History of Economic Thinking


1. Objectives and School Period

Sticking to the Four Cardinal Principles, and the reform and opening-up policy, this major is aimed to cultivate professional talent who can develop their moral, intellectual and physical abilities at the same time; who can obey laws; who are of morality and who have a sense of responsibility with a good foundation in economic theories and systematical expertise in economics, a foreign language, some modern economic analyzing methods, and skills in computer application. Graduates from this major can engage in teaching and researching work in the field of economics, management work in the government, or practical work in the business departments.

A flexible schooling system from two to three years is adopted; therefore the postgraduate students who can gain all the required credits, be up to standard in results and complete the defense of the thesis can finish a Master’s Degree in two years or two and a half years.

2. Specialized Research Orientation

No. Research Direction Main Research Content Supervisors
1 Study of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Economic Thoughts and Economic Policies Focuses on modern and contemporary Chinese (including the time of the late Qing Dynasty, the Northern Warlord government, KMT Government and new China) economic thought, economic policies and their results. Associate Professor Zhang Yue
2 Study of Modern and Contemporary Western Economic Thoughts

Focuses on the development of modern and contemporary western economic thought after the Classical School, including each school and their thoughts’ status, influence and their importance to Chinese economic theory.

Associate Professor Di Chengfeng

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