Tsinghua Workshop in Macroeconomics

Tsinghua Uinversity, Beijing, China

TWMY 2011

**Tsinghua Workshop in Macroeconomics for Young Economists 2011**
August 14, 2011
Conference Venue: Room 501, Weilun Building

8:20-8:50 Registration

8:50-9:00 Welcoming Remarks

9:00-9:45: Min Ouyang (University of California Irvine and Tsinghua University)
“Cyclical Persistence and the Cyclicality of R&D”

9:45-10:30: Tian Can, University of Pennsylvania
“Technology Choice and Endogenous Productivity Dispersion over the Business Cycles”

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-11:30: Tao Peng (Southwestern University of Economics and Finance)
“Interest Rate Control, Credit Constraints, and Macroeconomic Volatility: The Case of China”

11:30-12:15: Min Zhang (Shanghai University of Economics and Finance)
“Labor Market Cycles, Unemployment Insurance Eligibility, and Moral Hazard”

12:15-14:00 Lunch (Unisplendour Hotel)

14:00-14:45: Zhe Li (Shanghai University of Economics and Finance)
“Capital Requirement, Securitization and Risky Investment”

14:45-15:30: Pei Kuang (Goethe University Frankfur)
“House Price Booms and the Current Account”

15:35-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:30: Yang Tang (Washington University at St. Louis)
“Understanding Housing Booms: the Case of China”

16:30-17:15: Weilong Zhang (Remin University)
“Housing Purchase and Household Saving Rate”