Ann Lee is a senior fellow at Demos and the author of the forthcoming book 'What the U.S. Can Learn from China.' She teaches finance and economics at New York University. She is also a former visiting professor at Peking University where she taught macroeconomics and financial derivatives. While she was teaching at Peking University, she also acted as an economic advisor to members of the CSRC, CBRC, CIC, the Social Security Fund, and the Ministry of Finance as well as to several large Chinese asset management firms.
A former investment banker and hedge fund partner, she wrote a 22-page paper predicting that the credit crisis would be caused by toxic assets back in 2006 which she sent to members of the White House and the SEC. Her paper was reported on by the Christian Science Monitor.
Ms. Lee was educated at U.C. Berkeley, Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs, and Harvard Business School. She has provided economic commentary on ABC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business, Bloomberg TV and radio, NPR, Left Jab, and many foreign news channels. Ms. Lee also published her OpEds in many mainstream publications globally such as The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Businessweek, Forbes, Worth, and the Hong Kong Economic Journal. She has been quoted in hundreds of publications and has been an invited speaker at numerous industry and academic conferences.
Recent Blog Posts by Ann Lee
- US Must See Other Countries Have Laws Too
- U.S.-China: Headed for Trade War?
- CNBC: Predictions for U.S. and China in 2012
- Imagining a World Without Banks
- Economics for a New Century
- Investors Should Control Financial Regulation
- The Banking System Is Still Broken
- Goldman Sachs vs. Chinese Banks
- Credit Crisis Part Deux
- U.S. Banks Will Only Get Stronger
- Innovation: Learning from China’s Banking System
- China, the Complex