Danny Quah Keynote Speaker

  • Professor in Economics, National University of Singapore, Former Professor of Economics, LSE
  • Expert in economic growth
  • Member of Malaysia’s National Economic Advisory Council, 2009-11

Danny Quah's Biography

Danny Quah is the Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics, at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS). Previously, he was Public Professor of Economics at the LSE and Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS. He is a leading specialist on the global economy, economic growth and development, income inequality, international economic relations, economic geography, and the economic impact of new technologies. In particular, his work investigates the eastward drift of global economic activity, and the implications of such an ongoing shift.

Danny has consulted for, among others, the World Bank, the Bank of England and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He also served on Malaysia’s National Economic Advisory Council between 2009 and 2011. His other roles include serving on the Editorial Boards of East Asian Policy, Journal of Economic Growth and Global Policy, and on the Advisory Board of OMFIF Education.

At the LSE, Danny was also Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS, Senior Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, Chair of the Board of the LSE-PKU Summer School and Academic Director of the Executive Summer School at the LSE.

From May to June 2010, Danny was a visiting Professor of Economics at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and in April 2011, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Videos of Danny Quah

"Managing the World: We have to Talk about Power" (2013)
"Where in the World is Asia?" (2013)

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