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Dr Shirley Yu

Research Affiliate

Research interests

  • Accounting & Financial Management


Shirley Ze Yu is a political economist, an associate with the Lau China Institute at Kings College London, a senior visiting fellow at the LSE, and an Asia fellow of the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School. She is a former national TV broadcaster, a seasoned global senior executive and board member.

She is a frequent guest on the BBC News, and a contributor to the FT.

She has a Ph.D. in political economy from China’s Peking University, and a Master’s degree in Government from Harvard University. She has published three books in Chinese, including On China, by Ambassadors, and the Rise of the RMB and the Fall of the Yen.