HCEO and Jinan University will host the Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality and Best Paper Competition at Jinan University, an inaugural program for undergraduate students in China. During the summer school 6 senior Professors of Economics from leading universities around the world to give introductory lectures on various economic topics to the participants. Students participating in the 2019 Best Paper Competition will have the opportunity to present their work before a panel of leading experts and receive constructive feedback. The final award will be announced at the end of the summer school.

All undergraduate students majoring in economics and related disciplines in China are eligible to apply for the HCEO Summer School for distinguished undergraduate students in Economics majors and The "Chicago-Jinan Joint Initiative" Best Paper Competition. There is no fee to attend SSSI Guangzhou. Housing and most meals are provided. Students are responsible for their own travel to SSSI Guangzhou.

Students interested in applying must submit the below materials: resume; transcripts; letters of recommendation; awards and certificates; an original research paper in English (optional).

The deadline for application is March 31, 2019. Admission decisions will be announced before April 15th, 2019.

Applications are now closed.