PROGRAM 4 : Economic Transformation of Asia

 
 
23
May
2016
Monday

Chair: Chong Kee Yip (CUHK)

Session: Public Policy and Economic Development

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Politician Family Networks and Electoral Outcomes: Evidence from the Philippines

Julien Labonne (YALE-NUS), Cesi Cruz (UBC), Pablo Querubin (NYU)
Discussant: Yongheng Deng (NUS), Jing Wu (TSINGHUA)
Conference Paper  

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Liquidity Regulation and Unintended Financial Transformation in China

Michael Song (CUHK), Kinda Cheryl Hachem (CHICAGOBOOTH)
Discussant: Yongheng Deng (NUS), Jing Wu (TSINGHUA)
Conference Paper  

4:30pm - 5:30pm
China, Structural Change and Multinational Production

Kei-Mu Yi (UH)
Discussant: Yongheng Deng (NUS), Jing Wu (TSINGHUA)
Conference Paper  

 
24
May
2016
Tuesday

Chair: Pao-Li Chang (SMU)

Session: Trade and Aggregate Performance

2:00pm - 3:00pm
'Just Do Your Job': Obedience, Routine Tasks, and the Pattern of Specialization

Davin Chor (NUS), Filipe Campante (HARVARD)
Discussant: Wentai Hsu (SMU), Lin Ma (NUS)
Conference Paper  

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Product Dynamics and Aggregate Shocks: Evidence from Japanese Product

Robert Dekle (USC), Atsushi Kawakami (TEIKYO), Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (PRINCETON), Tsutomu Miyagawa (GAKUSHUIN)
Discussant: Wentai Hsu (SMU), Lin Ma (NUS)
Conference Paper  

4:30pm - 5:30pm
International Trade and Non-Convergence Trap for Middle-Income Countries

Yong Wang (HKUST)
Discussant: Wentai Hsu (SMU), Lin Ma (NUS)

 
25
May
2016
Wednesday

Chair: Charles Leung (CUHK)

Session: Migration

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rich and Unhappy: A Quantitative Analysis of Internal Trade and Migration in China

Yang Tang (NTU), Lin Ma (NUS)
Discussant: Yuming Fu (NUS), Yu Qin (NUS), Laura Wu (NTU)

3:15pm - 4:15pm
To Stay or to Migrate? The One-child Policy, Work-based Migration and Land Entitlement in China

Liao Pei-Ju (ACADEMIA SINICA), Wang Ping (WUSTL), Wang Yin-Chi (CUHK), Chong Kee Yip(CUHK)
Discussant: Yuming Fu (NUS), Yu Qin (NUS), Laura Wu (NTU)
Conference Paper  

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Trade, Migration and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis of China

Xiaodong Zhu (U TORONTO), Trevor Tombe (U CALGARY)
Discussant: Yuming Fu (NUS), Yu Qin (NUS), Laura Wu (NTU)
Conference Paper  

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Program Director Conference Organizer

Ping Wang (WUSTL)
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Wei Shang Jin (COLUMBIA)
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Davin Chor (NUS)
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Jessica Pan (NUS)
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