2021 China Meeting of the Econometric Society (VIRTUAL, POSSIBLE HYBRID)

Jul 1 - 3, 2021

Shanghai, China (VIRTUAL)
School of Entrepreneurship and Management, ShanghaiTech University

The 2021 China Meeting of the Econometric Society (CMES 2021) will be held virtually by the School of Entrepreneurship and Management, ShanghaiTech University (http://sem.shanghaitech.edu.cn/sem_en) on July 1st - 3rd, 2021.

The conference program will consist of keynote lectures, invited talks, special panel discussions that include both academic and non-academic speakers, invited and contributed paper sessions, poster sessions, and networking sessions. Each academic session would be 1.5 hours long with 3 papers each.

Keynote Speakers

  • Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University)
  • Xiaohong Chen (Yale University)
  • John Geanakoplos (Yale University)
  • Penny Goldberg (Yale University)
  • James J. Heckman (University of Chicago)
  • Michael Keane (University of New South Wales)
  • Paul Milgrom (Stanford University)
  • Stephen Morris (MIT)
  • Fabrizio Zilibotti (Yale University)

Paper Submission

Interested authors are encouraged to submit unpublished working papers or early drafts (more than 10 pages with results) to http://editorialexpress.com/conference/CMES2021. For co-authored work, please specify who will be the presenting author. Submissions will be evaluated by program committee for acceptance into the conference program.

Important Notes for Paper Authors

Each person may submit and present only one paper; however, each person is allowed to be a co-author of several papers submitted to the conference. At least one of the authors must be a member of the Econometric Society. To join the Society, authors should go to https://www.econometricsociety.org/user/register.

Conference Website

For more information, please visit the conference website at http://cmes2021.sem.shanghaitech.edu.cn/ for program committee, keynote and invited speakers, registrations, submissions, and other updates.

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission Period: September 14, 2020 – March 1st, 2021
  • Decision Notification: by April 15th, 2021
  • Preliminary Program Announcement: May 15th, 2021
  • Registration Period: April 15th, 2021 – June 15th, 2021
  • **Early Bird Registration Period: April 15th, 2021 – May 20th, 2021
  • Complete papers due to discussants: June 15th, 2021

Local Arrangements Chairs (LAC)

• Ding Lu, Chair, ShanghaiTech University
• Yi Chen, Co-Chair, ShanghaiTech University
• Yvonne Jie Chen, Co-Chair, ShanghaiTech University
• Ming Guo, Co-chair, ShanghaiTech University

Program Co-Chairs

• Hanming Fang, University of Pennsylvania
• Qingmin Liu, Columbia University
• Zheng Michael Song, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Program Committee

• Yan Bai, University of Rochester
• Panle Jia Barwick, Cornell University
• Hui Chen, MIT Sloan
• Kaiji Chen, Emory University
• Xiaohong Chen, Yale University
• Xu Cheng, University of Pennsylvania
• Yan Chen, University of Michigan
• Ying Chen, Johns Hopkins University
• Lin William Cong, Cornell University
• Shuaizhang Feng, Jinan University
• Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin, Madison
• Wayne Gao, University of Pennsylvania
• Yingni Guo, Northwestern University
• Zhiguo He, Chicago Booth
• Han Hong, Stanford University
• Yingyao Hu, Johns Hopkins University
• Yi Huang, Geneva Institute of Finance
• Zhen Huo, Yale University
• Sainan Jin, Singapore Management University
• Shaowei Ke, University of Michigan
• Fei Li, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
• Hongbin Li, Stanford University
• Zheng Liu, FRB San Francisco
• Jianjun Miao, Boston University
• Xiaosheng Mu, Princeton University
• Rachel Ngai, LSE
• Jun Pan, SAIF
• Lin Peng, Baruch College
• Jun Qian, Fudan University
• Nancy Qian, Northwestern University
• Wenlan Qian, National University of Singapore
• Qiaowei Shen, Peking University
• Xianwen Shi, University of Toronto
• Xiaoxia Shi, University of Wisconsin, Madison
• Yixiao Sun, UC San Diego
• Xun Tang, Rice University
• Pengfei Wang, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
• Yong Wang, Peking University
• Xi Weng, Peking University
• Binzhen Wu, Tsinghua University
• Zenan Wu, Peking University
• Wei Xiong, Princeton University
• Daniel Xu, Duke University
• Vivian Zhanwei Yue, Emory University
• Shengxing Zhang, LSE
• Shuang Zhang, University of Colorado Boulder
• Xiaobo Zhang, Peking University
• Xiaodong Zhu, University of Toronto

Conference Venue

Due to uncertainties of the Covid-19 Pandemic situation, the CMES 2021 will be entirely virtual. Instruction on conference registration will be provided in mid-April.


If you have any questions about the 2021 China Meeting of the Econometric Society, please contact Yamei Sun at [email protected]