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Park, Cyn-Young

Ms. Park specializes in Asian macroeconomics, notably country diagnostics, development policies, and the economic implications of external shocks, such as the global financial crisis. She also studies regional financial markets. She belongs to the Economics and Research Department (ERD), which undertakes economic and policy research and capacity building, supports ADB operations, and networks with the international research community. ERD is also responsible for producing Country Diagnostic Studies, which evaluate development constraints on ADB's developing member countries.


  • 01 Jun 2007 | Papers and Briefs

    East Asian growth is set to slow to a more moderate pace against the backdrop of a United States' slowdown. But the East Asian economy is expected to continue a still healthy expansion by historic standards.

  • 01 Dec 2006 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper looks at the Asian influence in world commodity markets and its changing patterns. A General Equilibrium Model for Asian Trade is used to capture equilibrium tendencies in product and factor markets.

  • 01 May 2005 | Papers and Briefs

    With the region's ever-growing foreign exchange reserves, the reluctance of Asian countries to allow their currencies to appreciate is often viewed as a main hurdle to the orderly resolution of the United States's (US) external imbalance. The renminbi of People's Republic of China (PRC) has become a major target of such criticism, given the PRC's substantial bilateral trade surplus against the US and large accumulation of foreign reserves over the years.

  • 01 Aug 2004 | Papers and Briefs

    The Federal Reserve (the Fed) raised its policy rate by 25 basis points on 30 June 2004 and is expected to continue a series of rate hikes in its subsequent monetary policy meetings over the next 18 months or so (US Federal Reserve Board 2004). Higher interest rates in the United States (US) can adversely affect Asian economies by reducing aggregate demand through various channels.

  • 01 Jun 2004 | Papers and Briefs

    Higher oil prices are descending upon the nascent global economic recovery. Strong demand growth driven by the global recovery, combined with continuing instability in the Middle East, appears to underpin the oil price rally. The latest data on oil production and consumption from the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggest that tight supply conditions continue on higher than expected growth in global demand, partly reflecting fast-growing energy demand from Asia.

  • 01 Dec 2002 | Papers and Briefs

    This paper investigates the effects of the ongoing changes in industrial structures arising from technology evolution and financial liberalization on the correlations of international equity markets.