Quah, Danny


Professor Danny Quah  

Department

Position held

Department of Economics

Professor of Economics and International Development

Department of International Development

Professor of Economics and International Development

LSE IDEAS

Senior Fellow

Centre for the Study of Human Rights

Senior Research Associate

Non LSE positions held

Department

Position held

Economics Department, National University of Singapore

Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor

World Economic Forum

Global Agenda Council on Economic Imbalances

Experience keywords:

technology; income inequality; income distribution; global economy; economic growth; econometrics; macroeconomics

Research summary > [Click to expand]

Economic growth. Global Power Shifts. The Rise of China and the East

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

ConsultancyFinancial ServicesInformation TechnologyPolicy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

South east Asia. East Asia

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream pressRadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7535

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Quah, Danny and Collins, John and Atuesta Becerra, Laura and Caulkins, Jonathan and Csete, Joanne and Drucker, Ernest and Felbab-Brown, Vanda and Kleiman, Mark A. R. and Madrazo Lajous, Alejandro and Mejia, Daniel and Restrepo, Pascual and Peter, Reuter and Ziskind, Jeremy (2014) Ending the drug wars: report of the LSE Expert Group on the economics of drug policy Collins, John and Brunet, Luc-André, eds LSE Ideas, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Quah, Danny (2013) Beyond China and India Graphic based on Kenneth Myer's Valeriepieris Circle.

Quah, Danny (2013) A globalised renminbi can transform both China and London Financial Times (18 Oct 2013)

Quah, Danny (2013) Is China's economy crashing The Value and Strength of ideas (1 Oct 2013) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2013) The end of US exceptionalism Global Policy (14 Oct 2013) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2013) Global hegemony: in one picture Global Policy (5 Sep 2013) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2013) China's Journey to the West Global Policy (2 Feb 2013) Blog entry

2012

Quah, Danny (2012) George Osborne should change course on the economy and loosen the austerity programme British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Aug 2012) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2012) The advent of online dissemination techniques allow academics to focus just on developing great ideas, without needlessly trying to play the system Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Jan 2012) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2012) UK austerity and growth: winter is coming British Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Sep 2012) Blog entry

2011

Quah, Danny (2011) Engaging young people in big ideas should be just as important as the REF in the eyes of academics Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Dec 2011) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2011) The REF follows a model which ignores academic engagement with the public and is already being rejected by US researchers for being ‘outdated’ Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Nov 2011) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2011) Our exports now go mostly to slow-growing countries. We must reboot the UK economy to focus on emerging economies, now the world’s engine of growth British Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Dec 2011) Blog entry

Quah, Danny (2011) The global economy’s shifting centre of gravity Global Policy, 2 (1). 3-9. ISSN 1758-5899

2010

Quah, Danny (2010) Post-1990s East Asian economic growth In: Ito, Takatoshi and Hahn, Chin Hee, (eds.) The Rise of China and Structural Changes in Korea and Asia. Edward Elgar, Surrey, UK, 19-42. ISBN 978184844 8551

2009

Cox, Michael and Davies, Howard and Held, David and Young, Kevin and Quah, Danny (2009) The world crisis IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR0001. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Swee-Hock, Saw and Quah, Danny, eds (2009) The politics of knowledge Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. ISBN 9789812309259

Quah, Danny (2009) The world crisis: the implications of globalised finance IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SR001. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Arbia, Giuseppe and Espa, Giuseppe and Quah, Danny (2008) A class of spatial econometric methods in the empirical analysis of clusters of firms in space Empirical Economics, 34 (1). 81-103. ISSN 0377-7332

2007

Mansell, Robin and Avgerou, Chrisanthi and Quah, Danny and Silverstone, Roger, eds (2007) The Oxford handbook of information and communication technologies Oxford handbooks in business and management. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199266234

Mansell, Robin and Avgerou, Chrisanthi and Quah, Danny and Silverstone, Roger (2007) The challenges of ICTs In: Mansell, Robin and Avgerou, Chrisanthi and Quah, Danny and Silverstone, Roger, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1-28. ISBN 0199266239

2004

Quah, Danny (2004) Growth and distribution London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (2004) Ideas are not like other assets Centrepiece, 9 (2). 16-19. ISSN 1362-3761

2003

Quah, Danny and Simpson, Helen (2003) Spatial cluster empirics London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Quah, Danny (2003) Digital goods and the new economy In: Jones, Derek C, (ed.) New Economy Handbook. Academic Press, Amsterdam ; London. ISBN 0-123891728

Quah, Danny (2003) History matters: trading technologies and the marketplace for ideas LSE Magazine, 15 (1). 11-13. ISSN 0023-639X

