Jong Woo Kang

Director of Regional Cooperation and Integration Division, Economic Research and Development Impact Department, ADB

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Asian Development Bank
Principal Economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
May 2011–December 2014

Asian Development Bank
Senior Advisor to the Managing Director General
May 2011–December 2014

Ministry of Finance, Korea
Director, Senior Deputy Director, Deputy Director
Apr 1993–Dec 2006


University of Washington
Degree Name Ph D Economics Field Of Study international trade Grade PhD
Dissertation published in Journal of Development Economics in 2005

Seoul National University
Degree Name MA and BS Field Of Study Economics

Jong Woo is a seasoned economist with extensive knowledge and experience on policy and strategic issues. He leads the publication of Asian Economic Integration Report. Jong Woo’s areas of research interest include regional integration, inclusive growth, macroeconomic and trade policies, and aid effectiveness.

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Asian Economic Integration Report 2016 Launch - Almaty, Kazakhstan
9 Dec 2016
ERCD presented the AEIR 2016 in an event co-organized with KARM and IWEP on 9 December in Almaty. ERCI's Jong Woo Kang and Fahad Khan presented the report's findings to over 50 participants from government agencies, research institutes, and private sector.

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