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LIN Shuanglin

Shuanglin Lin is Professor of the National School of Development, Director of China Center for Public Finance at Peking University, and Member of the Advisory Committee on Healthcare Reforms to China’s State Council.  He has been Noddle Distinguished Professor of Economics at University of Nebraska Omaha and Research Associate of the East Asian Institute at National University of Singapore.  He obtained his B.A. in economics from Peking University, M.A. in economics from Northwestern University, and Ph.D. in economics from Purdue University.  His research concentrates on public finance, economic growth, Chinese economy, China’s public finance, China’s social security, and China’s heath care.  He has published extensively in academic journals, including Journal of Economic Theory and Journal of Public Economics. He authored, co-authored, and edited many books and book chapters.  He has completed a number of research projects for China’s Ministry of Finance, the World Bank, and the United Nations.  His policy articles have appeared on the New York Time and China Daily.  He serves as columnist for the  He is associate editor of China Economic Quarterly (Chinese), member of the advisory council of China Economic Review, and member of editorial board of China: an International Journal and East Asian Policy.  He was President of the Chinese Economists Society 2002-2003 and Chair of Department of Public Finance at Peking University 2005-2013.

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1. Public Economics, Economic Growth

“Tax Progressivity and Tax Incidence of the Rich and the Poor,” co-authored with C. Li, Economics Letters, Vol. 134, 2015, 148–151.
“Skill Distribution and the Optimal Marginal Tax rate,” co-authored with J. Li and C. Zhang, Economics Letters, Vol. 118, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2013, 515–518.

“Existence and Uniqueness of Steady-State Equilibrium in a Generalized Overlapping Generations Model,” co-authored with J. Li, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 16 (Supplement 3), 2012, 299–311.
“The Effect of Corruption on Capital Accumulation,” with W. Zhang, Journal of Economics, Vol. 97, 2009, 67-93.  

“Existence and Uniqueness of Steady-State Equilibrium in a Two-sector Overlapping Generations Model,” co-authored with J. Li, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 141, 2008, 255–275.

“On the Existence of Nash Equilibrium for Infinite Matrix Games," co-authored with J. Li and C. Zhang, Journal of Nonlinear Analysis Real World Application,” 2008.

“China's Capital Tax Reforms in an Open Economy,” Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 31, 2004, 128-147.

“Population Growth and Social Security Financing,” Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 16, 2003, 91–110.

“The Effect of Public Transfers on Physical and Human Capital Accumulation,” 
Public Finance Review, Vol. 31, No. 6, 2003, 649-669.

“Government Debt and Economic Growth,” co-authored with Kim Sosin, 
Economics of Transition, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2001, 635-655. 
“Taxation, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth,” Japanese Economic Review, Vol. 52, No. 2, June 2001, 185-197.

“Government Debt and Economic Growth in an Overlapping Generations Model,” 
Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 66, No. 3, January 2000, 754-763. 

“Tax Reform and External Balance,” Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 18, No. 6, October 1999, 891-909.

“Resource Allocation and Economic Growth in China,” Economic Inquiry, Vol. 38, Number 3, 2000, 515-526.  
“Labor Income Taxation and Human Capital Accumulation,” 
Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 68, May 1998, 291-302.

"Government Education Spending and Human Capital Accumulation," 
Economics Letters, Vol. 61, December 1998, 391-393. 

“Taxing Consumption in an Open Economy,” Public Finance Review (Formerly Public Finance Quarterly), Vol. 26, No. 3, May 1998, 250-269. 
“Capital Taxation and External Accounts in a Small Growing Economy," 
Review of International Economics, Vol. 9, No. 1, January 1998, 59-73. 
“Welfare Effects of Capital Taxation in a Small Open Economy," co-authored with Wei Zhang, Open Economies Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, January 1998, 5-20.

“Welfare Effects of Capital Taxation," Public Finance/Finances Publiques, co-authored with Yong Shi, Vol. 49, 1994, 391-408.  
“Budget Deficits, Time Preference, and the External Deficits," Economic Studies Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 4, December 1994, 289-305.

