The third Fanhai Economics and Finance Symposium was successfully completed. FISF professors led by WEI, Shang-Jin, and top scholars from the U.S. and China including Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Pennsylvania State University and Hong Kong University, attended the conference.
The School successfully hosted the forum New Opportunities for Cross-border M&As", and Dr. SHAO, Yu, Chief Economist at Orient Securities, chaired the forum. Dr. BA, Shusong, Special-term Professor of FISF, and Chief Chinese Economist from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Mr. CHEN, Jiwu, General Manager of Shanghai VStone Investment Management Co., Ltd., Mr. CHEN, Qiwei, Founding Partner of ABC Capital and Chairman of ABC Group, and Mr. LUO, Xinyu, Secretary-General of Shanghai State-owned Capital Operation Academy, delivered keynote speeches and participated in round-table discussion.
The School successfully recruited 45 faculty members from around the world, including 21 full-time professors, 18 special-term professors, 5 guest/adjunct professors and 1 visiting professor. Among them, 7 members are chair professors at top international schools. The first-class faculty group has laid a solid foundation for the implementation of the school’s goals in research and teaching.
A total of 11 academic papers by 8 FISF professors have been accepted for publication in international A-level journals. The number, quality, and speed of these publications reinforces the School’s rising reputation among academic institutions worldwide.
Professor Bengt Holmstrom of MIT, winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics, visited the School and gave a lecture on the development of and challenges facing money markets.
The renovation of the Huangpu Bund campus is completed and open for business. The academic research-orientated Handan Campus and the Huangpu Bund Campus centered on applied research and talent cultivation provide the two venues to support the growth of the School.
FISF successfully hosted the "First Shanghai International Finance Forum", which brought together political leaders, industry elites and academic experts from home and abroad to review and reflect China’s 40 years of “Reform and Openness”, and discuss and preview the new global economic and financial landscape. More than 500 distinguished members from political, institutions, business and academia and over 30 domestic and foreign members of the media attended the forum, making it a signature event of the school and for the new year.
FISF’s management and faculty team attended the annual meetings of the ASSA - one of the world's largest social science academic conferences - in the US and successfully completed the first set of recruiting interviews of the school.
The second Fanhai Economics and Finance Symposium was successfully completed. Professor WEI, Shang-Jin, Prof. XU, Yi, Prof. JIANG, Liang, Prof. TANG, Haihan, and other scholars from prestigious institutions including Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Central University of Finance and Economics, and National Central University(Taiwan) attended the symposium to exchange ideas and achievements.
The School's WeChat Account "FISF-Fudan" was officially launched.
The School establishes the "Master of Finance Program Committee (MFPC)" and the "Executive Education Program Committee (EEPC)", to prepare for the launching of these programs in 2018.
The School announced "Excellence, Responsibilities, and Innovation" as its slogan.
Professor CHEN, Shiyi is appointed as the Party Secretary of Fanhai International School of Finance by the Party Committee of Fudan University.
Only four months after the establishment of FISF, six academic papers by its professors are accepted for publication in top-tier journals, a record for a new school.
The School successfully recruited 16 faculty members from around the world, including 9 full-time professors and 7 special-term professors. Among them, 4 members are chair professors at top international schools. The first-class faculty group has laid a solid foundation for the implementation of the school’s goals in research and teaching.
The first Fanhai Economics and Finance Symposium was successfully held and attracted scholars from top international schools including Johns Hopkins University, University of Toronto, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and China Europe International Business School.
The logo of FISF was officially introduced.
Professor Qian Jun became the Executive Dean of Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University (hereinafter referred to as “FISF”). The School aims to become a world-class institution in academic research, in teaching and educational programs, and in global influence. FISF is the first business school jointly established by an university, enterprise and government. China Oceanwide Holdings Group donated a total of RMB 350 million (excluding the construction of two campuses) to establish the school. This marked as the largest donation for a single school from a single enterprise in the history of education in China.
On November 17, 2016, Fudan University, China Oceanwide Holdings Group and Shanghai Huangpu District Government signed an agreement to establish Fanhai International School of Finance.