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Greeting Letter from the CES President 2018-2019

Title Greeting Letter from the CES President 2018-2019
Date 2018-09-10

 Dear CES Members and Friends:

As the President of the Chinese Economists Society (CES) ( for 2018-2019, first please let me congratulate and thank Dr. Adam Chen and his Board of Directors for a successful and fruitful year! In the meantime, I would like to extend a warm welcome to our new leadership team (Ying Fang, Zhongjiao Lin, Xiaoguang Ni, Weiguo Wang, Jianbo Zhang and Tao Zha) who take office on September 1, 2018.

The new leadership team would like to continue the CES’s flagship programs such as the CES China Annual conference, Presidents’ Forum, CES North America meeting, CES/AEA joint sessions and Reception/Business Meeting at the ASSA conference, Gregory-Paula Chow Teaching Fellowship, and Gregory-Paula Chow Best Paper Awards. In addition, we plan to create an ad hoc Committee on Professional Development to facilitate career development and mentoring for CES members at different career stages.

Below please find a list of our proposed events and activities in details; please mark these dates on your calendar!

2019 CES Reception/Business Meeting (6-8pm of January 5 at Rooms 209-211 of Hilton Hotel) at the ASSA conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, January, 4-6, 2019 (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday). (CES Role: Organizer).

CES 2019 North-America conference in Lawrence, Kansas, USA, April 6-7, 2018 (Saturday and Sunday). (CES Role: Co-Organizer, joint with University of Kansas)

CES 2019 Presidents’ Forum to be held in Dalian, China, June 6-7, 2019 (Thursday and Friday). (CES Role: Co-Organizer; joint with Dongbei University of Finance and Economics).

CES 2019 China Annual Conference to be held in Dalian, ChinaJune 8-9, 2019 (Saturday and Sunday). (CES Role: Organizer; joint with Dongbei University of Finance and Economics).

- Selection for 2020 CES/AEA joint sessions at the ASSA meeting in San Diego, CA, USA, January 3-5, 20120 (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday). (CES Role: Organizer).

More details of these meetings and events will be announced later. As your academic and professional association, we sincerely need and appreciate your participation and support. We look forward to working with you for the upcoming academic year!



Zongwu Cai
President of the Chinese Economists Society (2018-2019)

Dr. Zongwu Cai
The Charles Oswald Professor of Econometrics & Professor of Economics
Advisor for Master’s Program in Economics
Department of Economics
University of Kansas
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