Market Policy and Human Capital
August 1st, 2023 (GMT+8)
Peking University Research Center for Market Economy
- Labor Economics
- Economics of Human Capital
- Health Economics
- Digital Economics
- Policy Research
Xuezheng Qin is a professor and deputy dean of the School of Economics at Peking University (PKU), deputy dean of PKU Institute for Global Health and Development, and director of PKU Research Center for Market Economy. His primary research interests include health economics, economics of human capital, and applied econometrics. Professor Qin's research is funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Education of China, and International Development Research Centre in Canada. He has published more than 60 academic papers in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Comparative Economics, Health Economics, Health Policy and Planning, and China Economic Review. He is also the author of several books, including Applied Econometrics with Eviews and SAS Examples (2016), Migrant Workers in China's New Health Insurance System (2017), and Intergenerational Human Capital Transmission and Its Impact on Economic Growth (2022). Professor Qin is an associate editor for China & World Economy, and serves as a guest editor or editorial board member for multiple journals such as China Economic Review, Inquiry, and Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. He was elected as the president of China Labor Economist Forum, and has gained other recognitions and awards for his research and teaching.
Workshop Committee Members:
Dr. Ling Zhang; Peking University
Dr. Taiding Guo; Peking University
Dr. Zifan Li; Peking University
Dr. Luoqi Yuan; Peking University
The Market Policy and Human Capital Workshop, which is organized by the Peking University Research Center for Market Economy (RCME), aims to foster an inter-disciplinary exchange of knowledge related to labor market, human capital, digital economy and market policy. Sessions will include contributed papers, keynote presentations and panel discussions. Scholars (including doctoral students) from all disciplines and practitioners interested in the economic, managerial, policy aspects of labor and digital market are all encouraged to submit and/or to attend.
As the importance of human capital becomes increasingly apparent, the Market Policy and Human Capital Workshop aims to foster an inter-disciplinary exchange of knowledge related to labor market, health economics, digital economic and so on. The workshop will invite researchers from all over the world to discuss the latest research results and cutting-edge topics in the field of labor economics, market policy and human capital. We aims to provide a platform for excellent young scholars and Phd.students communicate and discuss the recent developments in the above areas. We hope to provides opportunities for the attendees to exchange new ideas learn new knowledge.
Scope and Information for Participants:
Topics related to the conference theme - "Market Policy and Human Capital" - are particularly encouraged, including:
- Accumulation of Human Capital
- Employment and Income Distribution
- Pension and Social Security
- The Reform of the Health Care System
- Allocation of Resources for Medicine and Health Care
- Healthy Behavior and Healthy Lifestyle
- Data Science and Innovation
- Digital Business Environment and Economic Growth
The Beijing Sub-forum of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development, hosted by the Center for Market Economy Research at Peking University, was held in the Chu Ji Wang Lecture Hall of the School of Economics at Peking University On August 1, 2023. The conference focused on labor markets, human capital, digital economy and market policy.
Professor Xuezheng Qin, delivered an opening speech, introducing the theme of this seminar. He stated that as a mainstream mode of future economic development, the digital economy has had a profound impact on labor market policies and investment behavior in human capital. The optimization of human capital, digital economy, and market policies also provides firm support for long-term economic improvement.
Six scholars from well-known universities at home and abroad shared their research results in this field. In this workshop, participants exchanged views and had lively discussions on human capital, regional development, and the digital economy.six young scholars reported their research results respectively.
Scholars attending actively participated in discussions on various research topics, and the workshop provides the opportunity for every attendees to learn the the current academic literature on related subjects.
Access to Workshop:
Peking University, No. 5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100871, China
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