Dr Hu earned an PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He was former chief economist at Goldman Sachs and chief economist and director of research center, World Economic Forum. He also served as a staff member at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC during 1991-1996 where he was engaged in macroeconomic research and policy consultations for a number of member country governments including China. Dr Hu has published widely on economics and financial markets. His research areas include macro-economics, public finance, international trade and finance theory.
The Five Great Myths about China and the World (co-author)