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SUFE - Jinan Industrial Organization Conference


The SUFE-Jinan Industrial Organization Conference provides an online research community to help disseminate IO research in China. This IO Conference is co-hosted by SUFE College of Business and Jinan University Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR).

The SUFE-Jinan IO Conference 2022 consists of two online workshops via Zoom meetings: “The Industrial Organization of Healthcare Markets” on June 16 from 8am to 11am (Beijing Time), and “The Chinese Economy” on June 17 from 8am to 11am (Beijing Time). Each workshop will feature a plenary lecture by a distinguished scholar, followed by the presentation and discussion of several latest research on the topic.


June 16, 2022 (8am to 11am, Beijing time), 

The Industrial Organization of Healthcare Markets

  • 8am to 8:55am
    Plenary lecture by Prof. Robin Lee (Harvard University)
    Vertical Contracting and Bargaining in Healthcare Markets

  • 9 to 9:35am
    Competitive Bidding in Drug Procurement: Evidence from China, by Shengmao Cao, Lisa Xuejie Yi and Chuan Yu
    Presenter: Shengmao Cao (Stanford University)
    Discussant: Matthew Shi (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

  • 9:40 to 10:15am
    Price Competition and Centralized Procurement of Drugs, by Chenyuan Liu, Yi Lu, and Wanyu Yang
    Presenter: Chenyuan Liu (Tsinghua University )
    Discussant: Jia Xiang (Kelley School of Business at Indiana University)

  • 10:20 to 10:55am
    Examining the Zero-Markup Drug Policy in China: A Structural Approach, by Qifan Huang, Castiel Chen Zhuang, and Zhentong Lu
    Presenter: Castiel Chen Zhuang (Peking University)
    Discussant: Laura Lasio (McGill University)

June 17 (8am to 11am, Beijing time), 

Chinese Economy

  • 8am to 8:55am
    Plenary lecture by Prof. Panle Jia Barwick (Cornell University)
    “Industrial Organization and Chinese Economy”

  • 9 to 9:35am
    Driving the Drivers: Algorithmic Wage-Setting in Ride-Hailing, by Yanyou Chen, Yao Luo, Zhe Yuan
    Presenter: Yanyou Chen (University of Toronto)
    Discussant: Chenyu Yang (Maryland University)

  • 9:40 to 10:15am
    Losing Market Dominance in a Growing Industry: BYD Company and Electric Vehicles in China,by Victor Aguirregabiria, Yiran Hao and Yu Hao
    Presenter: Yiran Hao (University of Toronto)
    Discussant: Yanfei Wang (Renmin University)

  • 10:20 to 10:55am
    Bayesian Learning with Forgetting: An Empirical Analysis of Automobile Insurance Policyholders, by Chao Ma
    Presenter: Chao Ma (Xiamen University)
    Discussant: Yi Xin (California Institute of Technology)

All meetings will be held via Zoom with the following meeting information

Zoom Meeting ID: 870 6114 4192
Zoom Password: 777369

Organizing Committee (in alphabetical order):
Shuaizhang Feng, Jinan IESR
Heng Ju, SUFE College of Business
Mark Roberts, Pennsylvania State University
Mo Xiao, University of Arizona
Daniel Xu, Duke University


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