With the western world's eyes permanently fixed on China's runaway
economy, what better way to follow its twists and turns than having
your own “China economist”?

Morgan Stanley has hired Qing Wang as executive director and chief
economist for Greater China. He joins Morgan Stanley from Bank of
America where he had a similar role. Prior to that, Mr. Wang spent six
years as an economist with the International Monetary Fund in

This latest hire follows hard on the heels of the appointment of
Stanley Carlos Oyarbide as Morgan Stanley's managing director and chief
operating officer for China. He joins from Credit Suisse, where he was
AsiaPac head of its financial institutions group. He has advised on
many landmark Chinese transactions including the restructuring and IPOs
of China Unicom, Sinopec, China Life, SMIC, CCB and ICBC.

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