The 6th Annual Joint Workshop on Socio-Economics : New reforms in China. Analysis and international comparison

June 26, 2014, Paris

Co-sponsored by Fudan University, University of Paris I and Ferdi

Paris, 26 June 2014, de 9 am to 5 pm
Maison des Sciences Economiques 106-112 Blvd. De l’Hôpital 75013 Paris - Room 17


9:00-11:50  Morning Session Chair : Jean-Claude Berthélémy (Dean of the Department of Economics, University of Paris 1)

9:00-9:05  Welcome introduction by Prof. Jean-Claude Berthélémy

9:05-9:35 Inaugural session. Zhigang Yuan (Fudan University) “2014:Transformation of China’s Growth Driving Forces”

Discussant: Jean-Claude Berthélémy

9:35-10:35 Efficiency and control

Laurène Petitfour (CERDI, Université d’Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand) with  Martine Audibert., Xiezhe Huangfu, Jacky Mathonnat “Estimating and explaining the efficiency of Chinese Township hospitals: DEA vs robust non-parametric frontiers

Discussant: Jin Feng

Shuo Chen (Department of Economics, Fudan University) “Accountability from Cyberspace? Online Scandals Exposure and Officials Governance in China

Discussant: Ysaline Padieu

10:35-10:50 Coffee Break

10:50-11:50 Industrial economics

Philippe Gagnepain (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne) with Luis Aguiar “European Cooperative R&D and Firm Performance: Evidence Based on Funding Differences in Key Actions

Discussant: Yongqin Wang

Yongqin Wang (Fudan University) with Julan Du and Kai Wang “Political Determinants of the Location Choice and Entry Mode of Chinese Outward FDI

Discussant: Ping Hua

11:50-12:00       Group Photo

12:00-13:30       Lunch

13:30-17:00       Afternoon Session Chair: Zhigang Yuan (Dean of the School of Economics, Fudan University)

13:30-15:00 International trade   

Shu Lin (Fudan University) with Jiandong Ju and Shang-Jin Wei “Evidence on the credit channel of monetary policy: Solving causality by using the impossible trinity

Discussant: Jean-Pierre Laffargue

Ping Hua (CERDI - UMR 6587, Université d'Auvergne, Ecole d'économie, CNRS) with Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney ”China’s African financial engagement, real exchange rates and trade between China and Africa

Discussant: Shu Lin

Zhao Chen (China Centre for Economic Studies, Fudan University) with Sandra Poncet and   Ruixiang Xiong “Comparative Advantage and the Effects of Place-Based Policies: Evidence from China’s Export Processing Zones

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-16:45 Internal migrations

Thomas Vendryes (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne and ENS Cachan), with Marc Gurgand and Yue Ximing: “Internal Migration and Rural Development in China: A case Study Using the 2001 Hukou System Reform”.

Discussant: Zhao Chen

Sylvie Démurger (CNRS, GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne), with Li Shi and Xu Hui: “Internal Migration, Family Living Arrangements and Happiness in China”.

Discussant: Yongqin Wang        

Katrin Millock (Paris School of Economics, CNRS, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne), with Ingrid Dallmann: “Climate Variability and Internal Migration: A Test on Indian Inter-State Migration”.

Discussant: Shuo Chen

16:45-17:00 Closing Remarks