The Changed World of New Economic Giants and Zero Interest Rates

When: Wed, June 12, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, 2013
Where: Hall 3, Graduate Centre, Sunway University
Admission: Free
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Woo Wing Thye is the Executive Director of the Penang Institute and Professor of Economics at University of California (Davis) and Fudan University (Shanghai). He is also the Director of East Asia Program, Earth Institute at Columbia University. He obtained his bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College and did his postgraduate studies at Yale (MA in Economics) and Harvard (PhD in Economics).

Professor Woo was in the Consultant Team to China's Ministry of Finance that helped to design the tax and exchange rate reforms implemented in January 1994. He served as a special advisor to the U.S. Treasury (1992-1994), was appointed a member of the International Advisory Panel to the Prime Minister of Malaysia (2005-2008) and in 2008, appointed the Chairman of the International Economic Advisory Panel of Penang.