Professor Donghyun Park is the Principal Economist from the Asian Development Bank’s Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which he joined in April 2007.
Prior to joining ADB, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Economics at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Dr Park has a PhD 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 middle-income trap, service sector development, and financial sector development.
Dr Park plays a leading role in the production of Asian Development Outlook, ADB’s biannual flagship publication on macroeconomic issues, and leads the team that produces Asia Bond Monitor, ADB’s quarterly flagship report on emerging Asian bond markets.