XU Huayu, Assistant Professor of Economics at the National School of Development and Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development of Peking University, was interviewed at the invitation of Professor Dani Rodrik, President of the International Economic Association (IEA).
The IEA was founded in 1950 as a Non-Governmental Organization, at the instigation of the Social Sciences Department of UNESCO. Its aim from the beginning has been to promote personal contacts and mutual understanding among economists in different parts of the world through the organization of scientific meetings, through common research programs and by means of publications of an international character on problems of current importance. The IEA has high reputation in the field of economic research, with 60 member associations all around the world. The current President of the IEA is Professor Dani Rodrik, the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Every month or so, the IEA highlights an economist around the world and interview them for their research work.
XU Huayu is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the National School of Development and Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development of Peking University. He has a Ph.D in Economics from University of Michigan. He is currently teaching two courses: Intermediate Microeconomics and Public Policy: Micro Analysis.