Hou Xue

Deputy Director General, China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID)


Hou Xue, PhD of Economic Geography and Associate Researcher (Industry and Regional Economy) jointly trained by University of Amsterdam and Beijing Normal University, the Deputy Director of CCID International Cooperation Research Center, the former Vice President of CCID Consulting Co., LTD., the Deputy Secretary General of the China Industries of Future 100, specializes in the research of industrial economy, industrial planning, and big data application in emerging industries.

Host projects: Participated in more than 5 research projects of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT); Hosted more than 30 national and local level large-scale local strategic planning projects; Implemented more than 30 provincial and ministerial level industrial research, municipal industrial planning, industrial park planning, etc.. The projects won the recognition of the leaders from the local governments, and the project teams were appointed for providing follow-up services.

Research achievements: Participated in the composition of a number of academic papers as the lead writer; Published 11 papers in professional core and local journals, and a monograph “The Developing Mechanism and Mode of High Speed Train Areas”; Built up the China Industries of Future 100 and created the related research series. Dozens of articles were published and many of them were adopted as internal reports by the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council; During her tenure in CCID Consulting Co., LTD, she led the team “industrial brain” to build a big data platform of specialized and sophisticated enterprises and develop indexes of specialized and sophisticated enterprises based on big data. She was interviewed by CCTV for many times to interpret the related policies and trends.