The financial trade e-commerce major is a cross-integration discipline between finance and e-commerce. It belongs to the master's degree under the first-level discipline of applied economics. This major takes the capital flow and information flow in the "three streams" of e-commerce as the research field, with online banking and Network finance is the main research object, focusing on the process of fund transfer of all parties in the e-commerce environment, including online finance and online banking, online payment services and process analysis, online payment systems and payment instrument innovation.
The profession now has three research directions: payment and settlement, online finance and e-banking, e-commerce and e-government. Relying on the China Payment System Research Center of the People's Bank of China's Payment and Settlement Department, the People's Bank of China Liquidation Center and the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, the China Payment System Research Center, which has established academic and teaching cooperation with many universities in the United States and Europe, has become an e-commerce and finance company and an important base for senior professionals in the field of payment and settlement. In recent years, he has presided over and undertaken more than 10 national social science funds, national self-funded funds, the People's Bank of China and provincial and ministerial-level scientific research projects, published academic monographs and dozens of teaching materials, and published more than 100 academic papers.