Institute for Corean-American Studies

Fu Chen Lo
Curriculum Vitae

Date and Place of Birth: May 8, 1935, Taiwan

Marital Status

Married: wife, Vickie Chin-fun
Children: Theodore, David

(retired, April 30, 2000)
Deputy Director, The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies

(from May 1, 2000)
Director, The Modern Culture Foundation, Taiwan
Visiting Professor, The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies

(from May 30, 2000)
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan

Address and Telephone:

Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan
5-20-2 Shirokanedai
Minato-Ku, Tokyo 108-0071
Phone: 03-3280-7811
Fax: 03-3280-7936

1954-58B.A. in EconomicsNational Taiwan University
1961-63M.A. in EconomicsWaseda University
1963-68M.A. (1965), Ph.D. (1968)University of Pennsylvania

1962-63Teaching Assistant (fellowship), School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
1964Research Assistant, Population Center, University of Pennsylvania
1965-67Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
1967-68Dissertation Fellow (fellowship) Regional Science Research Institute, Philadelphia
1968-72Senior Economist, CONSAD Research Corporation, New York/Pittsburgh
1973-80Chief of Comparative Studies, The United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Japan
1981-82Senior Fellow, The East-West Center, Hawaii Visiting Professor, Department of Economics and Department of Geography, University of Hawaii
1982-85Visiting Scholar, Department of Regional Science, University of Pennsylvania
1983-84Visiting Professor, The Rutgers University
1985-89Research Coordinator/Chief Economist, Asian and Pacific Development Center (APDC)
1990-95Senior Academic Officer (Social and Policy Sciences) The United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan
1995-2000Principal Academic Officer, Deputy Director The United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo, Japan
2000-Taiwan Representative to Japan Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan (TECRO in Japan)

He served as a committee member and an advisor to various international organizations and academic institutions including the World Bank, UNDP, UNFPA, UNCHS, The Inter Action Council, The Ford Foundation, JICA and others in the field of economic development, urban and regional development, population and sustainable development. Most recently he was in the advisory panel of UNDP Human Development Report and a contributor to the First UNESCO World Culture Report. He has published over 15 books, including Growth Pole Strategy and Regional Development Policy, Asia and Pacific Economy Towards Year 2000, Global Adjustment and Future of Asia-Pacific Economy, Modelling Global Change, Globalization and the World of Large Cities, China's Sustainable Development Framework. Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World (since 1982-82 edition)

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