Institute for Economic and Social Research

The First HKUST–JINAN Joint Conference on Macroeconomics


In order to promote academic exchange in the Greater Bay Area, HKUST Department of Economics and IESR are co-hosting Joint Conference on Macroeconomics. We hope to attract many distinguished scholars from all across the globe to share and discuss topics that call for urgent attention in the field of macroeconomics.

Date: December 12–13th, 2018

Conference organizers: Institute for Economic and Social Research, Jinan University and Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

Venue: Conference room 106, Zhonghui building, Jinan University (Guangzhou, China)

Organizing committee:

  • Pengfei Wang, Professor of Economics at HKUST Department of Economics

  • Shuaizhang Feng, Yangtze River Scholar, Professor and Dean of IESR 

Keynote speakers:

Jianjun Miao is a Professor of Economics at Boston University, and Associate Editor of Quontitative Economics, Economic Theory, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Annals of Economics and Finance. He received PhD in Economics from University of Rochester in 2003. Jianjun Miao's research interests include finance and macroeconomics and their interface with decision theory, industrial organization, and public finance. His work has appeared in such journals as Quarterly Journal of Finance, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, Theoretical Economics, and many others. 

Fernando Broner is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Research in International Economics (CREI), Adjunct Professor at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), and Research Professor at the Barcelona GSE. He earned his PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology (MIT) in 2000. Fernando Broner's research interests include international economics, finance, and macroeconomics. He has widely published in such journals as Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economic Studies, and he is also a co-editor of the Journal of International Economics.

List of speakers:

1. Eric Young, University of Virginia, Professor

2. Yi Huang, Geneva Institute, Assistant Professor

3. Jasmine Xiao, University of Notre Dame, Assistant Professor

4. Yu Zheng, Queen Mary University of London, Assistant Professor

5. Tomohiro Hirano, University of Tokyo, Assistant Professor

6. Alexandre N. Kohlhas, University of Stockholm, Assistant Professor

7. Winston Wei Dou, University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor

8. Wei Cui, University College London, Assistant Professor

9. Bai Jinhui, Washington State University, Associate Professor

10. Zhang Ji, Tsinghua University, Assistant Professor

11. Zhou Jing, Fudan University, Assistant Professor

12. Ji Yan, HKUST, Assistant Professor

13. Lu Yang, HKUST, Associate Professor

14. Xu Sichuang, HKUST, PhD student

15. Gu Jiajia, JINAN University, Assistant Professor

16. Yunho Cho, JINAN University, Assistant Professor

You can find conference program, presented papers (pdf), as well as some of the best moments from the conference here


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