4th Annual Bank of Canada- TSINGHUA PBCSF - University of Toronto Conference on the Chinese Economy

Time:2018-06-08 Print

Beijing, November 9-10, 2018

Call for papers

The fourth annual Bank of Canada-Tsinghua PBCSF-University of Toronto Conference on the Chinese Economy is jointly sponsored by the Bank of Canada, the PBC School of Finance at Tsinghua University and the Institute for Management and Innovation at the University of Toronto. The conference will be held on November 9-10, 2018 at the PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University. This conference aims to provide researchers and policy-makers the opportunity to discuss theoretical and empirical perspectives on China’s recent economic growth experience and its implications for the global economy.


While we are particularly interested in papers related to China’s financial liberalization and trading relationship with other countries, we welcome papers in all areas of economics relating to the Chinese economy.




Authors are invited to submit theoretical and empirical papers on the above-mentioned topics. Submissions must consist of either a full paper (preferred) or an extended abstract and should be sent in PDF format to


The submission deadline is August 15, 2018.  Authors of accepted papers will be notified by August 30, 2018.




The organizers will cover reasonable travel and accommodation expenses for paper presenters.


Organizing Committee


Mark Kruger, Bank of Canada

Walter Steingress, Bank of Canada

Xu Tian, University of Toronto

Hao Zhou, PBCSF at Tsinghua University

Xiaodong Zhu, University of Toronto and PBCSF at Tsinghua University


Conference Website


More information about the conference, including the conference programs in the previous three years, can be found at this website:


>Tsinghua National Institute of Financial Research