Yu Song

Yu Song

Chief China Economist, BlackRock

Yu Song, Manager Director, is a member of the BlackRock Investment Institute,  Chief China Economist and Chief Representative of Beijing Office of BlackRock. Before joining BlackRock in November 2020, he was Chief China Economist at Goldman Sachs Gaohua Securities, responsible for the firm’s short-term economic forecasting on China. He was regularly ranked as a top forecaster on China by financial media. Yu was named Young Economist of the Year by Beijing News in 2013 and Chief Economist of the Year by China Business News in 2011, 2014 and 2016.

 

He holds a Masters’ Degree from Oxford University and an undergraduate degree from Edinburgh University. He teaches a course in macroeconomics at Tsinghua University's PBC School of Finance.