Institute of Economics of CASS
The Institute of Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS) was reorganized, amalgamated, renamed, and evolved from two research institutes established in the 1920s. In 1926, the Social Research Department of the China Foundation for the Promotion of Education and Culture was founded in Beijing, become the predecessor of the Institute, three years later, the department was restructured into the Institute of Social Research in 1929, being an Independent research institute, then amalgamated with the Institute of the Social Sciences at the Academia Sinica(AS) in 1934. It was renamed Institute of Social Research in 1945 at the AS and 1950 at the Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), then renamed Institute of Economics of CAS in 1953, and Institute of Economics of CASS in 1977.
The Institute of Economics was the incubator of the other 7 institutes of Academic Division of Economics of the CASS, and now specialize in the studies of comprehensive, fundamental economic issues, focusing on the major theoretical and practical issues of China's reform, development and stability, and pays equal attention to academic research and think tank research.
It runs journals such as 《Economic Research Journal》, 《Economics Perspectives》, and 《Researches In Chinese Economic History》.
A large number of scholars who have made outstanding contributions to China's economic construction and economic theory development have been working hard here. Among them, 1 National academician of the Academia Sinica (Tao Menghe, or L.K.Tao), 4 National academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Di Chaobai, Xu Dixin, Tao Menghe, Luo Gengmo), 4 members of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Zhang Zhuoyuan, Liu Shucheng, Zhu Ling, Gao Peiyong), 12 members of the Honorary Faculty of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Yu Zuyao, Zhu Shaowen, Wu Chengming, Wang Jingyu, Zhao Renwei, Luo Gengmo, Dai Yuanchen, Sun Shizhen, Mi Rucheng, Jing Junjian, Nie Baozhang, Xiang Qiyuan), and famous scholars in academic circles such as Qian jiaju Chen Hanshen, Gu Zhun, Yan Zhongping, Li Wenzhi and so on. Tao Menghe, Yang Duanliu, Cai Yuanpei, Yang Quan(Xingfo), Fu sinian, Wu Baosan, Di Chaobai, Sun Yefang, Xu Dixin, Liu Guoguang, Dong Fureng, Zhao Renwei, He Jianzhang, Zhang Zhuoyuan, Liu Shucheng, Wu Taichang, Pei Changhong and Gao Peiyong served as directors. The current director is Huang Qunhui.
It consists of 11 departments: Department of Political Economy, Department of Das Kapital Studies, Department of Contemporary Western Economic Theories, Department of Macro-Economics, Department of Economic Growth Theories, Department of Micro-Economics, Department of Public Economics, Department of Development Economics, Department of the History of Chinese Economy, Department of the History of Modern Chinese Economy, and Department of the History of Economic Thought. It has established the CASS Think Tank on Innovation of Marxist Political Economy in Contemporary China.
It is affiliated with national academic groups and foundations including China Society of Das Kapital Studies, China Association of Comparative Economics Studies, Association of the History of Chinese Economic Thought, Chinese Economic History Society, China Research Society of Urban Development, and Sun Yefang Economic Science Foundation. Under it are also CASS-level non-physical institutions: Modern Economic History Research Center, Underdeveloped Economy Research Center, Research Center for Listed Companies, Private Economy Research Center, and Public Policy Research Center, etc.
The Department of Economics of the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences recruits doctoral and master's degree students.
Address: No.2 Yuetan Beixiaojie, Xicheng District, Beijing, China(Postcode:100836)
Address(temporary): South Building, Guoyi Hotel, No.1 East Wenxing St., Xicheng District, Beijing, China(100044)
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