The WTO is facing its “existential crisis”. The “modernization” this time, driven by the U.S. and supported by the EU and Japan, is the most important reform since the multilateral trade and investment systems founded after the WWII. Against the backdrop of US-China trade negotiations, this seminar focuses on the questions of why WTO reform, who are the key players, what do they want, what are the key issues, and explores China’s options and best response.
Jian-Ye Wang, Professor of Economics and Director of the Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai
Jian-Ye Wang is Professor of Economics and Director of the Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai. He is also a Governor of the CCL (Centre for Creative Leadership) Board and member of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies Advisory Council.
Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was Economic Counselor and Chief Economist of the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank), held various positions at the International Monetary Fund, and also served as Adjunct Professor of Economics at Peking University's School of Economics. He holds a PhD and MA in Economics from Columbia University and a BA from Peking University.
Professor Wang was a Fulbright Scholar, a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the IMF Africa Department Best Staff Report Award.
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