December 23, 2020
2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Google Meet (Registration Link: https://forms.gle/aP1YyFh41vnvSwDn9)
WOO Wing Thye
Research Professor at Sunway University; Chang Jiang Professor at the School of Economics, Fudan University.
Woo Wing Thye is Research Professor at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur where he heads the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia and Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development; and Vice-President for Asia at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) in New York City. Professor Woo is also Chang Jiang Professor at the School of Economics, Fudan University in Shanghai; Distinguished Fellow at Penang Institute in George Town; Thousand Talent Scholar at the Institute of Population and Labour Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing; and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at University of California in Davis. Professor Woo is currently studying the design of efficient, equitable pathways to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals with projects on Green Finance, Middle Income Trap, and Global Economic Architecture for the Multi-Polar World. He is an expert on the East Asian economies, particularly, China, Indonesia and Malaysia. His birthplace is George Town, scout troop is 2nd Georgetown (S) Senior out of Methodist Boys’ School, and academic degrees are from Swarthmore, Yale, and Harvard.
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