Yukon Huang was formerly the World Bank’s Country Director for China and earlier Russia and the Former Soviet Union Republics. Prior to joining the World Bank, he was an official with the U.S. Treasury and a Professor of Economics at various universities in the U.S. and abroad. He is currently an advisor to the World Bank, ADB, AIIB and various governments and corporations. His research focuses on China’s economy and its regional and global impact. Dr. Huang has published widely on development issues in professional journals and the public media. His articles on China are seen frequently in the New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Diplomat and the National Interest. His latest book Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom Is Wrong was published by Oxford University Press. He has a PhD in economics from Princeton University and a BA from Yale University.