The Tsinghua University – University of Chicago Joint Research Center for Economics and Finance, 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, December 3 Speaker

A Unified Welfare Analysis of Government Policies
Nathaniel Hendren
Professor of Economics, Harvard University; Founding Co-Director, Opportunity Insights