2010 6th Biennial Conference on 17 - 19 December 2010 at Nankai University in Tianjin, China

The Hong Kong Economic Association has been hosting its biennial conferences in Hong Kong since 2000. Each time we had world class scholars including Nobel Laureates in Economics and prominent leaders including the Financial Secretary and the Secretary for Financial Services to serve as keynote speakers. Each time it is well attended, with participants coming from countries across the world. The success of this event has been made possible by the united effort of all seven universities in Hong Kong.

This year we are co-organizing the biennial event with School of Economics at Nankai University in Tianjin. The conference will be held at Nankai during December 18-19, 2010, with December 17 being reserved for check-in/registration etc.




The following scholars have agreed to be invited/keynote speakers:

  • Abadie, Alberto (Harvard University, Editor of Review of Economics and Statistics)

  • Brennan, Timothy J. (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Editor of Economic Inquiry)

  • Chetty, Raj (Harvard University, Editor of Journal of Public Economics)

  • Einav, Liran (Stanford University, Editor of American Economic Journal: Applied Economics)

  • Leahy, John (New York University, Editor of American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics)

  • Robinson, Peter M. (London School of Economics and Political Science, Editor of Journal of Econometrics)

  • Rosenzweig, Mark (Yale University, Former Editor of Journal of Development Economics)

  • Taber, Christopher R. (University of Wisconsin, Madison, Editor?in?chief of Journal of Labor Economics)

  • Fariborz, Moshirian (University of New South Wales, Editor of Journal of Banking and Finance)

  • Stephan, Klasen (University of Göttingen, Managing Editor of Review of Income and Wealth)



Paper or abstract submission should be made before October 20, 2010. Preference will be given to completed papers. We welcome papers in all fields of economics.

Acceptance decision and registration details will be announced in due course.

The submission should include a one-page abstract (or full paper) with JEL numbers, key words, phone and fax numbers, name, position, and an email address. For paper (abstract) submission and inquiry, please contact us.