Justin Yifu Lin

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Date of Birth: 10/15/1952

Age: 64

Place of birth: of Taiwan

Nationality: China


Justin studied at the National Chengchi University (National Chengchi University), on a scholarship from the Ministry of Defence, received in 1978 a Master of Business Management.

After his studies, he returned to the army, and in May 1979, 26-year-old Justin Yifu Lin, the former at that time commander of the company, voluntarily left the location of parts on the island of Jinmen (Kinmen), not far from the Chinese province of Fujian (Fujian Province), and swimming moved to the mainland. It is known that he had to leave then in Taiwan his pregnant wife and three children, who joined him later, in the United States.

For a long time, Lin Yifu was listed as missing in action, and in 2000, a warrant was issued for his arrest; he was charged with desertion, punishable by life imprisonment.

Lin Yifu almost immediately entered the Faculty of Economics of Peking University (Peking University), received in 1982 a degree in political economy.

Then he went to a Chinese scholar in the United States, where he received a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago (University of Chicago).

In 1994, Lin Yifu was one of the founders of the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University (China Center for Economic Research).

the Centre has become one of the leading `brain trestov` Chinese economic policy, which has taken a course to build a` socialist market ekonomiki`.

Chinese economist, received an honorary doctorate from Fordham University (Fordham University).

In 2008, Lin Yifu became Chief Economist and Vice-President of the World Bank (World Bank).

His concept of economic development and transition to a market economy, Chinese economist expounded on Marshall`s lectures (Marshall Lectures) at the University of Cambridge (Cambridge University) in 2007 godu.Izvestno Justin Yifu Lin has always criticized the Soviet version of socialism economy, being an advocate of `true marksizma`. He developed a set of solutions to food, land and housing issues, as well as working on proposals to reform the banking sector, monetary policy, the issue of migrant workers.

Lin Yifu - twice (1993 and 2001) became the owner of the award `Sun Yefang Prize` - the highest award in the Chinese economy, and is the winner of international awards (` Sir John Crawford Award`, `Best Article Prize`). He has authored more than 100 articles.

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