Wing Woo

Wing Woo

Professor of Economics, University of California at Davis | Socrates Program

Wing Woo has expertise in East Asian economies, particularly those of China, Indonesia and Malaysia. In addition to his academic appointment at UC Davis, he is President of the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur; Chang Jiang Professor at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing; Distinguished Professor at Fudan University in Shanghai; Director of the East Asia Program within the Earth Institute at Columbia University; and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He was a consultant to China for the tax and exchange rate reforms that nation implemented in 1994; convener of the Asian Economic Panel (a group of about 40 economists who meet three times a year to discuss Asian economic issues); and Managing Editor of the Asian Economic Papers (MIT Press).