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Each year the hub hosts a workshop on Population Ageing and the Chinese Economy.

The upcoming 2018 workshop is a collaboration with ShanghaiTech University and Fudan University and will be held in Shanghai in June. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Karen Eggleston, Stanford University
  • Olivia Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania
  • Pip O'Keefe, The World Bank
  • James Poterba, MIT

The call for papers closes 1 April. Registration is open now.

Keynote speakers at past workshops have included, Professor Nicholas Barr, LSE and Professor Albert Park, HKUST.

The China Hub hosts a weekly lunch. Please contact Dr Katja Hanewald at if you would like to join us.

For information on our past workshops visit our events section.

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CEPAR Academics Awarded Funding from 2017 Quartet Pilot Project Competition

Hanming Fang, Katja Hanewald and Shang Wu have been awarded AUD 50,000 (USD 37,500) in the 2017 Quartet Pilot Project Competition at the University of Pennsylvania. The team will use the funding to conduct a large online survey in China on preferences for different long-term care delivery and financing mechanisms. For more information click here.

China Hub Awarded Two Scientia PhD Scholarships

The China hub has been awarded two Scientia PhD Scholarships. The students, who will commence mid-year 2017, will be supervised by Professor Hazel Bateman, Professor Hanming Fang and Dr Katja Hanewald and will work on the project "Behavioural Insights for Retirement Financial Planning in China". These prestigious scholarships include a stipend of $40,000 per annum for 4 years and a support package of up to $10,000 per annum awarded to provide support for development activities, international collaboration and other related expenses.

Further Information
Contact Dr Katja Hanewald
P: +61 2 9385 6174