Proposed Title of Workshop:

Market Policy and Human Capital


Peking University Research Center for Market Economy


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

Workshop Chair:

Prof. Xuezheng Qin; 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.

Organizing Committee Chair:

Dr. Xiaolong Li; Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Workshop Committee Members:

Dr. Ling Zhang; Peking University

Dr. Taiding Guo; Peking University

Dr. Zifan Li; Peking University

Dr. Luoqi Yuan; Peking University


August 1, 2023


School of Economics, Peking University


Background and Goal

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.

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