Yong Wang

Yong Wang is an Associate Professor of Economics and Academic Deputy Director of the Center for New Structural Economics at Peking University. He obtained PhD from University of Chicago, where he won the Martin and Margaret Lee Prize in Price Theory.  His research fields are Growth and Development, Macroeconomics, Political Economy, China and India Economies. His recent research topics include structural change, industry dynamics, industrial policies, China’s state capitalism, and middle-income trap. Before joining Peking University, Yong worked at the Department of Economics at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he won the Franklin Best Teaching Award. He was a resident research fellow at the World Bank (2010-2011). He publishes papers on Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, etc. and also serves as guest editors for several journals including China Economic Review. Yong is the author of the book Thinking and Debates on New Structural Economics (in Chinese) by the Peking University Press (2017). Yongwas also invited to present his research at policy institutions including IMF, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, US Department of State, US Department of Treasury, Federal Reserve Bank, People’s Bank of China, and Korean Institute of Finance.  


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