Liu Insuring against Health Shocks: Health Insurance, Consumption Smoothing and Household Choices

Daoju Peng, Kang Shi, and Juanyi Xu SOE and Chinese Real Business Cycle

Mark R. Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang Co-residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-generational Support in Urban China

Heiwai Tang and Yifan Zhang FDI and Cross-Country Diffusion of Culture: A Firm-level Analysis of Gender Inequality in China

Trevor Tombe and Xiaodong Zhu Trade, Migration and Regional Income Differences

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