【Academician Seminar】Prof. Gong Liutang Delivered Academic Report on “Developing New Quality Productive Forces to Promote High-quality Economic Growth”

By Fri, 10 May 2024 GMT


Beijing, 10th May 2024 (BISTU)--- Upon invitation, Prof. Gong Liutang, the head of Office of Humanities and Social Sciences and professor and doctoral supervisor of Department of Applied Economics of Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, Distinguished Professor of “The Yangtze River Scholar” by the Ministry of Education (MOE), and the recipient of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, delivered an academic report on “Developing new quality productive forces to promote high-quality economic growth” at Shahe Campus on 8th May 2024.  

  

Vice President Xiao Zhisong extended warm welcome to Prof. Gong Liutang and offered an introduction to BISTU in respect of academic disciplines, academic features and strengths, sci-tech innovation, and academic exchanges. He hoped that Prof. Gong Liutang would produce frontier, professional, constructive suggestions for development of management science at BISTU. Meanwhile, he requested that relating schools and teams of BISTU should strengthen communication with Prof. Gong Liutang to constantly enhance our competence in talent cultivation quality and sci-tech innovation.  

  

  

Prof. Gong Liutang explained the imminence of “developing new quality productive forces to promote high-quality economic growth” from the perspective of socialism modernization, international practices, changes in the world economic paradigm, Chinese economic growth, etc. In addition to analysis on measures and relating policy advices in developing new quality productive forces, he also explored China’s economic growth in the long and short run and concluded that Beijing should develop the new quality productive forces in a site-specific manner.  

  

With profound academic value and practical implications, Prof. Gong Liutang’s report provided a unique perspective of observing our economic growth and illuminated the way for more faculty and students to learning about our society, China, and the world.  

As a high-level academic exchange and communication event, Academician Seminar aimed to bring the role of academic exchange and cooperation in guiding sci-tech innovation into full play, cultivate a sound atmosphere for academic research, and enhance the quality of talent cultivation.  

The Seminar, chaired by Chairman Jin Chunhua of Economics and Management School Council, was co-organized by Office for Scientific Research, Postgraduate School, and School of Economics and Management and joined by Dean Zhou Zhehai of Postgraduate School and Vice Dean Ni Yuan, Vice Dean Liao Ganli, and Vice Dean He Qiong of Economics and Management School as well as over 100 faculty and students of the School.  

Gong Liutang, Ph.D. in Science, Ph.D. Supervisor, Distinguished Professor of “The Yangtze River Scholar” by the Ministry of Education (MOE), and the recipient of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, is currently a professor of Beijing Technology and Business University, a professor of Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, Director of MOE Key Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Mathematical Finance of Peking University, and the head of Office of Humanities and Social Sciences of Peking University. He is also a member of the 8th Academic Discipline Appraisal Group (Applied Economics) of Academic Degrees Commission of the State Council and a member of MOE Postgraduate Steering Committee for Financial Programs. His research interests include macro-economic policy and economics of China. As an editor-in-chief of Macroeconomics of China, he is a winner of multiple awards of Beijing Municipal Outstanding Teaching Achievements. He has published over 250 journal articles in key periodicals home and abroad and won MOE “Science and Technology Progress Award” and the first prize of Beijing Municipal Outstanding Achievements in Humanities and Social Sciences. Chairing a number of projects sponsored by National Foundation of Social Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology and other ministries, he enjoys the special allowance issued by the State Council and is an Outstanding Teacher of Beijing.