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.
The 7th International Workshop on NSE held during December 12-15 has successfully concluded. This Workshop, hosted by the Institute of New Structural Economics (INSE) at Peking University, was on the theme of Experiences of Economic Transition in the Past 40 Years in the World.
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.
Seung Mo Choi is a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In the IMF, he has worked on African, Asian, and European economies and has authored research articles on macroeconomic policies, economic growth, and financial markets. He has led several IMF projects, including nowcasting GDPs for countries whose official data are limited and estimating the economic impacts of climate change. His work agenda also included projecting external financing needs for African countries. He has also lectured at IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, Washington State University, and University of Chicago. He obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Economics from Seoul National University.
Professor Hengjie Ai is an Associate Professor in Finance at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, he was an assistant professor at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. He is currently the president-elect of the Midwest Finance Association and serves on the nominating committee of the American Finance Association. Professor Ai's research interest includes topics in asset pricing, corporate finance, and macroeconomic theory. His research has been published in top Economics journals such as Econometrica and top finance journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. Professor Ai holds a PhD in Economics from University of Minnesota.
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 22–23 May, 2021, in Ningbo, China.
The Third China International Conference in Macroeconomics (CICM2021) will be held on June 28-30, 2021 in Beijing, China (the exact format, online or onsite, will be modified according to the COVID-19 situation). The conference is jointly sponsored and organized by Peking University Institute of New Structural Economics (INSE), Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance (PBCSF) and China Forum of Macroeconomic Research (CFMR).
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.
With combined assets of more than $11 trillion, public development banks already play a significant role in the global economy. They should now increase their individual and joint activities further, in ways that even better aid the green and fair recovery the world urgently needs.
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.