Thia Jang Ping is the Principal Economist in the Strategy, Policy and Budget Department of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). He is responsible for economic analysis, including macroeconomics monitoring, review of project economics, as well as supporting sector and investment strategies at the Bank, “China and Singapore are strong examples of how investment in infrastructure has promoted economic growth and transformed societies. China has also greatly expanded on sustainable infrastructure in recent years. I am very honored to be part of AIIB’s mission to promote this model in Asia”. Prior to joining the Bank, Jang Ping was the Director responsible for national security and community budgets in the Ministry of Finance (Singapore), overseeing spending on security, sports, community and telecommunication infrastructure. Having graduated with an Economics PhD degree from London School of Economics, he was also previously the Director for Economics at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, responsible for macroeconomic analysis, research and policy evaluation in the public sector.
“Wen Tao” International Forum of Tsinghua University is hosted by Tsinghua University and organized by Schwarzman College. Lectures are delivered by scholars/experts from prestigious international organizations and global development institutions, and attended by students and faculty in Tsinghua University.
The Purpose of “Wen Tao” International Forum of Tsinghua University is to create a new pattern of liberal arts studies featuring higher standards and more areas of excellence for Tsinghua University, foster top-of-class innovative talents entrusted with the mission of the future through the knowledge imparted by experts, deepen international exchanges and cooperation, broaden international horizon, further build up the foundation of liberal arts and nurture greater attainment in the field.
Thursday, October 18, 7:00 pm
B106, Schwarzman College, Tsinghua Universary
This event is open to Tsinghua students, faculty, and staff. Please present valid Tsinghua ID Card to access Schwarzman College. Guests will be admitted on a first come basis until all seating is full. This lecture will be given in English.
Doors Open at 6:30 pm