Professor Changqi Wu is the Director of Institute of the National High-Tech Industrial Zone Development Strategy, the Executive Director, Research Institute of International Business and Management and the Director of Guanghua-Cisco Leadership Institute, Peking University. Before joining the faculty of Peking University, he was on the faculty of School of Business and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology for over ten years. Professor Wu was a visiting scholar at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (1997) and a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Leuven (1998) and the University of Hong Kong (2012-2015).
Professor Wu received his degree of Bachelor of Economics from Shandong University, China (1982). He earned his degree of Master of Business Administration with distinction (1986) and his Doctorate in Applied Economic Sciences (1990) from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Professor Wu was a recipient of the 1991 Young Economist Essay Competition Award from the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics. He specializes in industrial economics, management strategy, and international business. He has published a number of scholarly books and his research appears in leading academic journals in the fields of economics and management, including Rand Journal of Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of World Business. Presently, he is the principle investigator of the key research project: “China’s Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions” funded by the National Science Foundation of China. He is the leader of the research group on Economic, Industrial and Strategic Analysis of the National Major Science and Technology Programs, China.
In his professional life, Professor Wu has served on the editorial boards of the European Management Review and Journal of World Business. He is the Chairman of China Chapter of Academy of International Business. He serves as an expert consultant to the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Science and Technology of China. Professor Wu has been invited to deliver executive seminars to major corporations, international organizations and government agencies around the world. He sits on the boards of a number of companies, including Qingdao Haier Co. Ltd.