The assistant professor in our school Mr. Cai Biqing’s cooperation paper (collaborators: Jiti Gao at Monash University, Australia; Dag Tj ø stheim at University of Bergen, Norway), "A new class of bivariate threshold cointegration models"was published in the leading journal in the field of econometrics and economics Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2017, 2 (Volume 35, Issue 2, Pages 288-305).
 The School of Economics has established a complete academic system and had staff with strong research capability. Among the subjects owned by the school, western economics is national key subject. Both theoretical and applied economics are key first-level subjects in Hubei province. There are two post-doctoral research station in theoretical economics and applied economics. The school has master and doctor degree conferring authority in the first-level subjects----theoretical economics, applied economics, and statistics, including 16 second-level subjects. The school has two professional master degree programs in Finance and International Business, and six bachelor degree majors in Economics, Finance, Financial Engineering, International Economics and Trade, International Business and Statistics. The School of Economics has nearly 20,000 graduates in the past 30 years, most of them are playing active roles in governments, businesses, universities and research institutes. Among which there is so-called "Economist Group graduating from HUST". There are 1062 full-time undergraduates,386 graduates, and 157 PhD students. Among them there are 5 foreign bachelor students, 41 master students and 19 doctoral students.
 The school has been laying emphasis on the study of modern economic theories and methods in quantitative economics, and extended to the research in other fields and economic problems in Chinese economy.     Under the guidance of eminent professor Zhang Peigang and Professor Lin Shaogong, the research in Development Economics and Chinese economic development is influential in academics, and the research in Econometrics and Financial Quantitative has unique feature. Rich research results have been achieved in the field of microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance, and international economics and trade.     Since 1994, the school has published over 100 monographs, textbooks and translations, as well as over 2000 academic papers. Over 40 National Social Sciences Foundation projects and National Natural Science Foundation projects have been carried out by the faculty of the school. More than 50 provincial or ministry research projects and more than 200 enterprise cooperation research projects have been undertaken. Over 20 research provincial and Ministry level projects are awarded prizes. Two academic dissertations has been elected as "Top 100 Excellent Dissertations in China".
There are 53 faculty members, and over 80% of them have PhD degrees. Among the faculty members, there are 18 professors, 22 associate professors, and 13 lecturers.   It has hired honorary and part-time professors, mainly including: Heckman, McFadden, Hurwicz, Engle, Mirrlees, Zhang Wuchang, Dieter Cassel, Tan Chongtai, Li Yining, Guo Yiyao, Yu Zhaoxiong, Lin Yifu, Zou Hengfu. Among whom Tian Guoqiang, Ai Chunrong, Tam Guofu, Xu Dianqing, Song Min, Shi Shouyong, Huang Xiaodong, Li Dong, Zhang Yansheng, Zhang Junkuo, Ba Shusong, and Li Youjun have become well-known economists home and abroad.   The school has first-rank teaching office facilities, with a total area of 15,000 square meters of modern teaching and administration building. Each faculty member has a personal studio, connected with the broadband and cable networks. The sub-section of the university library is located in the building of the school, collecting the latest references in economics. There are two computer laboratories in the school.