Vice Minister, China State Council
Liu Shijin, Vice President (Vice Minister) of DRC. Senior Research Fellow.Doctorate tutor. Born in Xi'an City of Shaanxi Province in January 1955. Graduated as bachelor of economics from the Department of Economics of Northwest University in February 1982. Worked with Northwest University from March 1982 to October 1986 as lecturer and Director of Teaching and Research Section and studied concurrently in a master's program. Graduated as PhD of economics from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in November 1989 and worked as Senior Research Associate and Division Director with Institute of Industrial Economics of CASS from December 1989 to March 1994.
Started to work with DRC in 1994 and took the posts of Deputy Director of Institute of Market Economy, Deputy Director General of Department of Macroeconomic Research, and Director General of Department of Industrial Economy. Concurrently, he is Executive Director of China Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE) and Deputy Director of CFIE's Academic Committee, Member of the National Consultant Committee for Industrial Policies, Member of Expert Committee of Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, Member of Academic Committee of China Reform Foundation, and Director of China Development Research Foundation. Advisor to a number of enterprises and professor of a number of universities. Long engaged in the research on economic theories and policies, covering enterprise reforms, evolution of economic system, macroeconomic policies, industrial development and policies.
Over 200 of his papers and articles were published on major domestic and foreign journals. He wrote or edited over 10 academic works and finished a series of internal study reports. Winner of the Prize for Excellent Papers on Economic Science of the Sun Yefang Prize for Economics, CASS Prize for Excellent Papers and the First Prize for China Development Research, etc.