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Keyu Jin



Job Title

Professor of Economics


The London School of Economics and Political Science


London, United Kingdom/Beijing, China


Mandarin, English


Impressive top-level speaker, who has experience at the IMF, the World Bank, the New York Fed, Goldman Sachs, as well as other financial institutions. In 2014, she was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Speaking Topics

  • Geopolitics and the weapons of global trade wars
  • China’s Role in the Global Economy, growth sustainability, financial liberalization, and reforms. 
  • US – China geopolitics including strategic trade relations
  • UK / Europe – China geopolitics including strategic trade relations

Expert Profile

An impressive top-level speaker who has by way of an example shared the stage for a panel discussion on “The Remaking of Global Finance” with co panellists Steven Mnuchin (United States Secretary of the Treasury), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director-IMF), Laurence D. Fink (CEO of BlackRock), Paul Achleitner (Chairman of the supervisory board at Deutsche Bank), Philip Hammond (Chancellor of the United Kingdom).
She earned her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University when she was 25. Later, she was promoted as a professor specializing in macroeconomics, the youngest ever to do so in the teaching history of the London School of Economics (LSE). Her research focuses on international macroeconomics, the Chinese economy and China trade relations.

Multiple academic works have been published in the top journals in Economics. She sits on the editorial board of one of the top academic journals in Economics, The Review of Economic Studies.