The 8th Annual Joint Workshop on Socio-Economics : Sustainable Development

June 24, 2016, Paris

An event co-organised by Fudan University, Paris 1 University and Ferdi. Ferdi presented its research on economic policies in China : taxes, exportations, exchange rates, pollution, health.

9:00-9:05. Welcome introduction by Professor Jean-Claude Berthélemy

9:05-10:05. First morning session. Chair: Jean-Claude Berthélemy (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne)

Zhao Chen (Fudan University), with Zhikuo Liu (SUFE) and Sandra Poncet (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “Smog city : how the Olympic Games affect air quality in Beijing”.

Discussant: Mathilde Maurel (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne)

Joël Cariolle (Ferdi): "Insights from a multi-level analysis of bribe prevalence in developing countries".


Discussant: Jean-Pierre Laffargue

10:05-10:20. Coffee Break

10:20-11:50. Second morning session. Chair: Ping Hua (Cerdi)

        Yu Liu (Fudan University): “Political economy of tax enforcement in China”.

Discussant: Thomas Vendryes

Rémi Bazillier (Université d’Orléans), with avec Francesco Magris et Daniel Mirza: “Pro-immigration policies increase outmigration: Evidence from Schengen Agreements".
Discussant: Anthony Edo (CEPII)?

Antoine Marsaudon (Paris School of Economics and Hospinnomics), with Josselin Thuillez (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “Does democracy reduce the HIV epidemic? Evidence from Kenya”.

       Discussant: Sulin Sardoschau (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne)

11:50-12:00. Group Photos

12:00-13:30. Lunch on the 6th floor terrace

13:30-15:00. First afternoon session. Chair: Zhao Chen (Fudan University)

Jinfeng Ge (Fudan University), with Zheng (Michael) Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Yangzhou Yuan (Stockholm University): “The syndrome of China’s service sector”.

Discussant: Jean-Claude Berthélemy

Jean-Claude Berthélémy (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “Dualism, Poverty Exits and Growth Accelerations”

Discussant: Haibo Xu

Thomas Vendryes (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan), with Li Shi (Beijing Normal University): “Real estate activity, democracy and land rights in rural China”

Discussant: Zhao Chen

15:00-15:15. Coffee Break

15:15-16:45. Second afternoon session. Chair: Jean-Pierre Laffargue (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne )

Haibo Xu (Fudan University), with Kaiwen Leong and Huailu Li: “Economics of organized crime: evidence from a drug selling gang in Singapore”.

       Discussant: Joël Cariolle

Sandra Poncet (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “How effective are VAT export taxes? Evidence from China”, with Julien Gourdon (CEPII, Paris), Laura Hering (Erasmus University, Rotterdam) and Stéphanie Monjon University Paris-Dauphine)

Discussant: Yu Liu      

Ping Hua (Cerdi): "Impact of real exchange rates influence the manufacturing in China".

Discussant: Jinfeng Ge

16:45-17:00. Closing remarks