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Pieter P. Bottelier

China Studies Affiliated Scholar


Senior adviser on China to the Conference Board and visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; held various World Bank positions, including senior adviser to the vice president for East Asia, chief of the Resident Mission in Beijing, director for Latin America, director for North Africa, division chief for Mexico, resident chief economist in Jakarta and desk economist for African countries; former adviser to the Ministry of Finance of Zambia, and chief economist and marketing director of a state-owned Zambian copper company; served as a consultant to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; was a Harkness Fellow with The Commonwealth Fund and a research associate at the Brookings Institution; research associate and course work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MA, economics, University of Amsterdam



  • Economics
  • Global Financial Crises
  • International Trade Theory and Policy
  • World Bank and International Monetary Fund