The School of Economcis organizes on June 17th 2016 a workshop about the international perspective of finanacial and fiscal challenges for China under "New Normal" featuring presentations of Prof. Wing Thye Woo (UC Davis), Prof. Alan Auerbach (UC Berkeley) and Prof. Kiyohiko Nashimura (University of Tokyo). The workshop will take place on new campus, building of the school of economcis (Room: Museum, 1st Floor).

Program

 

8:30 - 8:45 am

Welcome Speech Bingtao Song, Dean of the School of Economics at Henan University

Ceremony of Honorary Professors Junjian Sun, Vice-President of Henan University

8:45 - 9:15 am

The Demand-Side Component in Supply-Side Structural Reform

Wing Thye Woo, Professor of Economics, UC Davis

9:15 - 9:45 am

Tax Reform in an Era of Budget Stress, Inequality, and International Mobility

Alan Auerbach, Director of Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley

9:45 - 10:15 am

The Limits of Quantitative Easing

Kiyohiko Nashimura, Dean of the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo

10:15 - 10:30 am

Break

10:30 - 11:00 am

A Rebalancing Chinese Economy: Challenges and International Implications

Patrick D´arcy, Director of Beijing Office of Reserve Bank of Australia

11:00 - 11:30 am

A Network of Thrones: Kinship and Conflict in Europe, 1495 - 1918

Seth Benzell, PhD Candidate at Department of Economics, University of Boston

11:30 - 12:00 pm

Much Ado About Nothing: Sovereign Ratings and Government Bond Yields in the OECD

Makram El-Shagi, Professor of Economics, Henan University

12:00 - 12:30 pm

The Macroeconomic Trade Effect of Vehicle Currencies: Evidence from 19th Century China

Zhang Lin, Assistant Professor of Economics, Henan University

   

 

Note: Every speaker has 20 - 25 minutes for their presentations and 5-10 minutes for discussion.