2019 Joint CICER and EMI Emerging Markets Research Day


The Joint CICER and EMI Emerging Markets Research Day was held on strong>Friday, April 19 from 8:30AM</strong to 5:00PM in B10 Sage Hall
Workshop Videos are available here: Morning session 9:00 – 12:15pm
Afternoon session 1:30 – 5:00pm

The Cornell Institute for China Economic Research (CICER) brings together scholars from Cornell and elsewhere to conduct cutting-edge economic research and understand the most important socio-economic issues in China and their global impact. The Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) provides thought leadership on the role of emerging markets – and emerging market multinationals – in the global economy.

This workshop that is co-hosted by CICER and EMI will feature research presentations and panel discussion with prominent scholars on critical issues in emerging markets. It serves as a platform for researchers, faculty and PhD students who are interested in sharing knowledge, presenting their research and ideas, and getting feedback from their peers.

The workshop schedule is as follows:

8:30 – 9:00am : Breakfast and Welcome message Sage Hall Atrium

9:00 – 9:30am : “China, an emerging global acquirer” by Lourdes Casanova (Senior Lecturer and Director of Emerging Markets Institute, Cornell University) in B10 Sage Hall

9:30 – 10:00am : “Supply, Demand, and the Effects of Government Policy in the Chinese Automobile Market: A Random Coefficients Mixed Oligopolistic Differentiated Products Model” by Cynthia Lin Lawell (Dyson Associate Professor, Cornell University)

10:00 – 10:30am : “Travel Mode Choices and Congestion Policies in Beijing” by Avralt-Od Purevjav (Dyson PhD student, Cornell University)

10:30 – 11:00am : “Pollution Mitigation and Transportation Infrastructure: Evidence from China‚Äôs High-Speed Railway Network” by Deyu Rao (Dyson PhD student, Cornell University)

11:00 – 11:15am : Break

11:15 – 11:45am : “Modeling Buy-Sellers in Housing Market: An Agent-based Approach” by Ziye Zhang (CICER’s Post-doctoral Fellow, Cornell University)

11:45 – 12:15pm : “The less-educated leading the more-educated: Educational status incongruence and evaluations of entrepreneurial teams in China and the U.S.” by Huisi Li (PhD student in Management and Organizations, Cornell University)

12:15 – 1:15pm : Lunch and Keynote Speech: “Community Networks and the Growth of Private Enterprise in China” by Xiaobo Zhang (Professor at Beijing University and Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI) in 104 Sage Hall

1:15 – 1:30pm : Break

1:30 – 2:00pm : “Knowledge Transfer in Audit Firms” by Luo Zuo (Associate Professor of Accounting, Cornell University) in B10 Sage Hall

2:00 – 2:30pm : “WTO Accession and Environmental Policy: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Sector” by Binzhe Wang (Cornell alumna and PhD student in Urban Studies and Planning, MIT)

2:30 – 3:00pm : “Trade Liberalization and Firm Mobility: Evidence from China” by Qian Wang (CICER’s visiting PhD student from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)

3:00 – 3:30pm : “Board Gender Diversity and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Firms” by Di Lu (Visiting PhD student from Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany)

3:30 – 4:00pm : Coffee Break just outside B10 Sage Hall
(NOTE: No drinks or food allowed in B10)

4:00 – 5:00pm : Panel Discussion