PROGRAM 4 : Economic TransfoRmation of Asia

 
 
22
May
2017
Monday

Chair: Ming-Jen Lin (NTU)

Session: Labor Markets and Human Capital

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rationed Fertility: Theory and Evidence

Junjian Yi (NUS), Rufei Guo (CUHK), Junsen Zhang (CUHK)
Discussant: Jianhuan Xu (SMU)

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Government Employment Guarantee, Labor Supply and Firms’ Reaction: Evidence from the Largest Public Workfare Program in the World

Sumit Agarwal (GEORGETOWN), Shashwat Alok (ISB), Yakshup Chopra (ISB), Prasanna Tantri (ISB)
Discussant: Jianhuan Xu (SMU)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
 
23
May
2017
Tuesday Morning

ABFER-CAFRAL Joint Session on Finance in India

Sponsored by: Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL)

Chair: Anand Srinivasan (NUS)

9:00am - 10:00am
Do Programs Mandating Small Business Lending Disincentivize Growth? Evidence From a Policy Experiment

Gursharan Bhue (CHICAGO), Nagpurnanand Prabhala (UMD), and Prasanna Tantri (ISB)
Discussant: Stephen Dimmock (NTU)

10:00am - 11:00am
11:30am - 12:30pm
Product Market Development and Business Group Affiliation Value: Evidence from an Emerging Market

Narahari Hansoge (IIM), Vijaya B. Marisetty (RMIT), Poonam Singh (NITIE)
Discussant: Yupana Wiwattanakantang (NUS)

 
23
May
2017
Tuesday Noon

Chair: David Cook (HKUST)

Session: Regional Disparities within Countries

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Estimating Productivity of Public Infrastructure Investment

Guiying Laura Wu (NTU), Qu Feng (NTU), Zhifeng Wang (NTU)
Discussant: Wentai Hsu (SMU)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
 
24
May
2017
Wednesday

Chair: Jiahua Che (FUDAN)

Session: Politics and Institutional Distortions

2:00pm - 3:00pm
R&D Misallocation and TFP Growth

Zheng Michael Song (CUHK), Michael Konig (UZH), Kjetil Storesletten (UiO), Fabrizio Zilibotti (UZH)
Discussant: Fali Huang (SMU)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Leverage Induced Fire Sales and Asset Prices

Zhiguo He (CHICAGO), Jiangze Bian (UIBE), Lin Cong (CHICAGO), Kelly Shue (CHICAGO), Hao Zhou (TSINGHUA)
Discussant: Fali Huang (SMU)

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Ping Wang (WUSTL)
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Wei Shang Jin (COLUMBIA)
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Davin Chor (NUS)
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Michael Song (CUHK)
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