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IESR Reception at ASSA Annual Meeting 2020 in San Diego


The Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) at Jinan University is hosting a reception at ASSA Annual Meeting 2020 in San Diego, USA. We hereby invite you to join us there!

At the reception, the prominent Kuznets Prize ceremony will also take place. Fellows of the Journal of Population Economics and Global Labor Organization (GLO) are invited to the ceremony.

Date: January 3, 2020 (Friday)

Time: 6pm–8pm

Venue: Coronado Room, Marriott Marquis San Diego, San Diego, USA


6:30pm - 6:45pm

Recent updates at IESR

Shuaizhang Feng, Dean of IESR

6:45pm - 7:00pm

Kuznets Prize Ceremony

Klaus Zimmermann, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Population Economics

Light refreshments will be served till 8pm

Please register here, or email us at

More information about ASSA Annual Meeting 2020 you can find here.

About IESR

IESR was founded at Jinan University in December 2015 and operates under the leadership of internationally renowned scholars with Yangtze River Scholar Professor Shuaizhang Feng as the Dean and Professor James Heckman as the Chairman of the Advisory Board. We currently have 42 full-time faculty members in all major fields of economics. IESR is dedicated to the following goals: 

  • Developing China-based research programs in applied economics and other fields

  • Collecting original survey data related to China’s economic and social development

  • Building a leading Chinese think tank that could inform and influence national policymaking

  • Guiding our students to become future leaders in economic and social research

  • Facilitating academic exchanges between scholars in China and abroad


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