Harry Wu

Professor of Economics, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

Harry X. Wu is a professor of Economics at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, senior fellow of The Conference Board (TCB) (New York), and research director of the TCB China Center (Beijing). He has contributed extensively to the debate on China’s growth and productivity performance challenging official estimates. He associated with Angus Maddison on China’s historical data and is a council member of the global endeavor Maddison Project. His genuine research interest is economic growth and related measurement problems, particularly focusing on the Chinese economy. He has been leading the China Industry Productivity (CIP)/KLEMS (capital, labor, energy, materials and services) Project, sponsored by the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) in Japan, and constructed industry-level productivity database for the Chinese economy. He is currently the chairman of the Asia KLEMS Initiative.

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