Event



Reform and Opening: 40 years and Counting

CSCC 6th Annual Conference
Apr 26, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018 | Silverman 147, Penn Law School

Penn China Center's sixth annual conference, scheduled for April 26-27, 2018 will have as its theme “Reform and Opening: 40 years and Counting.” The conference will address China’s 40 years of reform and opening to the outside through examining the domestic economy, rural reform, SOEs and private enterprises, financial sector reform, trade and currency issues, as well as outbound and inbound foreign investment. There are four panels and ten papers presented by leading scholars, followed by comments from expert discussants and open Q&A.

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THURSDAY April 26, 2018

9-10:45            

Overviews: Enlivening the Domestic Economy (对内搞活)

Barry Naughton, University of California, San Diego  

Opening to the Outside

David Dollar, Brookings Institution

10:45-11:00    BREAK

PANEL 1

11-12:30        

Rural Sector

Jean Oi, Stanford University

Discussant: Juan Wang, McGill University

Discussant: Yue Hou, University of Pennsylvania  

Standard of Living/Inequality

Wu Xiaogang, Hong Kong University of Science &Technology

Discussant: Juan Wang, McGill University

Discussant: Yue Hou, University of Pennsylvania

 

PANEL 2

1:45-3:15       

SOEs and Private Enterprises

Yasheng Huang, MIT

Discussant: Margaret Pearson, University of Maryland

Discussant:  Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania

Banking, Stock Markets, Credit

Victor Shih, University of California, San Diego

Discussant: Margaret Pearson, University of Maryland

Discussant:  Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania  

3:15-3:30        BREAK

3:30-4:00        Publication Planning (paper authors and discussants only)

 

FRIDAY April 27, 2018

Opening to the Outside (对外开放)

PANEL 3

9:00-10:30     

Trade

Yukon Huang, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Discussant: Joel Trachtman, Tufts University

Discussant: Minyuan Zhao, University of Pennsylvania 

Currency issues

Chris Brummer, Georgetown University

Discussant: Joel Trachtman, Tufts University

Discussant: Minyuan Zhao, University of Pennsylvania

 

10:30-10:45    BREAK 

PANEL 4

10:45-12:15   

Outbound FDI

Tom Miller, Gavekal Dragonomics

Discussant: Ling Chen, Johns Hopkins University

Discussant: Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania

Inbound Foreign Investment

Xiaojun Li, University of British Columbia

Discussant: Ling Chen, Johns Hopkins University

Discussant: Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania