CDI's Experts and Leadership

Bios of CDI's management and research experts

Leadership

Fan Gang

President

Research Focus
Macroeconomics, Institutional Economics, Economics of Transition

Biography
President of China Development Institute; Professor at the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Director of China's National Economic Research Institute (NERI).
Prof. Fan is a well-respected expert in the macroeconomics of long-term development, international trade and currency, foreign relations and China's regional integration within Asia. He is most renowned for addressing such topics as China's financial risk and financial…

Guo Wanda

Executive Vice President

Research Focus
Low Carbon Economy, Macroeconomic, Industrial Policy Studies

Biography
Dr. Guo has abundant working experiences in university, government and large enterprise. As the Vice President of CDI, he is in charge of economic research & consulting projects, especially the study on government policy made for both central and local governments. In 2008, Dr. Guo was awarded the Cheveling Fellowship, funded by British government, and has been to Scotland for the program of “Low Carbon Economy”. In 2009, he…

Qu Jian

Vice President

Research Focus
Regional development strategy, industrial planning

Biography
Dr. Qu Jian has abundant experience in consulting projects. He has taken the lead of nearly 100 projects from governments of all levels, as well as many feasibility studies for the enterprises of both foreign and domestic. Dr. Qu has written over 100 academic papers, mostly of which are on FDI and regional development. He also makes lots of appearances in economic programs on TV.

Education
Ph.D. in economics, Nankai University
Post-doctor in economics,…

Wu Liangcheng

Vice President

Research Focus
Macro-economy, industrial economy, governmental regulation on public utility

Biography
Dr. Wu is now the doctoral adviser and visiting professor of Nankai University, the economic consultant for Guiyang Municipality of Guizhou Province, the Independent Director of Shenzhen Fountain Corporation. He was responsible for the “CDI Macro-economic Climate Index” from 1995 to 1997. He also presides over “Urbanization and public policy Column” on Chinese Financial Daily. In recent years, Dr. Wu focuses his research on…

Tang Huijian

Executive Vice President

Research Focus
Regional economy

Biography
Mr. Tang is the Executive Vice President of China Development Institute. Prior working with China Development Institute, He was the Deputy Director of Development Research Centre of Hainan Province. He has many years’ editing experience in media and being a veteran editor in economy, he has been in charge of editing many books, including “Economic Yearbook of Hainan Special Economic Zone”, “The Front Problem in China’s Reform and Opening-up” etc..

Education
B.A. in Economics,…

Feng Subao

Executive Vice Director, Academic Committee, 
Director, Center for Strategy Research

Research Focus
Economic Development Strategy, International Strategy of China, International Economy, Economy in South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Selected Publications
The Second Shock Wave: From the Southeast Financial Crisis to the Change of World Economic Situation, 1998;
Southeast Asia’s Financial Crisis: Theory and Policy Analysis, 1997;
Financial Crisis: A Perspective on Southeast Asia’s Financial Crisis, Executive Editor, 1997; 
Opportunity and Strategy: Industrial…