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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 Senior Fellow at the IDEAS research centre, the foreign policy think tank of the London School of Economics and Political Science. She was Visiting Professor of Economics at Peking University.

Adjunct Professor Yueh serves on the supervisory Policy Committee of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at LSE, and on the Advisory Board of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). 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 was a NED of JPMorgan Asian Investment Trust and Bailie Gifford's Scottish Mortgage. 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, the European Commission, the Asian Development Bank, the 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 Superpower and Enterprising 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 Routledge Economic Growth and Development book series.

2017

Britain's economic outlook after Brexit

Yueh L

Global policy 2017 Vol 8:S4 p 54-61

China's economic policy

Yueh L

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

2016

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

2009

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

EMBA Global


  • EMBA Global Asia, SPR15

  • World Economy, SPR15

Research Interests

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