Yu Yongding Keynote Speaker

  • China’s leading monetary economist
  • Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Former member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China

Yu Yongding's Biography

Professor Yu Yongding is regarded by many as China’s pre-eminent monetary economist. He is currently a professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, president of the China Society of World Economy, editor-in-chief of China and World Economy, a member of the Advisory Committee of National Planning for National Development and Reform at the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and a member of the UN Committee of development policy.

Yu was formerly director-general of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China. He graduated from the Beijing School of Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Science in 1969 and received his MA in economics from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1986, and D.Phil. in economics from the University of Oxford in 1994.

Yu has authored, co-authored and edited more than 10 books, and has published numerous papers and articles on macroeconomics, international economics and other subjects in various journals and newspapers. He is the winner of Sun Yefang Prize in Economics (PRC).

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Videos of Yu Yongding

Correction of Imbalances (2013)
Correction of Imbalances (2013)
Yu Yongding: Chinese Financial Development and Liberalization
Yu Yongding: Chinese Financial Development and Liberalization

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