The LIXIN-NJIT Economic Risk Early Warning Center (The Center) was established by The Economic Risk Early Warning and Management Research Center, Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce and New Jersey Institute of Technology through its School of Management in January 2013.

The Center is an interdisciplinary venue for research on economic and financial risks and early warning systems. In particular, it is interested in the following topics: methodologies of early warming for studying macroeconomic risk; industry risk identification and early warming (such as iron and steel, real estate and equipment manufacturing industries, etc.); bank liquidity risk warning index system; bank credit risk and internal credit rating.

It collaborates with scholars at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce, and other universities, financial service companies and governments.