Logan Wright


Logan Wright is a Director at RHG and leads the firm’s China Markets Research (CMR) work. Logan is also a visiting Fellow of the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Previously, Logan was head of China research for Medley Global Advisors and a China analyst with Stone & McCarthy Research Associates, both in Beijing. 

Logan’s research focuses on China’s financial system and credit conditions in shaping outcomes within China’s economy, as well as the policies of China’s central bank. Logan is known for his views on China’s interbank market, China’s balance of payments, and China’s exchange rate policy, as well as the influence of China’s economy on global foreign exchange and capital markets. Logan and the China Markets Research team monitor official institutions and real-time data closely to gauge implications for the banking system, real economic activity, and future policy directions.

Logan holds a Ph.D. from the George Washington University, where his dissertation concerned the political factors shaping the reform of China’s exchange rate regime. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Security Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. He is based in Hong Kong, after living and working in Beijing for fourteen years.


The China Dashboard, Winter 2018: Beijing Prioritizes GDP Growth Over Economic Reforms

The China Dashboard, Winter 2018: Beijing Prioritizes GDP Growth Over Economic Reforms

Beijing continues to prioritize high growth by deferring implementation of its comprehensive economic reform program, according to analysis by the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and the Rhodium Group (RHG) of data available through the third quarter of 2017. Telling signs include enduring local fiscal ...