(Yicai Global) Dec. 9 -- Yicai Media Group unveiled the list of Yicai – J.P.Morgan Financial Books of the Year during Yicai’s annual financial conference in Beijing. Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) served as academic advisor for the list.
A major component of China Financial Value Ranking (CFV) and inaugurated in 2009, the Yicai Financial Books of the Year have since become the most recognized financial book list among professionals in China. A list of financial books authored in both Chinese and English, which are selected per the criteria of ‘global perspective, professional quality,’ are unveiled at each year’s end at a book event after undergoing the procedures of expert recommendations, public votes and panel evaluations.
Yicai – J.P.Morgan Financial Books of the Year has selected a total of 33 books under the categories of Books of the Year, Recommended Books of the Year and Most Popular Books of the year in 2017.
“China has entered a new era, and new technologies are redefining economies and societies. The selection of books focused on China’s economy and its interconnectedness with the rest of the world from a frontier angle, and covered technology’s impact on the current framework of regulation and governance, which faces enormous challenges after GFC. Policymakers, financiers and economists must engage with scientists and technology pioneers to craft a better policy framework to cope with the new realities. We hope to achieve this goal via our selection of books this year,” said Dr. Yang Yanqing, managing director of Yicai Research Institute and deputy editor-in-chief of Yicai Newspaper.
David LI, chairman and CEO of J.P.Morgan China, said sponsoring the Yicai – J.P.Morgan Financial Books of the Year is a great honor. He believes working with Yicai can help these highly professional and unique financial books reach out to more readers, both locally and globally. “The reason why J.P. Morgan has decided to partner with Yicai and SAIF to present the annual list of financial books is that, in addition to conducting business exchanges with our Chinese clients, the J.P. Morgan team also hopes to find a time to read together with all of you peacefully to make some ideological preparation so that everyone can have a better psychological and forward-looking preparation in knowledge, at a time when China is entering a new era and prepares to set out,” said David Li before the book event.
Covers of award-wining books
Ten books were selected as “Books of the Year (Chinese):
One book was selected as “Book of the Year (Bilingual):
Three books were selected as “Books of the Year (English):
Nine books were selected as “Recommended Books of the Year” (Chinese):
One book was selected as “Recommended Book of the Year (Bilingual):
Three books were selected as “Recommended Books of the Year (English):
Two books were selected as “Most Popular Books of the Year (Chinese):
Three books were selected as “Most Popular Books of the Year (Bilingual):
One book was selected as “Most Popular Book of the Year” (English):
The Scene of the Financial Books Award Ceremony
The Scene of the Financial Books Award Ceremony
More than 20 award-winning book authors convened at the annual book event in person or via video with over 150 readers including high ranking policy makers, regulators, leading economists and financial leaders by sharing the stories and insights behind the books.
Special guests attending this book event included Pan Gongsheng, Deputy Governor of the PBOC and head of SAFE; Zhu Min, former DMD of IMF, President of China Academy of Financial Research (CAFR); Yuan Peng, Vice President of China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations; He Fan, Professor of Economics at Peking University HSBC Business School; and Li Jiang, Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft China. The guests delivered their opinions on the theme of“China and the World 2017-2018”.
The award-winning authors attending the closed-door book event included Cai Fang, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS); Wang Yiming, Deputy Director of the Development Research Center of the State Council; Xu Shanda, President of SEEC Research Institute; Li Yang, Chairman of the National Institution for Finance & Development; Guan Tao, Senior Researcher with China Finance 40 Forum; Wang Yongli, Vice Chairman of the Board of China International Futures Co., Ltd.; Xu Zhong, Director-General of the Research Bureau of the PBOC; Sun Guofeng, Director-General of the Financial Research Institute of the PBOC; Yao Qian, Director General of the Digital Currency Research Center of PBOC; Zhang Zhengxin, Deputy Director of the International Affairs Department of PBOC, Wang Yonggang, Vice President of Sinovation Ventures AI Institute; and Zhao Zhihong, Secretary of the Board of China Bohai Bank. The authors shared their views on topics ranging from macroeconomic policies, financial reform and opening-up, as well as development of fintech, etc.
Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China
Administrator of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange
President of China Academy of Financial Research (CAFR)
Founder and Executive Chairman of The World Economic Forum
Professor of Political Economy, University of California, Berkeley
Thomas L. Friedman
New York Times Columnist
Managing Director of Yicai Research Institute
Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Yicai Newspaper
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan China
Authors unable to attend the book event shared the stories behind their books and their opinions by video. These video participants included: Liu Shijin, Vice President of China Development Research Foundation, Changyong Rhee, Director of the IMF’s Asia Pacific Department, Alfred Schipke, IMF China chief, Peng Wensheng, Global Chief Economist with Everbright Securities, Chi Fulin, President of China (Hainan) Reform and Development Institute, Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times Columnist, Barry Eichengreen, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Han Feng , Mentor at iCenter, Tsinghua University, Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, and Jeremy Rifkin, American Economic and Social Theorist.
Yicai Media Group
Founded in July 2003, Yicai Media Group. (Yicai) is a financial and economic news agency affiliated to China’s second-largest media group Radio and Television Shanghai/Shanghai Media Group. Yicai has become the largest and most diverse financial and economic media organization in China, spanning the full range of media and emerging information services. Yicai owns many business modules, such as Yicai Television, China Business News, CBN Weekly, Yicai.com, Yicai App, Yicai Radio, Yicai Research Institute (Think Tank), Yicai News Agency and Yicai Information Service. Yicai aspires to become the most influential and competitive provider of new types of digital financial and economic news and information services in the world.
Yicai Research Institute
Yicai Research Institute is a non-profit independent think tank research organization affiliated to Yicai and is committed to improving economic policies. This think tank has a globalized perspective, and based on independent research and analysis of facts and data, provides innovative feasible policy solutions and suggestions to improve the quality and transparency of China’s economic policies and advance effective and fair financial administration of the global economy. As a consolidator of global high-end resources and a think tank with powerful media influence, Yicai Research Institute releases annual flagship reports, subject studies, series of workshops, indexes, rankings, and other series of products every year.
J.P.Morgan Chase & Co
J.P.Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) is a world-leading financial services firm, with the total assets of USD2.6 trillion and a global business scope. The company holds a leading position in fields such as investment banking, consumers, small business financial services, commercial banking, financial transactions and asset management. As a constituent stock of Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), J.P.Morgan Chase & Co provides services through its affiliated brands of J.P.Morgan and Chase to millions of private customers in the US and many well-known enterprises, institutions, and governments throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.JPMorganchase.com.
J.P.Morgan Chase & Co began to do business in China in 1921. In China, J.P.Morgan Chase & Co provides extensive financial services to customers, encompassing enterprises, investment banking, commercial banking, capital services, market and investor services and capital management. At present, it has business networks and branches in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Harbin, Suzhou and Shenzhen, and through these outlets provides comprehensive financial services to Chinese and multinational companies, financial institutions and government agencies.
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) is an international financial institute founded by the Shanghai municipal government, supported by Shanghai Jiaotong University, and modeled after first-class international business colleges. SAIF has a great financial faculty, featuring more than 60 overseas Chinese professors, which is first-rate in the world, No. 1 in Asia, and unique in China. SAIF provides China’s most complete product line of high-end financial management education, spanning Finance MF, Finance MBA, Finance EMBA, EE, Global Finance DBA, and doctoral/master-doctor programs. SAIF implements a dean responsibility system under the leadership of its council. The current president of the council is Zhou Bo, a member of CPC Shanghai municipal standing committee and executive vice mayor, and the chairman of its academic committee is Wang Jiang, a well-known Chinese financial expert and chair professor of MIT Sloan School of Management.