Fresh thinking on growth and development in Asia and the Pacific

How Much Can National Currencies Be Used for Trade Settlement in Asia?

Event | 21 February 2014 ADBI, Tokyo


ADBI's Seminar Series brings eminent persons to ADBI to encourage debate among policymakers, researchers, academics, think tanks, and other audiences interested in economic development challenges in the Asia and Pacific region.


Yung Chul Park is a distinguished professor in the division of international studies, Korea University. Before returning to Korea University, where he had been professor of economics, he spent three years from 2005 to 2008 at the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University as research professor and director of the Center for International Commerce and Finance.

He previously served as the chief economic adviser to the President of the Republic of Korea, as president of the Korea Development Institute, as president of the Korea Institute of Finance, and as a member of the Central Bank of Korea's Monetary Board.

He also worked for the International Monetary Fund. He has written and edited several books, including China, Asia, and the New World Economy (Oxford University Press 2008), and Monetary and Financial Cooperation in East Asia: The Relevance of European Experience (Oxford University Press 2010)


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Policymakers, academics, outside researchers, and the general public; approximately 30 participants.