Zhao Xiaolei-World Free Zone (Hengqin) Summit

Zhao Xiaolei

Professor, Dean

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Institute of Free Trade Zone Studies of SUFE

Zhao Xiaolei – Profile

Professor Zhao Xiaolei, member of the State Council Academic Degrees Committee, entitled to Special Government Allowances of the State Council, has received the Sun Yefang Economic Science Award. He is appointed as the Chief Expert of Zhao Xiaolei Studio of Decision-making Consultation Experts Committee of Shanghai Municipality, member of the Academic Committee of Lujiazui Institute of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and member of Shanghai Science and Technology Committee. He is mainly engaged in Theoretical Economics, Macro-economic Analysis, Free Trade Zone, Urban Economic Planning and Agglomeration Economy. He leads major projects on free trade zones of the National Social Science Fund of China and National Natural Science Foundation of China and several national or provincial key projects. He has appointed by Shanghai Municipal Government to lead the third-party comprehensive assessment of the first three-year construction of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. Professor Zhao and his team, with strong influence both at home and abroad, is one of the most important think tanks of Chinese free trade zone studies.