Workshop in Economics of Environment, Energy and Climate

发布日期:2018-04-08 09:10:00    来源:北京大学国家发展研究院

April 7-8, 2018

Stanford Centre, Peking University

Organized by:

Jintao Xu, NSD, Peking University

Jinhua Zhao, Michigan State University

Shanjun Li, Cornell University


Saturday, April 7, 2018

Venue: Stanford Centre M11




Opening Remarks


Jintao Xu , Peking University

Professor and Associate Dean, National School of Development, Peking University                        

Section 1 Chair: Prof. Shanjun Li(Resources


Ujjayant Chakravorty, Tufts university

“Drilling in the Drought? The Industrial Organization of Groundwater”

Peter Berck, University of California, Berkeley

“The California Litter Reduction and Recycling Program”


Group Photo & Coffee Break

Section 2 Chair: Prof. Jintao Xu(Environment)


Guojun He, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

“Environmental Regulation and Firm Productivity in China: Estimates from a Regression Discontinuity Design”

With Shaoda Wang and Bing Zhang

Liguo Lin, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

“Water Quality and Infant Mortality: Evidence from Provincial Transboundary Water Pollution Control in China”


Lunch in the conference room

Section 3 Chair: Prof. Jinhua Zhao (Environment)


Alberto Salvo, National University of Singapore

“Local Pollution Drives Global Pollution: Emissions Feedback via Residential Electricity Usage”

Shuai Chen, Zhejiang University

“Air Pollution and Short-term Population Movements: Evidence from China”


Coffee Break

Section 4 Chair: Prof. Peter Berck(Environment)



Bing Zhang, Nanjing University

“Social Media, Information and Demand for Environmental Quality: Evidence from ‘Under the Dome’”

Soo Hong Chew, National University of Singapore

“Does Haze Cloud Decision Making? A Natural Laboratory Experiment”

Junjie Zhang, Duke Kunshan University

“Turning a Blind Eye? The Political Economy of Environmental Regulation in China”



Stanford Centre G11

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Venue: Stanford Centre G11

Section 5 Chair: Prof. Min Wang (Energy & Transportation)


E Somanathan, Indian Statistical Institute

“Social cost of power from coal and renewables in India”

Shanjun Li, Cornell University

Transportation Policies and Equilibrium Sorting: Evidence from Beijing”


Coffee Break

Section 6 Chair: Prof. E Somanathan (Energy & Transportation)


Lunyu Xie, Renmin University of China

“Mandatory Household Energy Transition with Cost on the Poor? -- Distributional Welfare Impacts of the Household Coal Reduction Program in China”

Xiaobing Zhang, Renmin University of China

“Optimal policy for coal: the joint consideration of flow and stock externalities”


Lunch in the conference room

Section 7 Chair: Prof. Lunyu Xie (Climate)



Zhi Li, Xiamen University

“Generalized serial cost sharing mechanisms for the provision of non-excludable threshold public goods”

Qu Tang, Jinan University

“The Effect of Temperature on High-stakes Decision Making: Evidence from the National College Entrance Examination in China”

Jinhua Zhao, Michigan State University

“Adaptation to Climate Change: Extreme Events versus Gradual Changes”


Informal dinner at Huajiayiyuan

2.Administrative Information

  • Hotel Accommodation

The Lakeview Hotel


No. 127, Zhongguancun North Road, Haidian District, Beijing

Tel: +86-10-8268-9999

Fax: +86-10- 8268-9998 or +86-10-6260-8678

Participants are requested to settle their personal incidentals at the hotel prior to their departure upon check-out. Complimentary breakfast is included in the package. Check-in time is at 12:00 and check-out time is at 12:00. Late check-outs are to be settled by the participant.

Late check-out till 18:00: 50 % of one day rate

Late check-out after 18:00: 100% of one day rate

  • Transportation

We will arrange airport pick-up for keynote speakers if you need. In case you want to come by yourself, you may need the following information:

Getting to the Lakeview Hotel from the airport by taxi

Costs: about 120 RMB (approx. 20USD)    Duration of trip: 40-60 minutes.

As many taxi drivers do not speak English very well it is a good idea to show them the address in writing:

请送我去北大博雅国际酒店 (“Please drive me to the Lakeview Hotel.”)


电话:+86 10 82689999


Getting to NSD from the Lakeview Hotel

The conference venue is about 5 minutes’ walk from Lakeview hotel.

Please come to the hotel lobby at 8:45 A.M. on April 7&8. An NSD working staff will take you to the conference venue.

  • Conference Venue

M11 & G11,

Stanford Centre, Peking University

No.5, Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, PRC 100871


  • Meals

Complimentary breakfast is included in the hotel reservation. Lunch box will be provided during lunch break at the conference.

  • Local Contact
  • Jessie Dian Cheng,, 15210513563
  • Jintao Xu:, 13701353217