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SCERI Brown Bag Seminars

Informal seminars on current research with a focus on the economies of China and other Asian countries

Our brown bag seminars are carried out in an informal setting where PhD students and researchers present their ongoing or recently completed research projects. Topics are varied but the work presented relates to the economies of China and the rest of Asia.

Seminar organizer: Dr. Anders C. Johansson

Spring 2014

Wednesday 23 April, 2014
Xiaobo He, Global Food Studies, University of Adelaide
Topic: Food Security in 18th Century China
12:15-13:15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19​​​​​

Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Tony Fang, Stockholm University
Topic: Yin Yang: The Philosophy that Changed the World
12:15-13:15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19​​​

Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Jun Du, SCERI, Stockholm School of Economics
Topic: Export, Technical Progress and Resource Allocation: Evidence from China over 1998-2007
12:15-13:15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19​​​

Fall 2013

Tuesday 3 December, 2013
Jinghai Zheng, University of Gothenburg
Topic: Institutions and Development: The Case of China in a Comparative Perspective
12:15-13-15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19​​

Wednesday 20 November, 2013
Yexin Zhou, SCERI, Stockholm School of Economics
Topic: What Makes Conditional Cooperation Level Different? Lab versus Field Experiment Evidence
12:15-13-15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19​

Wednesday 9 October
Anders C. Johansson, SCERI, Stockholm School of Economics
Topic: Mixing Business with Politics: Political Participation by Entrepreneurs in China
12:15-13-15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19

Wednesday 18 September
Leonid Polishchuk, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Topic: A Tale of Two Decentralizations: Devolution of Government in Russia and China​
12:15-13:15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19

Spring 2013

Tuesday 9 April
Jun Du, SCERI, Stockholm School of Economics
Topic: Selection, Staging and Sequencing in the Recent Chinese Privatization​
13:15-14:15 at SCERI Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19

Wednesday 6 March
Yuan Li, SCERI, Stockholm School of Economics
Topic: Downward Accountability in Response to Collective Actions​
13:15-14:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19b


Fall 2012

Monday 19 November
Abdulaziz B. Shifa, Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University
Topic: Trade in Human Capital and Economic Growth
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

Monday 22 October
Zhaoyang Hou, CERC, Stockholm School of Economics
Topic: Channels through Which Market Access Affects Income: Farm vs. Non-Farm Activities in Rural China
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

Monday 24 September
Bei Qin, Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University
Topic: More Weibo Use, Fewer Bad Drugs
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c


Spring 2012

Wednesday 4 April
Li-An Zhou, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Topic: Political Competition in a Multilevel Hierarchy: Evidence from China
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

Wednesday 7 March (Job Talk)
Changcheng Song, University of California, Berkeley
Topic: Financial Illiteracy and Pension Contributions: A Field Experiment on Compound Interest in China
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

Thursday 1 March (Job Talk)
Zhaoyang Hou, National University of Singapore
Topic: Access to Markets, Poverty, and Inequality: Evidence from Rural China
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

Tuesday 28 February (Job Talk)
Yuan Li, University Of Duisburg-Essen
Topic: Accountability in One-Party Government: The Role of Revolutionary Threat
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

Thursday 9 February (Job Talk)
Katrina Mullan, University of California, Berkeley
Topic: Participation in Payments for Ecosystem Services Programs: Accounting for Participant Heterogeneity
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

Tuesday 7 February (Job Talk)
Mallory Leung, University of Minnesota & Washington University in St. Louis
Topic: A Structural Model of Sex Selective Abortion: The Effect of One-Child Policy on Sex Ratio Imbalance in China
12:15-13:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c


Fall 2011

9 November
Yinan Li, Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University
Topic: A Theory of Dynastic Cycle
15:15-16:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

19 October
Ruixue Jia, Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University
Topic: Decentralization, Collusion, and Public Bads in China
15:15-16:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

21 September
Johanna Rickne, Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Topic: Social Insurance Implementation and Inequality in China
15:15-16:15 at CERC Library, 3rd floor, Saltmätargatan 19c

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