Cai Jiming

1.Name: Cai Jiming;

2.Gender: Male;

3.Date and Place of Birth: Jan.29, 1956, Tangshan, Hebei Province, P.R. China

4.Professional Position:

Responsible Professor of Economics in the School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua

University; Director of Center for Political Economy, Vice Chairman of Academic Committee for the School of Social Sciences.

5.Political Status:

Representative of the 12th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China; Standing Member of Central Committee of China Association for Promoting Democracy; Director of Economic Committee of Central Committee of CAPD.

6.Contact Information

Mailing Address:

School of Social Sciences

Tsinghua University

Mingzhai 223, Tsinghua Park No.1

Haidian District, Beijing 100084, The People’s Republic of China

Tel/Fax: (86-10)6277-3812(O);Cell: 13910025112;


Education background

1987 - 1990: Nankai University, Ph.D. in Political Economy

1982 - 1985: Henan University, Master Degree in Political Economy

1978 - 1982: Hebei Normal University, Bachelor Degree in Political Science


1999- Present: Doctoral Advisor, Responsible Professor in Institute of Economics, School of Humanities and Social Science, Tsinghua University.

1995 - 1999: Doctoral Advisor in Nankai Institute of Economics, Nankai University

1993 - 1994: Visiting Professor in State University of New York, Albany, USA

1992 - 1999: Professor in Nankai Institute of Economics, Nankai University

1990 - 1992: Vice-professor in Nankai Institute of Economics, Nankai University

1987 - 1990: Lecturer in Nankai Institute of Economics, Nankai University

1985 - 1987: Assistant Researcher in Nankai Institute of Economics, Nankai University

1975 - 1978: Secretary in charge of youth education in Hangu Farm, Hebei Province

Main Courses Taught

Political Economy;

Advanced Political Economy


Research on The Capital ;

Comparison between Marxism Economics vs. Western Economics;

Concurrent Academic

Main Research Fields & Academic Contributions

Comparison between Marxism Economics vs. Western Economics; Theory of Value and Distribution; Urbanization and Land Instituition Resolved the contradiction between classical Labor Theory of Value and Rent Theory (1985);Put forward the theory of distribution based on contributions of productive factors(1989); Founded a general theory of value (1985-2001); Reasoned non-labor productive factors’ role in value determination (1989) and value co-decided by supply and demand (1993) and labor in non-material field creates value as well (1995).

Social service

Membership in Professional Associations:

Standing Director of the Association for the Capital of China;

Vice Chairman of Association for Forestry Economics of China

Honors And Awards

Academic Honors and Awards

?Received awards from Propaganda Department of CCCPC, Party School of CCCPC and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences for outstanding discourses (1988)

?Received awards in the 8th National Book Award (1994)

?Received an award of the National Excellent Textbook (2001)

?Granted Award of Excellence in the Appraisal of Excellent Works of Social Sciences in Tianjin. (1988,1994,1996);

?Teaching Excellence Award in Nankai University(1988,1990)

?Teaching Excellence Achievements Award in Nankai University (1992)

?Granted Outstanding Moral Education Worker in Nankai University (1990)

?Granted Outstanding Teacher by Tianjin High Education Bureau(1991)

?Granted Outstanding Member by Tianjin Education Labor Union(1995)

?Devotion Awards for Fulfilling Responsibilities of People’s Consultant Committee of Nankai District(1995,1996)

.International Academic Exchange

1993-1994,Ford Foundation Visiting Scholar at SUNY Albany, USA;

1997.7,International Academic Conference of Reform and Economic Growth of China, University of Western Australia

2001.5,Harvard Forum on Chinese Economy

2003.7,Lecture on Macroeconomic Situation of Chian, Inha University, Korea

2005-2006,Fulbright Visiting Researcher at KSG of Harvard Universit

Academic Achievement

Published 260 academic papers, 8 academic monographs and 8 textbooks, and 2 translated books.