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Dept.of Economics
Professor LI Zheng

Updated: July 2010

 
Professor of Economics
Department of Economics, Economics School of Jilin University
2699 Qianjin Street, Changchun, Jilin Province, P.R. China, 130012
 
Tel:+86-431-85168834(O)
Fax: +86-431- 85168834
 
 
 
EDUCATION

INSTITUTION
DEGREE
DATE
Economics School of Jilin University
Ph.D. in Economics
July, 2003
Business School of Jilin University
MSc. in Management
March, 1999
Business School of Jilin University
B.A. in Economics
July, 1996

 
TITLE OF DOCTORAL THESIS: The Mechanism of the Growth of Chinese Firms
 
 
FIELDS OF INTEREST
 
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Entrepreneurial Economics, Firm Theory, China Economy
Topics of interest:
Entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth
The emergence of entrepreneurial economics
Policies to foster entrepreneurship and innovation
Creating an entrepreneurial economy in China
Human Capital of Entrepreneurs
China’s State-owned enterprises
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
 
Academic Positions:
2009-Present            Professor in Economics, Jilin University
2006-2009               Associate Professor in Economics, Jilin University
2001-2006               Lecturer in Economics, Jilin University
1999-2001               Teaching Assistant in Economics, Jilin University
International Affiliations:
Visiting scholar, School of Entrepreneurship and Business of University of Essex, United Kingdom, Oct.2006 - Jan. 2007.
The exclusive representative of The Farrell Company’s (TFC) training products and services in China, 2004 - Present.
Visiting scholar and post-doctoral researcher, the Faculty of Economics and Econometrics, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Oct.2003 - Sept. 2004.
Professional Activities and Services:
Member of Editorial Committee Board of Review of Public Sector Economics, 2009 –Present.
Vice Dean, Economics School, Jilin University, 2008 – Present.
Deputy Director, China Centre for Public Sector Economy Research of Jilin University, 2008 – 2010.
Researcher at the Research Centre of Entrepreneurial Management of Nankai University, 2006 – Present.
Post-doctoral research, Business School of Nankai University, 2005 – 2008.
Invited expert at China Development Bank, 2005.
Guest consultant of China Enterprise Goeasy Management Consulting Co. 2001 – 2002.
Researcher at the China Centre for Public Sector Economy Research of Jilin University, 2001 – Present.
Training:
Intel Company and Tsinghua University, Intel-Tsinghua Technology Entrepreneurship Curriculum Workshop (July 10 to 11, 2006).
Babson College and Business School of Nankai University, the Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (April 12 to 14, 2006).
 
AWARDS AND GRANTS
 
Awards and Honors:
 

Tianjin Award for Excellent Post-doctor
2006
Award for the Honorable Mention National Excellent PhD dissertation and Award for Jilin Province Excellent PhD dissertation
2005
Huygens grant from Nuffic (the Netherlands)
2003
State Scholarship Fund Award, China Scholarship Council
2003
Award for Excellent Papers on Social Sciences of Jilin Province
2001
Elite Cup Award for Excellent Papers of Jilin University
2001
Yoshikazu Sasakawa Academic Achievements of the Tokyo Yoshikazu Sasakawa Fund
2001

 
Grants:
 
·         The 12th five-year plan on high-tech industry development in Changchun, funded by Changchun government, funded by Changchun government, 2010.
·         Fostering high-tech enterprises in Jilin Province (20090616), funded by Jilin government, 2010.
·         Entrepreneurship education and employment of university students (2008JC006), funded by Jilin University, 2009.
·         The operation model of technology incubator in Changchun, funded by the government of Changchun city(08RK33)2008.
·         Sub-project of the Key program “Mechanism of new venture emergence and the growth model”, national nature science fund (70732004), 2007.
·         Creating the entrepreneurship support system in Jilin province (2006012), funded by the Government of Jilin province, 2006.
·         Comparative study on the development of entrepreneurship in North-east China, funded by Heilongjiang Province.
·         The key successful factors and mechanism during the process of corporate entrepreneurship in large established firms(2005038457), funded by Ministry of Personnel of China2005.
·         The environment for the growth of firms in North-east China, funded by China Enterprise Confederation & China Enterprise Directors Association, 2005.
·         Research on entrepreneurial economy theory and policy, funded by Jilin University, 2004.
·         The Comparative Study of Family Enterprises and Their Evolutionary Patterns in the World (2001XX020), funded by Jilin University, 2001.
·         Coordinated Reforms of the Large-sized and Medium-sized State-owned Enterprises in the Old Industrial Bases and in the Difficulties and the Countermeasures (98JAZD790006), funded by Ministry of Education, 1999.
 
