G2 at GW 2013
Friday, November 8, 2013
Lindner Commons, Suite 602
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20052
The U.S.-China relationship is now second to none in importance for international economic relations and policy and accordingly is a major focus of IIEP. The centerpiece of this initiative is our annual Conference on China’s Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic and Political Relations (or the “G2 at GW”), which as become one of the premier events of its type. For information on previous conferences, see our signature initiatives page.
Schedule of Events
November 8, 2013
8:50 – 9:00AM Welcome and Overview of the Conference
9:00 – 10:30AM Session 1: U.S. – China Trade: Jobs and Competition
Moderated by Michael Moore
- Ann Harrison (University of Pennsylvania): Industrial Policy and Competition
- Mary Lovely (Syracuse University): Trade Liberalization and Labor Shares in China
- Peter Schott (Yale University): The Surprisingly Swift Decline of U.S. Manufacturing Employment
10:30 – 11:00AM Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00PM Session 2: Multinational firms in the U.S. and China
Moderated by Maggie Chen
- Lee Branstetter and Guangwei Li (Carnegie Mellon University): The Globalization of R&D: China, India, and the Rise of International Co-invention
- Wenjie Chen (George Washington University): OFDI from China-Firm-and Transaction-level Evidence
12:00 – 1:30PM Lunch and Keynote
- Steve Barnett (Division Chief-China, IMF) “China’s Economic Development: Past, Present, and Future”)
1:30-3:00PM Session 3: China’s Growth and Financial Liberalization
Moderated by Jay Shambaugh
- Xiaodong Zhu (University of Toronto): Accounting for China’s Growth
- Chang-Tai Hsieh (University of Chicago): Institutional Foundations of China’s Growth
- Menzie Chinn (University of Wisconsin at Madison) and Hiroyuki Ito (Portland State University): The Rise of the “Redback” and China’s Capital Account Liberalization: An Empirical Analysis on the Determinants of Invoicing Currencies
Moderated by Stephen Smith
- James Kung (HKUST): Do Land Revenue Windfalls Reduce the Career Incentives of County Leaders? Evidence from China
- Yan Wang (GWU, Peking University, and former World Bank): China’s Role in International Development Financing: Past, Present, and Prospect.
Dr. Yang published a joint paper in 2014 based on the ideas presented in this presentation; download the paper here.
For more information, please contact Kyle Renner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-994-5320.