“Capital Taxation and Accumulation in a Growing World Economy with Deficit Finance," International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 1, No.2, 1994, 127-146.

“Government Debt and the Real Exchange Rates in an Overlapping Generations Model," Journal of International Economic Integration, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1994, 94-105.

“Allocation of Government Spending and Economic Growth," Economic Notes, Vol. 23, No. 1, 1994, 130-141.

“Government Expenditures, Demographic Changes, and Economic Growth," co-authored with Bun Song Lee, International Economic Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 1994, 91-108.

“Government Budget Deficits and the Real Interest Rate,” Hong Kong Economic Papers, 1994.

“The Differential Effects of Government Expenditures on Economic Growth,” co-authored with Donald Baum, Journal of Economic Development, Vol.18No. 1 1994, 175-185.

2. Chinese Economy

“Population Aging and China’s Social Security Reforms,” coauthored with S. Li, Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 38, 2016, 65–95.

“Optimal Income Tax for China,” coauthored with C. Li and J. Li, Pacific Economic Review, Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2015, 243–267.
“China’s Explicit Social Security Debt: How Large?” coauthored with C. Li, The Chinese Economy, forthcoming 2014.
“Reforming China’s Public Finances to Sustain Growth,”coauthored with Sarah Tong, East Asian Policy, April 2014, Vol. 06, No. 2, 71-85.

“Is There Any Gain from Social Security Privatization?” co-authored with S. Li, China Economic Review, Vol. 21, No. 3, September 2011, 282-293.

“The Size and Structure of China’s Government Debt,” co-authored with S. Li, Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 48, No. 3, September 2011, 527-542.

“Cross-region FDI productivity spillovers in transition economies: Evidence from China," with X. Tian, V.I. Lo and S. Song, Post-communist economies, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2011, 105-118.

“Tax Reforms in China and Russia,” The Chinese Economy, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2009, 24-40.  
“Solving the Renminbi Problem and China’s External Imbalance: A Structural and Institutional Perspective on Inflation, Appreciation, and Reform: A Comment,” Asian Economic Papers, 2009.

“FDI Technology Spillovers Within And Across Industries: Evidence from China,” co-authored with X. Tian, Journal of Asia Business Studies, 2009, 29-36.

“China's Value-Added Tax Reform, Capital Accumulation, and Welfare Implications”China Economic Review, Vol. 19, 2008, 197-214.

“Forced Savings, Social Safety Net, and Family Support: a New Old-age Security System for China,” The Chinese Economy, vol. 41, No. 6, 2008, 10–44.

“Determinants of the Profitability of China’s Regional SOEs,” co-authored with Wei Rowe, China Economic Review, 2006.

“The Excessive Fee Collections in China: Reasons, Consequences, and Strategies,” Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 23, January, 2005, 91-106.

“Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Performance in Transition Economies: Evidence from Chinese Provinces”, with X. Tian, and V. I. Lo, Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 16, No.4, 2004, 497-510.

“China's Government Debt: How Serious?” China: An International Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2003, 73-98.

“Urban Economic Growth in China: Theory and Evidence,” co-authored with Shunfeng Song, Urban Studies, Vol. 39, No. 12, 2002, 2251-2266, November 2002.

“Public Infrastructure Development in China,” Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 38, Summer, 2001, 83-109. 

“The Decline of China’s Budgetary Revenue: Reasons and Consequences,” 
Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 27, Number 4, 2000, 477-490.

“Foreign Trade and China’s Economic Development: A Time-Series Analysis,” Journal of Economic Development, Vol. 25, Number 1, June 2000, 145-153.
“Export Expansion and Economic Growth: Evidence from Chinese Provinces,” Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, February 1999, 65-77.

“The Effect of an Expansion of Pay-As-You-Go Social Security System in China,” International Journal of Economic Development, Vol. 1, No. 4, 1999. 
“Education and Economic Development in China,” Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 36, No. 3&4, December 1997, 66-85. 

