2021 VINS Lecture Series by Professor Jianye Wang

Financing Green Belt and Road
Date & Time: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:00
Professor Jianye Wang
Room 207, 1555 Century Avenue, New York University at Shanghai

Lecture Abstract

China has been a main source of debt and equity financing for power generation in developing countries. Against the backdrop of renewed global efforts to achieve the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, what are the key challenges and risks for the Chinese firms and their financers? How would they best adjust? This seminar focuses on the recent dramatic changes in the international arena, including Belt and Road host countries policies, and explores possible ways going forward.

Speaker Biography

Jian-Ye WangProfessor of Economics and Co-Director of the Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai

Jian-Ye Wang is Professor of Economics and Co-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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