The 33rd CESA Annual Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney Australia, 27-28 November 2023

The 33rd Annual Conference of Chinese Economics Society Australia (CESA)

27 – 28 November 2023

China and the global economy in the post COVID world

Call for papers

China presents a myriad of significant changes and new opportunities. Its increasing global influence ensures that the state of the Chinese economy and its economic, public and social policies continue to have a substantial impact on trade, investment, social developments, and global economic growth.

The 33rd Annual CESA Conference, organised by Macquarie Business School at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, cordially invites research contributions on the Chinese economy and its wider impacts and implications. We welcome both theoretical and empirical studies that employ diverse research methods, including quantitative and qualitative approaches. While we encourage submissions on the conference topics below, we also welcome papers that explore other aspects related to the main theme of the conference.

Conference Themes

The impact of COVID-19 on the Chinese economy

Macroeconomic dynamics and policy responses

Innovation and productivity

Demographic challenges in China

The role of financial market in the economy and the evaluation of financial market reforms

Income and wealth inequality

Social development and policies in China

Energy transition, Environment issues and climate change policies in China

Kindly note that the above topics serve as a guide and are not exhaustive.

We look forward to receiving your high-quality submissions. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference, providing an excellent opportunity to share your research insights and engage in fruitful discussions with fellow scholars.

Interested contributors should submit a full paper or an abstract (in PDF file) by Friday 18 August 2023. The organising committee will select the conference papers based on originality, analytical rigor, and policy relevance and will contact the authors whose papers have been selected by Thursday 31 August 2023.

Local Organising Committee

Associate Professor Zhiming Cheng

Professor Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

Associate Professor Ben Wang

Macquarie Business School

Macquarie University

Contact Us

Paper submission and conference enquiries:

Other enquiries:

Associate Professor Ben Wang E: P: +61 2 9850 8500

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