3. Journal Articles in Chinese:

中国财政赤字和政府债务分析,《经济科学》,20103期,5-16. China’s Fiscal Deficit and Government Debt, Economic Science, 2010, No.3, 5-16. 

“Consecutive Government Budget Deficits and Prevention of Using up 
Too Much Future Resource,” Internal Journal of Reforms, August 2010, No 30, 19-22.  

实行十二年义务教育,促进中国和谐发展,《改革内参》,20102月。“Providing Twelve-year Compulsory Education to Achieve Equitable Development,” Internal Journal of Reforms, February 2010.

加大地方公共基础设施投资,保持中国经济持续高速增长,《改革内参》,2008年。“Increasing Local Infrastructure Expenditures to Sustain China’s Economic Growth,” Internal Journal of Economic Reforms (For Policymakers only), October 2008.

增加地方政府财力势在必行,《改革内参》,2008年。“Increasing Local Government Fiscal Revenue Is Inevitable,” Internal Journal of Economic Reforms (For Policymakers only), October 2008.

减轻企业税赋,缓解当前经济困难《改革内参》,20085, 13期,10-13“Reducing Tax Burden of Enterprises for Sustainable Economic Growth,” Internal Journal of Economic Reforms (For Policymakers only), May 2008.

养老保障体制改革机不可失,《改革内参》,20083月,第7期,24-25“The Chance of Reforming Social Security System Should Not Be Missed,” Internal Journal of Economic Reforms, 2008.

现行养老保障制度存在的五个问题,”《改革内参》,20082,4期,31-33“Five Problems in China’s Current Social Security System,” Internal Journal of Economic Reforms , 2008.

“‘增值税返还应尽早取消,《改革内参》,2007年第28期,12-15页。“Eliminating the Value-added Tax Rebate as Early as Possible,” Internal Journal on Economic Reforms , 28, 2007, 12-15. 
中国企业所得税改革与工资收入差距,(合作者:李锦路,余向荣)《经济科学》,1582007年第2期,14-27页。“China’s Corporate Income Tax Reforms and Wage Inequality,”  Economic Science 158, 2007, 14-27.

中国公共财政面临的挑战与对策,《北京大学学报》,第43卷,第六期,2006年,102-110页。 The Challenges and Strategies of China’s Public Finance,” The Peking University Journal, Vol. 43, No. 6, 2006, 102-110.


1. Books in English

Private Enterprises and China’s Economic Development, Co-edited with Xiaodong Zhu, Routledge, England, May 2007, 286 pages.  (Reprinted in paperback in 2011)

The Chinese Economy, Vol. 42, No. 3, May-June 2009, Guest Editor, With an Introduction.

The Revival of China’s Private Enterprises, Co-edited with Shunfeng Song, Ashgate, England, May 2007300 pages.

Chinese Economy After WTO: Challenges and Strategies, Co-edited with Shuming Bao, Ashgate, England, 2006, 300 pages.

Social Security Reform: Options for China, Co-edited with Jason Yin and David F. Gates, World Scientific Publisher, Singapore/New Jersey, 2000, 463 pages. 

China’s Return to Expansionary Fiscal Policy, EAI Occasional Paper, No. 26, World Scientific Publisher, Singapore/New Jersey, 1999, 29 pages.

2. Books in Chinese:

《中国税制改革可持续与经济发展》,(合编者:刘怡,钱立,中文),中国财政经济出版社, 201312. Tax Reforms and China’s Sustainable Development, Co-edited with Liu Yi and Qian Li, China Finance and Economics Press, December 2013.

《西方经济学名著提要:公共财政学卷》,(合编者:钱立,中文),江西人民出版社,20132. Classical Essays in Public Finance, Co-edited with Qian Li, Jiangxi People’s Press, February 2013.

