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James C. Riedel

RiedelJamesJAMES C. RIEDEL, the William L. Clayton Professor of International Economics, joined Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in 1976. Riedel was the Freeman Foundation Senior Professor of Economics at the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies from 2003 to 2006. He is senior economic advisor to STAR-Vietnam, a USAID-funded project to assist the government of Vietnam in implementing the U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement. Riedel has served as a consultant to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, China Development Bank, OECD, UNDP, Japanese External Trade Organization (JETRO) and other international, governmental and private organizations and corporations. He has been a visiting professor at a several universities, including Oxford University, the Australian National University and the National Economics University in Ho Chi Minh City. Riedel is on the board of directors of the American Committee for Asian Economic Studies, the board of advisors of the Hong Kong Centre for Economic Research, and several editorial boards. The author of a number of books and monographs and numerous articles in professional journals, such as the American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics, World Economy and Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, his most recent book is How China Grows: Investment, Finance, and Reform, Princeton University Press 2007 and (bilingual edition) Peking University Press 2007. His current research is in the area of international trade and finance and economic growth, with a regional focus on China and Vietnam.