Special Chair Professor of Economics; Deputy Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chongqing University
Professor Yao Shujie is the Chueng Kong Special Chair Professor of Economics and deputy dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Chongqing University. He is also the chief economist of the Chongqing Municipality government. He has held academic positions in the UK, including at the University of Oxford and the University of Nottingham, where he was the founding head of the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies. Professor Yao is an expert on economic development in China and has published 18 research monographs and edited various books.