Principal Economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) of the Asian Development Bank
Dr. Donghyun Park is currently Principal Economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which he joined in April 2007. Prior to joining the ADB, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Economics at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Dr. Park has a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA, and his main research fields are international finance, international trade, and development economics. His research, which has been published extensively in journals and books, revolves around policy-oriented topics relevant for Asia’s long-term development, including the middle-income trap, service sector development, and financial sector development. Dr. Park plays a leading role in the production of Asian Development Outlook, the ADB’s biannual flagship publication on macroeconomic issues, and leads the team that produces Asia Bond Monitor, the ADB’s quarterly flagship report on emerging Asian bond markets.