Louis Kuijs works as Senior Economist in the World Bank’s China office on macroeconomic issues, conducting macroeconomic analysis and policy dialogue. He is the main author of the Bank’s China Quarterly Update. Previously, he worked at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, largely on European countries, but also on Africa and the Middle East. During 1994-97, he worked at Oxford Economic Forecasting (Oxford, UK), on macroeconomic modeling and forecasting for industrialized countries and emerging markets. Louis has also worked at the University of Amsterdam, the Hypo Vereinsbank (Munich, Germany), and for the Economist Intelligence Unit (London, UK).
He received his first degree in Economics (Drs.) from the University of Amsterdam and a Master degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.