Lay Lian Chuah

Research Fellow, Development Research Group

Lay Lian Chuah is a research fellow in the Macroeconomics and Growth team of the World Bank’s Development Research Group hub in Kuala Lumpur. Her research interests include macro-related issues, growth, and private investment. Prior to her secondment, she was an economist at Bank Negara Malaysia, where she supported research projects and analyses in oil price shock simulations and its impact on the economy, financial sector stress tests, private investments and growth. She graduated from Monash University in 2012 with a PhD in Economics.  


  • Competitiveness
  • Growth
  • Private Sector Development
  • Shocks and Vulnerabilities
  • Trade