Danny Quah is a distinguished economist and academic hailing from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, where he is currently serving as the Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor. Prior to his current position, he was the Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics and Acting Dean at the same institution. Mr. Quah holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and an A.B. in the same subject from Princeton University.
Over the years, Danny Quah has held several key positions in academia, including Professor of Economics and International Development and Academic Director at LSE Executive Summer School. At London School of Economics (LSE), he has also served as the Head of Department and Professor of Economics, Kuwait Professor, and Co-Director LSE Global Governance. Quah has been a part of the steering committee at Confucius Institute of Business London, and a council member at Malaysia's National Economic Advisory Council. Furthermore, Quah has held visiting professorship positions at Tsinghua University, National University of Singapore, and serves on several boards including LSE-PKU Summer School.
Quah's area of expertise centers around the global economy, economic growth, and income inequality. He is an accomplished author, publishing several books on the shifting global economy, including "Globalization and East Asia" and "The Global Economy's Shifting Centre of Gravity." His focus on making large things visible to the naked eye has led him to be a pivotal voice in understanding the rise of the east.