Chen Kang is Professor of Economics at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He is author of The Chinese Economy in Transition: Micro Changes and Macro Implications. He has published widely on issues relating to macroeconomic modelling, Public Choice and Public Policy, China’s economic reform, and the economic role of government in professional journals. He received his B.Sc. from Xiamen University and his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park. He served as Vice President of the Economic Society of Singapore and Director of the East Asian Economic Association. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Political Economy, and the Advisory Board of China Economic Quarterly.