Dean, Institute of New Structural Economics, Peking University
Professor and Honorary Dean, National School of Development, Peking University
Member, Standing Committee, Chinese People’s Political Consultation Conference
Councillor, State Council of People’s Republic of China
Vice Chairman, All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
Vice Chairman, University Council, Peking University
Office Phone Number：+86-10-62757375
Agricultural Economics, Development Economics
and Economic Reforms in China
Postdoctoral, Yale University, 1987
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago, 1986
M.B.A., National Chengchi University, Taipei, 1978
M.A.in Economics, Peking University, 1982
Doctor of Social Science, Honoris Causa, Open University of Hong Kong, 2015
Doctor Honoris Causa, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2014
Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, British University of Columbia, 2014.
Doctor of Social Science, Honoris Causa, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2012
Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2012
Doctor of Social Science, Honoris Causa, City University of Hong Kong, 2009.
Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa, University of Nottingham, 2009.
Doctor of Humane Letters Honoris Causa, Fordham University, 2009.
Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Auvergne, France 2004
H.W. Arndt Memorial Lecture, “New Structural Economics: The Third Wave of Developing Thinking”, Australian National Univeristy, 2013.
David Finch Lecture, “Demystifying the Chinese Economy,” the University of Melbourne, 2013.
Leonard D. White Lecture, “The Chinese Economy in Transition,” Department of Political Science, University of Chicago, 2012,
Bernard I. Fain Lecture, “The Chinese Economy and the Multi-Polar World,” Brown University, 2011.
WIDER Annual Lecture, “From Flying Geese to Leading Dragons: New Opportunities and Strategies for Structural Transformation in Developing Countries,” UN-WIDER, 2011 (Maputo, Mozambique, May 2011).
Kuznets Lecture, “New Structural Economics: A Framework for Rethinking Development,” Yale University, 2011.
EXIM Bank Annual Lecture, “Beyond Keynesianism and Global Recovery,” Mumbai, India, 2009.
Marshall Lectures, “Development and Transition: Idea, Strategy and Viability,” Cambridge University, 2007.
Annual Distinguished Lecture, “Transition, Integration, and Globalization,” Economic Research Institute, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Warsaw, Poland, 2004.
Asian Development Bank Distinguished Speaker Lecture on “Development Strategies for Inclusive Growth in Developing Asia,” 2004.
Annual Prybyla/Riew Lecture, “Lessons of China’s Transition,” Penn State University, Jan 2004
Goh Keng Swee Lecture, “Reform and China’s Modernization,” East Asian Institute, Singapore National University, Dec 2003
Inaugural Lecture, Annual D. Gale Johnson Lecture Series, “Development Strategy, Viability, and Economic Convergence,” University of Chicago, May 2001.
Nichols Distinguished Lecture, “China’s Approach to State-owned Enterprise Reform”, Asian/Pacific Studies Institute, Duke University, Nov 1999.
The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economic, Vol. I: Context and Concepts. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2015 (with Celestin Monga).
The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economic, Vol. II: Policies and Practices. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2015 (with Celestin Monga).
Industrial Policy Revolution II: Africa in the Twenty-First Century, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 (with Joseph E. Stiglitz and Ebrahim Patel).
Industrial Policy Revolution I: The Role of Government beyond Ideology, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 (with Joseph Stiglitz).
The Unexpected Global Financial Crisis, Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Pressing, 2013 (with Volker Treichel)
Learning from China’s Rise to Escape the Middle-income Trap: A New Structural Economics Approach, Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Pressing, 2013 (with Volker Treichel)
Against the Consensus: Reflections on the Great Recession, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
The Quest for Prosperity: How Developing Economies Can Take Off, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012.
New Structural Economics: A Framework for Rethinking Development Policy, Washington, World Bank, 2012.
Demystifying the Chinese Economy, Cambridge University Press, 2012, English edition (Special Topics in Chinese Economy, Beijing: Peking University Press, 2008, Chinese Edition)
Benti and Changwu: Dialogues on Methodology in Economics, Cengage, 2012 (Dialogue with Professor Lin: On Economic Methodology, Peking University Press, 2005, Chinese edition)
Selected Works of Lin Yifu, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province: Shanxi Economics Press, 2010.
The Chinese Economy: Reform and Development, New York: McGraw Hill, 2009 (with Cai Fang and Yong Cao).
Economic Development and Transition: Thought, Strategy and Viability, Beijing: Peking University Press, 2008 (Chinese edition); Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009 (English edition).
Inclusive Growth toward a Harmonious Society in China, Manila: ADB, 2008 (with Juzhong Zhuang, Min Tang)
There Is No Textbook Paradigm for Understanding Chinese Economy, Beijing: China’s Social Sciences Literature Press, 2007.
Lessons of China’s Transition from a Planned Economy to a Market Economy, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Distinguished Lecture Series No. 16, 2005.
Dialogue with Professor Lin: On Development Strategy, Peking University Press, 2005.
Viability, Economic Development and Transition, Peking University Press, 2004.
Development Strategy and Economic Reform, Peking University Press, 2004.
Development Strategy and Economic Development, Peking University Press, 2004.
The Chinese Economy, Beijing: China Finance and Economics Publishing House, 2003 (with Fang Cai).
China’s Integration with the World Economy: Repercussions of China’s Accession to the WTO, Seoul, Korea: Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2001 (edited jointly with Kyung Tae Lee and Si Joong Kim).
Institution, Technology and Agricultural Development in China, II, Beijing: Peking University Press, 2000.
China’s State-owned Enterprise Reform (Zhongguo Guoyou Qiye Gaige), Taipei: Linking Press, 2000 (with Fang Cai and Zhou Li), Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2001, English edition.
The China Miracle: Development Strategy and Economic Reform, revised and expanded. Shanghai People's Publishing House and Shanghai Sanlian Shudian, 1999 (for Mainland China); and Seoul: Baeksan Press, 2001 (Korean edition): Moscow: Far Eastern Institute Press, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2001, Hong Kong, Chinese University Press, 2003 (English edition).
Contemporary Economic Issues, Volume 1: Regional Experience and System Reform(Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of IEA, Tunis, IEA Conference Volume No. 121), London: MacMillan Press and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
How Did China Feed Itself in the Past? How Will China Feed Itself in the Future? Second Distinguished Economist Lecture, Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT, 1998.
Sufficient Information and State Enterprise Reform in China , Shanghai: People's Press and Sanlian Press; and Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1997, Chinese Edition; Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, English edition 1999; Tokyo: Nihon Hyo Ron Sha, Japanese Edition 1998. (with Fang Cai and Zhou Li).
Agricultural Research Priorities: A Demand and Supply Analysis of Grain Technology in China,Beijing: Agriculture Press, 1996 (Chinese with Minggao Shen and Hao Zhou. Book was awarded First Prize, Fifth Scientific Research Award, Peking University, 1996).
The China Miracle: Development Strategy and Economic Reform, Shanghai People's Publishing House and Shanghai Sanlian Sudian, 1994 (for Mainland China); The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 1995 (for overseas), 1996 (English edition), Tokyo: Nihon Hyo Ron Sha, 1996 (Japanese edition); and Seoul: Baeksan Press, 1996 (Korean edition); Ho Chi Minh City: Saigon Times, 1999 (Vietnamese edition); Paris: Economica, 2000 (French edition) (with Cai Fang and Li Zhou); Shanghai People's Publishing House and Shanghai Sanlian Shudian, 1999 ( revised version, for Mainland China).
Institution, Technology and Agricultural Development in China, Shanghai: Shanghai Sanlian Shudian, 1992. (Awarded 1993 Sun Yefang Prize).