Li-Gang Liu

Li-Gang Liu (1966) is Senior Manager of the Research Department, Hong Kong Monetary Authority. His previous professional experiences include the Asian Development Bank Institute in Tokyo serving as a senior and research fellow (2000-03), the World Bank serving as an economist at the Chief Economist Office, East Asian and Pacific Region (1998-2000), and the Institute for International Economics, Washington D.C., as a research associate (1996-98). He was a visiting Senior Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry (2004-05). He also taught at the School of Public Policy for one year at the George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia (2003-04).

His recent publications include "Hong Kong's Business Cycle Synchronisation with Mainland China and the United States" (Quarterly Bulletin, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, September 2006); "Did China Crowd Out Foreign Direct Investment from her Developing East Asian Neighbors?", (in China and World Economy, forthcoming). He was also a co-author of The Global Economic Effect of Asian Currency Devaluations (Institute for International Economics, 1998). He has published many other scholarly articles in refereed journals on the Chinese economy, credit rating and rating agencies, and international trade and finance. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University, Maryland.