The Chinese Economist Society hold a business meeting at ASSA annual conference in Chicago on Jan 7, 2017. Representatives from ten universities made preesntations of their schools and programs, including Nanjing Audit University, Beihang University, Cihua University, Henan University, Fudan University, South China Uni of Science and Technology, Jinan University, Shaanxi Normal University, and Tianjin University of Finance and Economics. Prof Ding Lu presented an outstanding award to Prof Belton Fleisher for his contribution to CES as an editor-in-Chief of China Economic Review at the meeting.