The Fifth Chinese Political Sociology Workshop

All day
Through July 17, 2015

Begins
Jul. 15

ORGANIZED BY

Department of Sociology, Renmin University of China

& The University of Chicago Center in Beijing

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 15(Morning

08:00               Registration

Venue: UChicago Center Beijing

 

08:30-08:45     Opening Ceremony

Dingxin ZHAO, University of Chicago

 

Session One      State and Market in the West

Moderator: Andrew G. WALDER

08:45-09:45     Noise in Electronic Markets

Alex PREDA, King’s College London

09:45-10:05     Q & A

10:05-10:25     Coffee Break

10:25-11:25     The Fragmentation of the Corporate Elite and Its Effect on American Politics

Mark S MIZRUCHi, University of Michigan

11:25-11:45     Q & A

11:45-12:00     Summary & Conclusion

12:00-13:30     Lunch

 

Session Two  Transformation of State and Market

Moderator: Dingxin ZHAO

14:00-15:00     After State Socialism: The Political Origins of Transitional Recessions

Andrew G. WALDER., Stanford University

15:00-15:20     Q & A

15:20-15:40     Coffee Break

15:40-16:40     Markets and the Politics of Risk Regulation in China

Dali YANG, University of Chicago

16:40-17:00     Q & A

17:00-17:20     Summary & Conclusion

 

Thursday, July 16(Morning)

08:00               Registration

Venue: UChicago Center Beijing

 

Session Three  State and Market Formation

Moderator: Tianbiao ZHU

08:30-09:10     State’s Economic Rationality,Political Rationality and the Formation of the Market

Yongping WU, Tsinghua University

09:10-09:30     Q & A

09:30-10:10     The Role of the State in Market Construction: The Case of Financial Markets

Dian YANG, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

10:10-10:30     Q & A

10:30-10:50     Coffee Break

10:50-11:30     The Centrality of Marginality: The Transformation of China’s Education Industry and the Alternative Origins of China’s Private Economy

Le LIN, The University of Chicago

11:30-11:50     Q & A

11:50-12:10     Summary & Conclusion

12:10-14:00     Lunch

 

Session Four  State and Market in Practice

Moderator: Dali YANG

14:00-14:40     The Implementation and Progress of China’s Anti-monopoly Law Enforcement

Qing LI, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China

14:40-15:00     Q & A

15:00-15:40     The State and Market in the Market Economy: A Partnership in Theory and Practice

Ning WANG, Zhejiang University

15:40-16:00     Q & A

16:00-16:20     Coffee Break

16:20-17:00     State Selection, Market Differentiation and Social Inequality: the Case of Jie Village Revisited

Shizheng FENG, Renmin University of China

17:00-17:20     Q & A

17:20-17:40     Summary & Conclusion

18:30-20:30     Buffet Salon

 

Friday, July 17(Morning)

08:00               Registration

Venue: UChicago Center Beijing

Session Five  The Transformation of the Chinese Empire

Moderator: Le LIN

08:30-09:10     Culture, State and Market–A comparative Study of Life Insurance Development

Cheris Shun-ching CHAN, University of Hong Kong

09:10-09:30     Q & A

09:30-10:10     When Socialism Meets Market: The Reconstruction of Economic Discourse in the Reform Era

Wen XIE, University of Chicago

10:10-10:30     Q & A

10:30-10:50     Coffee Break

10:50-11:30     Taming Neoliberalism: State, Market and Economists during Chinese Economic Reform

Jing LI, Fudan University

11:30-11:50     Q & A

11:50-12:10     Summary & Conclusion

12:10-13:40     Lunch

 

Session Six  State and China’s Economic Development

Moderator: Shizheng FENG

13:40-14:20     Chinese Selectocracy and Economic Growth

Yang YAO, Peking University

14:20-14:40     Q & A

14:40-15:20     State Capacity and State’s Commitment to Development

Tianbiao ZHU, Zhejiang University

15:20-15:40     Q & A

15:40-16:00     Coffee Break

16:00-16:40     Historical Development of State Capacity and its Relationships with China’s Economic Success

Dingxin ZHAO, The University of Chicago

16:40-17:00     Q & A

17:00-17:20     Summary & Conclusion

17:20-17:50     Concluding Remarks