The Second Conference of the International Consortium for China Studies

 Date:2015-8-5 9:03:00 source:ICCS                print

The Second Conference of the International Consortium

for China Studies

Hosted by the Oxford Chinese Economy Programme (OXCEP) and

St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford

6 – 7 August, 2015

To be held in the University’s Examination Schools

(Rooms 6 & 7)

 

5/8

 

Wednesday

 

14:00-18:00

Arrive in Oxford

Registration and Check in at William Miller Building

18:30-20:00

Dinner in Wolfson Hall, St Edmund Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

08:00-08:30

Continental Breakfast at William Miller Building

09:00-09:15

Opening Remarks (John Knight)

09:15-11:00

Governance (Chair: Xiaobo Zhang)

09:15

Economic Growth, Subjective Well-being, and Social Instability: China’s Flawed Governance

(John Knight)

09:50

Can Xi Jinping’s reforms be implemented?

Let’s look at China’s Fiscal Architecture

(Christine Wong)

10:25

A Political Economy of Rank: the Territorial Administrative Hierarchy and Leadership Mobility in urban China

(Carolyn Cartier)

11:00-11:25

Tea / Coffee Break

11:25-14:35

Industrial Efficiency (Flemming Christiansen)

11:25

Government Intervention in the IPO Process:

Firm Employment as an IPO Selection Rule in China

(Anders Johansson)

12:00

China’s R&D Subsidies – Allocation and Effectiveness

(Philipp Boeing)

12:35-14:00

Lunch in Wolfson Hall, St Edmund Hall

14:00

Foreign Entry Regulations, Trade and Service Liberalisation, and Downstream Productivity in China

(Sai Ding)

14:35-15:45

Technology and Innovation (Tony Fang)

14:35

China’s Rise as a new S&T Power: a Challenge for the World Technology Leaders

(Margot Schueller and Yun Schueler-Zhou)

15:10

China’s Re-innovation Model of Technology Development

(Tai Ming Cheung)

15:45-16:10

Tea / Coffee Break

16:10-17:55

Labour Market Issues (Lina Song)

16:10

Cosmopolitan Returnees in Beijing and Bangalore: Information Technology and Beyond

(Kellee Tsai)

16:45

Chinese Unions and Multinational Corporations:

Synergy or Strife?

(Tony Fang)

17:20

Unemployment and Industrial Restructuring in

China’s Mining Cities

(Tomoo Marukawa)

18:30-19:00

Drinks Reception in Doctorow Hall, St Edmund Hall

19:00-20:30

Welcome Dinner in Wolfson Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

08:00-08:30

Continental Breakfast at William Miller Building

09:00-10:45

The Reform Process: Drivers and Brakes

(Christine Wong)

09:00

Crisis-induced Innovation:

Quality Upgrading in Chinese Industrial Clusters

(Xiaobo Zhang)

09:35

Innovative Remaking of the China Model:

A Challenge to the Global Institutional Order?

(Nele Noesselt)

10:10

 What Did China's Growth Policy Achieve? Zombie firms, employment and economic growth

(Yiping Huang)

10:45-11:10

Tea / Coffee Break

11:10-12:20

Inequalities (Mary-Francoise Renard)

11:10

Informality in the Chinese Labour Market:

Determinants of Entry and Pathways to Exit

(Lina Song)

11:45

The Health Disparity of Migrants, Returned Migrants and Non-migrants: a Life Course Perspective in the case of Rural-to-urban Migrants in China

(Yuying Tong)

12:20-14:00

Lunch in Wolfson Hall

14:00-15:45

Urbanisation; Environmental Policy (Kellee Tsai)

14:00

Innovation, Emergence, Implementation:

Making Sense of the New-style Urbanisation Plan

(Flemming Christiansen)

14:35

Do Chinese provinces successfully implement Climate Mitigation Policies? A Political Economy Approach

(Mary-Francoise Renard)

15:10

Initiating Environmental Governance in Tianjin

(Outi Luova)

15:45-16:15

Tea / Coffee Break

16:15-17:30

ICCS Business and Planning Meeting (John Knight)

17:45

Group Photo

18:15-19:00

Ceremony & Drinks Reception

in Doctorow Hall

19:00-20:30

Farewell Dinner in Wolfson Hall

 

 

8/8

 

 

Saturday

 

08:00-08:30

Continental Breakfast at William Miller Building

10:30

Check-out from William Miller Building

11:00

Guided Tour of Oxford (optional)

 

 
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