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Rhee, Changyong

Mr. Rhee is the chief spokesperson for ADB on economic forecasts and trends, and oversees the Economics and Research Department (ERD). ERD undertakes economics and policy research and capacity building, supports ADB operations, and networks with the international research community. ERD produces ADB's flagship publication, the annual Asian Development Outlook, which forecasts economic trends in the region. A national of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Rhee has over 20 years professional experience in the government and academia, most recently as Secretary General and Sherpa of the Presidential Committee for the G-20 Summit. Mr. Rhee has a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.




  • 30 May 2014 | Books

    The success of Factory Asia depends on how fast Asia can expand its domestic and regional markets, and upgrade the competitiveness of its manufacturing sector.

  • 28 Apr 2014 | Books

    Technological change, globalization, and market-oriented reform have been the key drivers of Asia’s remarkable growth and poverty reduction, as they are the sources of productivity improvement in the quality of life. 

  • 14 Dec 2012 | Serials

    This issue is second of the two issues that cover the proceedings of ADB's Forum on Capital Controls held in July 2011. In this issue, it assesses the experiences of selected Asian countries in using de jure capital controls.

  • 01 May 2012 | Serials

    This issue features creating good employment opportunities for the rural sector, winners and losers of multinational firm entry into developing countries, a case of rural–urban migration and employment quality.

  • 01 Dec 2011 | Serials

    This issue has ADB Distinguished Speakers Program on poverty and redistribution in emerging economies, South–South foreign direct investment and development in East Asia, and volatility forecasting in Asian stock markets.

  • 01 Jun 2011 | Serials

    This issue discusses the political economy of development in the Philippines, the taxation on migration in ASEAN and APEC economies, and market integration in the People's Republic of China, among others.