包括本单位学科建设与发展、师资队伍建设、学术水平、科研实力，承担科研项目，以及人才培养等情况（中英文，字数各在500字以内）。Please include subject development, faculty building, academic level, research strength, research projects and talent cultivation of the working units. (in both Chinese and English; maximum 500 words.)
In recent years, the discipline structuring of Theoretical Economics in Sun Yat-Sen University is developing at a fast pace. Sun Yat-sen University has made great achievements in teaching and research in economics, which is well recognized in the field of Economics at home and abroad. It was respectively given the authority to confer Ph. D in World Economics in 1998 and Western Economics in 2002. In 2005, it has the authority to launch Ph. D Program of first-class disciplines in Theoretical Economics.
There are four research areas with bright features in Theoretical Economics in Sun Yat-Sen University. Currently, its faculty is made up of 16 doctoral mentors6, 19 professors, 27 associate professors, as well as a group of young lecturers and doctors. There are six research areas with bright features in Applied Economics in Sun Yat-Sen University. Currently, its faculty is made up of 18 doctoral mentors, 21 professors, 22 associate professors, as well as a group of young lecturers and doctors. The teachers in Economics have published a total of 1711 academic papers since 2000, 78 of which were published in the national publications of academic authority such as Economic Research, the World of Management, and Social Science in China,72 of which were embodied into SCI\SSCI\EI\ISTP. In addition, 131 treatises were issued. Its faculty have undertaken 272 big projects at national or provincial level, gaining a total sum of 30,633,430 RMB as outlay for science research. Teachers in Theoretical Economics have won more than 60 items of awards above provincial level in total.
The research achievements in Economics are of great academic value, and the strength for research is well recognized in the field of Economics around China. Instructed by Prof. Shu Yuan, the doctoral thesis of Dr. Wang Xi and Dr. Xu Xianxiang, were separately awarded the National “Top 100 Doctoral Thesis” in 2005 and in 2007.Instructed by Prof. Chen Langnan，the doctoral Thesis of Dr. Yang Zihui was awarded the National “Top 100 Doctoral Thesis” in 2009.
Ph. D students in Economics are brought up to be with international vision and active in academic activities. Since 2000, The Ph. D students in Economics have published 238 theses of high quality in the national publication like Economic Research.