Zhou Qiren "is a Professor at the China Center for Economic Research at Beijing University. He has written numerous articles and books on economic and legal topics, including regulatory reform, new institutional economics, the telecommunications sector, and rural development. Professor Zhou received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and his B.A. from Renmin University in Beijing. While at Yale, Professor Zhou conducted research related to the income and land tenure system in rural China, with an emphasis on transfer of land rights."