Other upcoming conferences on East Asia

This page intends to provide information about upcoming conferences and workshops on East Asia.


This year’s CEA (UK/Europe) annual conference will be held at the University of Manchester, UK, from the 1st – 3rd of September 2017. It is entitled: “China’s New Development: Innovation and Economic Transformation”

The keynote speeches will be given by the following distinguished scholars:

  • Professor Shi Li, Director, China Institution for Income Distribution, Beijing Normal University.
  • Professor Justin Lin, Honorary Dean, Peking University; Former Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank.
  • Professor Rachel Ngai, Department of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
  • Professor Guoqiang Tian, Dean, School of Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; and Texas A&M University.
  • Professor Yi Wen, Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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The 2017 CEA (Europe/UK) China Conference at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) from 1st-2nd of July 2017 in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. The Topic is “Public Finance Theories and Policies under the Belt and Road Initiative”.

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 China Econometric Society Meeting from 9th – 11th of June 2017.

Keynote Speakers:

  • James Heckman, The University of Chicago
  • Jonathan Eaton,  Pennsylvania State University
  • Faruk Gul, Princeton University
  • Cheng Hsiao,  University of Southern California
  • Elie Tamer, Harvard University
  • Paul Romer, Chief Economist of the World Bank

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Asian Econometric Society Meeting at Chinese University of Hong Kong from 3rd – 5th of June 2017.

Keynote Speakers:

James Heckman, The University of Chicago
Torsten Persson, Stockholm University
Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University

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5th Annual Conference of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research,
The Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, Singapore, 22-25 May, 2017.

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Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)-Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) Workshop: “The Middle Income Trap in Asia”,
Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, Japan, 13-14 December, 2016.

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Konfuzius Institut Frankfurt “International Conference One Belt and One Road – China and the World”,
Goethe University, Frankfurt a. M., Germany, 18-19 November, 2016.

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“Chinese Economic Association” Annual Conference on “China’s New Way of Integration with the World:
The New Silk Road and the Opportunities for the World Economy”,
Duisburg (Germany) 1-3 September 2016.

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“Stockholm China Economic Research Institute”,
Stockholm School of Economics and “China Center for Economic Research & National School of Development”,
Peking University Conference on “Development, Trade and Investment”,
Stockholm (Sweden) 26-27 August 2016.

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