Louis Kuijs works since September 2004 as Senior Economist in the World Bank’s China office on macroeconomic issues, conducting macroeconomic analysis and policy dialogue. He is the main author of the Bank’s China Quarterly Update.
Previously, he worked at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, in the European Department and, before that, in the African, and Fiscal Affairs Departments.
Before joining the IMF in 1997, he worked at Oxford Economic Forecasting (Oxford, UK), on macroeconomic modeling and forecasting for industrialized countries and emerging markets.
Mr. Kuijs has also worked at the University of Amsterdam, the Hypo Vereinsbank (Munich, Germany), and for the Economist Intelligence Unit (London, UK).
He received his undergraduate Drs (Economics) degree from the University of Amsterdam and his Ms (Economics) from the London School of Economics.
- 06/08/11 How will China’s external current account surplus evolve in the coming years?
- 04/27/11 China’s economic outlook and policy implications: normalization
- 03/16/11 China’s food prices – why have they trended up and what lies ahead?
- 12/13/10 China will need to normalize the monetary stance but there is no need to worry too much about inflation
- 11/03/10 A remarkably stable outlook for China
- 07/01/10 Extending the horizon—China’s medium and long term economic outlook
- 06/20/10 China’s economic outlook remains favorable
- 03/24/10 China’s local government debt—what is the problem?
- 03/17/10 China economic outlook: a tighter macro stance and renewed focus on structural reform
- 02/02/10 China grew faster than its target and most projections in 2009 – what are the key takeaways?
- 11/19/09 Possible asset bubbles in Asia: how to avoid them?
- 11/03/09 China: Robust growth in sight provides room for shift in policy focus
- 09/24/09 Do not worry about inflation in China for now, worry about asset prices and quality
- 08/05/09 China's import surge: standard economic theory prevails
- 06/30/09 China: what long-term policies and reforms are needed to sustain growth?
- 06/17/09 How can China keep on growing while its exports are shrinking?
- 03/24/09 China and stimulus packages: the best way to respond to more bad news?
- 11/25/08 Cautious optimism about condition of Chinese exports
- 09/12/08 China is slowing down--when and how to boost growth?
- 06/19/08 China’s economic slowdown—what to do?
- 05/07/08 Is China overwhelmed by capital inflows?
- 04/08/08 Does a country need to be a big food importer to be impacted by international prices?
- 02/22/08 Optimism about China's growth
- why are monetarists not projecting high inflation in China?
- rebalancing policies
- interest rates
- are prices determined by money or supply and demand?
- Reply to Hao and Danny
- Rebalancing policies
- Joe, China's real estate
- Inflation can be contained even if food prices do not fall
- How much are commodity price movements driven by speculation?
- Hao, Thank you for your
- FX accumulation, RMB internationalization, and monetary policy
- Exempting toll to contain food price inflation
- Dan, For a short, numerical
- China's recovery
- Anders, thanks for your