The thirteenth annual NBER-CCER Conference on China and the World Economy took place at the China Center for Economic Research (CCER) in Beijing on June 29 - July 1, 2011. The conference program was jointly arranged by the National Bureau of Economic Research, the CCER at Beijing University, and Tsinghua University. After opening remarks by James M. Poterba of NBER and MIT, Yang Yao of CCER, and David Li of Tsinghua University, the following topics were discussed:
Capital and Foreign Exchange
- Yiping Huang, CCER, "China's Capital Account Liberalization"
- David Li, Tsinghua University, "An Emerging Policy Paradigm of China's Macroeconomic Policy"
- James Poterba, MIT and NBER, "The Long-Term U.S. Fiscal Challenge")
- Julio Rotemberg, Harvard Business School and NBER, "Behavioral and Institutional Roots of Financial Instability"
- Patrick Bolton, Columbia University and NBER, "Contingent Capital and Counter-Cyclical Investment Strategies"
Education and Marriage
- Martin Schneider, Stanford University and NBER, "Borrowing and House Prices"
- Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University and NBER, "Mating Competition and Housing Market Characteristics"
- Fan He, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, "Demographic Change and Housing Prices"
Land Markets and Land Reforms
- Bentley MacLeod, Columbia University and NBER, "The Anti-Lemons Effect and the Market for Education"
- Li-An Zhou, Peking University Graduate School of Management, "Estimating the Return to Education: Evidence from China's Schooling Reform"
- Tao Li, HSBC School of Business, Peking University, "Intergeneration Status and Marital Sorting"
- Hongbin Cai, Graduate School of Management, Peking University, "Land Market Auctions in China: Evidence of Corruption?"
- Michelle J. White, University of California, San Diego and NBER, "Local Government Tax Incentives and Land Use in the United States"
- Lixing Li, CCER, "Land Titling in China: the Chengdu Experiment and Its Consequences"
- Monika Piassezi, Stanford University and NBER, "Interest Rate Risk in Credit Markets"
- Qiao Liu, Peking University Graduate School of Management, "The Evolution and Consequence of Chinese Pyramids"
- Ailsa Roell, Columbia University, "Managerial Pay and Stock Price Manipulation"
- Xiaojing Zhang and Cheng Li, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, "Making Room for China's Currency: Development Potential and Future Path of Renminbi Internationalization"
- David Scharfstein, Harvard Business School and NBER, "Housing Finance and Financial Stability"
- Jiandong Ju, Tsinghua University, "Industry Dynamics and Economic Growth"
Income Distribution and Labor Supply
- Chong-En Bai and Binzhen Wu, Tsinghua University, "Payroll Tax and Household Consumption"
- Roger Gordon, University of California, San Diego and NBER, "The Role of the Corporate Tax"
- Fan Zhang, CCER, "Government Control in the Process of Market Liberalization"
- Feng Lu, CCER, "Changing Labor Supply in China"
- Yan Shen, CCER, "New Evidence of Income Distribution in China"
- Hongbin Cai and Yuyu Chen, Graduate School of Management, Peking University, "Polluting Thy Neighbor: Problem of River Commons in China"
- Edward Lazear, Stanford University and NBER, "The Fiscal Situation, Economic Recovery and the Labor Market"
- Yaohui Zhao, CCER, "Rural Health Care in China"
- Janet Currie, Columbia University and NBER, "Health Inequality in Early Life: Consequences for Human Capital Formation"