ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AT LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
International finance and trade
The Chinese economy
Growth sustainability in China
Keyu Jin is Associate Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, specialising in international macroeconomics, international finance and trade, globalisation, and the Chinese economy. Her research has covered topics ranging from global imbalances, global asset prices, the driving forces of China’s growth model, and the ramifications of China’s one child policy.
Keyu’s work on China is particularly extensive, covering government policy, sustainability, financial liberalisation, government reform, and exchange rates. Her expertise in Chinese economic issues is complemented by her experience in the financial sector. She has worked for numerous institutions including the IMF, New York Federal Reserve, the World Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley.
Keyu grew up in Beijing before moving to the US, where she received her BA, MA, and PhD from Harvard University. Her articles are regularly published in prestigious journals, magazines, and media outlets including the American Economic Review, Financial Times, Chicago Tribute, and many more. She is a columnist for Project Syndicate, sits on the advisory board of Richemont Group and the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies. She also serves as an advisor to one of the fastest growing fintech companies in China, as well as an energy internet company. She is part of a working group for the China Banking Regulatory Commission on fintech and belt road initiatives.
Keyu has been the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including the Chiles Award and the Allyn Young Thesis Prize in Economics.
Keyu has built a reputation as a leading analyst of China, who is not only able to go into detail on the Chinese economy, but can also relate these insights to the wider global economic context.