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Saite Lu

Saite Lu

Title: Essays on Global Imbalances and Economic Development.

Supervisor: Kenneth Coutts

Sidney Sussex College


Saite Lu is currently a third year PhD candidate at the Centre of Development Studies. He is an applied macroeconomist with a huge passion for economic development. He grew up in China, studied in the UK, and has spent several years as an economist working in various countries. His most recent experience was with the Ministry of Finance in Sierra Leone, where he was a Senior Economist/ODI Fellow. Upon completion of the fellowship, he continues to work as a macro-fiscal adviser for the Budget Strengthening Initiative (BSI), providing technical support to the governments of Sierra Leone and South SudanHe also actively engaged in the research on microfinance in Bangladesh and multidimensional poverty measurement with the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. 

He has an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics from the University of Ulster. 

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, National Accounting, Development Economics, and International Finance 


Faculty of Economics: PartIIA International Trade and Development

Judge Business School: MS3 Economics of Firms and Markets; MSE9 International Business Economics

Department of Engineering: 3E1 Business Economics


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