Start date: Friday, 9 February, 13:00End date: Friday, 9 February, 14:00Venue: Ho Tim Seminar Room
China is one of the fastest ageing countries in the world. Rapid population ageing has become one of the most important factors that affect China’s long-term economic and social development. This talk will analyse the causes, transition, economic and social impacts of China’s aging population and the measures taken by Chinese government to tackle this issue.
Dr Wenmeng Feng, Research Fellow at the Development Research Center of the State Council and Visiting Fellow at Blavatnik School of Government (BSG), University of Oxford, specializes in development studies and has completed the 2012 Beijing Silver Industry Development Report, the first report on silver industry in China and the OECD Programme on LEED and Aging Population. He has also been involved in multiple national research projects including the 2011/12 China Development Report, 2013/14 China Development Report, UNDP 2016 China Human Development Report, China’s Livelihood (Social Welfare) Index Study, Social Security System Reform in China and Healthcare System Reform in China.