The 7th International Symposium on Human Capital and Labor Markets

Celebrating Release of the China Human Capital Report 2015


The China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research (CHLR)

Central University of Finance and Economics


China Economic Review

December11-12, 2015
Beijing, China

The conference will feature the release of the seventh annual China Human Capital Report-2015, and parallel academic sessions. We invite submission of papers. Topics dealing with the broad areas of human capital and labor markets are all welcome. To be considered for the Conference, a detailed abstract (400-500 words) must be submitted no later than October 15, 2015 to the  website





Presenters will be provided with two nights’ accommodation and meals during the Conference. Junior faculty (within 5 years of receiving PhD, and certified by their institution) and PhD candidates (i.e., have passed comprehensive examinations and certified by their office of graduate studies) may apply for international travel subsidy for ½ of the airfare up to US $700, subject to budgetary limitations. Announcement of submissions accepted for the Conference and the decision on the trip subsidy will be announced by October 15 and November 1, respectively.

All submitted papers will be considered for presentation at the Conference and, if submitted for publication, inclusion in the Human Capital and Labor Market Issue of China Economic Review.  Papers submitted for publication will be subject to China Economic Review’s standard double-blind review process. 



All papers accepted for presentation must be submitted to the conference by December 1 so that discussants have sufficient time to prepare.For questions and inquiries, please check the CHLR website for updated information: email  



Organizing Committee  

CHLR Special-Term Professors
Belton Fleisher (Chair), Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University
Haizheng Li (Chair), Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rachel Connelly, Professor, Bowdoin College

Barbara Fraumeni, Professor, University of Southern Maine  

Carsten Holz, Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Zhiqiang Liu, Associate Professor, SUNY at Buffalo
Xiaojun Wang, Associate Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa

CHLR Full-Time Faculty
Li Yu, Ph.D, Iowa State University
Ning Jia, Ph. D, University of Notre Dame

Sophie Wang, Ph.D, Simon Fraser University
Fang Xia, Ph.D, Michigan State University
Fanzheng Yang, Ph.D, Iowa State University

Nina Yin, Ph. D, Toulouse School of Economics, France


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