The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics, in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics in China (BFI-China), the National Institute for Fiscal Studies (NIFS) and School of Economics and Management (SEM) at Tsinghua University, will host a virtual seminar series to inspire research and discussion on public policy issues relating to China. Focusing on a wide range of topics in public economics, the seminar will be a premier forum for frontier economic research and dialogue on Chinese economic issues.
The seminar will feature well-established economics scholars who will discuss frontier issues and methodologies as it relates to policymaking in China. In addition, junior scholars and top job candidates on the market will be invited to present their research during the spring quarter.
Thursday, September 10 Speaker
Rebellion, Rascals, and Reason: Tax Follies and Wisdom through the Ages
Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy; Professor of Economics, University of Michigan