Regional Economics

I. Training Goals and Duration of Schooling

This major aims to develop talented students who adhere to the four cardinal principles: promoting the reform and opening-up; developing morally, intellectually, and physically; obeying the law and being disciplined; and being of good conduct. They must have a systematic knowledge of basic economic theory and economic history, a good command of a foreign language and certain modern economic analysis methods, and a command of computer technology. After graduation, students can engage in teaching and research in the field of the regional economics, can work in management in government departments, or can be active in the business of the real economy.

Master’s degree students have a flexible study period of two to three years, and those who complete the required credits and pass the examinations as well as the thesis defense can finish their studies within two or two-and-a-half-years.

II. Specialized Research Orientation and Supervisors



Main Research Content



Regional and Urban Economics

Based on comparative regional economic theory, studying the regional economic development laws and policy choices of large countries with transition economies, and exploring the relationship between the rational allocation of resources and space.


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