M.G. Quibria is currently Professor of International Development at Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. Previously, he was Assistant Chief Economist and Senior Advisor at the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank Institute, respectively. He also held teaching and research appointments at Nuffield College, Oxford, Boston University and Singapore Management University. Dr Quibria is the author of many scholarly articles and books. He obtained his MA and PhD degrees in economics from Princeton University.