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Brookings–Jinan China Microeconomic Policy Forum 2019
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Brookings–Jinan China Microeconomic Policy Forum 2019

Production and Health Impacts of Environmental Externalities and Policies

 

Date: October 11-12, 2019 

Venue: Conference Room 106B, Zhonghui Building (College of Economics), Jinan University, Guangzhou

 

Day 1, Friday October 11

12:30pm-2:00pm:  Lunch

2:00pm-3:15pm

Hui Zhou (Cornell University) 

Environmental Protection or Local Protectionism? Evidence from Tailpipe Emission Standard in China

Discussant: Ashley Langer (University of Arizona)

3:15pm-3:30pm Coffee break & Group photo

3:30pm-4:45pm

V. Brian Viard (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business) 

How Extensive are Air Pollution Spillovers? An Application to China’s Manufacturing Productivity

Discussant: Richard Morgenstern (Resources for the Future)

4:45pm-5:00pm Coffee break

5:00pm-6:15pm

Yao Pan (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law)

Late-life Cognition: Do Childhood Conditions Play Any Role?

Discussant: David Brownstone (University of California, Irvine)

7:00pm: Dinner

Day 2, Saturday October 12

9:30am-10:45am

Caixia Shen (Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics)

Pollution Mitigation and Productivity: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms

Discussant: Richard Morgenstern (Resources for the Future)

10:45am-11:00am Coffee break

11:00am-12:15pm

Peng Zhang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

The Effect of Air Pollution on Body Weight and Obesity: Evidence from China

Discussant: David Brownstone (University of California, Irvine)

12:15pm-1:30pm Lunch

1:30pm-2:45pm

Wangyang Lai (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

Indoor Air Pollution and Mortality Rates: Evidence from Natural Gas Pipelines Expansion in

China

Discussant: Ashley Langer (University of Arizona)

2:45pm-3:00pm Coffee break

3:00pm-4:15pm

Qu Tang (Jinan University)

Behind the Flames: Unintended Impacts of Straw Burning on Human Capital

Discussant: David Brownstone (University of California, Irvine)

4:30pm-5:30pm Walking tour of Jinan University & JNU museum 

6:00pm Dinner

 

Note: Each author will have 20 minutes for presentation, discussants 15 minutes, and there will be a 40-minute general discussion.

The lunch, dinner and coffee breaks are arranged solely for the conference participants. 

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Organizing Committee

Clifford Winston, Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution

Shuaizhang Feng, Professor and Dean of IESR, Jinan University

List of Participants

Clifford Winston, Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution

Shuaizhang Feng, Professor and Dean of IESR, Jinan University

Ashley Langer, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Arizona

David Brownstone, Professor in the School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine

Richard Morgenstern, Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future

Hui Zhou, PhD Student at Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University

V. Brian Viard, Associate Professor at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Yao Pan, Assistant Professor in the Economics School, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

Caixia Shen, Associate Professor at China Institute of Regulation Research, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

Peng Zhang, Assistant Professor in the School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Wangyang Lai, Assistant Professor in the School of Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Qu Tang, Assistant Professor at IESR, Jinan University

Danxia Xie, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Economics, Tsinghua University

Shihe Fu, Professor at Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics, Xiamen University

Huixia Wang, Assistant Professor in the School of Economics and Trade, Hunan University

Si Wang, Assistant Professor in the Center for Economics, Finance, and Management Studies, Hunan University

Devra Davis, Visiting Professor at Hebrew University

Sisi Zhang, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of IESR, Jinan University

Yun Qiu, Assistant Professor at IESR, Jinan University

Xiaomeng Cui, Assistant Professor at IESR, Jinan University

Shiyu Bo, Assistant Professor at IESR, Jinan University

Cong Liu, Assistant Professor at IESR, Jinan University


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Conference Papers

*Attending the conference

Environmental Protection or Local Protectionism? Evidence from Tailpipe Emission Standard in China

By Shanjun Li (Cornell University), Danxia Xie* (Tsinghua University), Hui Zhou* (Cornell University) 

Environmental Protection or Local Protectionism.pdf

 

How Extensive are Air Pollution Spillovers? An Application to China’s Manufacturing Productivity

By Shihe Fu* (Xiamen University), V. Brian Viard* (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business), Peng Zhang* (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

How Extensive are Air Pollution Spillovers.pdf

 

Late-life Cognition: Do Childhood Conditions Play Any Role?

By Yao Pan* (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law)

Late-life Cognition.pdf

 

Pollution Mitigation and Productivity: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms

By Gautam Gowrisankaran (University of Arizona), Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago), Ali Hortaçsu (University of Chicago), Mengdi Liu (Nanjing University), Caixia Shen* (Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics), Bing Zhang (Nanjing University)

Pollution Mitigation and Productivity_slides.pdf

 

The Effect of Air Pollution on Body Weight and Obesity: Evidence from China

By Olivier Deschenes (University of California, Santa Barbara), Huixia Wang* (Hunan University), Si Wang* (Hunan University), Peng Zhang* (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

The Effect of Air Pollution on Body Weight and Obesity.pdf

 

Indoor Air Pollution and Mortality Rates: Evidence from Natural Gas Pipelines Expansion in

China

By Wangyang Lai* (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics), Liguo Lin (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

Kitchen Revolution, Mortality Rate and Women Empowerment_slides.pdf

 

Behind the Flames: Unintended Impacts of Straw Burning on Human Capital

By Joshua Graff Zivin (University of California, San Diego), Tong Liu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Yingquan Song (Peking University), Qu Tang* (Jinan University), Peng Zhang* (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

The Unintended Impacts of Agricultural Fires.pdf




For further information, please contact Indre at indre.krakauskaite@gmail.com.


Invited Speakers
Hui Zhou
V. Brian Viard
Yao Pan
Caixia Shen
Peng Zhang
Wangyang Lai
Qu Tang
Richard Morgenstern
David Brownstone
Ashley Langer