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Monday, December 9, 2019

CEIBS in the News in 2019

December 9, 2019. Shanghai – It was a big year for CEIBS in the news as our faculty weighed in on a wide range of business-related topics, from globalisation and the China-US trade dispute to fintech and the shared economy. We take a look back at some of what they had to say.

In January, CEIBS Associate Dean (Europe) and Professor of Management Katherine Xin shared with CNNMoney Switzerland her expectations for the global economy on the side-lines of the World Economic Forum’s annual event in Davos.

CEIBS’ MBA programme climbed to #5 in the Financial Times’ 2019 global ranking in February and CEIBS Associate Dean (Research) and Professor of Finance and Economics Xu Bin talked with Nikkei Asian Review about the significance of CEIBS’ achievement and the need for business schools to keep pace with changes in the global economic landscape.

In March, CEIBS Distinguished Professor and former WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy spoke with CGTN about some of the challenges currently facing the WTO.

Also in March, CEIBS Distinguished Professor and former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin penned this op-ed for China Daily on the importance of co-operation in tackling today’s global issues.

Before the month was out, CEIBS Vice President and Dean Ding Yuan also contributed this piece to Caixin Global about China’s newly approved foreign investment laws.

In April, CEIBS Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy Shameen Prashantham emphasised the necessity of winning over internal stakeholders to foster start-up engagement in this article published in the Economist Intelligence Unit.

The annual Lujiazui Forum returned to Shanghai in June 2019, during which CEIBS Lecturer in Economics Wu Ho-wei spoke with CGTN about how new economic policies are driving development in the Yangtze River Delta region.

In July, Dalian played host to the WEF’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions and CEIBS Vice President and Dean Ding Yuan met with China Daily during the event to discuss a number of China's economic policies.

China’s Fosun made numerous headlines this year and CEIBS Professor of Finance and Economics Oliver Rui shared his thoughts on some of the group’s recent outbound investments as part of this feature in Forbes.

Share biking remains a big business in China and CEIBS Assistant Professor of Marketing Chen Lin caught up with the Financial Times to discuss HelloBike’s strategy for grabbing a larger share of the market.

Artificial intelligence remained highly topical in 2019 and CEIBS Lecturer of Strategy Bai Guo talked with Business Standard about the impact of machine learning on job creation in the finance sector.

With the US-China trade dispute wearing on, CEIBS Associate Dean and Professor of Economics Bala Ramasamy was quoted by Time magazine’s website in September about the prospect of either side emerging as the winner.

Ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to China in November, CEIBS Vice President and Dean Ding Yuan spoke with Les Echos (in French) and shared his predictions for the future of China-Europe economic co-operation.

Also in November, CEIBS Associate Dean and Professor of Economics Zhu Tian discussed with South China Morning Post the prospects of China producing a Nobel Prize winner.

For more about CEIBS and CEIBS faculty in the news, visit our Media Centre page here.

Michael Thede
Cameron Wilson