Dr Jan Knoerich lectures and conducts research on the Chinese economy, Chinese outward foreign direct investment and China's financial internationalisation. He is an expert on the Chinese economy, on foreign direct investment and international investment law and policy.
Before joining King’s College London, he was a Lecturer at the University of Oxford’s School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies. Jan returned to academia having spent several years working for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva. He holds a PhD in Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
Jan's current research examines the business, political economy and development dimensions of China's financial internationalisation, including mainland Chinese outward foreign direct investment, the internationalisation of the Renminbi and China’s creation of international financial institutions.
He also writes about the contemporary Chinese economy and China's economic reform and development, China’s international economic relations and its emerging role in global economic governance, foreign direct investment and its development implications, and international investment law and policy.
Jan has conducted extensive academic fieldwork in China, Indonesia and European countries. He has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and contributed to a variety of studies produced by the United Nations.
- 7YYC0031 Economic Policies and Development in Contemporary China
- 7YYC0032 Chinese International Investments
Jan is interested in supervising PhD students on subjects related to China's financial internationalisation and China's outward foreign direct investment.
See Jan's research profile
Lee, C. & Knoerich, J., 15 Dec 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: CHINA QUARTERLY. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Goodburn, C. & Knoerich, J., 13 Jul 2022, In: Global China Pulse. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Knoerich, J., Stephenson, M. & Taylor-Strauss, H., Jan 2022, Geneva: World Economic Forum. 13 p. Research output: Book/Report › Report › peer-review
Goodburn, C. & Knoerich, J., 17 Dec 2021, In: URBAN GEOGRAPHY. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Knoerich, J., Stephenson, M. & Taylor-Strauss, H., 19 Oct 2021 Research output: Other contribution
Knoerich, J., Mouan, L. & Goodburn, C., Aug 2021, In: Journal of Current Chinese Affairs. 50, 2, p. 248-262 15 p. Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-review. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1177/1868102621993487
Knoerich, J. & Vitting, S., Apr 2021, In: JOURNAL OF WORLD BUSINESS. 56, 3, 101187. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2020.101187
Knoerich, J., 2021, The (Near) Future of Central Bank Digital Currencies : Risks and Opportunities for the Global Economy and Society. Bilotta, N. & Botti, F. (eds.). Bern: Peter Lang, p. 145-166 (Global Politics and Security). Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › peer-review. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.3726/b18087
Knoerich, J. & Lee, C., 2021, Taiwan's Economic and Diplomatic Challenges and Opportunities. Thornton, M., Ash, R. & Fell, D. (eds.). Abingdon: Routlege, p. 78 96 p. (Routledge Research on Taiwan series). Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Knoerich, J., 1 Oct 2020, Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment. Buckley, P. & Voss, H. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, (Globalization of the World Economy Series; vol. 27). Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter