IEFS China 2015 Conference Schedule


International Economics and Finance Society China-----2015

Complete List of All Sessions


Wednesday July 15th 2015 · Registration

At lobby, Yayuncun Hotel


At lobby, Beijing Parkview Wuzhou Hotel


Thursday July 16th 2015 · 8:00 – 9:00 | Registration

Chengxin Conference Hall (3rd floor)

At Chengxin Building


Thursday July 16th 2015 · 9:00 – 9:15 | Opening

Chengxin Conference Hall (3rd floor)

At Chengxin Building


Thursday July 16th 2015 · 9:15 – 10:30 | Keynote

Plenary Session : 9:15 – 10:30

Chengxin Conference Hall (3rd floor)

Keynote Speaker: Laura Alfaro, Harvard University

Title of speech: “Effects from Foreign Direct Investment Micro and Macro Approaches”

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

Chengxin Building (3rdFloor)


Thursday July 16th 2015 ·11:00 – 12:30 | Parallel Sessions 1

Parallel Sessions 1

ChengxinBuiding 311

ChengxinBuiding 313

Trade and Income Inequality

Chair: Chi-Chur CHAO

Global Value Chain and Trade:

Chair: Davin Chor

Chi-Chur CHAO  (Deakin University)

  • Wage Inequality and Welfare in Developing Countries: Privatization and Reforms in the Short and Long Run

Lex ZHAO   (Kobe University)

  • Income Inequalities and Catch-up

Xiaohua FENG  (Hubei University)

  • Effect of Intra-industry Trade on the Skill Premium in Chinese Manufacturing: Based on the Analysis of the Output Elasticity of Substitution

Davin Chor  (National University of Singapore)

  • Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis

Jiansuo PEI  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • China’s Structural Reform and its Impact on Trade and Growth

Yue LU  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • Heterogeneous Firms of China and Global Value Chain Embedment: From the Angles of Productivity and Financial Constraint

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch


Thursday July 16th 2015 ·14:00 – 15:30 | Parallel Sessions 2

Parallel Sessions 2

ChengxinBuiding 311

ChengxinBuiding 313

Domestic Market & Trade

Chair: Yan ZHANG

Quality and Trade:I

Chair: Jing LU

Yan ZHANG  (Central University of Finance and Economics )

  • Factor Intensity, Market Switching and Productivity: Evidence from Chinese Exporters

Weibo XING  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • Does China’s domestic market segmentation promote exports?

Jinchuan XIAO   ( Fudan University)

  • Flows of Goods or Capital? Micro Evidence on the Effectiveness of China’s Capital Controls

Jing LU  (Zhejiang University)

  • Intellectual Property Rights Protection, Market Competition and Export Sophistication—An Empirical Study Based on China’s Hi-Tech Industry

Xiaojuan XU  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • Firm Heterogeneity, Sunk Costs and Export Decision

Yan XIANG  (North China University of Technology)

  • Empirical Studies of Export Quality of China’s Textiles: Based on Heterogeneous Enterprises Model

Thursday July 16th 2015 · 16:00 – 17:30 | Parallel Sessions 3

Parallel Sessions 3

ChengxinBuiding 311

ChengxinBuiding 313

Trade & I.O.

Chair: Hong MA

International Macro Policy

Chair: Emmanouil Noikokyris

Hong MA  (Tsinghua University)

  • Trade Liberalization, Market Structure, and Firm Markup: Evidence from China

Xi YAO  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • The export of Chinese state-owned enterprises: How far is it from 'Competitive Neutrality'?

Jie LI  (Zhejiang University)

  • Financial Crisis, Cross-border Mergers, and Abnormal Returns

EMMANOUIL NOIKOKYRIS  (Kingston University London)

  • Stock Market's Response to Unconventional Monetary Policy in the UK"

Zhihong YU   (The University of Nottingham)

  • Managing Trade: First Evidence from China"

Jing LI (Capital University of Economics and Business)



18:00 Conference Dinner


Friday July 17th 2015 · 9:00 – 10:30 | Parallel Sessions 4

Parallel Sessions 4

ChengxinBuiding 311

ChengxinBuiding 313

Geography, Environment & Trade

Chair: Dennis Novy

FDI and Trade

Chair: Zhihong CHEN

Dennis Novy  (University of Warwick)

  • Estimating Border Effects: The Impact of Geographic Aggregation

Eden YU  (Chuhai College)

  • A public good approach to an environmental economy

Yuhua LI  (Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics)

  • The Impact of Environmental Regulations on Chinese Exports

Zhihong CHEN  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • Spatial diffusion and regional transfer of FDI in China

Pascalis Raimondos-Møller  (Copenhagen Business School,)

  • Competition for FDI and Profit Shifting

Hong LIU  (Capital University of Economics and Business)

  • PPP-based FDI Technology Reverse Spillover Effect

Friday July 17th 2015 · 10:45 – 12:15 | Parallel Sessions 5

Parallel Sessions 5

ChengxinBuiding 311

ChengxinBuiding 313

China in the Open Economy

Chair: Faqin LIN

International Finance and Trade

Chair: Kwan CHOI

Faqin LIN  (Central University of Finance and Economics )

  • Child Mortality in the LDCs: The Role of Trade, Institutions and Environmental Quality

Pui Sun TAM  (University of Macau)

  • China’s regional household consumption patterns

Jingmei MA  (Harbin University of Science and Technology)

  • Manufacturing Outsourcing and Employment Demand in China–Evidence from Different Source Economies

Kwan CHOI  (Iowa State University)

  • Unemployment and Currency Devaluation in an Open Economy

Xunyong XIANG  (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

  • Multi-Product Firms, Quality and Exchange-Rate Pass-through

Fuhua DENG  (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)

  • Exchange Rate and Cross-border Trade Settlement of the Renminbi: An Empirical Analysis with Gravity and Heckman model


12:30 – 14:00 Lunch


Friday July 17th2015 · 13:30 – 15:00 | Parallel Sessions 6

Parallel Sessions 6

Chengxin Conference Hall

ChengxinBuiding 313

Quality & Trade II

Chair: Zhihao YU

International Business and Trade

Chair: Shuwu XUE

Zhihao YU  (Carleton University)

  • Incomplete Contract and the Product Cycle: A Comment

Rui ZHANG  (Peking University)

  • Pricing-to-market, product quality, and firm productivity

Xiangjun MA  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • Do Taxes Influence the Organizational Boundaries of International Firms? An Income-Shifting Channel through Transfer Pricing"

Shuwu XUE  (University of International Business and Economics)

  • Rethinking of the Intermediary Theory In the Era of E-Commerce

Huanzong HUANG  (Liming Vocational University)

  • A SWOT Analysis on Patterns of Technological Innovation Strategies in Private Enterprises Based on AHP Method

Friday July 17th2015 · 15:30 – 16:45 | Keynote

Plenary Session : 15:30 – 16:45

Chengxin Conference Hall (3rd floor)

Keynote Speaker: Wolfgang Keller, University of Colorado, USA

Title of speech: “Trade and Job Polarization”


Friday July 17th2015 · 16:45 – 17:15 | Closing

Chengxin Conference Hall (3rd floor)

18:00 Conference Dinner