Chinese Success – A Miracle!?

Thursday, 16. October 2008 | 14:30 Uhr


Ling Shen


Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China

Ling Shen

Born 1971

Education and Degrees

Aug. 2006 Ph.D., University of Bonn, Germany
Oct.2002 Diplom-Volkswirt (MA), University of Bonn, Germany
Sept.2000 Vordiplom-VWL (BA), University of Bonn, Germany
Oct.1999 – Sept.2002 Studying in University of Bonn, Germany
Jul.1999 DSH by Technical University of Berlin in Zhejiang University
Sept.1998 – Jul.1999 Learning German in Zhejiang University, China
Sept.1993 – Jun.1994 Studying “Internation trade” in Zhejiang University, China
Jul.1993 Bachelor of Economics Science, Zhejiang University, China
Sept.1989 – Jul.1993 Studying in Zhejiang University, China

Non Academic Experience
July.1994 – Aug.1998 Businessman in Zhejiang Animal By-Products Import & Export Co.

Fields of interest
Economic Theory, Growth theory, Political economy, Game theory

“When will a Dictator be Good?” May 2007, Economic Theory 31(2), pp. 343-366
“Urban-Rural Disparity: the Demand Analysis” forthcoming in the Journal of developing areas

Research in progress
“Education, Income Distribution and Innovation” Bonn Econ Discussion Papers No.11/2004
“Inequality and Growth: a Joint Analysis of Demand and Supply” Bonn Econ Discussion Papers No.06/2006
“Do we need a dictator?” with Marc Schiffbauer. 2007

Donators and Partners

The ETH Board is responsible for the strategic leadership of the ETH domain and assumes the supervision of its institutions. Its close relationship with the ETH Council has contributed to the successful continuation of Academia Engelberg Foundation since 2000.

The Foundation promotes research into the connecting human fundamentals of science. Academia Engelberg Foundation and the Foundation for Basic Research in Human Sciences have entered into a cooperation agreement for the period 2011 to 2015.

Helvetia is a quality-oriented comprehensive insurance company with over 150 years of experience. Academia Engelberg Foundation is convinced it will be able to use important synergies from the partnership starting in 2015.

A partnership with the University of Lucerne has existed since summer 2013. Since 2016 we have also a parthership with the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Lucerne. Through these partnerships, synergies are used and joint projects are tested and realized. The University of Lucerne currently consists of three faculties: the faculties for Theology, Culture and Social Sciences, and Law.