Dr Jue Wang

Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme (based in Holland)


Dr Jue Wang is assistant professor at Leiden University Institute for Area Studies, the Netherlands.

She has conducted research and published on Chinese economic reforms, China’s external economic relationship, China’s role in international economic governance and emerging market economies.

Jue has presented at numerous academic and policy research conferences. She has also provided trainings for Dutch diplomats on China’s economic development.

Her current research projects include:

  • China’s evolving role in regional and global economic governance, with the focus on its dynamic interactions with the World Bank, the IMF and the ADB since the 1980s and its recent efforts in establishing and managing the BRICS’ NDB and the AIIB (book project)
  • Origins and implications of China’s recent economic slowdown
  • South-south triangular investment cooperation between Asia and the Gulf in Africa
  • Revision of market economy in China with the focus on Zhejiang model
  • China’s overseas investment
  • Belt and Road Initiative

Past experience

2014-present Assistant professor, Chinese economy and international political economy, Leiden University Institute for Area Studies
2013 Research fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Warwick
2010-14 PhD, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick