Portland State and Shandong University Collaboration
Shandong University Associate Professor of Economics Yanqiang Ding spent four weeks during Summer 2011 teaching and conducting research as a PSU International Visiting Professor.
Shandong University is located in Jinan, which is in the Shandong Province on the People's Republic of China (PRC). During his time at Portland State University, Professor Ding taught courses on Chinese Economic Development and Environment and Economy of China.
The visit by Professor Ding is part of a broader collaboration between the School of Economics at Shandong University and both the Department of Economics and School of Business at Portland State University, which includes student exchanges, a joint degree program and faculty exchanges.
Professor Ding is an environmental and resource economist and the coordinator of the collaboration.
He and his daughter Ming Yiu are shown proudly sporting PSU Viking baseball hats.