Born in Pinghe, Fujian Province, in August 1963,Professor Zhu Guohong is the current President of SUIBE. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Fudan University in 1985 and returned to Fudan University in 1987 to pursue graduate studies, earning his master’s degree in law and his doctoral degree in economics. From 1985 to 1987, he taught at Xiamen University, and from 1990, he taught at the Department of Sociology, theCenter for Population Research, and the Department of Economics, Fudan University. He was promoted to professorship in 1996after becoming an associate professor in 1993. He attended training and research programs at the East-West Center, the University of Hawaii, in 1992, and visited Harvard University as an exchange scholar from 1999 to 2000. He served as deputy dean of the Department of Sociology, deputy director of the Division of Social Science Studies, deputy director of the Center for European Studies, director of the Center for Environment and Economic Studies, deputy dean of the Graduate School, and director of the Division of Information and Publicity, Fudan University. He was a member of the CPC Standing Committee of the Changning District, Shanghai, and director of the Division of Information and Publicity of the CPC Changning District Committee, Shanghai, from 2003 to 2010. He served as a member of the Standing Committee of the 9thShanghai Committee of theAll-China Youth Federation and a representative of the 14th Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress. He served asPresident of Shanghai Business School from December 2010 to May 2017.
Over the years, he has completed more than 20 research projects supported by the National Social Science Foundation, the Humanities and Social Science Foundation of the Ministry of Education, the Shanghai Philosophical and Social Science Foundation, the Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation, and the “Dawn Program” of the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. His main research interests include: human capital; population, resources, environment and sustainable development; social capital and employment; economic development and social changes; Chinese immigrants abroad; the relationship between man and land. He has over 30 scholarly books and over 100 academic papers to his credit. His representative works include The Harvard Empire, The Theory of Man-land Relationship, Emigration from China, and The Economic Analysis of Population Quality. Leading textbooks that he has compiled include Economic Sociology and Introduction to Economic Sociology. His book was named by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television as one of the best 100 books of original research on the humanities and social sciences in 2013. He won the second prize in the 2nd Education Ministry Award for Research Excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences of Chinese Institutions of Higher Learning, the second prize in the 6th Award for Population Science from ChinaPopulation Association, the third prize in the 2nd, the 3rd and the 4th Shanghai Award for Distinguished Research in Philosophical and Social Sciences, and the first prize in the 12th Shanghai Award for Distinguished Research in Philosophical and SocialSciences.