Chair Professor in Economics, Former Vice President of Peking University, Vice Chairman of Peking University Council, Founding Dean of Peking University HSBC Business School
Wen Hai
Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Davis
Research Interests: International Economics (Trade), Development Economics
+86-755-2603-2090. +86-10-6275-6569
Office: RM 716, PHBS Building

Research Fields:

International Economics (Trade), Development Economics 

Education :

Ph.D. & MA in Economics, University of California, Davis, USA. June 14, 1991,
BA in Political Economy, Peking University, China, January 5, 1982

2013.9 – Present  Vice Chairman of Peking University Council, HSBC Business School, Peking University
2008.5 - 2013.10  Chancellor of Shenzhen Graduate School, Peking University
2005.11- 2013.9  Vice President, Peking University
2004.10 - 2021.11  Dean, HSBC Business School (the former Shenzhen Business School), Peking University
2002.7 - 2005.11 Assistant to President, Peking University
1996.1 - 2008.5  Professor and Senior Deputy Director, China Center for Economic Research (CCER), Peking University
1994.8 - 1996.1  Deputy Director, China Center for Economic Research (CCER), Peking University
1992.8. -  Assistant and Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Fort Lewis College, Colorado State University, Durango, Colorado, USA.
1996.7 - 8  Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, RSPAS, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
1995.6 - 8  Visiting Professor, Department of Economics and IGA, University of California, Davis, USA
1991.6 -1992.8  Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis, California, USA.
1991.1 – 5  Lecturer, Department of Economics, California State University, Sacramento, California, USA
1988.9 - 1989.5  Lecturer, Department of Economics, California State University, San Francisco, California, USA
Senior Deputy Director of China Center for Economic Research (CCER) at Peking University


The Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award (Economics), University of California, Davis, 1990;
Honors of the Chinese Economists Society, the Chinese Economists Society (CES), U.S.A. 1992;
The 1997 Li Foundation Heritage Prize in Economics for Excellence in Creative Activity, the Li Foundation, Inc., San Francisco, 1996;
The National Outstanding Returning Scholar Award, the Ministry of Personnel and the State Commission of Education, the People’s Republic of China, 1997;
An Zi-Jie Prize for International Trade Study, 2001;
Outstanding Teacher in Peking University, 2001 and 2002;
Peking University Zheng Da Outstanding Teaching Prize, 2006;
The most influential 30 Economics Figure in Shenzhen for the past 30 years;
Peking University Outstanding Teaching Prize 2009-2010;
The Ministry of Education’s 6th “Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award” (Humanities and Social Sciences, 2012 ;
An Zi-Jie Prize for International Trade Study, 2014;
CES Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015;
Netease 2017 Most influential economist, 2017.


2021- Committee Member, China Industrial Internet Think Tank
2020- Member of Academic Committee of Guangdong Development and Reform Commission
2018- Shenzhen Qianhai Free Trade Zone, Member of Advisory Committee
2013 - Member of the Shenzhen International Urban Construction Committee
2011 - Member, Advisory Committee for Economic & Trade Policy, Ministry of Commerce,P.R.C.
2008 – 2020 Chairman of the Board, China Economics Annual Conference
2006 - Vice president, China Society of World Economics 
2001 - 2008  Secretary General, China Economics Annual Conference
2001 - 2005  Member, Research Committee of Health Policy, Ministry of Health, P. R. C.
1998 -  Member, Chinese Economists 50 Forum
1994.8 - 1998 Member, Academic Committee of Economic Research on China, The Ford Foundation, U.S.A.
1993 - 1994  President of the Chinese Economists Society (CES), U.S.A.
1985 - 1994 Member of the Board of the Directors (four terms), Chinese Economists Society (CES), USA
1993.8 - 1994.8 Chairman, the Steering Committee of "International Symposium on Property Rights of Township-Village Enterprises (TVEs) in China", August 6-9, 1994, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
1990.7 - 1990.8. Chairman, the Steering Committee of "1990 International Symposium on China's Economic Reform", July, 1990, University of California, Davis

