The 9th Annual CFO Forum

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar
Chicago Booth

Chang-Tai Hsieh

Chang-Tai Hsieh conducts research on growth and development. Hsieh has published several papers in top economic journals, including “The Life-Cycle of Plants in India and Mexico,” in the Quarterly Journal of Economics; "Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China and India," in the Quarterly Journal of Economics; "Relative Prices and Relative Prosperity," in the American Economic Review; "Can Free Entry be Inefficient? Fixed Commissions and Social Waste in the Real Estate Industry," in the Journal of Political Economy; and "What Explains the Industrial Revolution in East Asia? Evidence from the Factor Markets," in the American Economic Review.

Hsieh has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis, as well as the World Bank's Development Economics Group and the Economic Planning Agency in Japan. He is a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Senior Fellow at the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development, and a member of the Steering Group of the International Growth Center in London.

He is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, an Elected Member of Academia Sinica, and the recipient of the Sun Ye-Fang award for research on the Chinese economy.

Day 1: Monday Evening (April 8, 2019)

  • 5:30 pm · Registration and Welcome Reception
  • 6:30 pm · Dinner at Gleacher Center
  • 7:20 pm · Keynote Conversation
  • 8:00 pm · Q&A
  • 8:15 pm · Closing Remarks
  • 8:20pm · Cocktails and Conversation at Gleacher Center

Day 2: Tuesday (April 9, 2019)

  • 8:00 am · Breakfast and CFO Networking
  • 8:55 am · Opening Remarks
  • 9:00 am · Session 1: Economic Outlook and Global Challenges in 2019
  • 10:15 am · Group Photo
  • 10:30 am · Break
  • 10:45 am · Session 2: Capital Allocation and Investment Models
  • Noon · Lunch & Session 3
  • 12:30 pm · Recruiting and Retention (Session 3 Part 1)
  • 12:45 pm · Company Finance: Students' Perspectives (Session 3 Part 2)
  • 1:45 pm · Break
  • 2:00 pm · Session 4: US - China Relationship
  • 3:15 pm · Break
  • 3:30 pm · Session 5: The Role of the Corporation
  • 4:45 pm · Closing Remarks