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

We are looking for a Senior Research Associate (2-year postdoc) to join our China Hub. The successful application for this role will have:

  • A PhD in economics, econometrics, actuarial studies or a related discipline, or close to completion of a PhD.
  • An outstanding research record in a field relevant to the focus of the Australia-China Population Ageing Research Hub.
  • Excellent computing and data analysis skills, and excellent communication skills.

For more information about the role, including the Position Description, please visit the Job Desciption on the Jobs@UNSW website.

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