9TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Trade, Growth and Development

 
 
23
May
2022
Monday

Economic Development 
Chair: Pao-Li CHANG (Singapore Management University & ABFER) and Michael SONG^ (The Chinese University of Hong Kong & ABFER)

Location: Siloso 2

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (SGT)
Capital Quality, Productivity, and Financial Constraints: Evidence from India
Poorya KABIR* (National University of Singapore)
Seyed MANSOURI (Columbia University)
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
The Distributional Impacts of Transportation Networks in China
Lin MA* (Singapore Management University)
Yang TANG (Nanyang Technological University)
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
SMEs Amidst the Pandemic and Reopening: Digital Edge and Transformation
Lin William CONG (Cornell University)
Xiaohan YANG*^ (Peking University)
Xiaobo ZHANG (Peking University)


 
24
MAY
2022
Tuesday

Trade and Development
Chair: Heiwai TANG^ (The University of Hong Kong)

Location: Siloso 4

9:00 am – 10:00 am (SGT)
To Own or to Rent? The Effects of Transaction Taxes on Housing Markets
Lu HAN*^ (University of Toronto, University of Wisconsin-Madison & ABFER)
L. Rachel NGAI (London School of Economics)
Kevin D. SHEEDY (London School of Economics)
10:00 am – 10:15 am
10:15 am – 11:15 am
Trade Shocks and Bank Lending: Evidence from Antidumping Investigations of Chinese Firms
Chunbo LIU (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
Huimin SHI*^ (Renmin University of China)
Yu WU (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)
11:15 am – 11:30 am
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Natural Barriers and Policy Barriers
Yang JIAO*^ (Fudan University)
Shang-Jin WEI (Columbia University & ABFER)


25
May
2022
Wednesday

Technology and Development
Chair: Hanming FANG^ (University of Pennsylvania & ABFER)

Location: Siloso 2

9:00 am – 10:00 am (SGT)
How Does Declining Worker Power Affect Investment Sensitivity to Minimum Wage?
Sreedhar T. BHARATH (Arizona State University)
DuckKi CHO*^ (Peking University)
Michael HERTZEL (Arizona State University)
10:00 am – 10:15 am
10:15 am – 11:15 am
Industry-University Collaboration and Commercializing Chinese Corporate Innovation
David H. HSU (University of Pennsylvania)
Po-Hsuan HSU*^ (National Tsing Hua University)
Kaiguo ZHOU (Sun Yat-Sen University)
Tong ZHOU*^ (ShanghaiTech University)
11:15 am – 11:30 am
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Unequal Transition: The Making of China’s Wealth Gap
Yangtian JIANG (Peking University)
Yu ZHENG (Queen Mary University)
Lijun ZHU*^ (Peking University)


* Presenter ^ Virtual Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 3 June 2022.

Session Format

Three papers will be presented during each session. Each paper is allocated one hour, including presentation and open discussion. There will be a 15 minutes break after each paper.

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Ping Wang (Washington University in St. Louis & ABFER)
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Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University & ABFER)
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Pao-Li Chang (Singapore Management University & ABFER)
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Davin Chor (Dartmouth College & ABFER)
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Nancy Qian (Northwestern University & ABFER)
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Michael Song (The Chinese University of Hong Kong & ABFER)
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Heiwai Tang (The University of Hong Kong)
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