Bernard Yeung

Bernard Yeung was Dean of NUS Business School from 2008 to 2019 and currently serves as the President of Asia Bureau of Finance and Economics Research, as well as the Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor at NUS Business School. Before joining NUS in 2008, he was the Abraham Krasnoff Professor in Global Business, Economics and Management at New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business, and the Director of the NYU China House. Prior to that, he had taught at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and the University of Alberta. Professor Yeung has been published widely in top academic journals on topics covering finance, economics and strategy. He was a member of the Economic Strategies Committee in Singapore (2009), the Social Science Research Council (2016-18), and the Financial Research Council of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (2010-13). In 2018 he was awarded the Public Administration Silver Medal. Currently, Professor Yeung sits on the Advisory Boards/Councils of the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Economics and Management School of Wuhan University, the National Taiwan University Business School and the Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica. He received his BA in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario and his MBA and PhD degrees from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.

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