The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Regional Economics Discipline Construction Held at Nankai University

Experts and Scholars Focused on “The Development and Theoretical Innovation of Economics within the Optimized Regional Development Pattern”

2017.11.13

The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Regional Economics Discipline Construction and “The Development and Theoretical Innovation of Economics within the Optimized Regional Development Pattern” Seminar was held at Nankai University from November 11th to 12th. More than 200 experts and scholars from over 40 research institutes and universities gathered at Nankai University and discussed about major issues of the country’s regional economic development.

Prof. Yan Chunhua, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Vice President of Nankai University attended the opening ceremony and made a speech. Yan Chunhua stressed that Nankai University’s economics discipline should draw on others’ advantages for future development during the “Double First-Class” Construction of the university. Nankai University should pursue the student-and-talent cultivation-oriented principle and find a new foothold for disciplinary development.

Co-hosted by Institute of Urban and Regional Economics, Renmin University of China, Institute of Urban and Regional Economics, Nankai University, and School of Economics, Lanzhou University, the Annual Meeting of the Regional Economics Discipline Construction has been successfully held for sixteen consecutive years. The meeting is committed to passing on the traditional applied nature of regional economics and promoting the development of regional economics discipline to provide theoretical foundation for the country’s economic development.

Reported by Liu Jingjie and Xin Wenzhong

Photographed by Lai Hongjie

Translated by Ada Yan



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