Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Smart Babes Profile 3: Linda Yueh

My third smart babes profile is Professor Linda Yueh of Oxford University.

She has BA from Yale University, Masters from Harvard, a Doctorate in Laws from New York University and a Doctorate in Philosophy from Oxford University.

In addition to teaching at Oxford, she also lectures at the London School of Economics and the London Business School. She is considered one the of world's foremost experts on the Chinese economy.

She previously practiced international corporate law while resident in New York, Beijing and Hong Kong.

She is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts (RSA), and a member of the Bar of New York State in the United States.

She speaks Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, English, French and Spanish.

Her recent books include Macroeconomics (co-authored with Graeme Chamberlin) and Globalisation and Economic Growth in China (co-edited with Yang Yao).

Forthcoming books in 2009 include: The Law and Economics of Globalisation: New Challenges for a World in Flux (editor), and The Future of Asian Trade and Growth: Economic Development with the Emergence of China (editor).

She recently gave testimony before the Treasury Select Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons, UK Parliament, on the impact of China on the world and UK economy.

She has served as a special advisor for the World Economic Forum in Davos, UK Trade and Industry (UKTI), the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Executive Briefing Advisory Board, among others.

She has recently been appointed to the newly established World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Energy Security and serves as an advisor on scenarios for the UK economy and society to 2030 for the UK Government's Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) in conjunction with the HM Treasury.

Indeed, Smart Babes are Sexy.