Jikon Lai has over 13 years’ experience conducting academic research in, and teaching postgraduate-level courses on, the global political economy of finance and of economic governance. He also has research and intellectual interest in the international relations and comparative politics of East Asia.

Jikon has held academic positions in the University of Melbourne and the S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University, where he has taught very successful courses on International Political Economy and the politics and policy-making of international trade.

Read my most recent commentary, which I had co-written with Elina Noor, published in the South China Morning Post:

US-China Tensions: ASEAN should actively address the fallout from their feud

16 September 2020