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He Fan

Assistant Director, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Biography

He Fan is the assistant director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is also the deputy director of the Research Center for International Finance, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the editor-in-chief of the World Economy Journal, a leading academic journal in China.  His fields of interest include international finance, Chinese macro-economy and international political economy. He is the author or editor of 8 books and more than 50 papers in professional economics journals. During the last few years, Dr. He has worked on a broad range of issues like RMB exchange rate policy, China’s foreign trade and FDI policy, financial system reform as well as Asian monetary cooperation. He is a consultant for the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce and is deeply involved in many policy discussions.  At the same time, Dr. He has written extensively for a broader public audience. He is a columnist for many newspaper and magazines. Dr. He is also an economics commentator for China Business Report, CCTV2 and a regular guest on Dialogue, CCTV9. Dr. He received his doctor’s degree (2000) and master’s degree (1996) in economics from the Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Hainan University in 1993. From 1998-2000, He was a visiting fellow at Harvard University from 1998 to 2000.