Roundtable discussion on China

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Roundtable discussion on China
Title: The political and economic transformation of China in the XXI. century
Venue: Corvinus University of Budapest, 1093 Budapest, Fővám sq. 8. III. Auditorium
Date: 14:45     22th of February, 2018

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Moderator: András Székely-Doby


Participants (short biography below)

Chong-en Bai (Executive Associate Dean, Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management (SEM))

David Daokui Li (Director of the Center for China (CCWE) at Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management (SEM))

Yingyi Qian (Dean, Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management (SEM))

Yijiang Wang (Associate Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business),

Chenggang Xu (Professor of Economics, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)


     Chong-en Bai (Tsinghua university)

Professor Chong-En Bai is Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor, Executive Associate Dean of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. He is also the Director of the National Institute for Fiscal Studies of Tsinghua University. He earned his Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics and Economics from UCSD and Harvard University, respectively. He earned his PhD under the supervision of János Kornai. His research areas include Institutional Economics, Economic Growth and Development, Public Economics, Finance, Corporate Governance and Chinese Economy.

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      David Daokui Li (Tsinghua university)

David Daokui Li is currently the Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor of the Department of Finance of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. He is also the director of Center for China in the World Economy (CCWE) at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. Professor Li holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. He earned his PhD under the supervision of János Kornai. In 1985, he obtained his BS from Tsinghua University as one of the first undergraduate class of the School of Economics and Management, where he is serving as a faculty member. In 2006, David Li was chosen by Wall Street Wire as a top ten most influential economist in China. In 2010, he was voted as the only economists among the 10 CCTV Men of the Year of the Chinese Economy.

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      Yingyi Qian (Tsinghua university)

Yingyi Qian Dean and Professor, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University.Professor Qian was born in Beijing and graduated from Tsinghua University in Mathematics in 1981.  He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University after earning an M.Phil. in Management Science/Operations Research from Yale University and an M.A. in Statistics from Columbia University.  He was on the faculty at Stanford University, the University of Maryland, and the University of California, Berkeley. He earned his PhD under the supervision of János Kornai.  He was appointed as the Dean of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University in September 2006. He is an elected Fellow of the Econometric Society, and a recipient of the 2009 Sun Yefang Prize in Economic Sciences and the 2016 China Economics Prize.  His main research areas include comparative economics, institutional economics, economics of transition, and the Chinese economy.

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     Yijiang Wang  (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)

Wang Yijiang is Professor of Economics and Human Resource Management at CKGSB, and is also Associate Dean, working out of Shenzhen. Before joining CKGSB, Professor Wang taught at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He is also a research fellow at the William Davidson Institute of Transition Economics at the University of Michigan and a senior fellow at the National Center of Economic Research, Tsinghua University. He serves as vice president of Chinese Economists Society of North America. He earned his PhD from Harvard University under the supervision of János Kornai.

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     Chenggang Xu (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)

Xu Chenggang is Professor of Economics at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. He is one of the first recipients (joint with Yingyi Qian) of China Economics Prize for contributions in understanding government and enterprise incentive mechanisms for the transition economy of China. Dr Xu received his PhD in Economics from Harvard in 1991. He earned his PhD under the supervision of János Kornai. He is currently a board member of the Ronald Coase Institute (RCI) and a research fellow of the CEPR. He has previously taught at the London School of Economics (1991-2009) as a Reader, at the University of Hong Kong (2009-2016) as Chung Hon-Dak Professor in Economic Development and as Quoin Professor in Economic Development (2008-2016), and as Special-Term Visiting Professor at Tshinghua University (2002-). He has also taught and worked at Harvard (1992-2002), the IMF (1997-1999) and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (1982-1992). He was the President of the Asian Law and Economics Association (2010-2012) and World-Class University Professor at Seoul National University (2009-2013). He won the Sun Yefang Economics Prize in 2013. In 2016, he was the joint winner of the China Economics Prize.

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Xu Chenggang will present an another lecture too. Information here.