This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
USC Marshall China Research Day
The USC Marshall School of Business presents a research conference on China and its business/political processes.
March 30, 2018 1:30pm to March 31, 2018 12:30pm
Friday, March 30th
1:30–2:15 Keynote Presentation
Speaker: Barry Naughton (UCSD School of Global Policy & Strategy)
2:15–2:30 Short Coffee Break
2:30–3:15 Session 1
Speaker: Alex Wang (UCLA School of Law)
Title: Symbolic Legitimation in Chinese Reform
3:15–4:00 Session 2
Speaker: Yang Xie (UC Riverside Economics)
Title: Crony Capitalism, Party-State, and Political Boundaries of Corruption
4:00–4:30 Coffee Break
4:30–5:15 Session 3
Speaker: Franziska Keller (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Title: The Politics of Paying A Visit: A Network Analysis of Provincial
5:15–6:00 Session 4
Speaker: Yongxiang Wang (USC Marshall Finance and Business Economics)
Title: Social Ties and the Selection of China's Political Elite
6:30 Dinner for all participants (registration required) at the USC University Club
Saturday, March 31
8:00–9:00 Breakfast for all participants
9:00–9:45 Session 1
Speaker: Yiqing Xu (UCSD Political Science)
Title: Rotating to the Top: How Elites and Commoners Rise in the Chinese
9:45–10:30 Session 2
Speaker: TJ Wong (USC Marshall Leventhal School of Accounting)
Title: Political Networks and Stock Price Comovement: Evidence from network-
connected firms in China
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–11:45 Session 3
Speaker: Nan Jia (USC Marshall Management and Organizations)
Title: The Strategic Use of Political Connections: The Role of Political
Connections in Firms' Location Choices
11:45–12:30 Session 4
Speaker: Yanhui Wu (USC Marshall Finance and Business Economics)
Title: Competition, Contracts, and Creativity: Evidence from Novel Writing in a
12:30 Lunch & Conference Concludes
Registration for this event is closed.
February 19, 2023
January 14, 2023
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
Monday, April 3, 2023 - 5:00pm PT
Join us for a discussion with Mike Chinoy on his new book that expands on USCI's Assignment: China series.
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 4:00pm
Join us for Aynne Kokas's discussion of the global battle for control over and use of the personal and institutional data we create every day.