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Danyang Xie received his BSc in Mathematics from Wuhan University in 1983 and his Ph.D in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1992. He started an academic career in 1991 at the University of Montreal and then joined HKUST in July 1993. He served at the IMF as Economist and Senior Economist during 2000-2004 and then returned to HKUST. He was the Department Head between 2007 and 2010 and he has been a member of the Currency Board Sub-Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee in Hong Kong since January 2011. He is now the Chang-Jiang Scholar Special-term Professor at the Economics and Management School of Wuhan University.

Danyang Xie has publications in top Journals in Economics, including Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Monetary Economics, and International Economic Review. He taught Macroeconomics at all levels and China in the Global Economy for the MBA/EMBAs. His research interest includes endogenous growth, fiscal policy, and money and banking.

The Economics and Management School of Wuhan University, founded in 1893, is the largest of its kind in China, with over 270 faculty members and more than 13,000 students. Over the years, we have built a reputation of being one of the most influential and competitive business schools in China. Our next task is to further enhance our overall research strength through internationalization. Our long-term goal is to push for the advancement of business knowledge and to bring cutting-edge research into classrooms. 

In the era of the knowledge economy, talent has become the key resource. To create an environment that is conducive for new talents to emerge, we will further break hierarchical boundaries within the school and promote free-spirited academic discussion. We encourage departments and research centers to organize more seminars and study groups to seek frontier knowledge and to innovate. We aim to build an institution in which our scholars can flourish in their mission in research, teaching, and community development.  

Our vision is "to become a leading business school in China with world-class standing." I urge our faculty members and students to work together, with the assistance and involvement of our alumni and other community leaders, to build our school into a dynamic and invigorating home of learning. 

I hope that you will follow us closely and become a part of us in your own way. And most of all, enjoy the active academic atmosphere that we are endeavoring to provide!

 

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Professor Danyang Xie, Dean of EMS, Wuhan University