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I am the J.Y. Pillay Professor of Social Sciences at Yale-NUS College in Singapore and
a professor in the Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, CA.

I am also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, USA
and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, UK.

My research interests lie in the fields of economic and financial history and international trade and finance.