We are honored to host the 2nd HKUST and Jinan Joint Workshop on Macroeconomics, and we are extremely lucky that 13 distinguished scholars have kindly agreed to present their research at this year’s workshop, which will be held on June 18-19, 2019 at HKUST Campus.

Confirmed Speakers (Alphabetical):

Yan Bai University of Rochester
Jess Benhabib New York University
Kaiji Chen Emory University
Yunho Cho Jinan University
Jiajia Gu Jinan University
Zhen Huo Yale University
Yan Ji The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Zheng Liu Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Yang Lu The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jianjun Miao Boston University
Michael Sockin University of Texas at Austin
Zheng Michael Song  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Robert Townsend Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This exciting two-day workshop is jointly funded by Jinan University IESR and the Department of Economics of HKUST. The organizing committee for this year's conference consists of Pengfei Wang (Committee Chair, HKUST) and Yang Lu (HKUST). For enquiry, please contact Yang Lu ( or our assistant, Julie Wong (

We hope to see you in June!

Warm regards,

Pengfei and Yang


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