Going Beyond Aid: Development Cooperation for Structural Transformation

Justin Yifu Lin (Author) Yan Wang (Author)

Product Details

Cambridge University Press
Publish Date
January 20, 2017
6.1 X 9.17 X 0.57 inches | 0.73 pounds

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About the Author

Justin Yifu Lin is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank. He obtained his PhD in economics from the University of Chicago in 1986 and returned to China in 1987, the first PhD in social sciences to return from abroad after China started economic reform in 1979. He was the founding director of China Center for Economic Research at Peking University from 1994 to 2008 and is the author of seventeen books, including The China Miracle (1996), State-Owned Enterprise Reform in China (2001) and Economic Development and Transition (Cambridge, 2009).
Yan Wang is currently a Visiting Professor at George Washington University, Washington DC, and a Senior Fellow at the National School of Development, Peking University, Beijing. She previously worked as Senior Economist and Team Leader in the World Bank for twenty years. She has served as senior consultant for the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the World Bank. She has authored and co-authored several books and journal publications and received twice the SUN Yefang Award in Economics. Her major joint publications include The Quality of Growth (2000), Corporation Governance (1998), China's Pension System Reform (2003), and Banking Sector Openness (2006). She has been working with Professor Justin Yifu Lin on several papers including China-Africa Cooperation (2014, and 2015), and 'Beyond the Marshall Plan: A Global Structural Transformation Fund' (2013). She received her PhD from Cornell University, New York, and taught economics before joining the World Bank, as well as after retirement.