Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Chinese Economy

Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Chinese Economy

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The NBER's Working Group on the Chinese Economy met in Cambridge on October 24-25, 2014. Working Group Director Hanming Fang of the University of Pennsylvania and NBER Research Associate Shang-Jin Wei of Columbia University organized the conference. These papers were discussed:

* Shanjun Li, Cornell University, "Better Lucky Than Rich? Welfare Analysis of Automobile License Allocations in Beijing and Shanghai"

* Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University and NBER, and Junsen Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, "Co-Residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-Generational Support in Urban China" (NBER Working Paper No. 20057)

* Shuaizhang Feng, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; Yingyao Hu, Johns Hopkins University; and Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University and NBER, "Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in China: Long Run Trends and Short Run Dynamics"

* Kaiji Chen, Emory University, and Yi Wen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, "The Great Housing Boom of China"

* Davin Chor, National University of Singapore; Kalina Manova, Stanford University and NBER; and Zhihong Yu, University of Nottingham, "The Global Production Line Position of Chinese Firms"

* Franklin Allen, University of Pennsylvania and NBER, and Jun Qian, Susan Shan, and Julie Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, "The Best Performing Economy with the Worst Performing Market: Explaining the Poor Performance of the Chinese Stock Market"

* Bei Qin, University of Hong Kong; David Stromberg, Stockholm University; and Yanhui Wu, University of Southern California, "Media Bias in Autocracies: Evidence from China"

* Nancy Chau, Cornell University; Yu Qin, National University of Singapore; and Weiwen Zhang, Zhejiang University, "Networked Leaders in the Shadow of the Market--A Chinese Experiment in Allocating Land Conversion Rights"

* Davide Cantoni, University of Munich; Yuyu Chen, Peking University; David Yang, Stanford University; Noam Yuchtman, University of California, Berkeley and NBER; and Y. …

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