Albert Park has been appointed the Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank

Prof. Albert Park, head and chair professor of the Department of Economics, has been appointed the Chief Economist and Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He will be the chief spokesperson for the ADB on economic and development trends, as well as lead the ERCD, which conducts rigorous evidence-based research, publishes ADB’s flagship knowledge products, and advises member governments. The appointment will commence on 15 December 2021.

Established in 1966, the ADB supports projects in developing member countries that create economic and development impact, delivered through both public and private sector operations, advisory services, and knowledge support.

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