(In Chinese)

"Economic Growth and Changes in Agricultural Policy in Taiwan", in Y. Zhao & J. Wen (ed.) Taiwan Model, Oriental News Corp., New York, September 1992;
"How Successful Has Chinese Enterprise Reform Been" (with Woo, Fan, and Jin), Jinji Yanjiu (Economic Research), August 1994;
"New Development in International Economics", Jingji Yanjiu (Economic Research), No.7, July 1995;
"New Trade Theory and China's Trade Policy", in CCER (Yi Gang ed.) Economics and China's Economic Reforms, Shanghai People's Publishing House, September 1995;
"Russian Economy in Transition”, in Hai Wen (ed.) Economic Transition in Russia, Chinese Enterprise Management Press, Beijing, 1996
"Research on Property Rights of Chinese Township and Village Enterprises” (with Zhou Qiren) in Hai Wen (ed.) China's Township-Village-Enterprise: Experience, Nature, and Reforms, Chinese Industrial and Commercial Press, Beijing, 1997
“Integration of the Global Economy and China”, No. 119, CCER Newsletter Series, 2000.
“China’s WTO Accession: Impacts and Significance”, International Economics Review, No. 3-4, 2001.
“Empirical Analysis for Elasticity of Chinese Import and export: 1999-2003” (with Qi Shen), Research on Economics and Management, No.1, 2006
“New Changes in International Production and Trade Structure” (with Da Zhao), International Economic Review, No.1, 2007
“Evaluating the Effect of Commercial Insurance Model in New-type Rural Cooperative Medical System” (with Liang Zhao, Guangying Gao, Wei Wei), Chinese Hospital Management, No.1, 2007
“The role and Challenges of Opening up Policy to China’s Economic Development”, International Economic Review, No.3, 2008
“The Impact of China’s WTO Accession on the Economic Structure and Reform” (with Yuanyuan Pan), Journal of International Trade, No.8, 2008
“Economic Analysis of Single-disease Paying in Medicare” (with Liang Zhao, Changxiao Jin), Economic Survey, No.5, 2008
“The Analysis of China’s Outward Antidumping and Its Remedy Effects” (with Qingliang Li), International Business Research, No.3, 2011
“Origin and Development of Anti-dumping: a Global Perspective” (with Qingliang Li), International Economic Review, No.3, 2011
“Correlated Demand, Eco-dumping and Optimal Environmental Policy”, (with Hongxin Yao), China Economic Quarterly, No.4, 2012
“A Research on the GPA Participation of State-Owned Enterprises in China” (with Jin Li, Min Dai), Journal of International Trade, No.9, 2012
“Policy Analysis of Children‘s Education Problem of Migrant Workers: Based on Fieldwork in Beijing” (with Fei Yu,Zhonghua Liang) Education Research Monthly, No.8, 2014
“Education of Migrant Workers’ Children: Analysis Based on Fieldwork in Shenzhen” (with Zhonghua Liang, Fei Yu), Educational Science Research, No.10, 2014
“Education and Innovation Matter in Restructuring of China's Economy”, ReferenceNews, 2016
“What is the Next Phase of China's Reform and Opening Up when Anti-Globalization Gose Global?” China Economic Review, No.2, 2020
“Building A Rule-Based and Reciprocial Landscape for China's Opening Up: A new Agenda”, China Economic Review.No.10, 2021
(In English)
"The Efficiency and Macroeconomic Consequences of Chinese Enterprise Reform" (with Woo, Fan, and Jin), China Economic Review, Vol.4, No.2, 1993
"How Successful Has Chinese Enterprise Reform Been" (with Woo, Fan, and Jin), Journal of Comparative Economics Vol. 18, 410-437, 1994
"Decentralized Socialism and Macroeconomic Stability: Lessons from China in the 1980s" (with Fan and Woo), in M. Guitian and R. Mundell (ed.), Inflation and Growth in China, Washington, DC, IMF, 1996
