主题：Unprecedented Debt Burdens: the Growth Outlook for the World Economy
主讲：香港岭南大学副校长施雅德教授（Professor Jesús SEADE）
施雅德教授（Professor Jesús SEADE）
DPhil in Economics, University of Oxford. Thesis on Optimal Taxation Theory. Degree: 1979.
MPhil in Economics, University of Oxford. Majors: Mathematical Economics, Public Economics, International Trade.
MA in Economics and MA candidate in Statistics, El Colegio de México.
BSc in Chemical Engineering, National University of Mexico, 1968 Summa cum Laude.
Vice-President, Lingnan University
Director, HK Asia Pacific Economic Study Centre, Lingnan University
Chair Professor and Head of Department of Economics, Lingnan University
Senor Advisor, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Assistant Director, Policy Development and Review Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF).
1993-98：世界贸易组织副总干事（1995-98）；关税及贸易总协议副总干事（1993-94）及副处长（自1993年7 月起），在Peter Sutherland副理事长的带领下与同僚协力下促成关税及贸易总协议，于1993年12月谈判成功。
Deputy Director-General of The World Trade Organization (WTO) (1995-98) and The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) (1993-94). Deputy Head of GATT under Peter Sutherland from July 1993 on the team that brought the Uruguay Round Negotiations to successful conclusion in December 1993.
Mexico’s Ambassador to GATT / Uruguay Round Chief Negotiator.
1986-89：世界银行高级经济学家（公共财务） （1986-87）、首席经济学家（巴西） （1987-89）。
World Bank: Senior Economist, Public Finance (1986-87)； Principal Economist, Brazil (1987-89).
Senior Advisor to Mexican Finance Secretary
Executive Secretary, Inter-ministerial Commission on Nuclear Energy in Mexico.
Research Advisor, Mexican Central Bank (Banco de México).
1980-82：墨西哥学院经济学系教授及创系系主任；Demografia y Economia编辑。
El Colegio de México: Professor and Founding Director, Economics Department. Editor, Demografía y Economía.
1976-88：英国华威大学讲师 （1976-81）、教授 （1981-84）、公共经济学讲座教授 （1984-86）、发展经济研究中心创办人及总监 （1984-86）。
University of Warwick: Lecturer (1976-81); Reader (1981-84); Chair Professor of Public Economics (1984-86); Co-founder and Director of Development Economics Research Centre (1984-86).
Honorary Professor, University of Leicester
Member, Institute of International Economic Law Advisory Board, Georgetown University Law Centre
Honorary Professor, University of Warwick
2009：(with Soogil Young, Dosoung Choi and Sayuri Shirai) “Part I: Overview and Policy recommendations, Chapter 1: Competition Among Financial Centres in Asia Pacific: Prospects, Benefits, Risks and Policy Challenges”, Competition Among Financial Centres in Asia Pacific - Prospects, Benefits, Risks and Policy Challenges, Korea National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (KOPEC) of Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Publishing, June 2009, pp 1- 57.
2009：“Part II: Case Studies, Chapter 2: Hong Kong and East Asia’s Financial Centres and Global Competition”, Competition Among Financial Centres in Asia Pacific - Prospects, Benefits, Risks and Policy Challenges, Korea National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation(KOPEC) of Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) Publishing, June 2009, pp 61-98.
2005：Turkey: Fiscal ROSC (Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes – Fiscal Module.) Mission chief and main author.
2004：Lebanon: Fiscal ROSC (Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes – Fiscal Module.) Mission chief and main author.
1994-99：Regionalism and the World Trading System. WTO Secretariat. Head of task and chief author.
1994-98：Annual Reports of the GATT/WTO, task head, with special subjects:
♦ Trade and Foreign Direct Investment (1996)
♦ Trade and Competition Policies (1997)
Professor Jesús SEADE
Professor Jesús Seade is presently the Vice-President of Lingnan University as well as the Sydney S.W. Leong Chair Professor of Economics and Director of the Hong Kong APEC Study Centre.
Professor Seade has been a senior executive and leading contributor to economic theory, policy and practice from a range of senior positions in academia, government, and international economic organizations. He held a Chair in Economics at Warwick University, the United Kingdom and was Director-founder of Mexico’s leading Economics Department; Ambassador and chief negotiator to the Uruguay Round Trade Negotiations and to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and was appointed as a founder deputy head of the World Trade Organization (WTO)(1993-1998). Subsequently at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) (1998-2007) he was closely involved in crisis management and capital market issues (Brazil, Argentina, Turkey) before moving on to head the IMF’s Task-force overseeing all work on Standards and Codes. He joined Lingnan University in January 2007 as Chair Professor and Head of the Economics Department and moved to his present position as Vice-President on 1 September 2008, while remaining active in both teaching and research.
Prof. Seade’s main research interests are in financial markets, theoretical and applied fiscal analysis, and trade. His publications have appeared in the leading economics journals including Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Economic Journal, and others. At Lingnan, where he arrived in January 2007, he has been leading a major collaborative research project with other colleagues at Lingnan and in other universities locally and abroad, studying Hong Kong as International Financial Centre, applying a range of techniques to the analysis of what determines relative efficiency and performance in different sectors of financial industry in major centres in the region and globally. He also heads our APEC Study Centre where he has launched a program of research and international conferences on trade and financial integration in Asia-Pacific and beyond. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the comparative analysis of international financial centres.