Present Positions

– Lead Economist and Group Head, ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), Singapore

– Affiliate Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of Adelaide, Australia, since 2009

International Advisor, Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, since June 2013

Associate Editor, Singapore Economic Review, since May 2002.

Member of International Board of Referees, Journal Ekonomi & Bisnis Indonesia (Journal of Indonesian Economy and Business), Faculty of Economic and Business, University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia, since October 2008.

Council Fellow, the East Asian Economic Association, since April 2005.

Research Associate, the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA), the Australian National University, since November 2005.



PhD (Economics), Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (1994)

MA (Economics), Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA (1992)

BA (Economics & Mathematics) with Cum Laude, Boston University, Boston,

Massachusetts, USA (1989)

Research Interests:

Open and Development Macroeconomics; Monetary Economics; International

Finance & Trade; and Applied Time-Series Econometrics.