Sung Won Sohn

California State University Channel Islands

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Sung Won Sohn is the Smith Professor of Economics at California State University Channel Islands and director of its Institute of Global Economic Research. A vice chairman of the retailer Forever 21, from 1998- 2004 he served as executive vice chairman and chief economist for Wells Fargo Bank.

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