Louis Kuijs, a Project Director at the Fung Global Institute, coordinates its research into the evolving growth models of China and India. Mr Kuijs has 18 years of experience in macro-economic analysis and policy work across different regions.
Before joining the Institute, he was the Chief Asia Economist for the financial firm MF Global. Prior to that, he was a senior economist at the World Bank in Beijing, coordinating the Bank’s macro-economic analysis and policy dialogue. The main author of the World Bank’s China Quarterly Update, he also led the bank’s medium-term review of China’s 11th five-year plan.
Mr Kuijs was with the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC from 1997 to 2004.
He holds an MSc in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a degree in economics from the University of Amsterdam, and a mechanical engineering degree.