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Lulu Chow Wang Senior Visiting Scholars
The Lulu Chow Wang Senior Visiting Scholar initiative brings senior Chinese academics, business executives, or government officials to Columbia Business School for a period of residence to foster dialogue and scholarly exchange. Scholars will participate in School forums, visit classes, and conduct research with the goal of deepening relations between Columbia Business School and China.
Dr. Ba is the Deputy Director-General of the Financial Research Institute of the Development Research Center of the State Council and holds various key positions in the public and private sectors; including Chief Economist of the China Banking Association, Deputy Secretary of the China Institute of Macroeconomics, Member of Advisory Committee of Economic and Trade policy under Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Advisor to the Examination Board of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, Member of Expert Guidance Committee of the China Banking Regulatory Commission China Banking Industry to implement the new Basel Capital Accord, Member of the M&A Specialists Committee of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Member of Economic Development Commission of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Previously, Dr. Ba was the Deputy General Manager in Hangzhou and Assistant General Manager in Hong Kong for the Bank of China, Director-General of the Strategy and Development Committee for the Securities Association of China, as well as Deputy Director for the Economic Department of the Liaison Office of the China Central People’s Government in Hong Kong. Dr. Ba was a Key Speaker to the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, giving advice on economic and financial decision. In addition, Dr. Ba holds the position of the Independent Director in many financial institutions, such as Industrial Bank, China Minsheng Banking CORP., Taikang AMC, Guosen Securities, AVIC Trust. Dr. Ba acts as chief economist of Guotai AMC and Bank of Ningbo. In the meantime, Dr. Ba is a financial economist with focus on China’s financial market operation, financial policy making and financial theory research.
Dr. Ba has published more than 20 pieces of work such as, “The Studies on New Basel Accord,” “Basel II in Financial Crisis: Challenge and Improvement,” “Research on Basel III,” “The Report on China’s Asset Management.” Dr. Ba also translated some classic publications such as “A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960,” “Too Big to Fail,” “The Bankers Who Broke the World,” “The King of Capital,” “Security Analysis,” and so on. Dr. Ba received the 2009 Global Youth Leader from the World Economic Forum and 2012 Research Award from Society of Management Science of China.
- Professor Lawrence J. Lau, Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, former Chairman, CIC International (Hong Kong) Co., Limited
- Yandong Zhang, Senior Observer and Deputy General Manager, Caijing magazine
- Ronglu Zheng, CEO, Taiping Life Insurance Co., Ltd
- Dr. Yufei Pu, Deputy Director-General of the Comprehensive Management Department in the State Information Center (SIC), China, 2012
- Professor Xin Meng, Australian National University, 2011
Read an article about her research, “Is China Running Out of Surplus Labor?,” in Chazen Global Insights
- Professor Weiying Zhang, Peking University, 2011
- Mai Lu, China Development Research Foundation, 2010
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