Zheng Michael Song is a Professor at the Department of Economics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University. Before joining CUHK, he was an Associate Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth. Professor Song is a co-editor of China Economic Review and an associate editor of Journal of European Economic Association. He is an academic committee member of China’s National Economics Foundation and an executive board member of the Association for Comparative Economic Studies. His research focuses on Chinese economy and macroeconomics. His papers appear on leading academic journals including American Economic Review and Econometrica. In 2013, he won Sunyefang Economic Science Award.