The list of the “10 Outstanding Economists in Thirty-Year's Reform and Opening-Up” was released on December 8 by China Entrepreneurs and HeXun.com. The prestigious economist, Prof. Jinglian Wu was ranked No.1 in the list with a total vote of 67.14%.Ranking second was World Bank chief economist , Prof. Yifu Lin, while Prof. Yining Li took the third place on the list.
According to the organizers, the selection of the “10 Outstanding Economists in Thirty-Year's Reform and Opening-Up” aims to recognize the academic explorations and pioneering practices conducted by the outstanding Chinese economists, that contributed to the policy-making and social evolution in the Thirty-Year's Reform and Opening-Up .
Ten economists were honored with the title after the selection. They are Muqiao Xue, Yefang Sun, Furen Dong, Jinglian Wu, Yining Li, Yushi Mao, Yifu Lin, Qiren Zhou, Gang Fan and Weiying Zhang.