July 18th - 19th 2017


The 2017 Symposium of Development and Institutional Economics was held in Kaifeng, China, July 18-19,  2017, immediately following the 5th Annual International Symposium on Quantitative History that was hold in Kaifeng too (http://quantitativehistory.com/). The School of Economics of Henan University was sponsor and hosted both events.

Information about the two previous symposiums of this series can be found at http://econ.henu.edu.cn/Content/317.shtml and http://econ.henu.edu.cn/Content/677.shtml.  

The Symposium attracted both Chinese and overseas scholars to present their latest research on a wide range of topics within the broadly defined areas of development and institutional economics.


Keynote speeches of 2017 Symposium were delivered by:
James Kung  (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China's Imperial Examination System
Gregory Clark (University of California at Davis)
The Big Sort: Selective Migration and the Decline of Northern England, 1900-2017
 Event Venue: Pullman Hotel Kaifeng, a very delicate resort hotel
Co-Chairs of Organizing Committee
Prof. Baomin Dong, Henan University
Prof. Eden Yu, Chu Hai College, Hong Kong
Local Committee Members
Bingtao Song, Baomin Dong, Eden Yu, Baozhong Gao, Kaixiang Peng, Makram El-Shagi, Frank Shao, Tsun-Feng Chiang, Qianqian Wang, Lunan Jiang, Lin Zhang, Hojin Jung, and Zhicheng Xu