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Gregory Nguyen Tien Hung

Viet Nam
Former Minister of Economic Development and Planning (Vietnam), Professor Emeritus of Economics, Howard University

At his current post since 2007, he is a former minister of Economic Development and Planning of Vietnam. Chief Coordinator of international financed development projects (1973-75), he was a consultant to the President of Congo on development (ONCPA-1987) and a guest lecturer training programs for U.S. Federal Government’s Executives, Federal Executive Institute (1991-92). He supported the Director of North Asia Bank in restructuring the Bank’s Sources and Uses portfolio (2008-09) and assisted the Director of Saigon Bank for Trade and Industry in analyzing the bank’s financial situation and proposed measures to improve its performance (2007-12). He published several books and articles, among which ‘Impact of Financial Liberalization on Poverty Reduction,’ Vietnam’s Socio Economic Development, No. 70, June 2012 ad ‘Bank On Wheels’ Finance and Development, No. 40, June 2004, IMF.