The 9th China economic Summer Institute has taken place in Hong Kong from August 18 to August 20. Please go to http://chinasummerinstitute.org to see the program and the working papers that were presented. The objective of CESI is to create a network and community of top level scholars working on Chinese economic development.. The CESI is currently co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Center on Institutions and Governance, the Initiative on Global Markets at Chicago Booth, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, and the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University. The Summer Institute is organized in collaboration with the BREAD, CEPR and NBER networks of academic economists.