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July 26, 1958 |
|Institution||London School of Economics|
|Alma mater||Harvard University
|Influences||Thomas Sargent, Olivier Blanchard|
|Information at IDEAS/RePEc|
Danny Quah (Chinese: 柯成兴) is Professor of Economics and International Development, and Director of the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore. He served previously as Council Member on Malaysia's National Economic Advisory Council and as Consultant for the Bank of England, the World Bank, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Quah has worked as assistant professor of economics at MIT, visiting assistant professor of economics at Harvard University, and visiting Professor of Economics at Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management and the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. Quah's work includes contributions to the fields of economic growth, development economics, monetary economics, macroeconometrics, and the weightless economy.
Quah obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard University under Thomas Sargent in 1986 and his A.B. from Princeton University in 1980. He was, for 2006–2009, Head of the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Google Scholar Citations reports Quah's most-cited works to include his 1989 paper on Vector Autoregressions with Olivier Blanchard and his papers on the convergence of Twin Peaked income distributions. His published academic writings range widely from his prize-winning 2011 paper on the shifting global economy - mapping the eastwards movement in the world's economic center of gravity away from its 1980s mid-Atlantic location - to work while still a graduate student on the appendix to the famous Monetarist paper "Some Unpleasant Monetarist Arithmetic" (by Thomas Sargent and Neil Wallace).
- LSE Research and Expertise: Danny Quah http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndexpertise/experts/profile.aspx?KeyValue=d.quah%40lse.ac.uk
- Blanchard, Olivier Jean; Quah, Danny (1989). "The Dynamic Effects of Aggregate Demand and Supply Disturbances". American Economic Review 79 (4): 655–673. JSTOR 1827924.
- Quah, Danny (1993). "Galton's Fallacy and Tests of the Convergence Hypothesis". Scandinavian Journal of Economics (Blackwell) 95 (4): 427–443. JSTOR 3440905.
- Quah, Danny. 2012. “How we miss the Great Shift East.” Global Policy, (May 17). http://globalpolicyjournal.com/blog/17/05/2012/how-we-miss-great-shift-east
- Quah, D. (2011). "The Global Economy's Shifting Centre of Gravity". Global Policy 2: 3. doi:10.1111/j.1758-5899.2010.00066.x.
- Thomas J. Sargent and Neil Wallace, “Some unpleasant monetarist arithmetic,” Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, Summer 1981
- Global Tensions From a Rising East. TEDxLSE March 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nnQq4lP_6o
- Quah, Danny. 2014. “Economics, Democracy, and the New World Order.” Global Policy (August 20). http://www.globalpolicyjournal.com/blog/20/08/2014/economics-democracy-and-new-world-order
- A globalised renminbi can transform both China and London
- Quah's personal webpage at the London School of Economics
- Quah's page at LSE IDEAS
- Quah's CV at the London School of Economics
- Quah's eprints page at the London School of Economics
- Quah's Google Scholar citations
- Quah's information at AllMalaysia.info
- Interview The Star Malaysia, January 24, 2009