Workshop Title:

Market Policy and Human Capital


January 14th, 2024 (GMT+8)


Peking University Research Center for Market Economy


  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Human Capital
  • Health Economics
  • Digital Economics
  • Policy Research

Workshop Chair:

Prof. Xuezheng Qin
Professor in Peking University

Personal Bio:

Xuezheng Qin is a professor and deputy dean of the School of Economics at Peking University (PKU), deputy dean of PKU Institute for Global Health and Development, and director of PKU Research Center for Market Economy. His primary research interests include health economics, economics of human capital, and applied econometrics. Professor Qin's research is funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Education of China, and International Development Research Centre in Canada. He has published more than 60 academic papers in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Comparative Economics, Health Economics, Health Policy and Planning, and China Economic Review. He is also the author of several books, including Applied Econometrics with Eviews and SAS Examples (2016), Migrant Workers in China's New Health Insurance System (2017), and Intergenerational Human Capital Transmission and Its Impact on Economic Growth (2022). Professor Qin is an associate editor for China & World Economy, and serves as a guest editor or editorial board member for multiple journals such as China Economic Review, Inquiry, and Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. He was elected as the president of China Labor Economist Forum, and has gained other recognitions and awards for his research and teaching.

Workshop Committee Members:

Dr. Zifan Li; Peking University

Dr. Luoqi Yuan; Peking University

Dr. Yisong Wang; Peking University

Dr. Yingfei Wang; Peking University

Workshop Description:


The Market Policy and Human Capital Workshop, which is organized by the Peking University Research Center for Market Economy (RCME), aims to foster an inter-disciplinary exchange of knowledge related to labor market, human capital, digital economy and market policy. Sessions will include contributed papers, keynote presentations and panel discussions. Scholars (including doctoral students) from all disciplines and practitioners interested in the economic, managerial, policy aspects of labor and digital market are all encouraged to submit and/or to attend.

Goal / Rationale:

As the importance of human capital becomes increasingly apparent, the Market Policy and Human Capital Workshop aims to foster an inter-disciplinary exchange of knowledge related to labor market, health economics, digital economic and so on. The workshop will invite researchers from all over the world to discuss the latest research results and cutting-edge topics in the field of labor economics, market policy and human capital. We aims to provide a platform for excellent young scholars and PhD. students communicate and discuss the recent developments in the above areas. We hope to provides opportunities for the attendees to exchange new ideas learn new knowledge.

Scope and Information for Participants:

Topics related to the conference theme - "Market Policy and Human Capital" - are particularly encouraged, including:

  • Accumulation of Human Capital
  • Employment and Income Distribution
  • Pension and Social Security
  • The Reform of the Health Care System
  • Allocation of Resources for Medicine and Health Care
  • Healthy Behavior and Healthy Lifestyle
  • Data Science and Innovation
  • Digital Business Environment and Economic Growth


The 3rd International Conference on Business and Policy Studies (The 3rd International Conference) Beijing Chapter and Peking University Seminar on Market Policy and Human Capital was successfully held in Conference Room 305, School of Economics, Peking University On the afternoon of January 14, 2024. Scholars from Peking University, the University of Hong Kong, the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and other universities shared and discussed market policy and human capital research.

The meeting was moderated by Dr. Li Xiaolong, Deputy Director of the Center for Market Economy Research at Peking University. The meeting started with a speech by Prof. Qin Xuezheng, Director of the Center for Market Economics Research of Peking University, who summarized the academic activities and achievements of the Peking University Market Center team in the past year, including online and offline discussions, academic conferences, and subject undertakings. He also put forward his plans and expectations for the future development of the Marketing Center.

Subsequently, the participating scholars made academic presentations of their papers. During the reporting process, the speakers and participants actively interacted and discussed, and the meeting was successfully concluded in a warm atmosphere of academic discussion.


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