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Celestin Monga, Managing Director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO),Justin Yifu Lin, Councillor of the State Council; Professor and Honorary Dean, National School of Development at Peking University

Celestin Monga is Managing Director at the United a Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). He previously worked as senior advisor and program director at the World Bank and has held various board and senior positions in academia and financial services. A graduate of MIT, Harvard, and the universities of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, Bordeaux and Pau, Dr Monga was the Economics editor for the 5-volume New Encyclopedia of Africa (Charles Scribner's, 2007). His published works have been translated into multiple languages.

Justin Yifu Lin is Councillor of the State Council and professor and honorary dean of the National School of Development at Peking University. He was the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, 2008-2012. Prior to this, Professor Lin served for 15 years as Founding Director and Professor of the China Centre for Economic Research (CCER) at Peking University. He is a member of the Standing Committee, Chinese People's Political Consultation Conference, and Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. He is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences for Developing World.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Africa -- Economic conditions.
Africa -- Economic policy.
Economics -- Africa.
Economic history. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00901974
Economic policy. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00902025
Economics. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00902116
Africa. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01239509
Wirtschaft. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4066399-1
Wirtschaftsentwicklung. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4066438-7
Mikročokonomie. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4039225-9
Verwaltung. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4063317-2
Wirtschaftstheorie. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4079351-5
Politik. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4046514-7
Gesellschaft. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4020588-5
Afrika. -- gnd -- (DE-588)4000695-5