Associate Professor Gong Guan Visited Taiwan for the Investigation and Research on Taiwan's Post-war Economic Development


(Correspondence: Gong Guan) From June 16 to July 22, 2019, Gong Guan, an associate professor of economics at the School of Economics, visited Taiwan for a 37-day investigation into Taiwan's post-war economic development.

In June, Gong Guan continued to undertake two topics on Taiwan's post-war economic research. The first one is titled The Response of Taiwan's Agricultural Economic System in the Process of Industrialization and the second one is the post-war Taiwan industrial history of the China Industrial History of the National Federation of Industrial Economics. This trip to Taiwan is to start collecting materials for these two topics and to communicate with Taiwanese counterparts.

During his stay in Taiwan, he mainly focused on Taiwan's economic development after the war, especially in industry and agriculture, in the libraries of the China Culture University Library, the Political University Library, the Taiwan University Library, the Zhongxing University Library, and the “National” Library. A large amount of information was collected.

Moreover, Professor Gong Guan visited several professors in Taiwan. On June 20, he visited Professor Xu Shirong from the School of Social Sciences of the University of Political Science to exchange the land reform, the land system and the development of Taiwan's agriculture. On June 24, he visited Professor Zhang Jialing, the head of the Department of Applied Economics at Taichung City, discussed the development of Taiwan's agriculture and the research of Taiwanese agriculture by teachers of ZTE University with her; on June 28, Professor Gong Guan went to the Academia Sinica Institute of Taiwan History to participate in the Taiwan Economic History Workshop hosted by Professor Lin Yuru, In-depth exchanges with Taiwanese scholars attending the conference. During the period, he also exchanged views on Taiwan's economy and cross-strait relations with Professor Zhao Jianmin, president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Professor Pang Jianguo, National Development Institute.