Master Class by Professor Chang-Tai Hsieh

 

Identifying and Fixing Resource Misallocation


27
May
2021
Thursday
 
8:50 am - 9:00 am (SGT)
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Master Class by Professor Chang-Tai Hsieh
Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics; PCL Faculty Scholar, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Senior Fellow of ABFER

“Identifying and Fixing Resource Misallocation"
9:45 am - 10:00 am
Q&A Session moderated by Professor Zheng (Michael) Song
Professor at the Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong
10:00 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Q&A
11:15 am


Program is subjected to change. Updated on 9 Apr 2021.

Speakers

  • Professor Chang-Tai HSIEH

    Professor Chang-Tai HSIEH

     

    Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Senior Fellow of ABFER

    Chang-Tai Hsieh conducts research on growth and development. His published papers include “The Life-Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico,” in the Quarterly Journal of Economics; "Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India," in the Quarterly Journal of Economics; "Relative Prices and Relative Prosperity," in the American Economic Review; "Can Free Entry
    be Inefficient? Fixed Commissions and Social Waste in the Real Estate Industry," in the Journal of Political Economy; "What Explains the Industrial Revolution in East Asia? Evidence from the Factor Markets," in the American Economic Review; “The Allocation of Talent and US Economic Growth,” in Econometrica; “How Destructive is Innovation?” in Econometrica; and “Special Deals with Chinese Characteristics,” in the NBER Macroeconomics Annual.

    Hsieh has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis, as well as the World Bank's Development Economics Group and the Economic Planning Agency in Japan. He is a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Senior Fellow at the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development, and a member of the Steering Group of the International Growth Center in London.

    He is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, an Elected Member of Academia Sinica, and the recipient of the Sun Ye-Fang award for research on the Chinese economy.

  • Professor Zheng (Michael) Song

    Professor Zheng (Michael) Song

     

    Professor at the Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Senior Fellow of ABFER

    Michael Song is a professor at the Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), an outstanding fellow of the Faculty of Social Science at CUHK, a co-director of CUHK-Tsinghua Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy and a distinguished visiting professor at the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. His research focuses on Chinese economy and macroeconomics. He published papers on leading academic journals including American Economic
    Review and Econometrica. His paper “Growing like China” won Sunyefang Economic Science Award and the Best Paper Award for Chinese Young Economists. Before joining CUHK, Prof. Song was an associate professor of economics at Chicago Booth. Prof. Song is also a co-editor of China Economic Review, an associate editor of Econometrica and Journal of European Economic Association and an academic committee member of China’s Economics Foundation.

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