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Program: Industrial Upgrading and Economic Growth in China

October 21-22, 2016

University of Michigan Ross School of Business
Colloquium (6th Floor), 701 Tappan Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Friday, October 21, 2016

12:00-1:00pm – Check in and Registration

1:00-1:30pm – Welcome Remarks

1:30-2:30pm – Keynote Address by Justin Yifu Lin, followed by Q&A Session moderated by Mary Gallagher (Download a copy of Justin Lin's presentation slides)

2:30-2:45pm – Remarks by Ross School of Business Dean, Scott DeRue

2:45-3:00pm – Coffee/Tea Break

3:00-3:45pm – Institutional Sources of China's Growth and Growth Slowdown | Chang Tai Hsieh Presentation, Moderated by Jing Cai (Download a copy of Chang Tai Hsieh's presentation slides)

3:45-6:00pm – Moderated Industry Panel - Larry Li, Feng An, Yaping Wang, and Jason Luo, Moderated by Nico Howson (Download a copy of Jason Luo's or Feng An's presentation slides)

6:00-7:30pm – Networking Reception

Saturday, October 22, 2016

8:00-9:00am – Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00am – Keynote Address, From “Made in China” to “Innovated in China”: Necessity, Prospect, and Challenges | Shang-Jin Wei, followed by Q&A Session moderated by Linda Lim (Download a copy of Shang-Jin Wei's presentation slides)

10:00-10:10am – Coffee/Tea Break

10:10-10:50am – Hayek, local information, and commanding heights: Decentralizing state-owned enterprises in China | Colin Xu Presentation, Moderated by Brian Wu (Download a copy of Colin Xu's presentation slides)

10:50-11:30am – Access to Migration for Rural Households | Yongxiang Wang Presentation, Moderated by Yuen Yuen Ang (Download a copy of Yongxiang Wang's presentation slides)

11:30-11:40am – Coffee/Tea Break

11:40-12:20am – Melons as Lemons: Asymmetric Information, Consumer Learning and Seller Reputation | Jie Bai Presentation, Moderated by Jing Cai (Download a copy of Jie Bai's presentation slides)

12:20-12:30pm – Final Discussion and Closing Remarks - Mary Gallagher and Brian Wu