BiographyDr. Ljungwall holds a Ph. D in economics from Gothenburg University in Sweden. He lives in Beijing where he works for the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis, as Science & Innovation Counsellor, Head of Office of Science and Innovation Embassy of Sweden. He is also Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School, Department of International Economics and Management. He was Sr. Country Economist at ADB in Mongolia 2009-11, where he also acted as the bank’s resource on issues pertaining to China. He was a researcher at National School of Development, China Center for Economic Research at Peking University in 2004-09.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Dr. Ljungwall’s main research areas include innovation and economic growth, new institutional economics, macro-financial stability, regional development, private sector development, government finance, central-local government relations, and rural finance.