Yiping Huang is Professor of Economics at the National School of Development, Peking University. He is currently Chief Economist of Emerging Asia for Barclays, on leave from the university. He is also adjunct Rio Tinto Professor of the Chinese Economy at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. Previously, he held positions of Managing Director and Chief Asia Economist for Citigroup, Director of the China Economy Program at the Australian National University and policy analyst at the Research Center for Rural Development of the State Council. His academic research focuses mainly on macroeconomic policy and international financial issues. Yiping received his Master of Economics from Renmin University of China and PhD in Economics from the Australian National University.