《公共财政改革与中国城市化》,(第一编者,合编者:刘怡,钱立,中文),中国财政经济出版社,201110月出版。Public Finance Reforms and China’s Urbanization, Co-edited with Liu Yi and Qian Li, China Finance and Economics Press, October 2011. (In Chinese)

《中国地方财政改革:新视野新思维》,(合编者:刘怡,钱立,蒋云赟,中文),中国财政经济出版社,北京,200912月。China’s Local Public Finance Reforms: New Perspectives and New Views, Co-edited with Liu Yi, Qian Li, and Jiang Yunyun, China Finance and Economics Press, December 2010, 330 pages. (In Chinese)
《中国社会保障体制探索》,(合编者:刘怡,钱立,中文),中国财政经济出版社,北京,20085, 320页。Exploration of China’s Social Security System, Co-edited with Liu Yi and Qian Li, China Finance and Economics Press, May 2008, 320 pages. (In Chinese)

《俄罗斯经济改革:中国可吸取的经验和教训》,(合编者:李建民,中文)中国社会科学出版社,2007年。 Russia Economic Reforms: Lessons for ChinaCo-edited with Jianmin Li, Chinese Social Sciences Press, 2007. (In Chinese)

《中国公共财政改革:挑战与对策》,(合编者:刘怡,中文),中国财政经济出版社,北京,20073, 479页。China’s Public Finance Reforms: Challenges and Strategies,  China Finance and Economics Press, March 2007, 479 pages. (In Chinese)

《民营经济与中国发展》,(合编者:王振中,尹尊声,中文),北京大学出版社,2006年。Private Economy and China’s Development, Peking University Press, Beijing 2006(In Chinese)

《开放型经济中的政府财政赤字》,(著,中文) 中国社会科学出版社,北京,1997年。 Government Budget Deficits in Open Economies, Social Science Publishing Inc., Beijing, China, December 1997, 160 pages.  (In Chinese)

《管理中的经济学》,(合著者:海闻,中文),上海人民出版社,1995,共208页。Economics in Management, Co-authored with Wen Hai, Shanghai People’s Press, 1995, 208 pages. (In Chinese)


1. Book Chapters in English:

“Fiscal Policy and China’s Economic Growth,” in The Rise of the BRICS in the Global Political Economy: Changing Paradigms, edited by Vai Io Lo and Mary Hiscock, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 2013.

"China's Government Expenditures," in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China edited by S. Fan, Ravi Kanbur, S. J. Wei and X. Zhang, Oxford University Press, 2014.

“China’s Fiscal Policy and Fiscal Sustainability”, in Ito, T. and F. Parulian (eds.), Assessment on the Impact of Stimulus, Fiscal Transparency and Fiscal Risk. ERIA Research Project Report 2010-01, pp.77-1162011. ERIA [online]. Available at:

“Central Government Transfers: For Equity or for Growth?” China’s Local Public Finance in Transition, Edited by Joyce Man and Yu-Hung Hong and Danbury, CT: Westchester Book Services, 2011, 203-227.

“Pollution across Chinese Provinces,” Emerging Giants: Chinese and India in the World Economy, Coauthored with C. Co and F. Kong, Edited by Barry Eichengreen and Poonam Gupta, Oxford University Press, 2010, 281-305.
“China’s Central-Local Fiscal Disparity,” China’s Surging Economy: Adjusting for Balanced Development, Edited by John Wong and Wei Liu, World Scientific, Singapore, 2007, 203-230.

“Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms,” China Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the People’s Republic China, Edited by Jing Luo, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2005, 193-195.

“Foreign Debt,” China Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the People’s Republic China, Edited by Jing Luo, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2005, 201-203.

“Determinants of Urban Economic Growth in China” Urbanization in China: Challenges and Opportunities, Edited by Aimin Chen and Gordon Liu, Ashgate Publishing Inc., New York, 2004.

“Tax Reforms and Government Revenues,” China's Economy into the New Century: Structural Issues and Problems, Edited by John Wong and Lu Ding, Singapore University Press and World Scientific, Singapore, 2002, 113-146. 
“Too Many Fees and Too Many Charges: China Streamlines Fiscal System,” China's Economy into the New Century: Structural Issues and Problems, Edited by John Wong and Lu Ding, Singapore University Press and World Scientific, Singapore, 2002, 175-192.

