In the aim of enhancing international exchange in economics as well as the development of economic study in China, the China Center for Economic Research (CCER) at Peking University and the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) jointly hold the HSBC-PKU Economic Forum, which is sponsored by the HSBC and invite Nobel Prize winners in economics to deliver lectures at Peking University.
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited （HSBC）
Established in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) is the founding member of the HSBC Group – one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations– and its flagship in the Asia-Pacific region.
In tandem with China’s economic development, the Bank’s services and network in the country have also grown, supporting our customers’ needs in the China market. Meanwhile, HSBC is committed to the support of education. In addition, HSBC has also been involved in many charitable causes in China through the Hongkong Bank Foundation, which was founded in 1981 to co-ordinate HSBC charitable activities, including social welfare, education, training and environmental protection.
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation’s network in the Mainland currently comprises ten branches, and of its more than 1,000 employees, over 90% were recruited locally. HSBC is dedicated to developing local talents with advanced banking knowledge and international management skills.
China Center for Economic Research at Peking University （CCER）
The China Center for Economic Research at Peking University (CCER), founded in August, 1994, is an academic institute aiming to institutionalize a new model of researching, teaching and training, as well as a reform of the teaching and researching system at Peking University and a grope to attract the overseas Chinese scholars to return and serve homeland. The CCER, relying on Peking University, one of the top universities in China, and located in Lang Run Yuan & Zhifuxuan, the former royal garden, has brought together a group of famous economists such as Professor Justin Yifu Lin.
The ten-year development of the CCER is just when China’s economy grows at a high speed as well as the globalization of world economy accelerates. The timely CCER has received the fine academic traditions of Peking University, and dedicated itself to the promotion of economic reform and development in China as well as the establishment of a top-ranking research & teaching institute for economics and management in the world. Thus, the CCER commits itself to academic research, talent training, teaching innovation and international exchange and cooperation. In a word, the CCER aspires to make great contribution to the economic reform and development of China as well as economic theory.