Past Seminars

2023 Seminars

Date Presenter Title
JUN. 13 Prof. Loren Brandt

Land Security and Mobility Frictions (Slides)

MAR. 28 Prof. Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University) Mild Government Failure
APR. 6 Dr. Philipp Böing (Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW))

Misappropriation of R&D Subsidies: Estimating Treatment Effects With One-Sided Noncompliance


2022 Seminars

Date Presenter Title
JUL. 22 Prof. Chang-Tai Hsieh  (University of Chicago) Two Strong Hands: China's Vision for the Private Sector
AUG. 9 Prof. Ping Wang (Washington University in St. Louis) To Stay or to Migrate? When Becker Meets Harris-Todaro
AUG. 30 Prof. Weihong Zeng (Xi'an Jiaotong University) Persistence Despite Revolutions
SEP. 13 Prof. Zheng Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong) Special Deals from Special Investors – The Rise of State-Connected Private Owners in China
OCT. 4 Prof. Xiaodong Zhu (University of Hong Kong) Migration Costs, Sorting, and the Agricultural Productivity Gap
NOV. 22 Prof. Ruixue Jia (UC San Diego) Ideas Mobilize People: The Diffusion of Communist Ideology in China
DEC. 6 Prof. Bingjing Li (University of Hong Kong) Illuminating the Effects of the US-China Tariff War on China's Economy