The School of Economics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics is nationally renowned for its dedication to excellence in teaching and research. The School offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. programs in economics in its four departments of Economics, Economic History, Political Economy and Quantitative Economics. It is the intellectual home of 77 faculty members and about 700 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.
With the implementation of a special education reform project called “Economics Innovation Platform”, jointly funded by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance as well as Shanghai Government, the School is currently in a phase of moving quickly toward the best economics program in China and building up an international academic reputation in economics.
During the past few years, the School has recruited over 50 tenured/tenure-track faculty members from renowned universities in the world, such as Princeton, Columbia, Upenn, Northwestern, Toronto, etc. The faculty have published a large number of high quality papers in peer refereed journals, including Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Econometrics, Games and Economic Behavior, etc.