Albert Park

Professor of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Albert Park is Chair Professor of Social Science, Professor of Economics, and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at HKUST. He is also a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He completed his Ph.D. at Stanford and previously held faculty positions at the University of Michigan and University of Oxford. Prof. Park is a development and labour economist whose research focuses on the Chinese economy.

In recent years he has published articles on poverty and inequality, migration and employment, health and education, the economics of aging, and firm performance in China. He has co-directed numerous survey research projects in China, and currently serves as a co-PI for the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) and PI for the Gansu Survey of Children and Families (GSCF). He has consulted frequently for the World Bank, and was Lead International Consultant on the World Bank’s 2009 poverty assessment report.

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