Call for Papers
The 10th International Symposium on Human Capital and Labor Markets
Celebrating Release of the China Human Capital Report 2018
The China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research (CHLR)
Central University of Finance and Economics
December 7-9, 2018
The conference will feature the release of the tenth annual China Human Capital Report-2018. Our tenth anniversary conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers, plenary sessions on critical topics in human capital and parallel academic sessions on December 8-9, preceded by a reception and dinner for all attendees on December 7.
Now we invite submission of individual papers and proposed sessions, each session consisting of 4 papers and discussants. Topics dealing with broad areas of human capital and labor markets are all welcome.
To be considered for the Conference, a detailed abstract (400-500 words) of each paper is required. Proposals for sessions must include a detailed abstract for each paper along with the CV of the session organizer and each author. A discussant for each paper in the proposed sessions must be assigned by the time of submission.
For submission, registration and other updated information, please check the CHLR website:
English web http://humancapital.cufe.edu.cn/en/
Chinese web http://humancapital.cufe.edu.cn/
Presenters will be provided with accommodation of two nights and meals during the Conference (Dec. 7 and 8). 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 one half of the airfare up to US $600, subject to budgetary limitations.
Submissions accepted for the Conference and the decision on the trip subsidy will be announced by October 15 and November 1, respectively.
All papers accepted for presentation must be submitted to the conference by November 30 so that discussants have sufficient time to prepare. For questions and inquiries, please check the CHLR website for updated information: http://humancapital.cufe.edu.cn/or email email@example.com
The China human capital reports, human capital data and other related large amount of China provincial level panel data can be downloaded without cost at:
About the CHLR
Established in March 2008, the China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research (CHLR) at the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) is an international research center for the study of human resources, labor markets, and their impact on economic development, focusing on China and related economies.
All faculty (full-time faculty and visiting faculty) and research fellows hold a Ph.D. degree in economics from major universities in North America and Europe, and some are tenured professors at U.S. universities. Nobel Laureates Kenneth J. Arrow and Professor Dale W. Jorgenson of Harvard University, the founder of the income-based method (the Jorgenson-Fraumeni method) for measuring human capital, serve on the Advisory Board.
The CHLR has master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral programs. The Center’s graduate programs are internationally oriented. The curriculum and instruction are rigorously designed following research universities in North America. All courses are taught in English.