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Editor(s):
Manuel Guitián, and Robert Mundell
Published Date:
June 1996
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    Bijan Aghevli, Deputy Director, Central Asia Department, IMF. Before his current position, Mr. Aghevli held positions in the IMF’s Research Department and Policy Development and Review Department and taught at the London School of Economics. He has worked extensively on Asian countries, particularly Japan, and has published papers in the general area of international and monetary economics.

    Yuan Chen, Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China. Previously, Mr. Chen served as Director of the Commercial and Trade Department of the Beijing municipal government. He studied at Tsinhua University and the China Academy of Social Sciences.

    Harrison Cheng, Professor of Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and Visiting Professor of Economics, People’s University of China, Economics Training Center. Mr. Cheng received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California in 1977. His fields of research are game theory and microeconomics and economic growth and organization in China and East Asia.

    Emil-Maria Claassen, Professor of Monetary and International Economics at the University of Paris-Dauphine. He is currently serving as Regional Advisor for Asian countries in transition at the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Cologne and from the University of Paris, and he was Post-Doctoral Fellow in Political Economy at the University of Chicago.

    Gang Fan, Director of the independent nongovernment National Economic Research Institute of the China Reform Foundation and Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). Until recently, he was Deputy Director of the Institute of Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Mr. Fan received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Graduate School of CASS. He has been a visiting scholar at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and at the University of California at Davis.

    Peigan Gan, Honorary Director of the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China and Executive Director of the Financial Research Association. He studied at Pacific College in California and Yanching University.

    Manuel Guitián, Director of the Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, IMF. Mr. Guitián graduated in law from the University of Santiago de Compostela and in economics from the Complutense University of Madrid; subsequently, he obtained a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. Mr. Guitián is the author of numerous articles on international monetary affairs and on balance of payments, exchange rate, and debt issues.

    Wen Hai, Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of the School of Business Administration at Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado. He is also the Deputy Director of, and a Professor of Economics at, the China Center for Economic Research at Beijing University. Professor Hai received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Davis.

    Arnold C. Harberger, Swift Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Los Angeles. Mr. Harberger received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and was Distinguished Service Professor at that institution before joining the faculty of the University of California at Los Angeles in 1984. He has written extensively in the fields of public finance, cost-benefit analysis, economic policy in developing countries, economic growth, and real exchange rates. Mr. Harberger was elected President of the American Economic Association in 1996.

    Yiping Huang, Fellow, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Earning his M.A. from the People’s University of China in 1987, Mr. Huang was a policy analyst with the former Research Center for Rural Development of the State Council during 1987–89. Awarded his Ph.D. in 1993 by the Australian Society of Agricultural Economics, he was a consultant to the World Bank and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

    D. Gale Johnson, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Chicago. Mr. Johnson received his Ph.D. from Iowa State College and has been associated with the University of Chicago since 1944 as Professor, Department Chairman, Dean of Social Sciences, and Provost. His research has focused mainly on agricultural and trade policies.

    Justin Yifu Lin, Professor of Economics, Peking University, and President, China Center on Economic Research at Peking University. Mr. Lin received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and, in addition to his appointments at Peking University, has taught at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Australian National University.

    Nanping Lu, Director of Policy and Regulation of the Exchange Control Administration. Previously, he was on the staffs of the Secretariat of the State Council, the Hong Kong branch of Xinhua News Agency, and the China Center for International Study. He graduated from Jiangsu Teaching Institute.

    Robert A. Mundell, Professor of Economics, Columbia University. Mr. Mundell received his doctorate from M.I.T., was a member of the staff of the IMF, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, and Editor of the Journal of Political Economy. He joined Columbia University in 1974. He was made Docteur Honoris Causa at the University of Paris in 1992 and Honorary Professor at People’s University of China in 1995.

    Muthi Samudram, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mr. Samudram is a graduate of BEC (University of Western Australia) and received his master’s degree at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and his Ph.D. at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He has been a lecturer at the National University of Singapore, a Senior Assistant at Bank Negara Malaysia, and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Malaysia.

    Ligang Song, Research Fellow, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. Mr. Song received his B.A. from the People’s University of China in 1982, his M.A. in international relations from the International University of Japan in 1985, and his Ph.D. in economics from the Australian National University in 1993. Prior to his current position, he was Vice Chairman of the Department of Economics at the People’s University of China.

    Hirofumi Uzawa, Research Fellow, Research Center on Global Warming, RISC, Tokyo. A graduate of the University of Tokyo, Mr. Uzawa was Associate Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago before returning to Japan in 1969, where he served as Professor of Economics at the University of Tokyo. His fields of specialization include disequilibrium analysis of macroeconomic theory and the general equilibrium of the environment.

    Norbert Walter, Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Research and Chief Economist of Deutsche Bank Group. Mr. Walter received his Ph.D. from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University at Frankfurt am Main. Previously, he held positions at the Christian Albrechts University and at the Kiel Institute. In 1986–87, he was John McCloy Distinguished Research Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies in Washington, D.C.

    Yu-Yun Wang, Chairman of the Department of Mathematical Economics at the Institute of Systems Science of the Academia Sinica in Beijing. He is a member of the World Federation of Scientists. His fields of research include the theory of general economic equilibrium, agricultural resource allocation, and sustainable economic development.

    Wing Thye Woo, Professor of Economics, University of California at Davis. Mr. Woo received his B.A. and B.S. from Swarthmore College, his M.A. from Yale in 1978, and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1982. He has written extensively on the Chinese economy.

    Wenkai Yang, Deputy Director of the Legal Department of the People’s Bank of China. He graduated from the Department of Law of Renmin University of China.

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