Quah, Danny (2003) Technology dissemination and economic growth: some lessons for the new economy In: Bai, Chong-En and Yuen, Chi-Wa, (eds.) Technology and the New Economy. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.. ISBN 9780262025348

Quah, Danny (2003) One third of the world's growth and inequality In: Eicher, Theo S and Turnovsky, Stephen J, (eds.) Growth and Inequality : Issues and Policy Implications. The CESifo seminar series. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ISBN 0-262050692

Quah, Danny (2003) Digital goods and the new economy CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0563, 563. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2002

Quah, Danny (2002) Spatial agglomeration dynamics American Economic Review, 92 (2). 247-252. ISSN 0002-8282

Quah, Danny and Coyle, D. (2002) Getting the measure of the new economy The Work Foundation, London, UK. ISBN 1843730014

Quah, Danny (2002) Almost efficient innovation by pricing ideas CEP working paper ; 1219, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Quah, Danny and Bartelsman, EJ (Comm.) (2002) Matching demand and supply in a weightless economy : market-driven creativity with and without IPRs De Economist, 150 (4). 381-408. ISSN 0013-063X

Quah, Danny (2002) Spatial agglomeration dynamics CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0521, 521. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301921-3

Quah, Danny (2002) 24/7 competitive innovation CEP working paper, 1218. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (2002) Matching demand and supply in a weightless economy : market-driven creativity with and without IPRs CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0534, 534. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (2002) One third of the world's growth and inequality CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0535, 535. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (2002) Technology dissemination and economic growth: some lessons for the new economy CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0522, 522. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301922-1

2001

Quah, Danny (2001) Some simple arithmetic on how income inequality and economic growth matter London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Quah, Danny (2001) Economic growth : measurement In: Ashenfelter, Orley, (ed.) International Encyclopaedia of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 4093-4098. ISBN 0-08-043076-7

Quah, Danny (2001) ICT clusters in development: theory and evidence European Investment Bank Papers, 6 (1). 86-100. ISSN 0257-7755

Quah, Danny (2001) Searching for prosperity : a comment Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 55 (1). 305-319. ISSN 0167-2231

Quah, Danny (2001) Cross-country growth comparison: theory to empirics In: Dreze, J, (ed.) Advances in Macroeconomic Theory. I.E.A. conference volume (133). Palgrave, Basingstoke, UK, 332-351. ISBN 0333773535

Quah, Danny (2001) Papers and proceedings of the fifteenth Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, 30 August - 2 September 2000, Bolzano European Economic Review, 45 (4-6). ISSN 0014-2921

Quah, Danny (2001) The weightless economy in economic development In: Pohjola, Matti, (ed.) Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth : International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development. WIDER studies in development economics. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 0-199243980

2000

Quah, Danny and Keely, Louise C (2000) Technology in growth In: Ruyter van Steveninck, Thijs, (ed.) Economic Growth and Its Determinants. Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht ; London.

Quah, Danny (2000) Internet cluster emergence European Economic Review, 44 (4-6.). 1032-1044. ISSN 0014-2921

Quah, Danny (2000) The weightless economy: implications of high-tech revolution Centrepiece, 5 (1). 26-30. ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (2000) Internet cluster emergence CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0441, 441. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (2000) Cross-country growth comparison : theory to empirics CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0442, 442. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Haldane, Andrew and Quah, Danny (2000) UK Philips curves and monetary policy CEPDP, 444. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1999

Quah, Danny (1999) The weightless economy in growth The Business Economist, 30 (1). 40-53. ISSN 0306-5049

Quah, Danny (1999) Cross-country growth comparison : theory to empirics CEPR discussion paper; no. 2294, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.

Haldane, Andrew and Quah, Danny (1999) UK Phillips curves and monetary policy Journal of Monetary Economics, 44 (2). 259-278. ISSN 0304-3932

Quah, Danny (1999) The weightless economy: information and privacy Centrepiece, 4 (2). 30-32. ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (1999) Twin peaks : growth and convergence in models of distribution dynamics In: Dixon, Huw David, (ed.) Controversies in Macroeconomics : Growth, Trade, and Policy. Blackwell, Oxford; Malden, Mass., 44-54. ISBN 0631215859

Quah, Danny (1999) The weightless economy: trade-offs on the net Centrepiece, 4 (3). 28-32. ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (1999) The weightless economy: a look at intellectual property Centrepiece, 4 (1). 30-32. ISSN 1362-3761

