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Joint Workshop on Socio-Economics

The 8th Annual Joint Workshop on Socio-Economics

Sustainable Development

Co-sponsored by Fudan University, University of Paris 1 and FERDI

Paris, 24 June 2016

Maison des Sciences Economiques 106-112 Blvd. De l’Hôpital 75013 Paris

6th Floor Conference Center




9:00-9:05. Welcome introduction by Professor Jean-Claude Berthélemy

9:05-10:05. First morning session. Chair: Jean-Claude Berthélemy (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne)

Zhao Chen (Fudan University), with Zhikuo Liu (SUFE) and Sandra Poncet (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “Smog city : how the Olympic Games affect air quality in Beijing”.

Discussant: Mathilde Maurel (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne)

Joël Cariolle (Ferdi): "Insights from a multi-level analysis of bribe prevalence in developing countries".

Duscussant: Jean-Pierre Laffargue

10:05-10:20. Coffee Break

10:20-11:50. Second morning session. Chair: Ping Hua (Cerdi)

        Yu Liu (Fudan University): “Political economy of tax enforcement in China”.

Discussant: Thomas Vendryes

Rémi Bazillier (Université d’Orléans), with avec Francesco Magris et Daniel Mirza: “Pro-immigration policies increase outmigration: Evidence from Schengen Agreements".
Discussant: Anthony Edo (CEPII)?

Antoine Marsaudon (Paris School of Economics and Hospinnomics), with Josselin Thuillez (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “Does democracy reduce the HIV epidemic? Evidence from Kenya”.

       Discussant: Sulin Sardoschau (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne)

11:50-12:00. Group Photos

12:00-13:30. Lunch on the 6th floor terrace

13:30-15:00. First afternoon session. Chair: Zhao Chen (Fudan University)

Jinfeng Ge (Fudan University), with Zheng (Michael) Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Yangzhou Yuan (Stockholm University): “The syndrome of China’s service sector”.

Discussant: Jean-Claude Berthélemy

Jean-Claude Berthélémy (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “Dualism, Poverty Exits and Growth Accelerations”

Discussant: Haibo Xu

Thomas Vendryes (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan), with Li Shi (Beijing Normal University): “Real estate activity, democracy and land rights in rural China”

Discussant: Zhao Chen

15:00-15:15. Coffee Break

15:15-16:45. Second afternoon session. Chair: Jean-Pierre Laffargue (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne )

Haibo Xu (Fudan University), with Kaiwen Leong and Huailu Li: “Economics of organized crime: evidence from a drug selling gang in Singapore”.

       Discussant: Joël Cariolle

Sandra Poncet (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne): “How effective are VAT export taxes? Evidence from China”, with Julien Gourdon (CEPII, Paris), Laura Hering (Erasmus University, Rotterdam) and Stéphanie Monjon University Paris-Dauphine)

Discussant: Yu Liu      

Ping Hua (Cerdi): "Impact of real exchange rates influence the manufacturing in China".

Discussant: Jinfeng Ge

16:45-17:00. Closing remarks


 Each session lasts 90 minutes, with 25 minutes for the presentation of each paper, 10 minutes for each comment and 2*10 minutes for questions from the floor.