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Professor Ted Chu

Ted Chu, Ph.D. is author of Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential: A Cosmic Vision of Our Future Evolution.
He has been chief economist for Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds; and for General Motors. He is currently clinical professor of economics at New York University at Abu Dhabi, and has held positions as macroeconomist for the World Bank and Arthur D. Little.
For the last 15 years, his second career has been conducting independent research on the philosophical question of humanity’s place in the universe, building on his lifelong interest in the frontiers of evolutionary progress. As part of these research efforts, he founded the nonprofit CoBe (Cosmic Being) Institute in Michigan and serves as a senior scholar at ChangCe, a Beijing-based independent think tank. Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Ted earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Georgetown University in 1991.
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