Congratulations! Qu Zhengtao was elected to the Academy

Qu Zhengtao, rector of Harbin University of Commerce, Doctor of Economics, Professor, was elected a full member of the Academy of Economic Sciences of Ukraine, February 10, 2014. (Official text)

Qu Zhentao, born in January 1957, Han nationality, native of Wuchang in Heilongjiang Province, Chinese Communist Party member.

Prof. Qu obtained the Bachelor’s degree in Economics in Harbin Normal University. After studying in School of Economics of Peking University he was awarded the Master’s degree. and the Ph.D. in Economics respectively. He finished his post-doctoral research in agricultural and forestry economics and management science from Northeast Agricultural University.

Prof. Qu is also the provincial academic leader in the financial discipline, doctoral tutor, lawyer and senior certified public accountant.

As President of Harbin University of Commerce from 2001, he served joint appointments as the director of the followings: School Academic Committee, School Subjects and Major Construction Committee, School Degrees Committee and School Administration Committee.

Prof. Qu holds the title of “Provincial Middle-aged and Young Experts with Outstanding Contributions” and enjoys the special allowance of State Council and Heilongjiang Province.

Prof. Qu holds such positions in many national-level organizations as President of the Institute of Chinese Goods; Vice President of Institute of Chinese Industrial Economics; Vice President of the Institute of Chinese Economic Development; member of the Ministry of Education Economics Teaching Steering Committee; assessment expert of China Postdoctoral Fund.

He also holds the positions at provincial level as Vice Chairman of Federation of Social Sciences in Heilongjiang Province, President of Economic Society; Vice President of Law Society; Vice President of International Tax Society in Heilongjiang Province; expert of Science and Technology Consultant Committee of Heilongjiang Province; Head of Finance of Harbin Experts Consultant Committee.

Prof. Qu ’s research covers economics of regulation; law and economics, and economic law. He is really influential in the field of law and economics in China, and his book was listed in the “Eleventh Five-Year Textbook Publishing Plan” of Ministry of Education.

Altogether,Prof. Qu has published 12 monographs and textbooks and over 60 essays in such periodicals and newspapers as: Economic Research, Economic PerspectivesChina Industrial Economics, Economic Science,Research of Institutional Economics,People’s Daily and Guangming Daily, etc. Two of them are reproduced in Xinhua Digest.

He presided over the National Social Science Fund Project and the National Natural Science Fund Project, both of which obtained excellent conclusions. He participated in the World Bank and Asian Development Bank Research Project respectively as the chief expert.

Prof. Qu was awarded many honors for both teaching and research. He won the second prize of National Teaching Achievement, the second prize of National Award of Education Ministry for outstanding teaching materials; Practice Teaching Demonstration Center Project of Ministry of Education; the third prize of Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences; the first prize of National Business Association of Scientific and Technological Progress; the first prize of Social Sciences of Heilongjiang Province for three times; the first prize of Teaching Achievement Prize of Heilongjiang Province for three times; the first prize of Outstanding Experts in Harbin for five times.