ProfileDr. King Yoong Lim (in short, "King") is an Associate Professor in Economics. Prior to joining IBSS, XJTLU in April 2022, King worked as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University between the April of year 2018 and 2022. He has also worked as a Teaching Associate at the Lancaster University Management School. King's primary research interest is in the area of Development Macroeconomics, Economics of Crime, Innovation Strategies (both Macro and Micro), and Energy Economics. To date, his publication includes articles in ABS3/ABDC-A (and above) journals, such as Research Policy, Energy Economics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Journal of Macroeconomics, BE Journal of Macroeconomics, Economic Modelling, International Journal of Finance & Economics, and Scottish Journal of Political Economy.
King is also an active participant in the wider research and policy community. He currently serves as an Associate Editor with the journal, Economic Issues (ABS 1; ABDC-B), having recently stepped down as the Associate Editor-in-chief, a position he has held for over two years. He is also currently an active external assessor of REF 2028 macroeconomics research output for Swansea University, UK.
A three-time STC Consultant with the World Bank Group, King has previously contributed to Malaysia's Capital Market Masterplan 2, National Innovation Strategy (and its associated GLC Innovation Transformation Programme), and has served as the Lead Consultant in reviewing and re-developing the Kenya Revenue Authorities’ national tax revenue forecasting framework in year 2019.