World Economy



I. Training Goals and Duration of Schooling

1. Master’s Degree Program

This major aims to develop talented scholars 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 good knowledge of economic theory and systematic world economy expertise as well as a good command of a foreign language and certain modern economic analysis methods, and of computer technology. After graduation, students can engage in teaching and research in the field of global economics, work in management in government departments, or be active in the business of the real economy.
Master’s degree students have a flexible study period of two to three years, but those who complete the required credits and pass the examinations as well as their thesis defense can finish the program within two or two-and-a-half years.

2. Doctoral Program

This major aims to develop highly talented people who adhere to the cardinal principles: promoting the reform and the opening-up; being of good character; and being academically ethical. They must have a solid foundation in economic theory and expertise as to the world economy, with good command of ,a foreign language and certain modern economic analysis methods and computer technology. Talented students are also trained to be familiar with academic standards and capable of undertaking independent scientific research. After graduation, students can engage in teaching and research in the field of global economics, can work in management in government departments, or can be active in the business of the real economy.   

The duration of schooling is three years generally; four years for in-service doctoral post-graduates in Beijing who accept directed education or contractual programs; and five years for students who accept an ongoing academic project that involves post-graduate and doctoral study,  as well as those who enroll as Ph.D. candidates directly from undergraduate programs. 

 

II. Specialized Research Orientation
  

No. Research Main Research Content Supervisors
1 New Pattern of World Economics (Doctoral Program)    The contemporary world economic situation and development trends of the contemporary world economy; Economic patterns in the Pacific area Professor Tao Dayong (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
2 International Finance (1) (Doctoral Program)    Exchange rate, international reserves, the international monetary system, international capital flows and foreign exchange markets, the European currency markets, international capital markets, etc. Professor Li Chong (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
3 International Trade and Investment (Doctoral Program)    International trade, international investment, etc. Professor Zhao Chunming (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
4 International Finance (2) (Doctoral Program)     Basic principles of determining exchange rates and the balance of international payments; the evolution and trends of the international monetary system; economic analysis of the central banks’ monetary policies of the world's major countries. Professor He Liping
(Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
5 International Bank Management (Doctoral Program)     The development of cross-border banking business, the new Basel agreement and comprehensive risk management, the amount of recent progress in technological innovation and trends. Professor Zhong Wei (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
6 Comparison of Financial Systems (Doctoral Program)     The origins of the world's financial systems, participation in and convergence of financial systems, the relationship between law and the financial system, the function and role of the financial system. Associate Professor Hu Haifeng (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
7 International Trade Practices
(Doctoral Program)
The origin, formation theories, latest development and application of international trade practices; comparison between international trade practices and international conventions and law, etc. Professor Yao Xinchao
(Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
8 Issues of China's Foreign Trade (Doctoral Program) Theoretical basis of China's foreign trade, trade policy, trade strategy, the legal system of foreign trade, foreign trade relations, processing trade, service trade, etc. Professor Qu Ruxiao (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
9 Issues of Transnational Corporations (Master’s Program) The features, impacts, and trends of the contemporary transnational corporation. Professor Zhao Chunming
(Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
10 Economic Relations between China and the World  (Master’s Program) The trend of world economic globalization, integration, regional economic collectivization and so on; economic relationships between China and major countries, and China's countermeasures. Professor Qu Ruxiao
(Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
11 Patterns and Rules of the World Economy (Master’s Program) The overall pattern of the world economy, the rules of the world's major economic organizations, and China's countermeasures, etc. Professor Yao Xinchao (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
12 International Economic Relations (Master’s Program) The economic and political relationships between northern and southern countries, and between major countries, and the impacts on the world economy. Professor Zhong Xin




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