ARTNeT Advisor: Research Programme
Mr. Patrick Low is a former Chief Economist (1997-2013) at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Subsequently he was Vice-President for Research at the Fung Global Institute, Hong Kong (2013-15) and Adjunct Professor at the University of Hong Kong (2016-19). His research in Hong Kong was focused on the role of services in production and trade. He worked at the GATT Secretariat (1980-87), undertook teaching and research at the Colegio de México, Mexico City (1987-1990) and worked in the research complex at the World Bank (1990-94), prior to joining the WTO. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Kent University (UK) and a PhD in Economics from Sussex University. He has published widely on trade policy issues.