Head of the China Desk, OECD Economics Department
Margit Molnar is the Head of the China Desk at the OECD Economics Department. In 2015-16 she was seconded to China’s Ministry of Finance to support the G20 Presidency. She has held various positions at OECD working on issues ranging from globalisation, growth, productivity, macroeconomic policies to services and competition during the past 19 years. She was also temporarily seconded to UNESCAP as Adviser. Prior to joining the OECD, she consulted for the Japanese government during the Asian Financial Crisis in 1998-2000. She is lead author of the 2019, 2017 and 2015 OECD Economic Survey of China, the Perspectives on Global Development 2014 and of many other reports and articles. She received her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Economics, Keio University in Japan, M.As from Budapest Economics University and Ritsumeikan University and B.A. (Economics) from Renmin University of China.