Workshop Schedule on May 3
08:50 – 09:10
Opening Remarks; Yushan Wu (Academia Sinica)
Welcoming remarks by Tse-kang Leng
Morning Session: Chaired by Tse-kang Leng
John Donaldson (Singapore Management University), "Small is Meili? Central-Local Relations and the History of Scale"
Discussant: Phil Hsu (National Taiwan University)
Jae Ho CHUNG (Seoul National University), "Determinants of Local Discretion in China: Exploring Policy-Contingent Variations"
Discussant: John Donaldson (Singapore Management University)
12:00-13:30 – Lunch
Xufeng Zhu (Nankai University), "Lesson-Learning by Repeated Collaboration: From China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park to Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city"
Discussant: Tse-kang Leng (Academia Sinica)
Afternoon Session: Chaired by Jae Ho Chung (Seoul National University)
Wen-hsuan Tsai (Academia Sinica), "Experimentation under Hierarchy in Local Conditions: Cases of Political Reform in Guangdong and Sichuan"
Discussant: Long Yang (Nankai University)
Tomoki KAMO (Keio University), "How China's Democratic Institutions Represent and Coordinate the Interests of Local Communities?: A Case Study of Yanzhou Municipality in Jiangsu Province"
Discussant: Szu-chien Hsu (Academia Sinica)
15:10-15:30- Tea Break
Ray Yep (City University of Hong Kong), "High-Rise Apartments and Land Bill Auction: The "Chongqing Model" As a New Formula of Equitable Rural Development and Peasant Empowerment?"
Discussant: Yousun Chung (Academia Sinica)
Phil Hsu (National Taiwan University), "The Growing Budgetary Accountability in China: Innovations at Local People's Congresses"
Discussant: Xufeng Zhu (Nankai University)