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.
Jan is interested in supervising PhD students on subjects related to China's financial internationalisation and China's outward foreign direct investment.
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Knoerich, J., 23 Sep 2020, UK Parliament, Foreign Affairs Committee. Research output: Other contribution
Knoerich, J. & Taylor-Strauss, H., 24 Apr 2020 Research output: Other contribution
UNESCAP, Knoerich, J., Taylor-Strauss, H. & Gong, Y., 21 Apr 2020, Bangkok: United Nations Publications. 81 p. Research output: Book/Report - Book
Knoerich, J. & Urdinez, F., Oct 2019, In : The Chinese Journal of International Politics. 12, 3, p. 333-370 38 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1093/cjip/poz007
Knoerich, J., 21 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Emerging Markets. 14, 1, p. 51-69 19 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJoEM-04-2017-0123
Knoerich, J. M. & Miedtank, T., 20 Dec 2018, In : CESifo Forum. 19, 4, p. 3 8 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Knoerich, J. M. & Xu, Q., Oct 2018, The 19th Party Congress: Start of a New Era. Brown, K. (ed.). World Scientific Publications, p. 113-135 Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter. DOIs: https://doi.org/https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/q0177
Knoerich, J. M., 10 Sep 2018, 3 p. Columbia FDI Perspectives. Research output: Other contribution
Knoerich, J. M. & Vitting, S., 4 Jun 2018, In : EuropeNow Journal. 18 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Urdinez, F., Knoerich, J. & Feliú Ribeiro, P., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Chinese Political Science. 23, 2, p. 235-256 22 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11366-016-9450-y