SCAPE,NUS-CMR,XMU Joint Economic Workshop Spring 2007

SCAPE (NUS) – CMR (Xiamen University)
Joint Economic Workshop
8:30-12:30 a.m., 12 March 2007
Room D310,School of Economics
Economies of Singapore and China

Chair: Prof. Wenpu Li (CMR)

8:30-8:40am: Opening Remarks by Prof. Shandre Thangavelu, Director, Singapore Centre for Applied and Policy Economics (SCAPE)

8.40am – 10.30am: Session 1
a. Shandre Thangavelu (SCAPE):  “Returns to Higher Education in Singapore”
b. Gong Min (Xiamen): “Does China Function as a Bridge to Increase the Regional Trade”
c. Zeng Jinli (SCAPE): Subsidies in R&D Growth Models
d. Zhang Shunming (Xiamen): The Distorted Theory of Anticipated Utility”

10.30am – 10.50am: Tea Break

10.50am – 12.20pm: Session 2
a. Albert Tsui (SCAPE): “Volatility Dynamics in Foreign Exchange Rates: Further Evidence from Malaysian Ringgit and Singapore Dollar”
b. Lu Shengrong (Xiamen): “Regional Effects of Chinese Monetary Policy”
c. Anthony Chin (SCAPE): “Location Decisions of Foreign Logistics Firms in China

12.20pm –12.30pm: Closing Remarks by Prof. Li Wenpu, Director and Vice Dean, School of Economics, Xiamen University