Danny Quah

Departments of Economics and International Development, LSE


QUICK INFORMATION

D.Quah picture - 2013 University of London
 International Programme KL Public Lecture, 23 April [Photo 2013.04.23 University of London International Programme KL Public Lecture]

I am Professor of Economics and International Development, and Director of the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre at LSE.

I work on the shifting global economy and the rise of the east. My current writing is on global hegemony and world leadership in global economic policy-making. I think of my empirical research as seeking to make large things visible to the naked eye.

My office hours are MT:Thu 1210h-1330h; LT:Tue 1115h-1245h - but best to book a slot via LSE For You.

At LSE I am Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS, Academic Director of the Executive Summer School, and Chair of the Board of the LSE-PKU Summer School.

I am Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor in the Economics Department at the National University of Singapore. May-June 2010, I was visiting professor of economics at Tsinghua University, Beijing; April 2011, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. I served on Malaysia’s National Economic Advisory Council, 2009-2011.

In December 2012 in Beijing I was given Hanban’s Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award.

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I blog on WordPress and Blog.Sina, and I tweet on Twitter and Weibo. My LSE eprints and Google Scholar pages and CV give more detail.


A FEW MOST RECENT ITEMS OF WRITING

18 August 2014 Look to Asia for the Rebirth of Democracy”. World Economic Forum, August 2014

30 July 2014 It Is Not Easy Being The Leader Of The World”. Global Policy, July 2014

24 July 2014The World Needs New Leadership Not From Those Whose Lives Have Been Easy, But From Those Whose Lives Have Been Hard”. Global Policy, July 2014

23 July 2014 How We Choose Our Political Leaders Tells the World a Lot About Us”. Democratic Audit, July 2014

18 July 2014 This Growth Model is Just Not Sustainable in the Long Run”. Global Policy, July 2014

14 June 2014 Adam Smith and Little Fingers”.

17 March 2014Malaysia — Why The World Wants InThe Edge Malaysia, 17 March 2014

04 December 2013Beyond China and India”, LSE Connect, Winter 2013

20 October 2013 “Is China’s Economy Crashing?”, BOAO Review, October 2013 (in Chinese and English)

18 October 2013A Globalised Renminbi Can Transform Both China and London.” Financial Times, 18 October 2013 (“人民币国际化将改变中国和伦敦.” FT Chinese, 23 October 2013)

14 October 2013The End of US Exceptionalism.” Global Policy, October 2013

05 September 2013Global Hegemony. In One Picture”, Global Policy, August 2013

18 July 2013China and the Middle Income Trap: Indiscriminate Tuna Fishing”, Global Policy, July 2013

27 June 2013 “Asia’s Economic Growth: Political Legitimacy in the Balance” [PDF, July 2013]. Chinese version, June 2013: [PDF | online]

03 February 2013China’s Journey to the West”, Global Policy, February 2013

30 January 2013 世界希望中国展示领导力”, China People’s Daily [PDF], 30 January 2013

Global Policy [archive]

EconoMonitor [archive]


SOME LECTURES ONLINE

14 June 2013 What's wrong with Asia (also with Carl Johan Dalgaard and Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller; with and without math)
Recorded, Asian Dynamics Institute, University of Copenhagen. 14 June 2013

06 June 2012 Global tensions from a Rising East Will the East slow before it counts? Is the East only big enough to be culpable but not mature enough to be responsible?

Recorded Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE. London. 17 March 2012

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06 December 2011 Inaugural LSE Big Questions Lecture East beats West?  Is the East taking over the world? Big questions for young minds: LSE launches new economics lecture for young people online

Recorded Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE. London. 30 June 2011


SOME THINGS I HAVE WORKED ON

Global economy's shifting centre of gravity My 2011 animation of the global economy’s shifting center of gravity since 1980. The dots in black are 1980-2007; those in red are 2010-2049 The paper won the GPPN Best Article Prize for 2011.


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