Haihong Gao is Professor and Director, Research Center for International Finance, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. She is lead fellow of the CASS project titled China’s Role in Reconstructing International Financial System, and guest professor at China Foreign Affairs University, and standing director of the council, China Society of World Economy.
She was appointed as chief economist of the Network of East Asian Think-Tanks, China Working Group. She has led numerous research projects sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Finance, People’s Bank of China, and China’s National Social Science Fund. She was a visiting scholar at University of California at Davis, US, and visiting fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics from Peking University, and an M.Sc. in International Money, Finance and Investment from the University of Durham, England.
Her recent publications include: RMB Internationalisation; The International Financial System: Reform and Reconstruction; The G20 and Global Economic Governance.