Beijing, 2010

International Conference

“Financialization, Financial Systems and Economic Development”

November 8-9, 2010, Beijing, Renmin University of China

Sponsored by:School of Economics, Renmin University of China

The Levy Institute of Economic Research, U.S.A.

China Review of Political Economy

with financial supports from:

The Ford Foundation, U.S.A.

 

Conference Program

November 8th, 2010

9:00-  9:30   Welcome Address

LIN Gang (Renmin University of China)

Leonardo Burlamaqui (The Ford Foundation, USA)

9:30-12:30       The Financial Crisis, Financial Systems, and the Emergence of China as a Global Financial Player

Chair: Jan Toporowski (SOAS, University of London, UK)

Presentations:

Jan Kregel (The Levy Institute, USA)

John Weeks (SOAS, University of London, UK)

“The international financial collapse and the role of commodity money”

Ben Fine (SOAS, University of London, UK)

“Beyond financialisation”

FANG Fuqian (Renmin University of China)

Dic Lo (SOAS and RUC)

“China and world development beyond the financial crisis”

Discussants: Paulo dos Santos (SOAS, University of London, UK) & C.P. Chandrasekhar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

12:30- 2:00     Lunch

2:00- 5:30     Reforming Financial Systems and the International Financial Architecture

Chair: Leonardo Burlamaqui (The Ford Foundation, USA)

Presentations:

Costas Lapavitsas (SOAS, University of London, UK)

“Financialisation and capitalist accumulation: structural accounts of the crisis of 2007-9”

Arturo O’Connell (Central Bank of Argentina)

“Central banks, financial systems and economic development”

Jan Toporowski (SOAS, University of London, UK)

“Regulating for stability: bank capitalization and the emergence of an international lender of last resort”

LIU Dongmin (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

“US financial regulation reform and its impact on China Financial regulation”

ZHANG Yu and ZHAO Feng (Renmin University of China)

YANG Donging (China Banking Regulatory Commission)

Discussants: William Lazonick (UMass, Lowell, USA) & Jan Kregel (The Levy Institute, USA)

6:00- 8:00     Conference Dinner

 

November 9th, 2010

9:30-12:30    Financial Innovation and Reforming Financial Systems

Chair: William Lazonick (UMass, Lowell, USA)

Presentations:

C.P. Chandrasekhar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

“Financial systems, investment and growth after liberalization: Some evidence from Asia”

Paulo dos Santos (SOAS, University of London, UK)

“Consumption and production credit in a continuous-time model of the circuit of capital”

Chi SUN (Hong Kong Nomura Institute, China)

“Market-oriented reform of China’s commercial banks within China’s transition process – rethinking after the 2008 crisis”

CHENG Hua (Renmin University of China)

“The strategies of installed user-base in two-sided markets: an analysis of the E-money industry in Japan”

ZHANG Yanhong (Kyushu University, Japan, and Renmin University of China) and

HUANG Jun (Renmin University of China)

“Bank business diversification, asset size differential and bank stability: evidence from recent US data”

Discussants: Costas Lapavitsas (SOAS, University of London, UK) & Arturo O’Connell (Central Bank of Argentina)

12:30- 2:00     Lunch

2:00-5:30    Financial Governance and Industrial Innovation

Chair: Arturo O’Connell (Central Bank of Argentina)

Presentations:

William Lazonick (UMass, Lowell, USA)

“Financial institutions for innovation and development”

Kaidong FENG (University of Sussex, UK) and SHEN Qunhong (Tsinghua Univ)

“Reform of firms and resource allocation for innovation: the case of the Chinese power equipment industry”

HUANG Yanghua (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

“Exchange rate regimes, financial development and creative destruction: Schumpeterian hypothesis in open economy and evidence”

WANG Rong and ZHANG Fenglin (Dongbei Univ of Economics and Finance, China)

“Research on technology innovation of the large state-owned manufacturing

enterprises in China: case study on Shenyang Machine Tool Co., Ltd and

Shenyang Blower Works Group Co, Ltd”

Yin LI (UMass, Lowell, USA)

“Firm strategy, financial institutions and industrial development: business organizations in the Chinese semiconductor industry”

FANG Hanting (MOST, China)

“Scientific and Technical Bank: exploration and practice in China”

Discussants: John Weeks (SOAS, University of London, UK) & Dic Lo (SOAS and RUC)

6:00- 8:00     Conference Dinner

 

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