Durlauf, Steven N and Quah, Danny (1999) The new empirics of economic growth In: Taylor, J B and Woodford, M, (eds.) Handbook in Macroeconomics. Handbooks in economics ; 15. North Holland, Amsterdam, 235-308. ISBN 0-444501568

Quah, Danny (1999) Ideas determining convergence clubs

Quah, Danny (1999) Convergence as distribution dynamics (with or without growth) In: Baldwin, Richard and Cohen, Daniel and Sapir, Andre and Venables, Tony, (eds.) Market Integration, Regionalism, and the Global Economy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY. ISBN 0521641810; 0521645891

Quah, Danny (1999) Cohesión regional mediante actuaciones locales aisladas: condiciones (Regional convergence from local, isolated actions: II conditioning) In: Dimensiones De la Desigualdad (Dimensions of Inequality). III Simposio Sobre Igualdad y Distribucion de la Renta y la Riqueza, 151-208. ISBN 8477742332

Quah, Danny (1999) The weightless economy in economic development CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0417, 417. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1998

Tyson, Kathleen and Quah, Danny (1998) The weightless economy: on globalisation Centrepiece, 3 (1). ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (1998) The weightless economy: what does it mean for jobs? Centrepiece, 3 (3). ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (1998) Comments on ''Productivity convergence and international openness'' by Gavin Cameron, James Proudman, and Stephen Redding In: Proudman, James and Redding, Stephen, (eds.) Openness and Growth, Proceedings of a Conference. Bank of England, London. ISBN 1-857301269

Quah, Danny (1998) The weightless economy: history points to it as the next logical stage in economic development Centrepiece, 3 (2). ISSN 1362-3761

Keely, Louise C and Quah, Danny (1998) Technology in growth CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0391, 391. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Durlauf, S. and Quah, Danny (1998) The new empirics of economic growth CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0384, 384. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1997

Quah, Danny (1997) Historical outcomes : regional cohesion from local isolated actions Occasional paper, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Quah, Danny (1997) Empirics for growth and distribution : stratification, polarization, and convergence clubs Journal of Economic Growth, 2 (1). 27-59. ISSN 1381-4338

Quah, Danny (1997) The weightless economy: Europe in the weightless economy Centrepiece, 2 (3). ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (1997) The weightless economy column: the significance of dematerialisation Centrepiece, 2 (1). ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (1997) The weightless economy: the impact of weightlessness on the global economy Centrepiece, 2 (2). ISSN 1362-3761

Quah, Danny (1997) Empirics for growth and distribution CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0324, 324. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1997) Regional convergence from local isolated actions : II conditioning CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0379, 379. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1997) Increasingly weightless economies Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin, 37 (1). 49-56. ISSN 0005-5166

Quah, Danny (1997) Regional convergence from local isolated actions : I historical outcomes CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0378, 378. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1996

Quah, Danny (1996) Aggregate and regional disaggregate fluctuations Empirical Economics, 21 (1). 137-159. ISSN 0377-7332

Quah, Danny (1996) Convergence empirics across economies with (some) capital mobility Journal of Economic Growth, 1 (1). 95-124. ISSN 1381-4338

Quah, Danny (1996) Regional convergence clusters across Europe European Economic Review, 40 (3-5.). 951-958. ISSN 0014-2921

Leung, Charles Ka Yui and Quah, Danny (1996) Convergence, endogenous growth, and productivity disturbances Journal of Monetary Economics, 38 (3). 535-547. ISSN 0304-3932

Quah, Danny (1996) The invisible hand and the weightless economy Centre for Economic Performance occasional papers, CEPOP12. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Quah, Danny (1996) Convergence CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0290, 290. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1996) Aggregate and regional disaggregate fluctuations CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0275, 275. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1996) Convergence as distribution dynamics (with or without growth) CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0317, 317. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1996) Twin peaks : growth and convergence in models of distribution dynamics CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0280, 280. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1996) Empirics for economic growth and convergence European Economic Review, 40 (6). 1353-1375. ISSN 0014-2921

1995

Quah, Danny (1995) Measuring UK economic trends : defining issues Government economic service; 125, H M Treasury, London.