KEYNOTE ADDRESSES AND PRESENTATIONS
Chair of Paper Session. 2010 Young Scholars’ Symposium on Chinese Economic Development, Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences in Universities (Economics), Changchun, 6 April, 2010.
Keynote presentation at “2010 World Summit on Innovation Economy”, organized by Subcommittee Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sports of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce and The National Association of Vocational Education of China, Nantong, China, 28-29 March 2010.
Title: the Development of entrepreneurial economy and the Training of Innovative Talents  http://info.witpark.com/html/news/201004/10526.shtml
Executive Conference chair of the International conference on State-owned Enterprise under the International Financial Crisis, 2009 Symposium on the Development of Chinese State-Owned Economy, China Center for Public Sector Economy Research of Jilin University, Beijing, 15-16 August, 2009.
Keynote presentation at “Korea & China Economic Cooperation since the World Financial Crisis”, The 2nd Seminar for friendship between institute for East Asia Economy, Chosun University, Korea and China Center for Public Sector Economy Research, Jilin University, China. Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea, 15 June, 2009.
Title: the Countermeasure against Financial Crisis of China’s State-owned Enterprises
Keynote presentation at the international conference on “Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Employment & Scientific Development”, Global Entrepreneurial Economy Forum, organized by The National Association of Vocational Education of China, Beijing, 30, November, 2008.
Title: Strategies for the Development of Entrepreneurial Economy in China Countering International Financial Economics
Keynote presentation at Young Scholar Forum, “2008 International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship”,hosted by Jilin University and Thunderbird, USA, Changchun, China, 1 November 2008.
Title:A Study on the Interactions between Technology Industry and Higher Education Institutions in China
Presentation at“GEM Global Forum”, Hosted byLondon Business School and Babson College, London, UK, 10 January 2007.
Presentation at 2nd Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research, hosted by University of Regensburg, Germany, 18-20 February 2004.
Presentation at “International Symposium on Entrepreneurship Research and Education”, Hosted by Business School of Nankai University and Babson College, USA, Tianjin, China, 11 April 2006.
Presentation at “National University's Symposium on Social Economic Theory and Practice”, 2007,2008,2009,2010.
Presentation at Symposium on the Development of Chinese State-Owned Economy, 2004,2005,2007,2009
Seminar at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), the Netherlands on “Entrepreneurship in China”, 2004.
Seminar at Zhuhai College on “the Entrepreneurial Economy and the Transformation of China’s Economic Growth Pattern”, 2010.
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
Articles in English:
 
- (With He B., Vinig G.T.) Entrepreneurship, Technological Progress and Resource Allocation Efficiency: A Case of China, Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship,2010 (3), forthcoming.
- (With Dai S.P.) Which Theory Is Directing China’s Reform of State-Owned Enterprises: From 1978 to 2008 and Onward?, Journal of the East Asian Studies, 2009(1)319-342..
- (With Song D. L.) Cultural Genes, the Trust Model and the Specialization and Internationalization of the Management of Chinese Family Enterprises, in John H. Dunning & Tsai-Mei Lin (ed.), Multinational Enterprises And Emerging Challenges, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007, pp.223-244.
- (With Dai S. P., Zheng P.) Which Theory Is Directing China's Reform of State-Owned Enterprises: From 1978 to 2008 and Onward? CEA (UK) 2008 Conference Papers, http://www.ceauk.org.uk/search/
- (With Vinig G.T., van der Voort R.) Entrepreneurship as Population Behavior –Evolutionary Game Analysis, the Babson-Kauffman Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (25th Anniversary), 9-11 June 2005, Boston USA.
- (With Vinig G. T.) A Game Theory Model for the Choice to Become Entrepreneur, The Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship (IECER), 9-11 January 2004. Regensburg University, Germany.
 
