Dr. Shi-ji Gao is currently attached to the Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC), Beijing, China, since 2004 and is the Director General of the Information Centre. He is currently engaged in study of economic and social development policies. Prior to 2004, he was affiliated with the Institute of Economic Institution and Management in the State Commission for Restructuring the Economy.
He is a frequent consultant on projects for World Bank, Asian Development Bank, OECD and the EU. He is also a member of the first, second and third Advisory Committee for the State Informatization and served as deputy director for the Professional Board of Policy Planning in the second and third committee.
Dr. Gao obtained his PhD in System Management from the City University of London. His research interests include Comparative Institutional Analysis and Development Research.