Global Lecture Series: Academic Capacity Enhancement on Chinese Economic Studies

Date: 01- 30 Jun 2020

CNKI joins hands with Chinese Economic Association(CEA, UK/Europe), Chinese Economists Society(CES, US), Chinese Economics Society Australia(CESA, Australia), Japanese Association for Chinese Economy and Management Studies(JACEM, Japan), China Health Policy and Management Society(CHPAMS, US) and Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies(UK) to invite some top professional experts and scholars from University of Bridge, University of Oxford, Yale University, UTS, ANU, University of Tokyo, etc to talk about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on China and the global economy, China's economic policy and strategy in the context of globalization, etc.

The lecture series, 16 lectures in total, will be released from June 1 to June 30. Each lecture will consist of a 45-minute speech and a 15-minute online Q&A.

The first lecture will open at 16:00 (UTC+8) on June 1, 2020. Looking forward to seeing you! Broadcast Platform: CNKI Online Teaching Service Platform (

Website: You can click here for registration and they will send you the latest information about the lecture.


(Based on UTC+8)

Opening Ceremony (Hosts' Remarks): June 1 (Mon.) 16:00-16:15

1.  China and the West: Crossroads of Civilisation

Speaker: Peter Nolan, Founding Director, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge; Director, China Centre, Jesus College, Cambridge; Director, the Chinese Executive Leadership Programme (CELP), UK

Time: June 1 (Mon.) 16:15-17:15

Lecture Language: English

2.  Monetary Policy and Digital Currency under the Pandemic

Speaker: Yide Qiao, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General, Shanghai Development Research Foundation, China

Time: June 2 (Tue.) 9:00-10:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

3.   How Should China Promote a Virtuous Globalization — On Why is the Goal of Three-zeros its Necessary Condition?

Speaker: Guanzhong James Wen, Emeritus Professor, Trinity College, USA; former Distinguished Professor, the Institute of Advanced Research of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; former President of Chinese Economists Society (CES, US)

Time: June 3 (Wed.) 9:00-10:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

4.   The Shock of the COVID-19 on the Global Value Chain and China's Countermeasure Options

Speaker: Xiaolan Fu, the first mainland Chinese tenured professor in the social sciences at the University of Oxford; Founding Director, the Technology and Management Centre for Development; Fellow of Green Templeton College, UK

Time: June 3 (Wed.) 16:00-17:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

5.  COVID-19 on the Australia-China Economic Relationship

Speaker: James Laurenceson, Director, Australia China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Time: June 8 (Mon.) 16:00-17:00

Lecture Language: English

6.   COVID-19 Pandemic, Society and Economy: Lessons from History

Speaker: Wenxuan Hou,  Young Member, Royal Society of Edinburgh, UK; Special-term Professor, Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance, China; Vice President, Chinese Economic Association (CEA, UK/Europe)

Time: June 10 (Wed.) 16:00-17:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

7.   Beyond the Paradigmatic Crisis and Perception Gaps

Speaker: Zhiwei Cen, Professor, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan

Time: June 12 (Fri.) 09:00-10:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

8.   Looking ahead to Modern Economics after the COVID-19 Pandemic: Neoclassical Synthesis and Complex System Science

Speaker: Jinghai Zheng, Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, China;  Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Time: June 15 (Mon.) 16:00-17:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

9.   Pandemic Economics and the Transformation of Health Policy

Speaker: Xi Chen, Associate Professor, Yale University; Faculty Fellow, the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, the Yale Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, and the Yale Institute for Network Science

Time: June 16 (Tue.) 09:00-10:00

Lecture Language: English

10. COVID-19 and Global Economy: How to Turn the Pandemic Crisis into Opportunity

Speaker: Yixiao Zhou, Senior Lecturer, Australian National University

Time: June 17 (Wed.) 16:00-17:00

Lecture Language: English

11. Government Responses to COVID-19 in China: From Virus Containment to Economic Restoration

Speaker: Asei ITO, Associate Professor, the University of Tokyo, Japan

Time: June 19 (Fri.) 09:00-10:00

Lecture Language: English

12. The Impact of Public Pension on Labor Participation of Older Adults: A Comparison of China and Japan

Speaker: Xinxin Ma, Associate Professor, University of Toyama, Japan

Time: June 22 (Mon) 16:00-17:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

13. Bequest Motives and Saving Behavior among the Elderly:A comparative study Between China and Japan Based on Micro-data

Speaker: Cheng Tang, Professor, Chuo University, Japan

Time: June 23 (Tue.) 09:00-10:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

14. Contagion in Experimental Asset Markets


Lucy F. Ackert, Professor, Kennesaw State University, USA

Brian D. Kluger, Professor, University of Cincinnati, USA

Li Qi, Professor, Agnes Scott College, USA

Lijia Wei, Professor, Wuhan University, China

Time: June 24 (Wed.) 20:00-21:00

Lecture Language: English

15.  Customizing a Lifelong Knowledge System on Chinese Economic Studies

Speaker: Claire Feng, Deputy Director, CNKI Overseas Department (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)

Time: June 29 (Mon.) 16:00-17:00

Lecture Language: English

16.  Economics Research Methods and Paper Writing — From Dual Perspectives of the Author and Editor

Speaker: Hongfu Ni, Associate Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Time: June 30 (Tue.) 09:00-10:00

Lecture Language: Chinese

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