Asian Network for the Study of Local China
Second Annual Workshop

May 10-13, 2007

Singapore Management University

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Schedule for the 2nd ANSLoC Meeting in Seoul

May 10 (Thursday)

Overseas Guests Arrive/Check in (Rendezvous Hotel)
6:30 p.m. – Dinner (informal – some of us may not arrive in time for the occasion)

May 11 (Friday)

Founding members' agenda meeting over catered breakfast (SESS Meeting Room 4.2)
   (8:00-9:20 am) – other participants to have breakfast at the Hotel

Full-day Seminar (SESS Meeting Room 4.1: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm)
See the seminar program attached at the end

7:00 p.m. Leave for the Dinner Venue
(No Sign Board near the Esplanade – sport jacket, no tie)

May 12, (Saturday)

Day tour (optional):

Morning: Free

Noon – Lunch at Maxwell Food Center (Hawker varieties)

1:15-5:45 – Minibus Tour to Urban Development Authority and Singapore¡¯s neighborhoods

 Dinner (Venue: Banana Leaf Indian Restaurant in Little India)

8pm – Farewell Beer at Brewerkz

May 13 (Sunday)

Overseas Guests Depart

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Seminar Program

Session I (9:30 – 12:00)

Chair - John Donaldson (Singapore Management University)


Phil HSU (Taiwan national university), "Rethinking Leadership Succession and
   Economic Outcomes in China: Formal Institution and Informal Networks

   since 1992"

      Discussant: Hongyi Lai (East Asian Institute)


Tao-chiu LAM (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), "Empowering the County:
   A Comparison between Zhejiang and Guangdong"

      Discussant: Kun-Chin LIN (National University of Singapore)


Jang-Hwan JOO (Dongseo University), "Political Orientations of Three Chinese
Residents: A Survey of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou"

      Discussant:  Tse-kang LENG (National Chengchi University)

12:00 -13:45 – Lunch (Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant at Carlton Hotel)

Session II (12:30-18:30)

Chair - Hongyi Lai


Jae Ho CHUNG et al, "'Assessing the 'Revive the Northeast' (Zhengxing
) Program: Politics, Policies and Implementation"

      Discussant: Phil HSU


Hongyi LAI, "China's Western Development: Approaches for Balanced
Regional Growth"

      Discussant: Tao-chiu LAM

15:25-16:00 - Tea break


John DONALDSON, "Why do Similar Local Governments Adopt Different    Developmental Strategies? A Study of Two Puzzling Chinese Provinces"

      Discussant: Jae Ho CHUNG


Kun-Chin LIN, "Local Governmental Effects on Oil and Petrochemicals
Enterprise Reform in China"

      Discussant: John Doanldson


Concluding Remarks by John Donaldson and Jae Ho Chung

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