William Kring


William N. Kring, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Boston University Global Development Policy Center (GDP Center). His research and teaching interests focus on international political economy, global economic governance, international financial institutions, and Southern-led financial institutions. He actively conducts policy-oriented research on global economic governance and works regularly with government officials and staff officials of various international financial institutions, particularly regional financial arrangements. He has served as a consultant for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and has been awarded grants by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, the Academy of Korean Studies, and UNCTAD. His work has appeared in World Development, Development and Change, Global Policy, Global Governance, and International Relations of the Asia-Pacific.