On May 10, Tsinghua University Vice President Weihe Xie officially announced the establishment of the Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research (NIFR) at the opening ceremony of the Tsinghua PBCSF Global Finance Forum.
Supported by the People’s Bank of China, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, and the China Banking Regulatory Commission, NIFR will continue to build upon the solid educational foundation of Tsinghua PBCSF, its research capabilities, and connections to the financial industry to train world-class financial talent and support financial policy research in China and abroad.
The Institute has a structure consisting of the Finance@Internet Laboratory, the Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Research Center, and the Minsheng Wealth Management Research Center. Through this unique system, NIFR produces cutting-edge policy research, helping to perfect modern financial infrastructure, improve financial industry regulation, promote financial product innovation, and maintain the stability of the Chinese financial system. It will serve industry with research on financial reform and development, and provide policy analysis and consultation for financial policymakers and regulators.
Xie also announced that Xiaoling Wu, Tsinghua PBCSF Chairwoman and Dean and Jiange Li , Shenyin Wanguo Securities President have been appointed co-heads of the Institute.
Edited by Steven Salenik