China's Economy and Markets: New Challenges and Opportunities

China's Economy and Markets: New Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St., New York, NY 10027 413

Please join us for a lecture by: Dr. Haizhou Huang, Managing Director, China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC). Dr. Huang will discuss China's economy, markets, as well as current challenges and opportunities given recent economic and political developments in China and across the globe. Open to SIPA students only. Please RSVP to cgeg@columbia.edu.

Biography: Haizhou HUANG is a Managing Director and Management Committee Member at the China International Capital Corporation (CICC). He joined CICC in 2007 as a Managing Director, and had served as Co-Head and Head of Sales and Trading Department, Head of Equities Department, Executive Chairman of Capital Market Committee; and Chief Strategist, Co-Head of Research Department and Executive Chairman of Research Coordination Committee.

He has over twenty-year experiences in serving clients in the financial industry and governments, as well as conducting research at market, policy and academic institutions. He was Chief Economist for Greater China at Barclays Capital (2005 – 2007), and Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF, 1998 - 2005). He gained academic experiences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the London School of Economics (LSE), as well as a special term professor of finance at Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management (2002-2005) and Tsinghua University’s PBC School of Finance since 2015.

He holds a Ph.D degree from Indiana University, USA, and a master and bachelor degrees, both in engineering, from China. He has over twenty publications in leading academic and policy journals, including American Economic Review, China Economic Review, European Economic Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, etc. He is Vice President of the China Society of World Economics, Member of the China Finance 40 Group (CF40), Member of Expert Committee of China’s Thirteenth Five-year Plan, Member of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council, and Member of the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum.