Mercredi 16 Octobre 2019
de 09:30 à 11:00
Ho Chi Minh City
Débats Conférences
Paris

The conference will be held in English.

 

Dr. Abdul Abiad, Director of the Asian Development Bank’s Macroeconomic Research Division, will present the September 2019 Asian Development Outlook Update which covers recent developments, forecasts, and risks in developing Asia.

 

Chair: Dr. Françoise Nicolas, Director, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

 

About the speaker:

Abdul Abiad is Director of the Macroeconomic Research Division at the Asian Development Bank in Manila, where he oversees the ADB’s flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Prior to joining the ADB, he was with the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, where he worked on the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. His research has focused on financial sector development and international financial integration, fiscal policy, exchange rates and trade, economic resilience, and infrastructure. A Philippine national, he has a BS in Mathematics from the University of the Philippines and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.