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The 2021 Jinan-SMU-ABFER Conference on Urban and Regional Economics 
Program



The 2021 Jinan-SMU-ABFER Conference on Urban and Regional Economics will take place on December 15-17, 2021, as a hybrid conference that takes place both virtually and at Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. This year’s conference will be co-organized by the Institute for Economic and Social Research at Jinan University, the School of Economics at SMU and the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research (ABFER). The 2021 Jinan-SMU-ABFER Conference on Urban and Regional Economics aims to gather world-leading academics to share the latest knowledge and research in urban and regional economics.

 

We now invite submission of high-quality papers in urban and regional economics, including (but is not limited to) the economics of cities, housing, real state, local public good provision, transportation, and the distribution of economic activity in space.

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Professor Gabriel Ahlfeldt

      Professor of Urban  Economics and Land Development, London School of Economics and Political Sciences. Editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics.

Professor Nathaniel Baum-Snow

      Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Co-editor  of the Journal of Urban Economics

Professor Patrick Bayer

      Gilhuly Family Distinguished  Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Duke University.   Associate Editor of Econometrica.

Professor Gilles Duranton

      Dean’s Chair in Real Estate Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Former  President of the Urban Economics Association; Co-editor of the Journal of      Urban Economics.

Professor Hanming Fang

      Joseph M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of   Pennsylvania.

Senior Editor, Journal of Risk and Insurance; Former Co-Editors of the Journal of Public Economics, and the International Economic Review.

Professor Stephan Heblich

      Associate Professor and Munk Chair of Economics, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto.

 

Master Class Speaker:

 

Professor Lu Han

      Nathan F. Brand Chair Professor, Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Premier’s Research Chair in Productivity and Competitiveness, Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Editor of Real Estate Economics.

 

 

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline     August 15, 2021

Notification   of Acceptance       August 27, 2021

Registration   DeadlineDecember 1, 2021

 

Submission:

All papers PDF formatshould be submitted to our system:

https://www.wjx.top/vj/eXrIk0k.aspx

 

An extended abstract is acceptable, but priority will be given to submissions of full papers.

 

Program Committee

Yongheng Deng (University of Wisconsin – Madison, and ABFER), co-chair

Hanming Fang (University of Pennsylvania, and ABFER)

Lu Han (University of Wisconsin – Madison, University of Toronto and ABFER)

Wen-Tai Hsu (Singapore Management University, and ABFER)

Jing Li (Singapore Management University)

Wei Shi (Jinan University)

Sisi Zhang (Jinan University), co-chair

 

For any academic inquiry, please send an email to sisizhang@gmail.com

For general inquiry, please send an email to iesrjnu@gmail.com

 

 


Invited Speakers
Stephan Heblich (University of...
Hanming Fang (University of Pe...
Gilles Duranton (University of...
Patrick Bayer (Duke University...
Nathaniel Baum-Snow (Universit...
​Gabriel Ahlfeldt (London Scho...