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Prof Tan Kong Yam
Professor, School of Social Sciences
|Tan Kong Yam is presently Professor of Economics at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He is also the board member of Changi Airport Group, Surbana-Jurong and CapitaMall REIT.|
From 1985-88, he was an assistant director in the Monetary Authority of Singapore in charge of exchange rate policy. He was the chief assistant to Dr Goh Keng Swee, the former deputy Prime Minister of Singapore invited by Mr Deng Xiaoping to advise China on economic development strategy (1985-89). From June 2002 to June 2005, he was a senior economist at the World Bank office in Beijing where he worked on issues of macro stabilization, integration of the fragmented domestic market, banking reform, international trade and investment as well as regional inequality. In 2004, he was a member of the World Bank expert group on the eleventh five year plan (2006-2010) for the State Council in China. The expert group provided analysis and policy recommendations on urbanization, regional inequality, innovation policy, energy and water policy as well as strategy on banking reform to the Chinese government.
Prior to that, he was the chief economist of the Singapore government at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (1999-2002 May), Head, Department of Strategy and Policy, Faculty of Business Administration at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a graduate of Princeton (1975-79, class of 1931 scholar, Paul Volcker Thesis prize) and Stanford University (1980-83) where he completed his Master and PhD in three years. Prior to joining NUS, he has worked at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, World Bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and was the Director of Research at the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Singapore.
陈光炎: 新加坡南洋理工大学经济学教授，李光耀公共政策学院亚洲竞争力研究所所长。陈教授也是樟宜机 场(Changi Airport), 盛裕控股集团 (Surbana Jurong), 凯德商用产业(CRCT)的独立董事。
在此之前，陈光炎教授曾担任新加坡政府首席经济学家（1999－2002），新加坡国立大学管理学院企业决策系主任。陈教授毕业于美国普林斯顿大学 (1975-79, 1931学者班优异奖、Paul Volcker论文奖) ，之后他在三年内获取斯坦福大学硕士及博士学位 (1980-83)。在新加坡国立大学任职之前，陈教授曾在斯坦福大学胡佛学院、世界银行华盛顿总部以及新加坡金融管理局工作。
|His research interests are in international trade and finance, economic and business trends in the Asia Pacific region and economic reforms in China. He has published five books and numerous articles in major international journals including World Bank Economic Review, American Economic Review, Long Range Planning, and Australian Journal of Management etc on economic and business issues in the Asia Pacific region. He served as board member at the Singapore Central Provident Fund Board (1984-96) and the National Productivity Board (1989-90). He has also consulted for many organizations including Citigroup, IBM, ATT, BP, ABN-AMRO, People's Bank of China, EDB, Areva, Guangdong provincial government, Samsung, Mauritius Government, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mobil, Singapore Technology, Temasek Holdings, GIC etc.|
陈教授的学术研究领域包括国际贸易与金融、亚太地区经济与贸易发展趋势，以及中国经济改革。他出版过12本有关亚太地区经济和商业研究的著作, 1984－1996年期间陈教授担任新加坡中央公积金董事，1989－1990年任国家生产力委员会委员；此外他还为多家公司或组织提供咨询，其中包括：淡马锡公司, 新加坡政府投资公司、花旗银行、IBM、BP石油公司、荷兰银行、宜家、中国银行、嘉德置地、三星公司、毛里求斯政府等
- Tan Kong Yam. (2017, May). China-Singapore Cooperation and the Belt and Road Inititative. Paper presented at 12th China-Singapore Forum in Beijing.
- Tan Kong Yam. (2017, March). China: Heading into the 19th Party Congress in autumn of 2017;domestic challenges and global implications. Paper presented at MOE-NTU Seminar.
- Tan Kong Yam. (2017, March). State Governance Reform and Anti-Corruption: The Experience of Singapore and Implications for Vietnam. Paper presented at Joint Workshop with Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics.
- Tan Kong Yam. (2017, February). Heading to the 19th Party Congress: Main Trends in Chinese politics and social-economic development. Paper presented at Presentation to Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
- Tan Kong Yam. (2017, January). Regional Economic Outlook and Trends: Prospect for foreign investments in South East Asia. Paper presented at Presention to Rajaratnam School of International Studies.