The Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University (INSE) held the third annual conference of Global Research Consortium on Economic Structural Transformation (GReCEST) on November 7 and 8, 2019.
The Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University (INSE) hosted the Fifth Symposium (Winter Camp) on New Structural Economics (NSE) from December 15 to 18, 2019 in Beijing. Inaugurated in 2015, the annual symposium demonstrates the theoretical framework, latest research and database construction outcome, and future research prospects of NSE. This 5th edition of the symposium brings together well-known economists and young researchers at home and abroad to discuss issues related to NSE to deepen NSE research.
On August 11, the 6th International Conference on NSE successfully concluded. The Conference, hosted by the Institute of New Structural Economics (INSE) at Peking University between August 9 – 11, brought together over 40 worldwide frontier scholars to exchange research ideas and findings on New Structural Economics.
Justin Yifu Lin, honorary dean of the National School of Development at Peking University and former chief economist at the World Bank, sees China's shift from an export-oriented economy to a domestic consumption and investment-driven one as an inevitable step as the Chinese economy grows larger with rising household incomes and the services sector accounting for a greater portion of its GDP.
The global COVI-19 pandemic has triggered profound shifts in the world and requires more reflection on global governance, according to Justin Yifu Lin, honorary dean of the National School of Development at Peking University, who spoke at the International Investment Forum during the ongoing China International Fair for Investment and Trade.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a two-pronged health and economic crisis, and requires a two-pronged response. Ahead of an extraordinary meeting of G20 Leaders, this letter signed by 20 economists and global health experts has one simple message: this crisis is global and requires unprecedented cooperation across countries and disciplines.
Professor Holger Wolfgang Sieg is a professor of the Department of Economics at University of Pennsylvania. Professor Sieg is an internationally renowned economist who obtained his Diploma in Economics from the University of Bonn in 1992 and received a Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1996. He joined the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. His research has been funded by numerous grants from the National Science Foundation as well as grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Institutes of Educational Sciences, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the McArthur Foundation. He has published extensively in leading journals on topics related to public, urban, and labor economics as well as the economics of education. He is the author of innovative textbook Urban Economics and Fiscal Policy published by Princeton University Press.
Prof. Aleksandar Andonov is an Associate Professor of Finance at Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam. Previously, he completed his PhD studies at Maastricht University and worked at Erasmus University Rotterdam. In his research, he focus on institutional investors and asset management industry, investigating the asset allocation and performance of institutional investors in public and private markets. His research ideas and findings have been presented at academic and industry conferences, and have been covered in popular financial media, such as the Economist, Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times. His papers analyzing the investments and governance of public pension funds have been published in the Journal of Finance and Review of Financial Studies. At University of Amsterdam, he teaches master and bachelor courses on asset management and investments.
The Institute of New Structural Economics of Peking University, and the Ningbo Center for New Structural Economics of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, will jointly host an international conference in collaboration with Elsevier’s Research in International Business and Finance on Saturday and Sunday, May 22–23 2021 in Ningbo, China.
The Third China International Conference in Macroeconomics (CICM2020) will be held on June 12-14, 2020 in Beijing, China. The conference is jointly sponsored and organized by Peking University Institute of New Structural Economics (INSE),
Since the 1960s, more than $4.6 trillion (in constant 2007 dollars) in gross bilateral and multilateral official development assistance (ODA) has been transferred to low-income countries. Yet extreme poverty and stagnant growth remain widespread. The message is clear: traditional North-South aid is not nearly as effective as it could be and should be.
China is able to withstand a protracted trade war with the US, putting the onus on Donald Trump to end the fight, according to former World Bank chief economist and top adviser to China's communist leaders, Justin Yifu Lin.
"No matter what happens, we will improve our market institutions, complete the transition to a well-functioning market economy and further open up," said Justin Yifu Lin, dean of the Institute of New Structural Economics and honorary dean of the National School of Development at Peking University. Lin spoke in a recent exclusive interview with China Daily. "It is good for China, and it is good for the rest of the world."