Mr. Wang is an economist currently at the European Department of the IMF. Since joining the Fund, he has worked on economic policy and IMF surveillance/program issues covering a variety of advanced and emerging economies and regions, namely Euro area/Greece, South Pacific, and East Africa. His research works focus on international and development economics, including exchange rate, capital flows, and macro-financial linkages. His publications appear on several refereed journals such as Journal of Development Economics and Review of International Economics, as well as IMF Staff Discussion Notes and Working Papers. Before joining the Fund in 2009 he was a faculty member of School of Economics at Fudan University, China. Mr. Wang holds a PhD in economics from McGill University and an MA from University of British Columbia.
Personal WebPage: http://ideas.repec.org/e/pwa199.html
Fluent In: Chinese.
PhD in Economics, McGill University, 2008
MA in Economics, University of British Columbia, 2003
BA in International Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1999
Assistant Professor in Economics, Fudan University, Sep 2008 to Aug. 2009
Economist, S4 Unit (Greece), European Department, present
Economist, Advanced Economy Unit, European Department, Sep. 2012 - Aug. 2014
Economist, Strategy Unit, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, Mar. 2011 to Aug. 2012
Economist, Divsion 7, Asia and Pacific Department, Sep. 2009 to Feb. 2011
IMF Books and Working Papers:
Rebalancing in the Euro Area and Cyclicality of Current Account Adjustments, Working Paper No. 14/130, July 22, 2014
Adjustment in Euro Area Deficit Countries: Progress, Challenges, and Policies, Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/7, July 14, 2014
Internationalization of Emerging Market Currencies--A Balance Between Risks and Rewards, Staff Discussion Notes No. 11/17, October 19, 2011
Financial Deepening and International Monetary Stability, Staff Discussion Notes No. 11/16, October 19, 2011
Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries, Working Paper No. 11/96, April 01, 2011
What Drives House Prices in Australia? A Cross-Country Approach, Working Paper No. 10/291, December 01, 2010
Other Published Materials
“External Rebalancing in the Euro Area”, (with T. Tressel et.al), Box 1.3, World Economic Outlook, International Monetary Fund, October 2013.
"The Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows - An Institutional View", IMF Board Paper, December 2012.
"Criteria for Broadening the SDR Currency Basket", IMF Board Paper, September 2011.
“Fiscal Policy in Commodity-Exporting Countries” (with P. Tumbarello et. al), Box 1.8, Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, International Monetary Fund, October 2010.
Publications in Journals (Refereed)
“Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries” (with Y. Yang et. al), Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, 26 (1), pp. 46-68, 2012 (also as IMF Working Paper, 11/96, 2011).
“FDI Policy, Greenfield Investment, and Cross-border Mergers” (with L.D. Qiu), Review of International Economics, 19 (5), pp.836-851, 2011.
“Resource-Grabbing by Status-Conscious Agents” (with N.V. Long), Journal of Development Economics, 89 (1), pp 39-50, 2009.
“Monetary Policy Rules under a Fixed Exchange Rate Regime: Empirical Evidence from China” (with J. Handa), Applied Financial Economics, 17, pp. 941-950, 2007.
Publications in Books and Conference Volumes
“Optimal Monetary Policy Rules in A Simple Stochastic Macro Model: China's Evidence” (with S. Guo et.al) in J. Handa and S.G. Kahsay, Studies in East Asian Economies: Capital Flows, Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy, Routledge, London 2011.