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Biography Revised: 5/26/2004
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Gu Shengzu
Gu Shengzu 辜胜阻
Vice Governor of Hubei Province
Born: 1956
Birthplace: Hubei Province, Huangpi

Biography Highlight

Gu Shengzu, male, Han nationality, is a native Huangpi, Hubei Province. He graduated from the Economics Department of Wuhan University in 1982.

The Vice-Mayor of Wuhan City and a demographer, Gu has strong academic credentials. After graduating from Wuhan University, he taught at the university before becoming a guest professor at the University of Japan in 1989. Gu later obtained a doctorate from Wuhan University in 1991 and traveled to become a guest professor at the University of Duisburg in Germany as well as Harvard University in the United States.

In 1997, he was elected Vice-Chairman of the 4th Hubei Provincial Committee of CDNCA. The following year, he became Vice-Mayor of Wuhan City. The same year, Gu became the vice-president of the Demographic Society of China.

Gu is a member of the China Democratic National Construction Association Central Committee. He is the winner of the Sun Yefang Economic Thesis Award and the author of several books on non-agricultural population, population migration, and mobility.

Recent Career Data

2003— Vice-Governor, People's Government Hubei Province
2002—2003 Vice-Chairman, All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
Director, Wuhan University, Social Economy and Management Institute Hubei Province, Wuhan City
Dean, Wuhan University, War Preparedness Management Institute Hubei Province, Wuhan City
1998—2002 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Hubei Province, Wuhan City
1998—???? Vice-President, Demographic Society of China
1998—2003 Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
1997—2002 Member, 7th China Democratic National Construction Association, Central Committee
1997—???? Vice-Chairman, China Democratic National Construction Association, Provincial Committee Hubei Province
1996—1997 Guest Professor, Harvard University USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge

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