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HUANG Yiping

Deputy Dean & Sinar Mas Chair Professor of Finance and Economics
National School of Development, Peking University

Institute of Digital Finance (IDF), Peking University

Office Phone Number:+86-10-62754798


Research Interests

Macroeconomic Policy

International Financial System

Rural economic development

China and Asia Economy



Australian National University, Ph.D. (Economics) 1994

Renmin University of China, M.A. (Economics) 1987

Zhejiang University of Agriculture, B.S. (Agriculture) 1984


Short Bio

HUANG Yiping is Sinar Mas Chair Professor of Finance and Economics, Deputy Dean of the National School of Development, and Director of the Institute of Digital Finance, the Peking University. Currently, he is also Deputy Secretary-General of the China Society of Finance and Banking, Chairman of the Special Committee on Fintech Development and Research of the National Internet Finance Association of China, Chairman of the Academic Committee of the China Finance 40 Forum, a member of the Chinese Economists 50 Forum, Editor of China Economic Journal, an Associate Editor of Asian Economic Policy Review, an independent director of the Ant Group and the China Life Insurance.

His key research interests are macro economy and financial policy. 

Previously, he served as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the People’s Bank of China between 2015 and 2018. He was also a policy analyst at the Research Center for Rural Development of the State Council, Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University, General Mills International Visiting Professor of Economics and Finance at the Columbia Business School, Managing Director and Chief Asia Economist for Citigroup, Managing Director and Chief Economist for Emerging Asia for Barclays.

Prof Huang received his Bachelor of Agricultural Economics from Zhejiang Agricultural University, Master of Economics from Renmin University of China and PhD in Economics from Australian National University.

Books Published

1. Growth without Miracles: Readings on the Chinese economy in the era of reform, co-editor with Ross Garnaut, Oxford University Press, 2001(513 pages).

2. China’s Last Steps Across the River: Enterprise and bank reforms, Asia Pacific Press, 2001(236 pages).

3. Agricultural Reform in China: Getting institutions right, Cambridge University Press, 1998(225 pages).


Research Papers

“Roads to Innovation: Firm-level evidence from China”, with Xu Wang, Xiaobo Zhang and Zhuan Xie, accepted for publication at China Economic Review. “

China’s Macroeconomic Balancing Act: Shifting to new drivers of growth and sustaining financial stability”, with Yan Shen and Qiuzi Fu, Australian Economic Review, 2017, 50(4): 1-9.

“Building an efficient financial system in China: A need for stronger market disciplines”, with Xu Wang, Asian Economic Policy Review, 2017, 12(2): 188-205.

"How will financial liberalization change the Chinese economy? Lessons from middle-income countries," with Yang Ji, Journal of Asian Economics, 2017, vol. 50(C), pages 27-45.

"Are Chinese stock and property markets integrated or segmented?" with Adcock, Chris; Hua, Xiuping, European Journal of Finance, 2016, 22(4-6): 345-370.

"Completing China's Interest Rate Liberalization," with Yuyan Tan & Yang Ji, China & World Economy, 2016, vol. 24(2), pages 1-22, 03.

"Special Section: China's Growing Trade and its Role to the World Economy," with Bijun Wang, Yuyan Tan and Miaojie Yu, Pacific Economic Review, 2016, vol. 21(1), pages 72-83, 02.

"Understanding China's Belt & Road Initiative: Motivation, framework and assessment," China Economic Review, 2016, vol. 40(C), pages 314-321.

Huang Yiping, Gou Qin and Wang Xun, 2014, "Financial liberalization and the middle-income trap what can China learn from the cross-country experience?", China Economic Review, 31(2014): 426-440.

Huang Yiping, Chang Jian and Yang Lingxiu, "Consumption recovery and economic rebalancing in China", Asian Economic Papers, 2013 (12-1): 47-67.

Chris Adcock, Hua Xiuping and Huang Yiping, "Are Chinese stock and property markets integrated or segmented?", European Journal of Finance, 2013, DOI:10.1080/1351847X.2013.788537.

Chang Jian, Yang Lingxiu and Huang Yiping, "How big is the Chinese government debt?" China Economic Journal, 2013(6-2/3): 152-171.

Fan, Gang;Wang, Bijun;Huang, Yiping. Intraregional Cross-holding of Reserve Currencies: A Proposal for Asia to Deal with the Global Reserve Risks [J]. CHINA & WORLD ECONOMY,2013(21-4):14-35

“Recovery of consumption and rebalance of the economy in China”, with Jian Chang and Lingxiu Yang, in Asian Economic Papers, 2012, 12(1).

“Investing overseas but without moving the factories abroad: The case of Chinese outward direct investment”, with Bijun Wang, Asian Development Review, 2012, 29(2).

‘Does financial repression inhibit or facilitate economic growth: a case study of China's reform experience’, with Xun Wang, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 73(12): 833-855.

‘Achieving capital account convertibility in China’, with Xun Wang, Qin Gou and Daili Wang, China Economic Journal, 2011, 4(1): 25-42.

‘Chinese overseas direct investment: Is there a China model?’, with Bijun Wang, China & World Economy, 2011, 19(4): 1-15.

‘Dissecting the China puzzle: Asymmetric liberalization and cost distortion’, Asia Economic Policy Review, 2010, 5(2): 281-295.

‘What does the Lewis turning point mean for China? A computable general equilibrium analysis’, China Economic Journal, 2010, 3(2): 191-208.

‘Factor market distortion and the current account surplus in China’, with Kunyu Tao, Asian Economic Papers, 2010, 9(3): 1-36.

‘Cost distortions and structural imbalances in China’, with Bijun Wang, China and World Economy, 2010, 18(4), pages 1-17.

‘What determines China’s inflation?’, with Xun Wang and Xiuping Hua, China Economic Journal, 2010, 3(1), pages 69-86.

‘China’s great ascendancy and structural risks: Consequences of asymmetric market liberalization’, Asian Pacific Economic Literature, 2010, 24(1), pages 65-85.