The Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (RDCY), founded on January 19, 2013, is a modern think-tank jointly established by Renmin University of China and Chongyang Investment Ltd., a private equity fund based in Shanghai.

The tenet of RDCY is “to be based on RUC and have a world-embracing view, to grasp finance and have an overall perspective, to focus on academy and pay close attention to reality, to offer policy recommendations to the nation and serve the public”. RDCY strives to cultivate and provide a large batch of financial elites for China. It aspires to construct a modern think-tank with Chinese characteristics, casting light on the research and dissemination of “Great Finance”. It aims to achieve the aspiration of serving the country with finance and knowledge.