The school has continuously strengthened its leading position in scientific research, increased investment in scientific research, strengthened the guidance, cultivation and encouragement of scientific research, condensed the direction of scientific research, continued to tap the potential, focused on the cultivation and support of pre-research on innovative projects, and focused on supporting young scientific research backbones. The distinctive characteristics of finance and economics disciplines, the ability to innovate continuously, and the scientific research output are inspiring.
In the past three years, it has undertaken 412 scientific research projects at or above the provincial and ministerial level, including 62 projects of the National Social Science Fund, 42 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 22 projects of the Ministry of Education, and 286 provincial and ministerial projects. 49 scientific research awards; 329 papers have been indexed by SCI, EI, ISTP, and SSCI; received scientific research funds totaling 75.778 million yuan. The school sponsors two academic journals, Economics and Management Review and Journal of Shandong University of Finance and Economics, of which Economics and Management Review was selected as the 2017-2018 China Social Science Citation Index (CSSCI) extended source journal and 2018 Peking University Chinese Core Journal. In 2017, a total of 25 national social science fund annual projects and youth projects were approved for establishment, ranking 45th in universities nationwide, 2nd in financial and economics universities, and first in provincial universities. In 2018, there were 22 National Social Science Fund projects, ranking second in provincial universities. In the same year, the school won the first prize of Shandong Science and Technology Progress Award for the first time.
In the past five years, the school's scientific research results have been fruitful. Teachers have published 14 papers in "Chinese Science", 1 paper in "Chinese Social Sciences" and "Economic Research", 2 papers in "Management World", and "Accounting Research", "Financial Research", "Mathematics Journal" "Academic core journals such as" Journal of Computers "and" Education Research "published 267 high-level papers, of which 2 were reprinted in full by Xinhua Digest; more than 460 papers were indexed by SCI, SSCI, and EI; nearly 300 books were published . A series of 35 monographs on "China's Economic and Financial Strategy Series in the Transitional Period" published by the school and sponsored by the Economic Science Press were included in the "13th Five-Year Plan" national key book. Professor Liu Peide of our school has been selected in the "Computer Science" list of Most Cited Chinese Researchers for three consecutive years. Being selected into the list of highly cited scientists means that the scholar has world-class influence in his research field, and his scientific research results have made great contributions to the development of this field.