Chen Shumei


Department:Department of International Economics and Trade

Address:School of Economics and Finance, Shanghai International Studies University, No. 550 Dalian Road (West), Hongkou Campus, Shanghai, 200083, China

Areas of Expertise:

FTA and Economic Growth

Regional Economic Integration

Standardization and Economic Governance

Professional Affiliation:

Council Member of China Society of World Economics

Council Member of China American Economic Association


Sep. 2001 – Dec. 2004, Research Institute of EU Studies, Nanjing University, Ph.D.

Sep. 1996 – Sep. 1997, Business School,  University of Brighton, MA

Working Experience:

Jul. 1987 – Aug. 2019, Southeast University

Sep. 2008 – Sep. 2009, Bristol University

Sep. 2019 – Present, Shanghai International Studies University

Awards, Honors & Certificates:

Being Selected by National Achievements Library of Philosophy and Social Sciences, 2012

Second Prize of Excellent Research Achievement Award, Jiangsu Provincial Government, 2014

Third Prize of Excellent Research Achievement Award, Ministry of Education, 2015

Highly Commended Award by Emerald Publishing, 2018

Selected Publications:

Researches on the Impacts of the Policy Adjustment of the Single European Market on Chinese Commodities’ Exportation and Relevant Countermeasures, Beijing: Social Science Academic Press, 2012.

Researches on Strategic Position of China’s Free Trade Areas under the New Trend of Economic Globalization, Beijing: Economic Science Press, 2015.

“Fight or Flight: A Study on Strategic Approaches Adopted by Chinese Lighter Manufacturers Facing EU CR Standard and Regulation”, Global Trade and Customs Journal, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2008.

“Sham or shame: Rethinking the China’s milk powder scandal from a legal perspective”, Journal of Risk Research, Volume 12, Issue 6, 2009.

“A Transatlantic Comparison on Poultry Disputes with China: A Case Study of Murky Protectionism”, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2010.

“China–United Kingdom Free Trade Area: likely impact on the economy and on specific industry sectors in both countries”, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2017 (with Li Dandan).

“Global value chain, regional trade networks and Sino-EU FTA”, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 50, 2019: 26–38 (with Zhou Yan, Chen Mei).

“The Impacts of Import Penetration on Regional Income Inequality in China: A Global Value Chain Perspective”, The Developing Economies, Vol. 57, 2019 (with Wang Yanfang).

“Impacts of deregulation reform on PM2.5 concentrations: A case study of business registration reform in China”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 235, 2019 (with Wang Yanfang, Yao Jingmin).

Courses Taught:

International Business Law

Standardization and Regional Economic Integration