Frontiers of Economics in China


Frontiers of Economics in China

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Kevin X.D. Huang, Zixi Liu, Guoqiang Tian
Promote Competitive Neutrality to Facilitate China's Economic Development: Outlook, Policy Simulations, and Reform Implementation—A Summary of the Annual SUFE Macroeconomic Report (2019–2020)

Joseph E. Stiglitz
An Agenda for Reforming Economic Theory

Dicle Ozdemir
Interest Rate Volatility Regimes in Selected Asian Countries: A Univariate Markov Switching Analysis

Qihong Liu, Jie Shuai
Multi-Dimensional Product Differentiation

Michael Peng, Dongkai Jiang, Yingjie Wang
Forecasting Chinese Corporate Bond Defaults: Comparative Study of Market- vs. Accounting-Based Models

Joseph E. Stiglitz
Rethinking Globalization in the Trump Era: US-China Relations

James J. Heckman, Shuaizhang Feng
China's Investments in Skills

Dani Rodrik
Where Are We in the Economics of Industrial Policies?

Yuanyuan Chen, Shuaizhang Feng, Yujie Han
Research on the Education of Migrant Children in China: A Review of the Literature

Justin Yifu Lin
China's Growth Deceleration: Causes and Future Growth Prospect

Guoqiang Tian
Deceleration of China's Economic Growth: Causes and Countermeasures

Kevin X.D. Huang
Growth and Cycles in China's Unbalanced Development: Resource Misallocation, Debt Overhang, Economic Inequality, and the Importance of Structural Reforms

Xianchun Xu
The Slowdown of China's Economic Growth in Terms of Statistics


Frontiers of Economics in China (FEC) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal published by Higher Education Press and edited at the Institute for Advanced Research (IAR), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Issued quarterly and distributed worldwide, it is available both online and in hard-copy. With more than 600 institutional subscribers worldwide and indexed in more than 10 databases including EBSCO-BSU, EconLit, ESCI, ProQuest, RePEc and SCOPUS, the journal is ranked as one of “The Highest International Impact Academic Journals of China” in 2019.

The FEC welcomes submissions of theoretical and empirical papers from all fields of economics, particularly those with an emphasis on the Chinese economy and other emerging, developing or transition economies. While the journal is primarily interested in original research papers, it also welcomes submissions of opinion articles, literature surveys, and book reviews.


Editor: Guoqiang Tian, Texas A&M University; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Executive Editor: Zhiqi Chen, Carleton University

Chunrong Ai, University of Florida
Kevin X.D. Huang, Vanderbilt University
Neng Wang, Columbia University
Quan Wen, University of Washington

The Editorial Board of FEC is comprised of about 40 internationally renowned scholars with extensive academic qualifications. A complete list can be found at:


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