NYU Stern

China Initiative

The explosive growth of China and its reverberations around the world are affecting all areas of business. These developments present business scholars with important new research questions and opportunities. Through school-wide workshops and broader community engagement, the China Initiative seeks to foster and disseminate research on business and China in all disciplines.

Jennifer Carpenter
Initiative Coordinator

Spring 2015 Luncheons

Feb 9, 2015 - Wei Jiang (Columbia) - Reputation Concerns of Independent Directors: Evidence from Individual Director Voting

Apr 6, 2015 - Alexander Ljungqvist - State Capitalism vs. Private Enterprise

CGEB-CREFR Conference on China's Real Estate Markets - April 17, 2015

Call for Papers

NYU-SJTU Business Beyond Borders Conference in Shanghai - January 17-18, 2014

Conference Program

Stern Papers
John Asker; Jennifer Carpenter; Harrison Hong; Kose John; David Yermack

Past Luncheons

Dec 2014 - Dan Rosen (Rhodium) - Avoiding the Blind Alley: China’s Economic Overhaul and Its Global Implications; presentation slides

Nov 2014 - Jennie Bai (Georgetown) - The Great Wall of Debt: Credit Risk of Chinese Local Government Bonds

Apr 2014 - Harrison Hong - Bubbles Go Viral: Theory and Evidence from China and Emerging Markets

Mar 2014 - Viral Acharya - Emerging Shadows of Financial Risks in India and China: A Comparative Analysis

Feb 2014 - Usha C. V. Haley (West Virginia) - Chinese Subsidies, State Capitalism and Trade Policy 

Dec 2013 - Douglas Elliott (Brookings) - The Chinese Financial System; presentation slides

Nov 2013 - David Denoon (NYU Politics & Economics) - The Political Economy of Economic Growth in China

Oct 2013 - Michael Posner - Business and Human Rights in China

Apr 2013 - Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia) - Status Competition and Housing Prices in China

Mar 2013 - Gregory Chow (Princeton) - The Future of China's Economic, Political and Social Systems

Feb 2013 - Rob Engle - Systemic Risk in China?; Capital Shortfall: A New Approach to Ranking and Regulating Systemic Risks; Global Systemic Risk by Country 

Dec 2012 - Ed Altman - Toward A Bottom-Up Approach to Assessing Sovereign Default Risk: An Update

Oct 2012 - Jerry Cohen (NYU Law) - Settling International Business Disputes: How Law Works in China

Apr 2012 - Franklin Allen (Wharton) - An Alternative View on Law, Institutions, Finance and Growth

Mar 2012 - James Ohlson - Have Chinese Firms Been Profitable the Past Decade?

Feb 2012 - Paul Romer - China's Role in the Developing World

Dec 2011 - Harrison Hong (Princeton) - Trading for Status

Nov 2011 - Natalia Levina - Internationalization of Chinese IT Services Industry: Capability Development Path and Current Dilemmas

Oct 2011 - Mike Spence - The Middle Income Transition in China and Structural Change in the 12th Five Year Plan

May 2011 - Scott Galloway - China and e-commerce: 1+1=3

Apr 2011 - William Baumol - On Invention in Medieval China: Lessons for the Economy Today

Mar 2011 - Durairaj Maheswaran - Global Branding Strategies

Feb 2011 - Kim Ruhl - China from a Macroeconomist's Perspective