Professor YU Dazhang, Director of Unirule Institute of Economics Academic Department and Researcher of Institute of Economic at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS), passed away at the age of 85 on August 23rd, 2018 at Beijing Hospital. Professor YU Dazhang was modest in nature, benevolent in his conduct, low-profile in his behavior, responsible at work, and frugal in life. He has been in charge of overseeing all the academic activities since he joined Unirule in 1997. He has made remarkable contributions to multiple endeavors of Unirule, such as large academic conferences, Unirule Biweekly Academic Symposiums, Institutional Economics Classes, training programs for rural officials, and press release of Unirule Quarterly Macroeconomics Reports. He has also undertaken editing tasks of the Chinese Economics book series, Case Studies of Chinese Institutional Evolution book series, and Unirule Internal Research Papers series.
Out of respect of Professor YU’s will, there will be no funeral arrangements or services.
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