Linda Yueh

Adjunct Professor of Economics

BA (Yale) MPP (Harvard) JD (NYU, School of Law) DPhil (Oxford)

Linda Yueh is Adjunct Professor of Economics at the London Business School; Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University; and Visiting Professor at the IDEAS research centre, the foreign policy research centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She was Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University.

Adjunct Professor Yueh is Chair of the LSE Economic Diplomacy Commission and serves on the Advisory Board of LSE IDEAS and on the Policy Committee of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at LSE. She is Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society and a Trustee of the Coutts Foundation and Malaria No More UK. She is a Non-Executive Director of the FTSE 100 company, Rentokil Initial, and of the FTSE 250 company, Fidelity China Special Situations. She is Chair of Baillie Gifford’s The Schiehallion Fund. She was Co-Chair of the Global Cities Business Alliance (GCBA) and a Board member of London & Partners – the official promotion agency for London.

She has been an advisor to the World Bank, European Commission, Asian Development Bank, World Economic Forum at Davos, and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), among others. She was previously Chief Business Correspondent for the BBC and hosted ‘Talking Business with Linda Yueh’, as well as the former Economics Editor at Bloomberg TV. Prior to that, she was a corporate lawyer based in New York.

Dr Yueh is the author of several books, including:The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today,What Would the Great Economists Do? How Twelve Brilliant Minds Would Solve Today’s Biggest Problems(US), China's Growth: The Making of an Economic SuperpowerandEnterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Development since 1979. Her textbook,Macroeconomics, written with Graeme Chamberlin, is a recommended text of the UK Government Economic Service. She is also the Editor of the RoutledgeEconomic Growth and Developmentbook series.



  • Global economy
  • Economic growth and development
  • International law and economics
  • China’s economy
  • Emerging markets


Can we rebuild the economic consensus?

Yueh L

Global Perspectives 2020 Vol 1:1 p 13909


6 trends to look out for in 2019

Erickson T; Cable D; Birkinshaw J; Savva N; Yueh L; Jolly R

London Business School Review 2019 January


The evolution of market reforms

Yueh L

in Weiping Wu and Mark Frazier, eds, The SAGE Handbook of Contemporary China, London: SAGE, 2018


Britain's economic outlook after Brexit

Yueh L

Global policy 2017 Vol 8:S4 p 54-61

Chinese Economic Policy

Yueh L

in Sandy Maisel, ed., Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science, New York: Oxford University Press

What worries leaders?

Peterson R S; Yueh L; Ibarra H; Vermeulen F

London Business School Review 2017


Globalization and growth: the case of China

Yueh L

in Belka M, et al, Boosting European Competitiveness: the Role of CESEE Countries, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 2016

The law and growth nexus in China

Yueh L

in Garrick J and Bennett Y C, eds., China's Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xi Jinping, London: Routledge

What to expect in 2017

Jolly R; Markides C; Mullins J; Pillutla M; Yueh L

London Business School Review 2016 December


The China effect: how the emergence of China affects the global economy, export-led growth models and relations with the United States

Yueh L

in Yueh, L (ed.), The Future of Asian Trade and Growth: Economic Development with the Emergence of China, London: Routledge

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