China Economics Summer Institute (CESI) 2022



Video recordings of the presentations are published on the IEMS YouTube channel.  


About the Conference

The 15th China Economics Summer Institute (CESI) will be held online over Zoom between 23-25 August 2022 by Tsinghua University. 

CESI aims to create a global network and community of top-level scholars working on Chinese economic development.   

The workshop intends to bring together scholars working in China across different parts of the world and build supportive mentoring networks for junior scholars. During the workshop for three days, there will be seminar presentations. Senior scholars who will attend will be available for consultations with junior scholars. Afternoon sessions will allow a select group of young scholars and PhD students to present their work.

The CESI is currently co-sponsored by the Chinese University of Hong Kong-Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economythe Institute for Emerging Market Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technologythe Guanghua School of Management at Peking Universitythe Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions at Stanford University, and the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University.

The Scientific Committee of the China Economics Summer Institute is composed of Chong-En Bai, Ruixue Jia, Amber Li, Hongbin Li, Ernest Liu, Yi Lu, Albert Park, Gérard Roland, Zheng (Michael) Song, Heiwai Tang, Daniel Xu, Xiaobo Zhang, Yifan Zhang, and Li-An Zhou. The committee is co-chaired by Ruixue Jia and Michael Song. More about CESI >>

Acknowledgements: We would like to express our special thanks to BREAD, the Camphor Economist Circle (香樟經濟學術圈), CEPR, and the NBER Chinese Economy Working Group for their support to the CESI.

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