Philip Schellekens

Senior Economist in the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management, World Bank

Philip Schellekens works at the World Bank as Senior Economist in the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management. As Country Economist for Brazil, China and Malaysia, his work has focused on the growth challenges facing middle-income countries. Prior to this, he was with the International Monetary Fund, where he served in the Asia and Pacific, Monetary and Capital Markets, and European Departments and held positions on emerging Europe, Hong Kong, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Lebanon, and South Africa.

He conducted research at the Bank of England and the Financial Markets Group, taught economics and finance at LSE, University of Antwerp and Venice International University, and held visiting research positions at Harvard and MIT. He obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey