Jamus LimAssociate Professor of Economics at Essec Business School

Prof Jamus Lim is an Associate Professor of Economics and a member of the 14th Parliament of Singapore. Previously, he was the Chief Economist of the ThirdRock Group, an investment
management and wealth advisory, a Lead Economist at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority--where he oversaw tactical and strategic asset allocation for the sovereign fund's multi-hundred-billion dollar portfolio--and before that, a Senior Economist with the World Bank, where he led a number of initiatives on macroeconomic forecasts, along with analysis of trade, finance, and governance issues in East Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.


His research and interests lie at the intersection of international macro-finance, political economy, and development economics, and his work has appeared in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics and Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, along with policy flagships such as the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects and the joint IMF-World Bank Global Monitoring Report. His ideas have been featured in media such as the Financial Times and Straits Times and Channel News Asia.

Prof Jamus Lim graduated with first-class honors in economics from the University of Southern Queensland. He received the Master of Science, Economics from London School of Economics, his Ph.D. in International Economics from the University of California, and also
pursued post-doctoral studies ay Harvard University.

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