Harry X Wu
Harry X. Wu is Professor of Economics at the Institute of Economic Research at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan. He received his BA and MA in economics in 1982 and 1985, respectively, from the Nankai School of Economics, Nankai University, China. In 1988-93 he continued his MPhil and PhD research as an UN/DTCD Fellow at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. He afterwards worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Adelaide, Australia in 1993-95. He became a senior economist at the East Asia Analytical Unit, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1996. At the end of 1997 he assumed a teaching position in economics at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and worked there till late 2009. His main areas of research include macroeconomic measurement, international comparison using production-side PPP measures, development economics and Chinese economy especially measuring China’s long-run economic growth and productivity performance. He worked closely with Angus Maddison’s group at the Groningen Growth and Development Center. He has published and edited books on issues related to China’s economic reform. His latest book (co-authored) is The Making of China’s Exchange Rate Policy in 2007 by Edward Elgar. His research papers appeared in journals like Review of Income and Wealth, Explorations in Economic History, World Economics, China Economic Review, The China Quarterly and Asian Economic Papers, books and conferences. He also worked as consultant in research projects commissioned by various government and international organizations, including National Bureau of Statistics of China, Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government, Japan’s Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and Canadian International Development Research Centre. Currently, he is also a director of economic research at The Conference Board China Center, Beijing.
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In memory of Angus Maddison (1926 – 2010)
28 July 2010, 10141 reads