Problems and Prospects of Urban Governance

Shanghai Institute for National Economy    2018-01-18

Problems and Prospects of Urban Governance


Time: Nov 11, 2017, Thursday, 14:00-16:30

Venue: A301 Antai College Building

Host: Prof. Zhou Lin, Dean of ACEM



14:00-14:05 Opening remarks by host

14:05-14:45 Keynote speech: The “Elite” Logic of Urban Governance by Li Tie, Director-General, China Center for Urban Development

14:45-15:25 Keynote speech: Urban Disease: Control or Treatment? by Lu Ming, Distinguished Professor of ACEM

15:25-16:05 Keynote speech: Urbanization of Chinese Enterprises by Xia Lijun, Professor of ACEM

16:05-16:30 Panel Discussion with host Prof. Wu Jiannan, Executive Vice Director of China Institute of Urban Governance, SJTU


Li Tie

Li Tie is Research Fellow, Doctoral Advisor and the receiver of the State Council Special Expert Allowance. Previously, He has worked for the Rural Policy Research Office of the CPC Central Committee, Rural Development Research Centre of the State Council, Development Research Center of the State Council, the State Commission for Economic Restructuring and the State Commission for Structural Reform.

Dr. Li has been involved in drafting and formulating policy documents on urbanization such as National Urbanization Planning for the Central Government and the State Council, and conducted key research projects in such fields as China's urbanization strategy, planning for promoting healthy urban growth, and rural migration in urbanization. He also led dozens of international projects in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Ford Foundation, the World Economic Forum, the EU Commission and other international organizations.

His main works include Urbanization: A Comprehensive and Profound Social Transformation, Cities: My Personal Perspective. He is also the chief editor of Urbanization and Social Transformation Series.


Lu Ming

Prof. Lu Ming is a distinguished professor, Ph.D. supervisor and director of Center for China Development Studies at the Department of Economics, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Also, he is a member of the Shanghai National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. He works as an adjunct professor for Fudan University, Lincoln Studies Center, Peking University, Hitotsubashi University and as an expert consultant for the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. He got Ph.D. degree in economics at Fudan University in 2001. He once worked as a Fulbright Scholar for Harvard University and NBER and as a visiting scholar at the United Nations University/World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), Helsinki, Finland, Université Paris Sorbone, Queen’s University, Canada, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, Université de Lille 1, Hongkong University of Science and Technology, Université Paris Dauphine, National University of Singapore and Le Centre d'études de l'emploi, France.
 The honors he won included “New Century Talent” awarded by the Ministry of Education, “Shanghai Shuguang Scholar”, “Shanghai Leading Talents” and “Shanghai's Top Ten Youth Economic Figures”.


Xia Lijun

Professor and Head, Department of Accounting, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2011-
Professor, School of Accountancy, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 2008-2011 Research Associate, Post-doctoral Fellow, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2006-2007, 2008 Assistant Professor, School of Accountancy, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 2006-2008 PhD (2006) and Master (2003) in Accounting, School of Accountancy, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics


Wu Jiannan

Prof. Wu Jiannan is Distinguished Professor, Executive Vice Director of China Institute of Urban Governance and Head of Division and Liberal Arts and Social Science.


Chen Xian

Professor of Antai College.

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