Gary Liu

Executive Deputy Director, CEIBS Lujiazui Institute of International Finance,

Executive Deputy Director, CEIBS Lujiazui Institute of Int’l Finance
Executive Director, Shanghai Institute of Digitalisation and Internet Finance
Member of Global Agenda Council, World Economic Forum (2012-2014)
Columnist,, and
Person of Year 2012, Bloomberg BusinessWeek
2013 Chinese Young Economist, Beijing News

Dr. LIU received his Ph.D. in economics and bachelor degree from East China Normal University and Renmin University of China, respectively.

China’s economic & financial reform
Internet finance

Dr. Liu is a leading economist in China, known for his focus on China's economic reform. On 15 July 2014, Chinese Premier LI Keqiang invited six economists to the State Council for a policy-consultation meeting; Dr Liu was one of the six.

His work has been published in Harvard Business Review (China), Asian Case Research Journal, CEIBS Business Review, Securities Market Herald, and others.

He has authored the following books: Next Decade of China; Who Cuts Into Your Happiness: Predicament, Loss and Injustice in a Time of Change; Management of Power: Institutional Solutions to China’s Economic Challenges; The Globalization of Chinese Companies: Strategies for Conquering International Markets; China CEO: A Case Guide for Business Leaders in China; Flowers & Thorns: Globalisation of Chinese Enterprise; and Selected Cases of CEIBS. He is also the author and co-author of a number of teaching cases. Dr. Liu has written more than 70 columns for leading media such as, Global Times, Southern Weekend, China Business News, 21st Century Business Herald, Economic Observer, Shanghai Securities News, as well as magazines including Hong Kong & Shanghai and Nan Feng Chuang.

He is frequently interviewed by global media including The Economist, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Bloomberg, Financial Times, NHK, NPR, Phoenix TV, Diplomat, Knowledge@Wharton, etc. He was invited to participate in a working lunch on Chinese economic transformation, hosted by President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso. He is often invited to speak at major events including the World Economic Forum in Davos and China’s influential Lujiazui Forum.

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