4th Annual Conference: Economic Transformation of Asia

 
 
23
May
2016
Monday

Chair: Chong Kee Yip (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Session: Public Policy and Economic Development

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

Julien Labonne* (Yale-NUS College)
Cesi Cruz (University of British Columbia)
Pablo Querubin (New York University)

Discussant:
Yongheng Deng (National University of Singapore)
Jing Wu (Tsinghua University)

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

Michael Song* (The Chinese Universityof Hong Kong)
Kinda Cheryl Hachem (University of Chicago)

Discussant:
Yongheng Deng (National University of Singapore)
Jing Wu (Tsinghua University)

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

Kei-Mu Yi* (University of Houston)

Discussant:
Yongheng Deng (National University of Singapore)
Jing Wu (Tsinghua University)

Conference Paper  
 
24
May
2016
Tuesday

Chair: Pao-Li Chang (Singapore Management University)

Session: Trade and Aggregate Performance

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

Davin Chor* (National University of Singapore)
Filipe Campante (Harvard University)

Discussant:
Wentai Hsu (Singapore Management Unviersity)
Lin Ma (National University of Singapore)

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

Robert Dekle* (University of Southern California)
Atsushi Kawakami (Teikyo University)
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University)
Tsutomu Miyagawa (Gakushuin University)

Discussant:
Wentai Hsu (Singapore Management Unviersity)
Lin Ma (National University of Singapore)

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

Yong Wang* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Wentai Hsu (Singapore Mnagaement University)
Lin Ma (National Unviersity of Singapore)

 
25
May
2016
Wednesday

Chair: Charles Leung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Session: Migration

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

Yang Tang* (Nanyang Technological University)
Lin Ma (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Yuming Fu (National University of Singapore)
Yu Qin (National University of Singapore)
Laura Wu (Nanyang Technological University)

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

Liao Pei-Ju (Academia Sinica)
Wang Ping (Washington University in St. Louis)
Wang Yin-Chi* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Chong Kee Yip (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)f

Discussant:
Yuming Fu (National University of Singapore)
Yu Qin (National University of Singapore)
Laura Wu (Nanyang Technological University)

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

Xiaodong Zhu* (University of Toronto)
Trevor Tombe (University of Calgary)

Discussant:
Yuming Fu (National University of Singapore)
Yu Qin (National University of Singapore)
Laura Wu (Nanyang Technological University)

Conference Paper  

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Program Director Conference Organizer

Ping Wang (Washington University in St. Louis)
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Wei Shang Jin (Columbia University)
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Davin Chor (National University of Singapore)
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Jessica Pan (National University of Singapore)
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