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Hsieh (Sam Chung) Papers
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Description
The collection includes correspondence and documents of Sam Chung Hsieh papers 1981 through 2000.
Background
Dr. Sam-Chung Hsieh (1919-2004) was former Governor of the Central Bank of China. During his tenure, he was responsible for the world's largest foreign exchange reserves, and was widely recognized for achieving stability and economic growth. In his long and distinguished career as economist and development specialist, he held key positions in multilateral institutions including the Asian Development Bank, where as founding Director, he pioneered and was instrumental in advancing the green revolution and in the transformation of rural Asia. He earned an international reputation for his diplomacy and leadership in building infrastructure and improving living standards for people throughout Asia. As Secretary-General of the Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction and later as Chairman of Taiwan's National Development Bank, he played a leading role and led efforts which sparked the "Taiwan Miracle." He also served as Chairman of Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, Taiwan's premier research institution, and as Chairman of ChinaTrust Bank, and the Industrial Bank of Taiwan. He was professor at National Taiwan University and visiting professor at the Cornell University-University of the Philippines joint programs.
Extent
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Restrictions
Property rights reside with repository. Publication and reproduction rights reside with the creators or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Head of the East Asia Library.
Availability
Open for research; material must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use. Contact the Library for assistance.