Yukon Huang

By 5 December 2017

Yukon Huang is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington D.C.  He was formerly the World Bank’s Country Director for China and Senior Advisor to the Bank’s Vice-President for East Asia.    His research focuses on China’s economy and its regional and global impact.  Dr. Huang has published widely on development issues affecting China.  He is a featured commentator for the Financial Times on China and his articles are seen frequently in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, and New York Times.  His recent books include East Asia Visions which addresses future prospects for the region and Reshaping Economic Geography in East Asia which analyzes how the growth patterns in East Asia have been shaped by spatial and economic factors.  His latest book “Cracking the China Conundrum” is being published by Oxford University Press this summer.  He has a PhD in economics from Princeton University and a BA from Yale University.