Founded on April 5th, 1978, the Institute of Industrial Economics of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is a national comprehensive academic institute where research, education, training, consultancy, publishing and media are conducted.
There are around 100 in-service staff in the headquarter of IIE. IIE has been grouped in 12 research sections：
We also have 3 editorial departments for academic journals and 9 research centers. Among these research staff, over 60% are senior fellows, and more than 80% researches holding a doctorate or a master’s degree. Three national academic associations, China’s Association of Industrial Economics, Chinese Academy of Business Management and Chinese Association of Regional Economics are affiliated with IIE.
Focused on the research of industrial economics, business management and regional economics, the main research field of IIE covers Industrial development, industrial structure and organization, industrial distribution and regional economics, industrial management system, enterprise institution, enterprise operation management, resources and environment and transnational investment.
Up to now, IIE has owned three academic journals: Chinese Industrial Economics，Economic Management, and China Economist (in English).