Quah, Danny (1995) Business cycle empirics : calibration versus estimation. An introduction Economic Journal, 105 (433). 1594-1596. ISSN 0013-0133

Quah, Danny (1995) Misinterpreting the dynamic effects of aggregate demand and supply disturbances Economics Letters, 49 (3). 247-250. ISSN 0165-1765

Quah, Danny (1995) Convergence empirics across economies with (some) capital mobility Econometrics; EM/1994/275, 257. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny and Vahey, Shaun P. (1995) Measuring core inflation Economic Journal, 105 (432). 1130-1144. ISSN 0013-0133

Megir, Costas and Quah, Danny (1995) Regional convergence clusters across Europe CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0274, 274. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny and Vahey, Shaun P (1995) Measuring core inflation CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0254, 254. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1995) Aggregate and regional disaggregate fluctuations Econometrics; EM/1995/290, EM/1995/290. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny and Vahey, Shaun P (1995) Measuring core inflation Econometrics; EM/1995/282, EM/1995/282. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1995) Empirics for economic growth and convergence CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0253, 253. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1995) Empirics for economic growth and convergence Econometrics; EM/1995/281, EM/1995/281. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1994

Quah, Danny (1994) Exploiting cross-section variation for unit root inference in dynamicdata Economics Letters, 44 (01-Feb). 9-20. ISSN 0165-1765

Quah, Danny (1994) One business cycle and one trend from (many,) many disaggregates European Economic Review, 38 (03-Apr). 605-613. ISSN 0014-2921

Quah, Danny (1994) La riqueza de las regiones : evidencia y teorias sobre crecimento regional y convergencia : commentario Moneda y Credito. ISSN 0026-959X

Gomulka, Stanislaw and Quah, Danny (1994) Lessons from economic transformation and the road forward Centre for Economic Performance occasional papers, CEP05. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1994) Convergence empirics across economies with (some) capital mobility CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0257, EM/1994/275. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

1993

Quah, Danny (1993) Galton's fallacy and tests of the convergence hypothesis Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 95 (4). 427-443. ISSN 0347-0520

Quah, Danny (1993) Galton's fallacy and tests of the convergence hypothesis CEPR discussion paper. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.

Quah, Danny (1993) Empirical cross-section dynamics in economic growth European Economic Review, 37 (2-3.). 426-434. ISSN 0014-2921

Lippi, M and Reichlin, L and Blanchard, O. and Quah, Danny (1993) The dynamic effects of aggregate demand and supply disturbances: reply American Economic Review, 83 (3). 644. ISSN 0002-8282

Quah, Danny (1993) A dynamic index model for large cross sections In: Stock, James H and Watson, Mark W, (eds.) Business Cycles, Indicators, and Forecasting. Studies in business cycles; v. 28. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. ISBN 0-226774880

Quah, Danny and Sargent, Thomas J (1993) A dynamic index model for large cross sections CEP discussion paper, 132. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1993) Exploiting cross section variation for unit root inference in dynamic data Econometrics; EM/1993/270, EM/1993/270. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Quah, Danny (1993) Galton's fallacy and tests of the convergence hypothesis Econometrics; EM/1993/265, EM/1993/265. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1992

Quah, Danny (1992) The relative importance of permanent and transitory components : identification and some theoretical bounds Econometrica, 60 (1). 107-118. ISSN 0012-9682

1991

Quah, Danny (1991) The relative importance of permanent and transitory components : identification and some theoretical bounds FMG discussion paper ; dp 126, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Quah, Danny (1990) Permanent and transitory movements in labor income : an explanation for "excess smoothness" in consumption Journal of Political Economy, 98 (3). 449-475. ISSN 0022-3808

1989

Ito, T and Quah, Danny (1989) Hypothesis testing with restricted spectral density matrices, with an application to uncovered interest parity International Economic Review, 30 (1). 203-215. ISSN 0020-6598

Blanchard, OJ and Quah, Danny (1989) The dynamic effects of aggregate demand and supply disturbances American Economic Review, 79 (4). 655-673. ISSN 0002-8282

1988

Quah, Danny (1988) Comments on : Mathew Shapiro and Mark Watson, ''The sources of business cycle fluctuations'' NBER Macroeconomics Annual. ISSN 0889-3365

1987

Quah, Danny (1987) What do we learn from unit roots in macroeconomic time series? MIT , Department of Economics working paper ; 469, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass..

1984

Stern, Gary H and Supel, Thomas M and Quah, Danny (1984) Money market mutual funds are hardly money Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review, 8 (3). ISSN 0271-5287


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I am Professor of Economics at the LSE.

I am a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Economic Imbalances; and I serve on the Steering Committee of the Abu Dhabi Economics Research Agency (ADERA) and the Editorial Boards of East Asian Policy, Journal of Economic Growth, and Global Policy, and on the Advisory Board of OMFIF Education.

At LSE I am also Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS, Senior Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, and Chair of the Board of the LSE-PKU Summer School. I am Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor in the Economics Department at the National University of Singapore. May-June 2010, I was visiting professor of economics at Tsinghua University, Beijing; April 2011, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. I served on Malaysia's National Economic Advisory Council, 2009-2011.

 

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