Honors and Awards

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  1. Distinguished Fellow Award for dedication and impact on the economics profession by the Chinese Economists Society (CES), 2023
  2. 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award for dedication to the profession.
  3. 2018 Marquis Who's Who, which is comprised of the top 3% of the professionals in the world.
  4. Annual Great Thinker — 2016 China Business Leaders, awarded by the China Business Net-work.
  5. 2015 Sun Yefang Economic Science Award, the highest prize honor in economic science in China, for my book, "China's Reform: History, Logic, and Future".
  6. Listed in Who's Who in Economics, a biographical dictionary of over 700 most frequently cited economists throughout the world, 4th edition, edited by Mark Blaug and Howard R. Vane, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.
  7. 2002 Best Paper Award: “A Theory of Ownership Arrangements and Smooth Transition To A Free Market Economy,” China Economic Quarterly, 1 (2001), 45-70 (in Chinese).
  8. Research Fellowship, Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&MUniversity, 1995-present.
  9. Zhu Kezhen International Lectureship Award, in recognition of my academic excellence and contribution to Zhejiang University, China, 2001.
  10. The Lewis Faculty Fellowship Award in College of Liberal Arts, Texas A&M University, 1996- 2002.
  11. Tamkang University Lectureship Award, Tamkang University, Taiwan, 1996.
  12. Listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 24th edition, 1995.
  13. 1994 National Chinese Book Award, A Series of Popular Economics Books for Institutional Transition in China.
  14. Elected Honorary member of Chinese Economists Society, 1993-present.
  15. Elected Fellow of Chinese Economists Society, 1992 - present.
  16. Nominee of Presidential Young Investigator Awards in 1989, 1990.
  17. Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 1986 - 1987.

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Honors and Awards