Named among China’s 40 most influential foreign experts by the State Administration of Foreign Experts, Beijing, April 14, 2018.
Distinguished Professor Award, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, June 26, 2018.
Academician of Honor, The Royal European Academy of Doctors, Barcelona, Spain, May 19, 2017.
Lifetime Contribution Award of International Federation of Finance Museums, Beijing, China, October 31, 2015.
Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal, Yale University, Connecticut, October 14, 2014.
China Friendship Award, Beijing, China, September 30, 2014.
Catedra Phelps, Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, Argentina, Inaugurated May 20, 2008.
President’s Medal, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, October 15, 2012.
Mendeleev Medal for Achievement in the Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia, October 9, 2012.
Louise Blouin Award for Creative Leadership, New York, September 19, 2011.
Named Honorary Citizen of Fuzhou, awarded the Key to the City of Fuzhou, June 9, 2001.
Premio Pico della Mirandola, with Mario Draghi and, posthumously, Luciano Pavarotti, Mirandola, Italy, July 4, 2008.
Global Economy Prize, Institut für Weltwirtschaft, Kiel, Germany, June 22, 2008.
Huesped Ilustre de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Legislatura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 22, 2008.
Chevalier of the National Order of the Légion d’Honneur, Paris, France, Decree of February 26, 2008, ceremony June 29, 2009.
Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden, December 10, 2006.
Kenan Enterprise Award, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1996.