Doctoral graduates’ academic Salon of Theoretical economics was held by China Center for Special Economic Zones Research on Dec 30, 2013. Niu Minyu and Zhu Weiwen have been presenting their dissertation with the title of《Technology selection and evolution of industrial structure-Empirical studies based on the view of new structuralism》 and《The impact of public debt on economic growth in China》.
Niu Minyu introduced the role of government in economic growth which leads to the debate of liberal school and intervention school. Also he introduced Lin Yifu’s the new economics of structuralism. His comments were focused on 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 version development economics. In the empirical level, Niu Minyu used resources from Shenzhen such as economy data, population data and industry index data to analyses the impacts of technological choose different driving factors. He found that economic growth, industrial structure, technological choices and factor inputs between these factors have the path imbalance. Prof. Lu Zhiguo asked the connection between “natural endowment”, “technology choices” and “industrial evolution”, Then Prof. Lu Zhiguo propose “How to work out the role played by the new structure of economics in government”.
Then Zhu Wenwei review the three point of the impact of public debt on economic growth, the three point means:“ Public debt is conducive to economic growth”,“ Public debt is not conducive to economic growth”,“The influence of public debt on economic growth”. Prof.Yuan yiming affirmed Zhu Wenwei 's contribution, Prof. Zhang Kai debt threshold come up with “How the criteria of debt threshold will change in different regions and different stages?” Furthermore, the 90% of criteria debt threshold suitability. The salon ended in warm applause.