Linda Yueh

 

An economist and commentator on global economic issues. The current economics correspondent for Bloomberg Television, she is one of the most respected keynote speakers and authority on effects of globalization and drivers of economic growth and development.

An internationally recognized economist, speaker, author and business advisor, Yueh has been the London-based economics correspondent for Bloomberg Television since September 2010. She is a fellow in economics at Oxford University and an associate of the London School of Economics and Political Science’s Centre for Economic Performance as well as of the IDEAS: International Affairs, Diplomacy & Strategy research centre. She is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an economics commentator for other broadcasters such as the BBC, CNBC and CNN.

Previously Yueh worked as an international corporate lawyer with the New York-based law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Her areas of expertise include macroeconomics, globalisation, the Chinese economy, trade and WTO issues, intellectual property rights, corporate governance, international law and economic growth. Her specialty lies in the interaction of international law and the global economic environment. China’s economic transformation is an ongoing interest.

Dr. Yueh has served as an advisor to the British government on the Economist Intelligence Unit Executive Briefing Advisory Board and is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Energy Security in Davos, Switzerland. In addition, she has been a consultant and expert advisor for a number of international organizations and governments.

Yueh has interviewed numerous top policymakers and economists including Chair of the European Finance Ministers and Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, UK Business Secretary Vince Cable, European Central Bank Council Member Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Andrew Sentance, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling, former Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou, Ireland’s Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan, former Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee members Kate Barker and David Blanchflower, Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill, Adam Farkas, Executive Director of the European Banking Association and Angela Knight, Chief Executive of the British Banker’s Society.

Yueh holds degrees from Yale, Harvard, New York University and Oxford Universities. She earned her PhD (DPhil) in economics from Oxford University.

Dr. Yueh has published widely in academic journals, specialist magazines as well as several books. She is Series Editor of the Economic Development and Growth book series for World Scientific Publishing. Her books include: Macroeconomics, Globalisation and Economic Growth in China, and The Law and Economics of Globalisation: New Challenges for a World in Flux. She is also the editor of The Future of Asian Trade and Growth and the The Economy of China both published in 2010.

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  • Brexit
  • Rise of China and it’s impact on Asia and the Rest of the World
  • The Law and Economics of Globalisation: New Challenges for a World in Flux
  • Currencies, Risk and the Financial Market

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“Linda is a fantastic speaker with a great command of her subject. She is highly personable and very approachable.”

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“……….her continued contribution, level of questioning, and insight into the issues and individuals on stage is extremely valued and it added immensely to the success of the entire Summit.”

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“She is an excellent speaker, she knows her subjects perfectly, able to answer any question, and on top of that a very nice and accessible person to work with.“

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