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Deputy Representative, Asian Development Bank
The Asian Development Bank & China
Dr. Yu will be discussing the Asian Development Bank's operations in China and cooperation with China-based new international financial institutions.
Fei Yu is the Deputy Representative of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) North American Representative Office in Washington DC. Her responsibilities include helping to advance shareholder support for ADB’s role in the Asia-Pacific Region, to mobilize resources for ADB’s developing member countries (DMCs), and to contribute to ADB’s participation in North American policy dialogue on developing Asia and the Pacific. Before her current assignment, she led the ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative based in ADB’s PRC Representative Office in Beijing. She was responsible for facilitating dissemination of China’s development knowledge of interest to other developing countries through organizing high-level regional knowledge sharing events and producing publications. Prior to this, she was based in Manila, where she led project preparation teams and managed investment and technical assistance projects in the environment, natural resources and agricultural sectors. For four years prior to joining ADB, Fei was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Colby College and Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Mount Holyoke College. She also consulted with the World Bank and held positions with the UNDP and Chinese government. She received her PhD in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, specializing in development and environmental economics, a MPA from Princeton University and a MSc from University of London. She has published in high-ranking peer reviewed economics journals on environmental regulations and the health impact of pollution.
Note: Registration is open through Wednesday, 7-19-17.
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