Fourth IMF-Atlanta Fed Workshop: China in the Global Economy - September 19–20, 2019

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
September 19–20, 2019
Atlanta, GA

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the International Monetary Fund are sponsoring the fourth Workshop on China's Economy, which will be held in Atlanta on September 19–20, 2019.

As the world's second-largest economy, China exerts a rising influence on the growth and stability of the global economy. This workshop will bring together experts from around the world to discuss a number of important issues facing China. The workshop welcomes new and interesting research on all aspects of the Chinese economy, including but not limited to

  • Financial stability and systemic risk
  • Monetary policy and banking system
  • Fiscal policy
  • International trade
  • Industrial policy and misallocations
  • Capital account liberalization
  • Internationalization of the renminbi
  • Growth
  • Inequality

Call for Papers
Authors are invited submit full papers or long abstracts, through Conference Maker, to The paper submission deadline is April 30, 2019. Papers will be selected by the organizing committee, and only the authors whose papers are accepted will be notified by May 15, 2019.

For one author and one discussant of each accepted paper, the conference will cover the cost of a round-trip, economy-class airline ticket to Atlanta and back as well as local accommodation.

Keynote Speaker
Gita Gopinath, chief economist and director of research at the International Monetary Fund, is the workshop's keynote speaker.

Programs from the previous conferences are available.

Organizing Committee
Hui He (International Monetary Fund)
Nan Li (International Monetary Fund)
Vivian Yue (Emory University and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
Tao Zha (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Emory University)

For questions regarding the conference, please email