Hi-Stat Workshop Week on Historical Statistics

24-28 September 2007

Chinafs Industrial Structure and Economic Growth:

A Historical Perspective

Organized by

Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

and

Research Unit for Statistical Analysis in Social Sciences (Hi-Stat)

September 27th, 2007

Sano Shoin, Hitotsubashi University, Kunitachi, Tokyo

Tel: +81(0)42-577-5230

Preliminary Agenda as of 2007.9.11

Opening Remarks  (9:30 – 9:40)

Chair: Osamu Saito, Hitotsubashi Univesity

Konosuke Odaka, Hitotsubashi University                                        

 

ID@Economic Development in the Post-war Period   (9:40-11:40)

Chair: Osamu Saito, Hitotsubashi Univesity

1. gChina's Economic Performance:  How Fast Has GDP Grown; How Big is it Compared with the USA?h

 

Angus Maddison, University of Groningen                                     

Harry Wu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University                 

gChinafs Economic Performance: How Fast Has GDP Grown; How Big is it Compared with the USA?h

Coffee Break  (10:15-10:30)

2. gA Reappraisal of the Postwar Economic Growth in Chinah 

Masaaki Kuboniwa, Hitotsubashi UniversitygA Reappraisal of Post-war Economic Growth in Chinah

Discussants:   Thomas Rawski, University of Pittsburgh                                       

Jan Pieter Smits, University of Groningen                             

IID@Income Distribution I  (11:40-12:30)@

Chair: Stephen Broadberry, University of Warwick

3. Li Shi, Beijing Normal UniversitygChanges in Income Inequality in Chinafs Transitionh 

Li@Shi, Beijing Normal University

Discussant: Ryo Kambayashi, Hitotsubashi University

Lunch@(12:30-13:30)

4. gClass Origin, Family Culture, and Intergenerational Correlation of Education in Rural Chinah

Income Distribution II

Hiroshi Sato, Hitotsubashi University

Li Shi, Beijing Normal University

Li Shi, Beijing Normal UniversitygClass Origin, Family Culture, and Intergenerational Correlation of Education in Rural Chinah

Discussant: Naohito Abe, Hitotsubashi University                                   

IIID @Labor Migration within China  (14:20-15:10)

Chair: Stephen Broadberry, University of Warwick

5. Xin Meng, Australian National UniversitygHas China Run Out of Surplus Labour?h

              Xin Meng, Australian National University

                       Discussant: Tomoo Marukawa, University of Tokyo 

Coffee Break  (15:10-15:30)

IVD@Agriculture  (15:30-16:20)

Chair: Katsuji Nakagane

 6. gSelf Employment in Rural Chinah -- gChinafs Agriculture and the Path Towards a Modern Industrial Stateh  

Scott Rozelle, Stanford UniversityTBA

Discussant: Hisatoshi Hoken, IDE-JETRO

VD@Industrialization and Labor Input  (16:20-17:10)

Chair: Katsuji Nakagane

 7. gIndustrial Transition and Labour Market Adjustment in Chinah 

              Prema-Cchandra Athukorala, Australian National University

              Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University    

              Tangjun Yuan, Hitotsubashi University                               gIndustrial Transition and Labour Market Adjustment in Chinah

                        Discussant: Ryoshin Minami, Hitotsubashi University                             

     Concluding Remarks  (17:10-17:30)

Chair: Katsuji Nakagane

Thomas Rawski, University of Pittsburgh

       Reception (17:30-19:30)  (Sano-shoin, Hitotsubashi University, Kunitachi, Tokyo)

Presentations-30 minutes, Discussions-10 minutes, and Q&A-10 minutes.

Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

2-1 Naka, Kunitachi, Tokyo 186-8603, Japan

URL: http://www.ier.hit-u.ac.jp/English/

Tel: +81(0)425-580-8327/8359

Fax: +81(0)425-580-8333