“China’s Infrastructure Development,” China's Economy into the New Century: Structural Issues and Problems, Edited by John Wong and Lu Ding, Singapore University Press and World Scientific, Singapore, 2002.

“Optimal Trade-Off Analysis of Agricultural Policy: A Multiple Criteria and Multiple Economic Situation Model,” co-authored with Yong Shi, Edited by K. Lawrence, G. Reeves and R. Klimberg, Multi-Criteria Applications, Elsevier Science Inc., 165-183, 2000.

“External Debt and Economic Development: Lessons for China,” Comparison of Korean and Chinese Economic Development: Forecasting Korean-Chinese Bilateral Economic Relation , Edited by Doowon Lee and Jason Yin, Yonsei University Press, Seoul, 1999, 149-175.

2. Book Chapters in Chinese

中国税制存在的问题与改革方向,林双林、刘怡、钱立主编,《中国税制改革可持续与经济发展,中国财政经济出版社, 201312月,3-19.China’s Tax Reforms: Problems and Solutions,” Tax Reforms and China’s Sustainable Development, Co-edited by Lin Shuanglin, Liu Yi and Qian Li, China Finance and Economics Press, December 20133-19.

城市化与财税改革,于鸿君、蔡洪滨主编:《经济学理论与中国道路》,北京大学出版社,2012年。“Fiscal Policies and China's Urbanization,” in Economic Theory and The Chinese Way: Celebration of the Achievements of Professor Li Yining, edited by H. Yu and H. Cai, 2012, 94-106.
改革公共财政促进城市化发展,《公共财政改革与中国城市化》,林双林、刘怡、钱立编,中国财政经济出版社,201110月,8-22页。“Reforming Public Finance for China’s Further Urbanization,” in Public Finance Reforms and China’s Urbanization, Co-edited with Liu Yi and Qian Li, China Finance and Economics Press, October 2011.

民营企业投资于中国经济增长,”《民营经济与中国发展》,林双林、王振中、尹尊声编, 北京大学出版社,2006, 247-266页。“Private Investment and China’s Economic Growth,” In Private Enterprises and China’s Economic Development, Edited by Shuanglin Lin, Zhenzhong Wang and Jason Yin, Peking University Press, 2006, 247-266.
中国城市经济增长的决定因素,”《中国城市化:挑战与机遇》, 陈甬军、陈爱民编,厦门大学出版社,2002年。“Determinants of Urban Economic Growth in China,” Urbanization in China: Challenges and Opportunities, Edited by Chen Yongjun and Chen Aimin, Xiamen: Xiamen University Press, 2002.

教育水平与失业:来自中国的证据,《中国劳动市场和就业问题》,王裕国、陈爱民编,西南财经大学出版社,2000, 468-480页。“Education and Unemployment: Evidence from China,” China’s Labor Market and Problems of Employment, Edited by Wang Yuguo and Aimin Chen, Southwest University of Economics and Finance, Sichuan, 2000, 468-480.  
中国外债分析,”《新世纪中国面临的挑战与对策》,文贯中等编,人民大学出版社,2000年。 “China’s External Debt,” China’s Opportunities and Challenges in the New Century, Edited by James Wen and others, People’s University Press, 
Beijing, 2000. 

民营企业于中国经济增长,”《中西部民营企业发展与经济发展》,方星海、左学金编,上海社会科学出版社, 1999, 57-74页。“Private Enterprises and Economic Growth in China,” Private Enterprises and Economic Development in Middle West China, Edited by Xinghai Fang and Xuejing Zuo, Shanghai Academy of Social Science Press, Shanghai, 1999, 57-74. 