Articles in Chineses:
 
- What does the State Advances as the Private Sector Retreats Means? Social Science Journal, 2010 (5), forthcoming.
- China’s Entrepreneurial Economy Strategy after the Financial CrisisStudy & exploration2010(1)186-172.
- (With He B.) Can Entrepreneurship Promote China's Technological Progress and Efficiency Improvement? An Analysis Based on Panel Data Co-integrationComparative Economic & Social Systems2009(6)155-161.
- (With Zhang D.M.), Reform and Development of China’s State-owned economy countering International Financial CrisisEconomic Perspectives2009 (9)144-147.
- (With He B.)Empirical Study on the Relationship between State-owned Economy and the Regional Economic Growthin Wei. X. H., et al, Selected papers on Socialism Economics Theory 2009Economic Science Press2009, pp80-90.
- (With Li J. J.) China’s Scientific and Technological Innovation System: Reform, Development and Achievements, Jilin University Journal Social Sciences Edition2008(6):124-133; Xinhua Digest, 2009 (8).
- The Historical Review of the China’s State-owned Enterprise ReformReview of Political Economy2008 (2)36-50.
- Job Creation via Fostering EntrepreneurshipStudy & Exploration2008(6)163-165.
- Academic Contribution Review of Chinese Economist Weida Zhang, Contemporary Economic Research2008 (8)1-5.
- (With Sun. H. J.) Review of the relationship between China’s Economic Equity and EfficiencyJianghan Tribune2008 (8): 29-33.
- (With Jin X.T.), On the Establishment of Chinese Compensation System for Agriculture Calamities: Experience of Japan and America, Contemporary Economy of Japan2008 (5):47-52.
- (With Jin X.T.), The Policy to Creating an Entrepreneurial Economy, Comparative Economic & Social Systems)2008(2):154-159.
- (With Gong J.) The Development of Entrepreneurial Society in ChinaJilin University Journal Social Sciences Edition, 2008 (2):150-160.
- (With Gong J.) The development and the problem of the Private Sector in Northeast China, Industrial Technology & Economy, 2007(10):19-23.
- (With  Zhao D. M.) Entrepreneurship Research in Economics: a Historical Review, Journal of Entrepreneurship Research2007 (1)89-110.
- (With Deng F.) The structure and model of entrepreneurial policy toward entrepreneurial economy. Foreign Economies & development, 2006(6)26-33.
- (With Li Y. L.) SMEs financial support system in Japan, Contemporary Economy of Japan, 2006(2):52-56.
- (With Li Y. L.) What¢s the entrepreneurial economy and how to develop it. Foreign Economies & development, 2005(10):18-25.
- (With Liu C.J.), Entrepreneurship and growth: a review, Contemporary Economic Research, 2005 (12):25-30.
- Developing entrepreneurial economy is the key way to advance Old Industrial Bases, Study and Exploration. 2005(2):94-98.
- (With Lu Y. C.) The Evolution and Innovation of Japanese Groups, Contemporary Economy of Japan, 2003(1):20-25.
- (With Li G. F.), The Positive Analysis of the Result of Technological Reforms of State-owned Enterprises and the Countermeasures, Changbai Journal, 2002(4)51-54.
- (With Yin Z.) Research on the Experience of Foreign Industry Development, Contemporary Economic Research, 2003 (3):49-53.
- (With Yu P. L.) Knowledge Management, the New Stage of Business Management, Changbai Journal, 2002(5):60-63.
- (With Yu J. F.) The Research in the Institutional Innovation of the State-owned Enterprises in the Old Industrial Bases, Seeking Truth, 2001(2):43-48.
- New Measures Needed to Quicken the Transformation and Development of the Old Industrial Bases, Frontiers in Theory, 2000 (8):31-32; reprinted completely by Xinhua Digest 2000(7).
- Research in the Coordinated Reforms of the Large-sized and Medium-sized State-owned Enterprises in the Old Industrial Bases and in the Difficulties and the Countermeasures. Economic Review, 2000(2):60-62.
- Grasping the New Historical Opportunity to Quicken the Development of the Old Industrial Bases. People Daily (pages of academia), Dec 26, 2000.
 
Books in Chinese:
 
- The Mechanism and Policy Required To Create “The Entrepreneurial Economy”, Social Sciences Academic Press (China)2010, forthcoming.
- (With Xu C.C.) Report on Countermeasures against Financial Crisis of China's Central Enterprises, China Economy Press, 2010, forthcoming.
The Development of China’ State-owned Economy during the International Financial Crisis, Jilin University Press, 2009.
- (With Jin C.X., Yuan N.) Economic Nature of Power, Jilin People’ Publishing House, 2008.
- (With Zhang Y. L.) Research and Practice on Entrepreneurship Education in the innovation age, Modern Education Press, 2006.
- The Mechanism of the Growth of Chinese Firm, Economic Science Press, 2005.
 
Translated Works:
 
- (With Pan Y.) Entrepreneurship for Scientists and EngineersChina Machine Press, 2009.
- (With Yang X.F.) The entrepreneurial AgeAwakening the Spirit of Enterprise in People, Companies, and Countries, Tsinghua University Press, 2006.
 

 

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