Professor, National School of Development, Peking University
From 1978 to 1982, Mr. Zhou studied at the Department of Economics at the Renmin University of China and obtained a Bachelor’s degree. In the fall of 1991, he joined a graduate program at the University of California at Los Angeles and obtained a Masters’ and Ph.D. degree. He is currently a professor at the National Development Research Institute of Peking University, China Center for Economic Research as well as Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and also a member of Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee.
Mr. Zhou Qiren is a distinguished economist in China. He has gained great influence in the Chinese economic sector for his extensive studies and achievements on “Positive Economics”. Throughout these years, he has done in-depth and meticulous research on enterprise restructuring and industrial reform. His studies on economics has gone beyond the numbers game and elevated to concerns to the drawbacks of the system. He is often reputed as the most knowledgeable and conscious-driven economist.