On December 28th, 2019, a seminar on statistical innovation and development in 2019, jointly held by China social and economic statistics research center in Southwest University of Finance and Economics and China economic and social data research center of Tsinghua University, was held in the SWUFE. The participants discussed the topics of statistical theory, method and application innovation. Professor Xu Xianchun, director of China social and economic statistics research center, Professor Li Yongqiang, Professor Zeng Junlin, chief economist of Sichuan Provincial Bureau of statistics, and more than 80 representatives from the universities, scientific research institutions, government departments attended the seminar.
At the opening ceremony, Professor Li Yongqiang delivered a welcome speech on behalf of the SWUFE. He said that it is the mission and value pursuit of universities to pay close attention to the development trend of disciplines with knowledge innovation and promote social progress. It is believed that this seminar will bring about more new wisdom and ideas, vigorously promote the innovation and development of statistical theory and practice and the construction of statistical discipline into a world-class discipline with Chinese characteristics. Professor Ma Dan, executive director of China social and economic statistics research center, presided over the opening ceremony.
Xu Xianchun delivered a welcome speech on behalf of the center. He said that statistical research must continue to innovate and develop, and be connected with national major development strategies, economic and social development practices and international frontier research fields. He said that the seminar will further promote the communication and exchange between the government statistics department and and scientific research departments, promote the innovation and development of statistics, and better serve the economic and social development in the new era.
15 experts and scholars from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Bureau of statistics, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, the National Information Center, the Hunan Provincial Bureau of statistics, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of statistics, Hiroshima University, respectively focused on "Research on the compilation method of China's investment output table in 2017", "Research on the global value chain of 21 economies in the Asia Pacific", “international comparison project research and international capital flow research”, shared their latest research results.