Haihong Gao is a professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). She fulfills the role of Direction of the Section of International Finance under the Institute of World Economics and Politics at CASS. She specializes in academic analysis on international finance, with emphasis on international financial architecture, regional monetary integration (Asia), and China’s exchange rate policy and capital flows. She pursued both a Bachelors and Masters at Peking University in Economics. In addition, Gao Haihong graduated with an MSc in Finance and Economics from Durham University in the United Kingdom.