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  • Jia Kang (贾康)
    Born : July , 1954Gender : Male

Vice president and Secretary General of CFA


March 1978 to January 1982, he studied in the Department of economics, Beijing Institute of economics and obtained a bachelor's degree in economics.

February 1982 to April 1985, he joined the Graduate Department of the Scientific Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance and obtained a master's degree in economics.

1995 to 1998, he completed the on-the-job postgraduate study in the Scientific Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance and obtained the doctor's degree.


Member of the National Committee of CPPCC and Member of Subcommittee of Economy, CPPCC; Standing Director of CCIEE, the Chinese Tax Institute, China Urban Financial Society and China Society of Reform; Advisor of China Public-Finance Academy; Distinguished Expert of the People’s Government of Beijing and Shanghai Municipalities; Advisor of the People’s Government of Fujian, Gansu and Anhui Provinces; Consulting Advisor of the People’s Government of Tibet and Guangxi Autonomous Regions; Guest Professor of Peking University, Renmin University of China, Chinese Academy of Governance, Nankai University, Wuhan University, Xiamen University, Anhui University, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Southwest Jiaotong University, Guangdong University of Business Studies, Capital University of Economics and Business, etc.;

Expert enjoying special state allowance in 1995; appraised as an academic leader at high level for the National Project “Tens of Thousands of Talents” in 1997; chosen as a visiting scholar for participation in the Heinz Fellowship Program at University of Pittsburgh, USA in 1988-89. Held or participated in a lot of international or domestic research projects, and wrote and published dozens of books, hundreds of essays and thousands of financial papers.

Attended economic symposiums respectively at the invitations of Zhu Rongji, Wen Jiabao, Hu Jintao and Li Keqiang (thus considered as one of the “Advisors for Decision-making by the Central Authorities” by the media).

One of narrators on the eighteenth collective study of “Fiscal and Taxation System Reform” Topic by Political Bureau of the CPC Committee on January 8, 2010.


Winner of SunYefang Prize, Mundell-Huang Prize and ChinaSoftScience Special Award. Member of Expert Committee of the 11, 12and 13Five-Year Plan. Served as President of Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance, P.R.C. for a long term.


In 2013, editedNew Supply: Chinese Innovation in Theory of Economics, initiated and established “China Academy of New Supply-side Economics” and “China New Supply-side Economist 50 Forum” (working as President and Secretary-General), actively prompted the exchanges of “Research Academy of Public-Private Partnerships”, and be committed to the construction of a think tank of Chinese characteristics with a cross-discipline and cross-department academic platform.

In 2015, he published a monograph named New Supply-Side Economics. In 2016, he published Supply-Side Reform-China New Supply-Side Economics, Ten Topics of Supply-Side Reform, and Crucial Challenge in front of China: How to Escape Mid-income Trap.

Main Opnions

Building tax need to be adjusted upsacaleshould not only be test in Shanghai and Chongqing

According to Jia Kang, director of the Institute of financial science of the Ministry of finance, it is self-evident that the real estate industry is still the pillar industry of our country. But the reform of its related system needs great courage. The biggest obstacle comes from the vested interest pattern and its inevitable obstruction.


Building tax helps to make the public financial system more reasonable

Jia Kang, director of the Institute of financial science of the Ministry of finance, expressed his views on the controversial building tax issue. He called for a consensus on this issue, starting with the gradual reform of high-end housing and increment oriented, and could design "old housing in old methods, new housing with new methods", treat with different tax designs. He stressed that the reform of real estate tax will help to realize the transformation of China's tax system from indirect tax to direct tax, will be more conducive to social equity, help the government reduce the dependence on land finance, and form a more reasonable public finance mechanism.

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