中国社会保障体系改革:理论与政策分析,”《中国社会保障改革》,徐滇庆、尹尊生编,经济科学出版社,1999年,245-260页。“China’s Social Security Reforms: Theory and Policy Analysis,” Reforming China’s Social Security, Edited by Dianqing Xu, Jason Yin, and Zheng Yuxing, Economic Science Publishing House, Beijing, 1999, 245-260. 
台湾的教育与经济发展,”《提升国际竞争力》,方星海、宋顺风编,中国经济出版社,1998年,46-62页。“Education and Economic Development in Taiwan,” Raising International Competitiveness, Edited by Xinghai Fang and Shunfeng Song, China’s Economics Press, Beijing, 1998, 46-62.



解看病难题需对症下药,《经济日报》, 2016219日。
Right Measures Are Needed to Solve China’s Healthcare Problems, Economic Daily, February 9, 2016.

“Who Pays Health Insurance for the Retirees, and How Much?” Economic Outlook, January 7, 2016. 退休人员医疗保险费谁来缴 要缴多少?经济观察网,

“China must cut taxes.” Economic Daily, January 2, 2016. 减负势在必行,《经济日报》,201612日。

健全地方财政收支平衡的政策体系,”《国家治理周刊》, 人民论坛杂志社,2015. Rebalancing China’s local governments’ Revenues and Expenditures, State Governance, Forthcoming 2015.

如何利用和管控地方政府债务,”《财经》杂志, 20140217. “How to Control China’s Local Government Debt?” Financial Magazine, February 17, 2014.
“The Investment Will Pay off,” New York Time, July 7, 2011. (English)
“One Way of Reforming the Pension System,” with Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Wing Thye-woo, China Daily, January 5, 2010. (English)

“Solve nation's problems through public finance,” China Daily, July 26, 2006. (English)

增值税:一个风靡全球的税种,《中国财经报》,“Value-added Tax: A Tax Spread all over the World,” China’s Finance and Economic News, December 8, 2011.

财政支出应首重民生淡化官本位《人民论坛》,20071225日。“More Government Expenditures for Public Consumption Goods and Less for Government Officials,” People’s Forum, December 25, 2007.
改革公共财政 促进中国和谐发展,《光明日报》,“Establishing a Harmonious Society in China through Public Finance Reforms,” Guangming Journal (Guangming Ribao), October 20, 2005.

人民网财经评论员, the official website of the People’s Daily. 

投资本无过错,提高投资效率是关键,”201597日。” “There Is Nothing Wrong with Investment and the Key is the efficiency of Investment,” September 7, 2015.
我国经济持续发展的潜力何在?”20140305日。” “The Potential of China’s Economic Growth.” March 5, 2014.
财政改革宜增加中央支出 控制地方债务,”“Reforming the Fiscal System by Increasing Central Government Spending and Controlling Local Government Debt,” January 2, 2014.
除了GDP,我们要更多关心国民财富的积累.” “In Addition to GDP, China Should Focus on Wealth Accumulation.” September 23, 2013.  Reported in The People’s Daily (Oversea Edition)

控制地方债很有必要,更有办法.” “The Ways to Reduce the Local Government Debt.” July 20, 2013. Reported in The People’s Daily (Oversea Edition)

如何从根本上消除养老金缺口?” “How to Keep Social Security Account in Balance in the Long Run?” April 7, 2013.

再分配更加注重公平 政府该如何作为?” “What Should the Government Do to Redistribute Income?” November 19, 2012.

投资不必羞答答 倾力民生更待何时”“Increasing Investment to Stimulate Economic Growth,” September 11, 2012.

中国养老金个人账户缺口到底有多大?”“How Large is the Debt in China’s Social Security Account?” July 17, 2012.
医疗体系不尽合理也需对症下药’”“Reforming the Healthcare System to Reducing the Tension between Doctors and Patients.” May 21, 2012.

着眼素质竞争 我国应力推12年制义务教育”“China Should Implement Twelve-year Compulsory Education,” February 22, 2012.

