Dean, Institute of New Structural Economics, and Dean, Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development, China
Justin Yifu Lin is Dean of the Institute of New Structural Economics, Dean of Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development, Honorary Dean, National School of Development at Peking University and Counselor of State Council. He was the Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, 2013-2017, and the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, 2008-2012. Prior to this, Mr. Lin served for 15 years as Founding Director and Professor of the China Centre for Economic Research (CCER) at Peking University. He has authored a number of books. Most recently, he was awarded the Professional Achievement Award by the University of Chicago Alumni Association and is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences for Developing World.