Honorary Professor, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Prof. Xu Xiaonian is one of the most famous and influential economists in China. Now he is a Professor of Economics and Finance at China Europe Internaitonal Business School (CEIBS). His research interests include Macroeconomics, Finance, Financial Institutions and Financial Markets, Transitional Economies, and China's Economic Reform.
He joined China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC) in 1999 as Managing Director and Head of Research. His research team was awarded the first prize in the local agency by the Chinese institution investors, and Prof. Xu was awarded the Best Economic Analyst. He left CICC and joined CEIBS in the beginning of 2004,
Prior to joining CICC, Dr. Xu was Senior Economist at Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong from 1997 to 1998. He worked as a consultant of the World Bank in Washington DC in 1996. Dr. Xu was appointed Assistant Professor of Amherst College, Massachusetts, from 1991 to 1995, teaching Economics and Financial Markets. He was employed by the State Development Research Center of China as a research fellow from 1981 to 1985.
Dr. Xu obtained Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Davis, in 1991, and MA in Industrial Economics in 1981 from Renmin University of China. He received Sun Yefang Economics Prize in 1996, the highest Chinese award in the field, for his research on China's capital markets.