Jomo K. S.

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Jomo K. S. "has been Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development in the United Nations' Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) since January 2005. He was Professor in the Applied Economics Department, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya until November 2004, and was on the Board of the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD), Geneva (2002–4). He is Founder Chair of IDEAs, International Development Economics Associates ( Jomo is married to Noelle Rodriguez and has three children, Nadia (born 1987), Emil (born 1989) and Leal (born 1990).

"Born in Penang, Malaysia, in 1952, Jomo studied at the Penang Free School (PFS, 1964–6), Royal Military College (RMC, 1967–70), Yale (1970–3) and Harvard (1973–7). He has taught at Science University of Malaysia (USM, 1974), Harvard (1974–5), Yale (1977), National University of Malaysia (UKM, 1977–82), University of Malaya (since 1982), and Cornell (1993). He has also been a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University (1987–8; 1991–2) and was Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (2004). IDEAs " [1]

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  1. Jomo K. S., Policy Innovations, accessed September 16, 2008.
  2. Advisory Board, Policy Innovations, accessed September 16, 2008.