"The WTO and China’s Objectives as a World Trading Power” in James A. Dorn (ed.), China in the New Millennium: Market Reforms and Social Development, Cato Institute, Washington DC, 1998
“Agricultural Policy Adjustment in the Process of Trade Liberalization”, in Peter Drysdale and Song Ligang (ed.), China and WTO: Strategic Issues and Quantitative Assessment, Australia-Japan Research Center and Rouledge, London, 1998
"The U.S.- China Bilateral Trade Balance: it’s Size and Determinants” (with R. Feenstra, W. T. Woo, and S. Yao), NBER Working Paper 6598, June 1998 and CCER Working Paper C1998009, August, 1998
"Discrepancies in International Data: An Application to China-Hong Kong Entrepot Trade” (with R. Feenstra, W. T. Woo, and S. Yao), American Economic Review, May 1999.
"The Impacts of The Asian Economic Crisis on China's Foreign Trade” (with Kaifeng Zhong), CCER Working Paper No.E1999010, June, 1999
Global Impacts of Chinas Accession to the WTO, in China’s Integration with the World Economy: Repercussions of China’s Accession to the WTO, Edited by Kyung Tae Lee et al, KIEP, Korea, 2002
 “Chinas FTA Policy and Practice” (with Li), Northeast Asian Economic Integration: Prospects for a Northeast Asian FTA, Edited by Yangseon Kim et al, KIEP, Korea 2003.
The Short-Term Impact of SARS on the Chinese Economy”, forthcoming, (with Zhao, Wang, and Hou), Asia Economic Papers, Vol. 3, Issue 1 - Winter 2004.
A Bilateral or Trilateral FTA?” (with Zhang), Strengthening Economic Cooperation in Northeast Asia, Edited by Yoon Hyung Kim et al, KIEP, Korea, 2004.
“Pros and Cons of International Use of the RMB for China”, (with Yao), Currency Internationalization: Global Experiences and Implications for the Renminbi, Edited by Wensheng Peng and Chang Shu, 2010.
BOOKS (in Chinese)
Hai Wen, International Trade -- Theory, Policy, and Empirical Issues, Shanghai People's Publishing House and Hong Kong Intelligent Books Limited, October 1993
Hai Wen and Lin Shuanglin, Economics in Business Management, Shanghai People's Publishing House, 1995
Yi Zhunshen and Hai Wen (ed.) Modern Management Sciences (Book Series), Shanghai People's Publishing House, Shanghai, 1995
Hai Wen (ed.), Economic Transition in Russia, Chinese Enterprise Management Press, Beijing, 1996
Hai Wen (ed.), China's Township-Village-Enterprise: Experience, Nature, and Reforms, Chinese Industrial and Commercial Press, Beijing, 1997
Hai Wen, Qin Qi, Liu Wei, Mei Xiaoqun et al. (Translation) Paul Krugman & Maurice Obstfeld, International Economics - Theory and Policy, 4th edition, 1997, People's University Press, Beijing, 1998; 5th edition, 2002
Hai Wen (ed.), International Economics (Book Series), People's University Press and Peking University Press, 2001
Hai Wen, International Trade, Shanghai People's Publishing House, Shanghai, 2003
Hai Wen (ed.), Free Trade Today, People’s University Press, 2004
Hai Wen et (Translation), Defense Globalization, Jagdish N. Bhagwati, People's University Press, 2008
Hai Wen et, International Trade and Investment: Growth and Welfare, Conflict and Cooperation, Peking University Press, 2009
Hai Wen, Shi Jianhuai, International Economics, China Higher Education Press, 2011
Hai Wen (ed.), Reform and Its Future, People's University Press, 2015
Hai Wen (ed.), Business Education Transformation, Peking University Press, 2016
Hai Wen (ed.), Restructuring, Peking University Press, 2017
Hai Wen (ed.), Macroeconomic Trends and Market Logic, Peking University Press, 2021
International Economics, Principles of Economics