Jane Golley

Professor Jane Golley is an economist and Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) at the Australian National University (ANU). Her research over several decades has covered a wide range of Chinese transition and development issues, including industrial agglomeration and regional policy; demographic change and economic growth; rural-urban and gender inequalities in education and income; Socialism with Chinese characteristics; and the Belt and Road Initiative. Jane is actively engaged in public policy and media debate regarding the Australia-China relationship. She is a co-editor of the China Story Yearbook series, including Power, published in 2019. Jane is the President of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia, and an Executive Member of the Australia-China Business Council (ACT).