Conference on International Finance

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Shenzhen Finance Institute

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

December 17-18, 2016

Shenzhen, China

Conference Background:

Conference on International Finance on December 17-18 is co-sponsored by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), Shenzhen Finance Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

This conference aims to stimulate research ideas among academic researchers and policy makers in the greater China area and the rest of the world.  This conference will bring together distinguished scholars, policy makers and financial practitioners from the financial communities inside and outside China to discuss a broad range of issues related to international finance, including housing prices, exchange rate of RMB, international trade, FDI and related topics. This conference offers a unique opportunity to discuss challenges and opportunities faced by Shenzhen, China, and the world in the process of globalization. We are very delighted to have Professor Charles Engel, Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Editor of the Journal of International Economics, and Dr. Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund, to deliver keynote speeches at the conference. Information about other conference speakers and programs can be found in the attached document.

Keynote Speakers: 

Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director, The International Monetary Fund

Charles Engel, Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Editor of the Journal of International Economics

Conference Sessions:

Capital flows, exchange rates and housing prices

International trade, FDI and optimal policy

Local and Global Factors in Inflation, Tax policy and Monetary policy

Conference Speakers and Participants:

Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi (Bank of England)

John Rogers (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

Changhua Yu (Beijing University)

David Cook (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Jungjae Park (National University of Singapore)

Akito Matsumoto (International Monetary Fund)

Galina Hail (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

Xiao Wang (University of North Dakota)

Shu Lin (Fudan University)

Wei Dong (Bank of Canada)

Meixin Guo (Tsinghua University)

Jian Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)

Juanyi Xu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Ippei Fujiwara (Keio University and Australian National University)

Jason Wu (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

Yi Huang (The Graduate Institute, Geneva)

Shuo Cao (Shenzhen Stock Exchange)

Roberto Duncan (Ohio University)

Deokwoo Nam (Hanyang University)

Kang Shi (Chinese University of Hong Kong)