Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe) Annual Conference, September 2015.

You can now upload the FULL PAPER that you wish to submit for 2015 CEA (UK/Europe) here.

The 26th CEA (UK) and 7th CEA (Europe) Annual Conference will be held 4-5 September 2015 at the University of Nottingham, UK. The theme of the conference is: China's "New Normal" Economy: Opportunities and Challenges. Chinese economic growth rate has fallen to 7.4% in 2014 from its peak in 2007 of over 14%, showing a strong sign that the Chinese economy is rebalancing from a 'miracle' economy to a 'new normal' economy.

Online Registration for CEA 2015 Conference

The online registration/payment web link is available here. The final deadline for registration is 28 August.

The venue of the conference is Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park, University of Nottingham, i.e. building no.16 on the University Park Campus map. The maps and directions to the University Park Campus can be found from the above link. Postcode for satellite navigation to the campus: NG7 2QL.

On-campus student accommodation (En-suite Bed and Breakfast) at Cripps Hall of Residence, which is only 5 minutes walking distance from the Sir Clive Granger Building, is available to book during the online registration process. Spaces are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis.

For PhD students who would like to compete for the best paper prizes at the PhD student colloquium, please send the full paper to by 31 July. For the others, please submit the full paper through the link below by 28th August 2015.

Scholars have been invited to submit theoretical and empirical papers on the following themes:

You can now upload the FULL PAPER that you wish to submit for 2015 CEA (UK/Europe) here.

Please contact for any queries.


CEA (Europe/UK) China Conference at Tsinghua University, April 2015

The 2015 CEA (Europe/UK) China Conference took place 11 April 2015 in the School for Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

The theme of the conference was "China's Economic Development and Institutional Innovation".

The host provided two nights free accommodation for paper presenters and no registration fee was required. All paper presenters of the CEA 2014 Annual Conference in Gothenburg were cordially invited to present their papers at the conference in April at Tsinghua. New submissions were also welcome.

The following keynote speakers confirmed:

Further details are available here: Call For Papers: CEA Conference April 2015 Tsinghua, Beijing (pdf).

CEA UK/Europe 2014 Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden

The CEA annual conference 2014 was held at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 1-2 September, 2014.

The theme of the 2014 conference was "Institutions and Development: China Miracle and Post-Crisis World Economy".

CEA UK/Europe Annual Conference 2013

CEA Conference 2013, Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands

The 2013 annual conference was held at Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands, 30-31 August 2013. It was jointly organized by Leiden University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague.

Information about the CEA 2013 conference can be found at:

CEA UK/Europe 2012 Annual Conference

The CEA UK/Europe annual conference was held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London University, 2-3 April 2012.

CEA 2012 London Conference Participant List.

You can view/download the abstracts of papers presented at the 2012 conference.

The CEA London 2012 Conference Programme (rev. 30 March) is still available for viewing.

Best PhD Conference Papers, 2011

Congratulations to the winners of best PhD conference papers presented at the CEA 2011 Annual Conference at UCD, Dublin.

Miao Han (Durham University): "No Remedy, No Right: Re-assessing the Beijing Consensus".

Suyu Liu (Oxford University): "Socioeconomic Statuses, Students' on-campus Performance and Inequalities in Their First Job Salaries: the evidence from the Chinese labour market".

Wei Xia (UCD): "Quantifying the Effects of Food Standards on Trade: New Approach and Understandings"

Report of CEA Conference, Dublin, July 2011

The Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe), in collaboration with the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and the Irish Institute for Chinese Studies at UCD, successfully held its 22nd CEA (UK) and 3rd CEA (Europe) Annual Conference on the theme of 'China’s Economic Dynamics and Its Impacts on the World Economy: A Beijing Consensus in the Making' at University College Dublin, Ireland, on 14-15 July 2011. The annual conference was the largest gathering of Chinese economists and business management researchers outside mainland China.

CEA(UK/Europe) Conference, Dublin, 2011 Keynote speaker addresses CEA(UK/Europe) Conference, Dublin, 2011

The honorary guests who came to address the conference included the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny T.D., Lord Mayor of Dublin Councilor Andrew Montague, and the Chinese Ambassador His Excellency Mr. Liu Biwei. In this year's conference six invited internationally renowned scholars, including Professor Martin King Whyte (Harvard University), Professor Wing Thye Woo (University of California), Professor Wen Tiejun (Renmin University of China), Professor Andrew Atherton (Lincoln University), Professor Wu Xiaobo (Zhejiang University), and Professor Michael Funke (Hamburg University), gave excellent keynote speeches.

The two-day annual conference attracted over 150 delegates from over 70 universities and research institutes from 18 different countries. Members of CEA (UK/Europe) presented their latest research findings in the conference that offered valuable new insights into China's economic dynamics and its impacts on the world economy and that debated on whether a Beijing Consensus was in the making.

2011 Conference Abstracts (large .pdf)

2010 Conference Papers

The papers submitted for the CEA UK/EUROPE Annual Conference 2010 at Oxford University are available here here.