Since 1993, John West has written several insightful articles on globalization, linkages and economic integration of OECD Economies, Dynamic Asian Economies, as well as the economies of Central and Eastern European Countries. In his position at the Asian Development Bank Institute, he is responsible for the organization of capacity building and training events on post-economic crisis development strategies for mid to senior level officials from developing economies of Asia.
He was formerly the head of public affairs at OECD, the director of OECD forum, a counsellor and an Economist at OECD. He was also a former Economist at the Australian Treasury.
Scope of Expertise: International Economics
Primary Country of Work: Japan