Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe) Annual Conference, September 2015.
The 26th CEA (UK) and 7th CEA (Europe) Annual Conference will be held 4-5 September 2015 in the Sir Clive Granger Building, 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.
Scholars are invited to submit theoretical and empirical papers on the following themes:
- China's economic reform
- China's economic growth
- Trade, foreign direct Investment, and China’s outward investment
- Innovation, Technology and Development
- Income distribution, education, healthcare and social welfare issues
- Environmental issues
- China's political economy
- China's fiscal and financial system and reform
- Real estate, capital market and corporate governance
- Agricultural and rural development
- Migration issues.
You are invited to submit an abstract of 300-500 words by 15th June 2015, using CEA's online document submission page) or by or by email (address will be provided here soon). You will be informed within two weeks whether your paper can be accepted. Subsequently you will be expected to provide the full paper by 31 July 2015.
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:
- Professor Peter Nolan of Cambridge University, UK.
- Professor Angang Hu of Tsinghua University.
- Professor Gary Jefferson of Brandeis University, USA.
- Professor John Ross of Renmin University.
Please feel free to spread the news among your colleagues and students.
Further details are available here: Call For Papers: CEA Conference 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
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: www.cea2013.leiden.edu
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.
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)
- Archived copy of Call for Papers for CEA(Europe/UK) Conference, Dublin, July 2011
- Document Online Submission - You can submit conference papers and proposals online. Please use the user name: 'conference' and password '2011'. This is not high security - just a way of reducing automated spam.
- CEA Dublin Conference 2011 detailed information.
2010 Conference Papers
The papers submitted for the CEA UK/EUROPE Annual Conference 2010 at Oxford University are available here here.