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Entrepreneurial Finance and Economic Growth Research Center

The Entrepreneurial Finance and Economic Growth Research Center (EFEGRC) at Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research is a leading destination for entrepreneurial finance and economic growth research and training. The primary objective of the Center is to build a bridge between the academic world and the financial industry and to promote China’s economic growth through rigorous and quantitative research on the finance and growth of entrepreneurial firms. The EFEGRC provides research and training programs that focus on entrepreneurial finance (Angle Investors, Venture Capital, and Private Equity), corporate innovation, and economic growth. The Center also undertakes research projects sponsored by the central bank, financial regulators, government agencies, and companies.t. 

The Center’s director is Dr. Xuan Tian, JD Capital Chair Profess of Finance at PBC School of Finance at Tsinghua University. Dr. Tian’s main research focuses on venture capital, private equity, and corporate innovation. His research has been published in leading academic journals. The Center’s staff includes full-time and affiliated researchers as well as full-time research assistants.