China Meeting of the Econometric Society

Jun 25 - 27, 2014

Xiamen University, China

We are pleased to announce that the second China Meeting of the Econometric Society (CMES), organized by the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and the School of Economics, Xiamen University, China, will be held from June 25 to June 27, 2014 on the main campus of Xiamen University.

The Econometric Society is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its relation to statistics and mathematics. To promote academic exchanges between scholars in Great China and the West, the Econometric Society executive committee, with the blessing of the President, Professor James Heckman, decided to hold the China Meeting of Econometric Society on a regular basis. The inaugural China Meeting of Econometric Society was held in Peking University in June, 2013.

We welcome all submissions in both theoretical and applied high quality research in economics and econometrics. To be considered for conference presentation, the full paper in a PDF or WORD file should be submitted to the conference web site at Submission will be open from December 15th, 2013, and the deadline of submission is March 31st, 2014. Decision of acceptance will be made by April 20th, 2014. Please note that all submissions should be in English, however, some sessions will be offered for presentations in Chinese. Please indicate in your submission if you prefer your presentation in Chinese. All conference participants will be limited to presenting one paper. At least one co-author must be a member of the Econometric Society. To join or renew your membership please visit .

We are also pleased to announce that the first joint workshop between The Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics, Xiamen University and Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University will be included as invited sessions in the conference.

The registration fee for the conference is 250 USD for international participants and 900 RMB for those whose primary affiliation is with a domestic Chinese institution. Student participants pay an half of the above rates, respectively. The registration deadline is May 31th, 2014. Late registration fee will increase by 20%.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Kaushik Basu (World Bank & Cornell University),
Adam Brandenburger (New York University),
Andrew Chesher (University College London),
Jean-Marie Dufour (McGill University),
James J. Heckman (University of Chicago),
Cheng Hsiao (University of Southern California),
Nicholas Kiefer (Cornell Univesity),
Lung-Fei Lee (Ohio State University),
Justin Lin (Peking University),
Thomas Palfrey (California Institute of Technology).

Program Committee
Chunrong Ai (University of Florida),
Chong-En Bai (Tsinghua University),
Zongwu Cai (University of Kansas),
Li Gan (Texas A&M University),
Jiti Gao (Monash University),
Yongmiao Hong (Chair, Cornell University),
Arthur Lewbel (Boston College),
Qi Li (Texas A&M University),
Cheryl Long (Xiamen University),
Jason Shatchat (Xiamen University),
Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore),
Guoqiang Tian (Texas A&M University),
Farshid Vahid (Monash University),
Cheng Wang (Fudan University),
Hung-Jen Wang (Taiwan University),
Ho-Muo Wu (Peking University),
Wei Xiong (Princeton University),
Junsen Zhang (Chinese University of Hong Kong).

Organization Committee
Zongwu Cai (Chair), Guojin Chen, Haiqiang Chen, Ying Fang, Ye Guo, Linlin Niu, and Shuijun Peng from Xiamen University.

Further Information
Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Mr. Tan Kah-Kee, a well-known oversea Chinese leader who lived in Singapore most of his lifetime. Thanks to the contribution and influence of the late president, Professor Wang Yanan, who was also a prominent economist in China and a Chinese translator of Karl Marx's On Capital, Xiamen University has been one of the very top economics programs in China.

School of Economics at Xiamen University has been the first economic school established in China since China's reform and open-door policy was launched in 1978. Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics was established in 2005 with her main mission to focus on high-quality graduate training programs and frontier research in modern economics, finance and statistics.

Xiamen, also called Amoy, is a resort-like island city in Fujian Province (on the mainland side of Taiwan Strait), China, and the main campus of Xiamen University is regarded as the most beautiful campus in China. Xiamen has convenient direct flights to major cities in Asia, such as Bangkok (3 hours), Beijing (2.5 hours), Guangzhou (1 hour), Hong Kong (1 hour), Seoul (3.5 hours), Shanghai (1.5 hours), Shenzhen (1 hour), Singapore (4 hours), Osaka (3.5 hours), and Tokyo (3.5 hours). Hotel rooms have been reserved for the conference in on-campus hotels and nearby hotels with different prices, ranging from 30 USD to 100 USD per night depending on different levels of luxury. Please start registration by clicking the button of ␣REGISTRATION␣ at the bottom of the announcement. After obtaining a registration ID, you can make your hotel reservation with a conference rate.

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For any enquiry, please contact the organization committee by sending an e-mail to [email protected] .