教育投资莫忽视学生体育素质”“Don’t Ignore the Investment in School Sports Facilities,” January 29, 2012

潜在民生支出大 债务累积要慎重”“Government Should Be Cautious in Debt Accumulation,” January 29, 2012.

别把入不敷出当成积极财政政策”“Don’t Call Deficit Policy a Proactive Fiscal Policy,” December 222011
充实管好养老保障账户不宜迟缓”“Solving the Vacancy Problem of Social Security Personal Account,” November 232011. 


“Deepening China’s Healthcare Security System.” The project is sponsored by the Ministry of Finance of China
December 2015. 深化医疗保障制度体系改革, 财政部。

“China’s Health Insurance Payment Methods Reforms.” The project is sponsored by the Ministry of Finance of China, December 2015. 医保支付方式改革面临的困境及改革路径研究, 财政部。

“China’s Fiscal Policies in the Thirteenth Five-Year Plan Period.” The project is sponsored by the Ministry of Finance of China, November 2015. “十三五时期财政政策取向, 财政部。

“The Possibility of Raising China’s Government revenue, and the Possibility of Raising the Share of Central Government Share in Total Government Revenue,” The project is sponsored by the Ministry of Finance of China, November 2015. 提高财政两个比重的必要性、目标和可行性研究, 财政部。


Invited Speech, High-level meeting on Asia-Pacific cooperation in tax matters on 30 November 2015 and the Third Session on Macroeconomic Policy on December 1, 2015, United Nations ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand. 

Optimal Marginal Tax rates for China, International Conference on Taxation, Hong Kong, September 15, 2014.

The Effects of the Replacing Business Tax by the VAT, China’s Public Finance Forum 2013: Tax Reforms in China, Beijing, China, December 22, 2013.

Population Aging and China’s Social Security Reforms, China’s Sustainable Growth: Challenges and Opportunities, College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha, May 17, 2013.

China’s Economic Slowdown: The Challenges to Public Finance, Forum on China's Economy Adjusting to Lower Growth: Challenges for China and the Region, Organized by East Asian Institute (EAI), National University of Singapore, August 13, 2013.

Plenary Speech, “Population Aging and China's Social Security Reforms,” Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Public Finance, October 25, 2012, Osaka, Japan.

Goh Keng Swee Lecture: “China’s New Rounds of Tax Reform: Towards More Equitable and Sustainable Growth,” National University of Singapore, February 14, 2011.

“Population Aging and China's Social Security Reforms,” Beijing Forum, November 9, 2011.

 “China’s Fiscal Stimulus and Fiscal Sustainability,” Second Workshop on Fiscal Issues in Asian Economy, Singapore, February 11-12, 2011.

Invited Speech, “China’s Public Finance and Economic Development,” Kansai Institute for Social and Economic Research, Osaka, Japan, November 1, 2010.
“Fiscal Issues and Fiscal Risks in China,” Workshop on Fiscal Issues in Asian Economy, Tokyo, Japan, October 29-30, 2010.

Plenary Speech, “China’s Tax Reforms: Challenges and Options,” Joint International Conference by Peking University and Oxford University on The World Economy after the Global Financial Crisis, School of Economics, Peking University, Beijing, China, September 17, 2010.

Inaugural Lecture of the EAI Distinguished Public Lecture Series: “China’s Recent Public Finance Reform: Will it Help to Boost Economic Growth,” East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, December 18, 2008.
Public Speech, “China’s Tax System Reforms: Problems and Options,” Peking University, September 26, 2008.

“China’s Central Government Transfers: for Equity or for Growth,” International Conference on China’s Local Taxation and Land Policy, Boston, May 5-6, 2008

Plenary Speech, “China’s Social Security Reforms,” International Conference on Regional Integration–Asia and Europe Compared, Venice, Italy, January 16-17, 2008

“Pollution across Chinese Provinces,” Co-authored with Catherine Co and F. Kong, International Conference on India and China's Role in International Trade and Finance and Global Economic Governance, 6-7 December 2007, New Delhi, India.



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