Presentation by Shouying Liu - New Normal & Land System Transformation as part of the "Panel on China's Land Management System Reform: Issues, Progress and Prospect" which took place during the annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty held in Washington DC from March 23 to 27, 2015.
Liu Shouying is the Deputy Director General and Research Fellow of Rural Economy Department of the Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) of China, and enjoys special allowance of the State Council (China's cabinet). Liu has taught land issues at the 31st Collective Study of the 17th Chinese Communist Party Politburo. Liu has been in charge of a number of projects funded by the Ford Foundation, the World Bank and other organizations. He was a key author of “China 2030” and “Urban China” reports by the DRC and the World Bank. Liu is currently responsible for the strategic research of China's land resources, urbanization and land system. Liu graduated from Department of Economics at Fudan University(Shanghai) and was a visiting scholar at Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics(AAE) and Land Research Center at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is now a visiting fellow of Harvard Kennedy School. His research topics have included institutional changes, land tenure, development economics, and urbanization. Liu has published nearly 100 articles in peer-reviewed international journals, and authored several books on China's land issues.