Junior Research Specialist
Jiajun Xu, Junior Research Specialist, is a doctoral candidate in International Relations at Oxford University. Her research focuses on financing for development and international development institutions. She presented “Aid as Catalyst for Economic Transformation: A Wider Vision for the Future of Aid” at the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness Youth Forum in Busan. She has co-edited a volume on International Financial Institutions in an Age of Crisis in Oxford University’s peer-reviewed journal, St Antony’s International Review. She took up consultancy work on debt sustainability at the World Bank and was an intern in Development Center at the OECD. Jiajun was founder and president of China Bridges: Association for International Development at Tsinghua University. She is also a Global Economic Governance Program Researcher at Oxford University. Jiajun holds an M.A. in International Development from Tsinghua University.