Cyn-Young Park

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Cyn-Young Park is Director of the Regional Cooperation and Integration Division in the Economics Research and Regional Cooperation Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). In her current capacity, she manages a team of economists to examine economic and policy issues related to regional cooperation and integration (RCI) and develop strategies and approaches to support RCI. During her progressive career within ADB, she has been a main author and contributor to ADB’s major publications including Asian Development Outlook (ADB’s flagship publication), Asian Economic Integration Report, Asia Capital Markets Monitor, Asia Economic Monitor, Asia Bond Monitor, and ADB Country Diagnostic Study Series. She has also participated in various global and regional forums including the G20 Development Working Group, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), ASEAN+3, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). She has written and lectured extensively about the Asian economy and financial markets. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Stability, the Journal of Futures Markets, the Review of Income and Wealth, and the World Economy. 

Prior to joining the ADB, she served as Economist (1999-2002) at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), where she contributed to the OECD Economic Outlook. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University. She holds a bachelor's degree in International Economics from Seoul National University. 


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Climate Ambitions, Net Zero Pathways, and the Role of Trade and Trade Policies 05 December 2023 Slides Climate Change
ADB’s Response to Financial Crises and Lessons from JFPR 27 June 2022 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Governance and Public Sector Management, Public-Private Partnership, Regional Cooperation and Integration
COVID 19, Nonperforming Loans, and Cross-border Bank Lending 28 July 2021 Slides Economics, Finance
Asia-Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index 06 November 2018 Slides Economics, Knowledge Management, Regional Cooperation and Integration
Economic Outlook and Progress of Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific 22 August 2018 Slides Regional Cooperation and Integration, Economics, Finance, Governance and Public Sector Management
Regional Integration in Asia: Trends and Issues 21 September 2017 Slides Economics, Regional Cooperation and Integration