Dr. Park is the chief spokesperson for ADB on economic issues. He leads the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), which publishes key knowledge products such as the Asian Development Outlook, Asian Economic Integration Report, Asia Bond Monitor, and Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific. Before joining ADB, Dr. Park was Chair Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Economic Policy at HKUST. Previously, he served as a founding director of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Institute for Emerging Market Studies, professor at the University of Oxford, and associate professor at the University of Michigan. He has also held editorial positions at a number of leading economic journals. A national of the United States, he received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and his doctorate in applied economics from Stanford University.