Sunway City, 8 September 2017 – His Royal Highness Sultan Dr. Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Shah Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfurlah, the Sultan of Perak is to launch Professor Tan Sri Dr. Lin See Yan’s Second book “Turbulence in Trying Times. What Are We to Do?” at Sunway University today.  The event hosted by Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah, AO, Founding Trustee of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and Chancellor of Sunway University. 

The book is a follow-up to “The Global Economy in Turbulent Times” which was launched in 2015. The essays within “Turbulence in Trying Times. What Are We to Do?” pick up on developments covering the recent past two-and-a-half years until 2017.  Hoping to initiate a conversation among readers and with leaders on serious global problems (especially in Asia), the book gives an account of world affairs since the beginning of 2015.

The book is a culmination of Professor Tan Sri Dr Lin’s 50 years of experience in economics which includes consultations with high-level policy analysts and immersion in core domestic policy discussions. 

Tan Sri Dr Lin is a Harvard educated economist, a British Chartered Scientiest and Malaysia’s first UK Chartered Statistician.  Holding three post-graduate degrees from Harvard University including a PhD in Economics, he is currently Pro-Chancellor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

“Turbulence in Trying Times. What Are We to Do?” has received excellent reviews by His Royal Highness Sultan Dr. Nazrin Muizzudin Shah; Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, AO; Tun Dr. Ling Liong Sik, Chancellor, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman; Dwight Perkins, Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard University; Muhammad Ibrahim, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia; Jeffrey Sachs, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Anwar Nasution, Professor of Economics, Universiti Indonesia and Woo Wing-Thye, Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis

“Turbulence in Trying Times. What Are We to Do?” will be available at all major bookstores.