click on the speakers to stream the respective video


Opening Ceremony Speeches:

  • Yuan Li – Conference Chair, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Markus Taube – Conference Chair, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Thomas Spitzley – Vice President, University of Dusiburg-Essen
  • Herbert Jakoby – Director of the Deparment of Foreign Trade of the Ministry for
    Economic Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Xin Jin – Deputy Director General of the China Center for Contemporary World Studies
  • Jinghai Zheng – Vice President of the Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK)

Keynote Speeches:

  • Justin Yifu Lin – Director of the Center for New Structural Economics of Peking University;
    Former Vice-President of the World Bank
  • Fabrizio Zilibotti – President of the European Economic Association
  • Guido Tabellini – Intesa Sanpaolo Chair, Bocconi University, Milan
  • Susan Shirk – Chair of the 21st Century China Program, University of California, San Diego;
    Former Deputy Secretary of State of the USA
  • Chong-En Bai – Chairman of the Economics Department, Tsinghua University;
    Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of China

Media Coverage CEA Conference 2016

The conference was covered by media outlets in China as well as local press in Duisburg.

Media Coverage China

People’s Daily / Rénmín Rìbào 
September 2, 2016
Image and report 
September 2, 2016
September 2, 2016

Xinhua News 
Exclusive interview with Justin Yifu Lin
September 3, 2016
TV news broadcast of the exclusive interview of Justin Lin during the CEA conference. The TV news broadcast also mentioned the name of our conference.

Media Coverage Germany/Duisburg

Vortrag zur chinesischen Wirtschaft
August 18, 2016
Press Release Justin Yifu Lin

Rundschau Duisburg RD 
Teilabschnitt der neuen Seidenstraße endet in Duisburg
August 22, 2016
Press Release CEA

China beeinflusst die Weltwirtschaft
August 24, 2016
Press Release CEA

Duisburger Stadt-Anzeiger 
Die neue Seidenstraße
August 29, 2016
Press Release CEA
Print Article

Rheinische Post Duisburg 
Uni: Tagung zur chinesischen Wirtschaft
August 31, 2016
Press Release CEA

Frank Fischer Facebook (Duisburg 365) 
Video Footage Roundtable I: Statement Mayor Sören Link
September 1, 2016
Video footage CEA