On June 27th, 2019, the 2019 International Macro-Finance Conference, co-sponsored by the China Financial Research Center, the Editorial Department of Economic Research, the Financial Security Collaborative Innovation Center, was held in the Southwest University of Finance and Economics. More than 50 experts and scholars from Georgia State University, Emory University and Rochester University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Dicken University and Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University, Fudan University, Nankai University and Xiamen University participated in the conference.
Yin Qingshuang, Vice President of Southwest University of Finance and Economics, warmly welcomed the arrival of Chinese and foreign guests. He briefly introduced the history of the university. He hoped to make a new leap in personnel training and scientific research by constantly strengthening international exchanges and cooperation. Yin Qingshuang stressed that the unilateralism and trade protectionism are prevalent at present, which increase the uncertainty of the global economy. It is necessary for experts and scholars to take a global view of international economic and financial macro-finance. He hoped that the conference will provide fruitful intellectual results to meet the challenges of macro-economy.
Liu Xiahui, Editorial Director of Economic Research, delivered a speech in which he believed that financial issues involved the daily life of every citizen and ran through all aspects of a country's economic system. While studying macro-finance, we should also pay attention to the development of micro-finance. He appealed to the scholars to provide more opportunities for the creation and accumulation of wealth for the whole society and for the well-being of future generations.
Professor Cha Tao, Director of the Federal Reserve Quantitative Research Center in Atlanta, Dr. Shao Yu, Chief Economist of Oriental Securities, Associate Professor Chen Kaizhi, Emory University, and Professor Liu Xiliang, Honorary Director of China Financial Research Center, respectively delivered the keynote speeches for the efficiency of credit allocation in monetary policy, post-crisis and the rebalancing of the anti-globalization era, on balance and re-runaway, the overall impact and distribution effect of housing policy in China, and the reform of the financial supply side. A total of 12 English papers and 16 Chinese papers have been discussed and commented on in detail. The paper covers such macro-financial fields as monetary policy, systemic financial risk, macro-prudential supervision, transnational capital flow, exchange rate fluctuation, financial science and technology, real estate finance, bank credit, sovereign default risk and so on. Experts and scholars shared their latest research results.
Since 2017, the international macro-finance conference has been held for three consecutive times, attracting many experts and scholars from domestic and foreign financial academia to attend the conference, providing a high-end platform for academic exchanges for macro-finance, and gradually establishing the influence for financial discipline in the field of macro-finance. The conference will be held continuously every year.
Translated by wengjun