Min Zhu, deputy managing director at the International Monetary Fund, spoke at the Peterson Institute on January 16, 2015, about ongoing structural changes in the world economy, the interplay between the real and the financial sectors, and policies to boost growth around the globe.
Zhu has been the deputy managing director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 2011. Before taking this position, he served as special advisor to the managing director of the IMF from 2010 to 2011. He was deputy governor of the People's Bank of China from 2009 to 2010. Beginning in 1996, he held several positions at the Bank of China, including group executive vice president. From 1995 to 1996, he worked as chief technical advisor for China's Agenda 21 at the United Nations Development Program. He also worked at the World Bank as an economist from 1990 to 1996. He has taught economics at Johns Hopkins University and Fudan University.