Guest Professor at the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University; International School of Business of Nankai University;
School of Management of Beijing Normal University
YUAN Yue graduated from the Department of Law at Nanjing University in 1985, and in 1988 was admitted to the graduate program in Southwest University of Political Science and Law, exempted from the entrance exam. Yuan received his MPA from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University and Ph.D. degree in Sociology from Peking University. Yuan is Guest Professor at the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University, International School of Business of Nankai University, and School of Management of Beijing Normal University. He was 2007 World Fellow at Yale University, Vice President and China Deputy of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI), China Deputy of ESOMAR, Vice President of the Beijing Technology Consulting Industry Association. Yuan is also a social activist. He has engaged not only in a wide range of forums on domestic policy, scholarship and business management, but also presented topics for institutions such as the Fairbank Center at Harvard, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, National Committee on US-China Relations, and US-China Business Council. Yuan founded the Horizon Research in 1992, Progress Strategy and Horizonkey.com in 2000, and Vision Investment in 2003. Under his leadership, the Horizon Research Consultancy Group has become a famous brand-name in the area of domestic market and social research and consulting. His recent publications include New Fairness, Absolute Nerve, Horizon Survey, Empirical China, and Survey on Underground Sex Workers in China, etc.