Workshop on International Trade and FDI

2014-10-14



Workshop on International Trade and FDI

Co-Organized by

School of International Trade and Economics,

University of International Business and Economics (UIBE)

and China Trade Research Group (CTRG)

October 24-25, 2014

Beijing

 

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

 

It is my pleasure to invite you to attend the “Workshop on International Trade and FDI”, co-organized by School of International Trade and Economics, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and China Trade Research Group (CTRG), on October 24-25, 2014, in Beijing. Professor Marc Melitz (Harvard University) is the keynote speaker of the Workshop and will also attend all sessions. Please refer to the attached Program for details.

 

There is no charge for participation. However, due to seat limit, I suggest that you email the seat reservation format to our local organizer (Dr. LIU Qing, Email: qliu1997(at)gmail.com AND uibezhaoshuang(at)163.com, with email subject “Workshop seat reservation”) if you have decided to attend. We will reserve a seat for you. You are responsible for making your own transportation and accommodations.

 

I look forward to seeing you in Beijing.

 

Best regards.

Larry Qiu

Professor, University of Hong Kong

President, CTRG

 

 

 

 

Workshop on International Trade and FDI

Co-Organized by

School of International Trade and Economics,

University of International Business and Economics (UIBE)

and China Trade Research Group (CTRG)

October 24-25, 2014

Beijing

 

Preliminary Program

Venue:             Xingzheng Building 222

 

October 24

Chair:                  Junjie Hong (Dean, School of International Trade and Economics, UIBE)

9:00-9:10:           Opening Remarks, Guijun Lin (Vice President, UIBE)

 

Chair:                    Larry Qiu (University of Hong Kong, SHUFE and UIBE)

9:10-9:55:           Qing Liu (UIBE) and Larry Qiu, “Intermediate Input Imports and Innovation: Theory and Evidence from China

                                Discussant: Hong Ma (Tsinghua University)

9:55-10:40:         Jie Ma (UIBE) and Pascalis Raimondos-Møller (Copenhagen Business School, CEPR and CESifo), “Market Size, Transfer Price and Tax Competition”.

                                Discussant: Changying Li (Shandong University)

10:40-10:55:      Group Photo and Coffee Break

10:55-11:40:      Xiaopeng Yin (UIBE) “Choose to Export: A General Theoretical Approach and Evidence from China”

                                Discussant: Lex Zhao (Kobe University)

11:40-12:25:      Xiangjun Ma (UIBE) and John McLaren (University of Virginia), "A Swing-State Theorem, with Evidence".

                                Discussant: Yiqing Xie (Fudan University)

12:30-2:00:        Lunch  

 

Chair:                    Xiaopeng Yin

2:00-2:45:           Amber Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) and Linke Zhu (SHUFE), “Relatedness between Industries and Industrial Upgrading: Evidence from China

                                Discussant: Tuan Anh Luong (SHUFE)

2:45-3:30:            Presenter: Bo Chen (SHUFE), David Jacks (Simon Fraser University) and Hong Ma (Tsinghua University), “Revisiting the Effective Rate of Production in the Late Stage of Chinese Industrialization

                                Discussant: Maojie Yu (Peking University)

3:30-3:45:           Coffee Break

3:45-4:30:            Xiaoping Chen (Nanyang Technology University), Yi Lu (National University of Singapore) and Yingke Zhou (NUS), “Firm Organization over the Product Cycle"

                                Discussant: Yong Tan (Nanjing University)

4:30-5:15:            Presenter: Jiandong Ju (SHUFE), Justin Lin (Peking University), Qing Liu (Tsinghua University) and Kang Shi (Chinese University of HK), “A Dynamic Structural Analysis of Real Exchange Rate and Current Account Imbalances: Theory and Evidences from China

                                Discussant: Meixin Guo (Tsinghua)

 

6:00-8:00:           Conference Dinner

 

October 25

Chair:                    Jiandong Ju

8:45-9:30:           Chen Bo, Ran Jing (UIBE), Junjie Hong and Xiaonan Sun (UBC), “Crisis, Financial Costs, and Export Margins: Evidence from China”.

                                Discussant: George Yu (SHUFE)

9:30-10:15:         Cheng Chen (University of Hong Kong), “Agency Problems, Trade Liberalization and Within-Firm Productivity Gains

                                Discussant: Wei-Chi Chen (SHUFE)

10:15-10:30:      Coffee Break

10:30-11:15:        Larry Qiu and Miaojie Yu, “Export Scope, Managerial Efficiency and Trade Liberalization: Evidence from Chinese Multiproduct Firms”.

                                Discussant: Huiwen Lai (HK Polytechnic University)

11:15-11:20:        Break

Chair:                    Junjie Hong

11:20-12:50:        Keynote Speech: Thierry Mayer (CEPII), Marc Melitz (Harvard University) and Gianmarco Ottaviano (LSE) “Product Mix and Firm Productivity Responses to Trade Competition

12:50-12:55:      Concluding Remarks, Zhongxiu Zhao (Vice President, UIBE)

 

 

12:55:               Conference Adjourns

1:00-2:30:       Lunch

 

Note:

·         Names in bold face are presenters of the papers.

·         Time allocation for each paper is 30 minutes for presentation, about 5 minutes for discussant and 10 minutes for open discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seat reservation format

 

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