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Yukon Huang

Senior Fellow - Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Yukon Huang

About Yukon Huang

Mr. Yukon Huang is currently a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington DC.

Mr. Huang was formerly the World Bank’s Country Director for China and Senior Advisor to the Bank’s Vice-President for East Asia. He is an advisor to the World Bank, ADB, AIIB and various governments and corporations. His research focuses on China’s economy and its regional and global impact. Dr Huang has published widely on development issues in both professional journals and the public media. He is a featured commentator for the Financial Times on China and his articles are seen frequently in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, National Interest and Caixin. 

His recent books include East Asia Visions, Reshaping Economic Geography in East Asia and International Migration and Development in East Asia and the Pacific. Dr Huang’s latest book Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Is Wisdom Is Wrong is available from Oxford University Press (July 2017). He has a PhD in economics from Princeton University and a BA from Yale University.


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