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2016 EWC/KDI Conference on China’s New Normal and Korea’s Growth Challenge

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Summary
  • Date 02 Nov 2016(Wed) ~ 04 Nov 2016(Fri)
  • Venue East-West Center
  • Hosts KDI·EWC
Greetings
Day 1 - 2 November 2016
5:45 p.m. Opening ceremony (cocktails and dinner)
Miyako Restaurant (Hotel 2nd Floor, Cabana seating)
Welcome by
Nancy Lewis, Director, East-West Center
Joon-Kyung Kim, President, Korea Development Institute
Lee-Jay Cho, Honorary PI, East-West Center
 
Day 2 - 3 November 2016
SESSION I CHINA'S NEW NORMAL
Chair: Lee-Jay Cho, East-West Center
 
9:00-9:30 a.m.
Paper 1: Prospects for the Chinese Economy: A Short and Long-run Perspective
presented by Loren Brandt, University of Toronto

9:30-10:00 a.m.
Paper 2: The Chinese Economy "New Normal" : Structural and Systemic Change
presented by Barry Naughton, University of California, San Diego

10:00-10:30 a.m.
Paper 3: China's New Normal in a Global Value Chain World: Implication for Korea's Growth
presented by Sunghoon Chung, Korea Development Institute

10:30-10:45 a.m. Coffe break

10:45-11:15 a.m. Commentaries: Xiaojun Wang, University of Hawaii at Manoa (Paper 2), Barry Naughton (Paper 3)

11:15-11:50 a.m. Open discussion

11:50 a.m. Group photo

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
 
SESSION II CHINA'S ECONOMIC REFORM AND THE KOREAN ECONOMY
Chair: Joon-Kyung Kim, Korea Development Institute
 
1:00-1:30 p.m.
Paper 4: China's New Macroeconomic Normal
presented by David Dollar, Brookings Institution

1:30-2:00 p.m.
Paper 5: Ownership and Debt Restructuring of Listed Enterprises in China
presented by Dongsoo Kang, Korea Development Institute

2:00-2:30 p.m. Commentaries: Liang Wang, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(Papers 4 & 5)

2:30-3:00 p.m. Open discussion

3:00-3:15 p.m. Coffee break
 
SESSION III CHINA'S S&T POLICY AND KOREA'S RESPONSE
Chair: Denise Konan, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
3:15-3:45 p.m.
Paper 6: Reforming the Science and Technology System under China's Effort to become an Innovation-Driven Nation
presented by Cong Cao, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

3:45-4:15 p.m.
Paper 7: China's Technological Rise and Its Implications for Korea
presented by Joonghae Suh, Korea Development Institute

4:15-4:45 p.m. Commentaries: Joonghae Suh (Paper 6), Cong Cao (Paper 7)

4:45-5:30 p.m. Open discussion
  
Day 3 - 4 November 2016
SESSION IV CHINA'S TRADE, INVESTMENT AND KOREA'S ECONOMY
Chair: David Dollar, Brookings Institution
 
9:00-9:30 a.m.
Paper 8: The "New Normal" of China's Foreign Trade and the Role of Korea
presented by Zhihong Yu, University of Nottingham

9:30-10:00 a.m.
Paper 9: China's Impacts on the Productivity Growth of Korea's Manufacturing
presented by Minho Kim, Korea Development Institute

10:00-10:30 a.m.
Paper 10: How has China Changed Korea's Labor Market?
presented by Kyungsoo Choi, Korea Development Institute

10:30-10:45 a.m. Coffee break

10:45-11:20 a.m. Commentaries: Theresa Greaney, University of Hawaii at Manoa (Paper 8),
Baybars Karacaovali, University of Hawaii at Manoa (Paper 9),
Timothy Halliday, University of Hawaii at Manoa (Paper 10)

11:20-12:00 p.m. Open Discussion

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
 
SESSION V CHINA'S ECONOMIC REFORM AND THE KOREAN ECONOMY
Chair: Sumner La Croix, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
1:00-1:30 p.m.
Paper 11: Market Governance as Industrial Policy in China's New Normal
presented by Roselyn Hsueh, Temple University

1:30-2:00 p.m.
Paper 12: How to Respond to China's Growing Consumer Market?
presented by Jinkook Lee, Korea Development Institute

2:00-2:30 p.m. Commentaries: Jinkook Lee (Paper 11), Roselyn Hsueh (Paper 12)

2:30-3:00 p.m. Open discussion

3:00-3:15 p.m. Coffee break
 
SESSION VI MAJOR FINDINGS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
3:15-5:15 p.m. Convened by Loren Brandt

5:15 p.m. Closing remarks by EWC and KDI organizers
 
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