Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Talk: New Policy Framework for Malaysian Economy

“NEW POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR MALAYSIA TO RE-START SUSTAINED HIGH GROWTH”
Date : 4th September 2009 (Friday),
Time : 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue : Bilik Gerakan, 2nd Floor, Bangunan Annex, Pejabat Dewan Undangan Negeri Selangor, Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan.
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Speaker Profile :

Professor Woo Wing Thye
B.A., Economics, Swarthmore College, 1976
B.Sc., Engineering, Swarthmore College, 1976
M.A., Economics, Yale University, 1978
M.A., Economics, Harvard University, 1982
Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University, 1982

He is a Professor at University of California at Davis, Yangtze River Scholar at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, Director of the East Asia Program within The Earth Institute at Columbia University, and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Wing Thye Woo has advised a number of governments on macroeconomic and exchange rate management, state enterprise restructuring, trade issues, and financial sector development. He was a member of Consultant Team to China’s Ministry of Finance that helped to design the tax and exchange rate reforms implemented in January 1994; and the report has been published as Fiscal Management and Economic Reform in the People’s Republic of China, Oxford University Press, 1995. During 1997-1998, Wing Thye Woo served as a special advisor to the U.S. Treasury; and from 2002-2005, he was the Special Advisor for East Asian Economies in the Millennium Project of the United Nations.

Wing Thye Woo was born in 1954 in Penang, Malaysia, where he was a member of the 2nd. Georgetown (S) Senior Scout Troop, out of Methodist Boys’ School.

Admission:

FREE for students, Selangor state government officers, councilors, wakil rakyat and their assistants.

RM 50 for others and all payment can be made by cash or cheque to SSIC BERHAD.

For any enquiries, please contact Mr Farid / Ms. Siti Balqis / Ms Liyana at 03-5510 2005 or email info@ssic.com.my / balqis@ssic.com.my / liyana@ssic.com.my
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