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Yunnan Chen

Senior Research Officer

Development and Public Finance

Portrait of Yunnan Chen

Yunnan Chen is a Senior Research Officer in the Development and Public Finance programme. Her research interests centre around development finance, particularly in infrastructure and energy sectors, and Chinese development finance overseas. She is a PhD Candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and has conducted extensive field research on China Africa economic engagement. She holds an MA in political science from the University of British Columbia, and a BA in politics, philosophy and economics from the University of Oxford.

  1. Financial performance and corporate governance: evidence from national development banks in Africa

    Research reports

  2. Economic Pulse 2: China navigates its Covid-19 recovery – outward investment appetite and implications for developing countries

    Research reports

  3. How China's new white paper defines a decade of development cooperation

  4. External finance for rural development: a synthesis of country perspectives

    Research reports

  5. Four lessons from Zambia’s emerging debt default

  6. Broadening the Belt and Road: China’s new fund for multilateral cooperation

  7. Countries facing Covid-19 debt need flexible financing: lessons from China