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2022 Shanghai Econometrics Workshop Held Online


2022 Shanghai Econometrics Workshop, sponsored by SOE, was held online from 28 to 29 May, 2022. The opening ceremony was hosted by Prof. Yahong Zhou, Dean of SOE. Prof. Yuanchun Liu, President of SUFE, gave the opening speech. Gang Wu, Director of the Third Management Department of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech.

At the opening ceremony, President Yuanchun Liu, on behalf of SUFE, firstly expressed his great appreciation to the National Natural Science Foundation of China as well as all the experts attending the meeting. He briefly reviewed the history of the development of quantitative economics, and pointed out that the scholars can make full use of China's advantages in big data to innovate quantitative analysis methods, to reveal the internal laws of China's economy, and to tell the "Chinese story" via the international language.

Director Gang Wu emphasized that the econometric research should stick to "problem-oriented" and adhere to the "four-oriented" development as the goal.

Near 30 guest speakers from universities and institutes, like Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Renmin University of China, Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Xiamen University, Zhongshan University, Huazhong University of Science, Capital University of International Business and Economics, Jilin University, Anhui University, Guangzhou University, gave their talks on the theme of "Econometrics and China's Economic Development". There were more than 270 participants in the meeting.