Zhen Wang Professor and Director of Division of Public Economics Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

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Zhen Wang now is Prof. and Director of Division of Public Economics of the Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He is also Deputy Director of Public Policy Studies of CASS. He got his PhD on Economics in 2008 from the Graduate School of CASS and joined the Institute the same year.

His research focuses on health economics and labor economics. In recent years, his study programs include income distribution, pension system reform, healthcare and long-term care provision in China. As team leader and coordinator, he participated and experienced lots of national-level research projects. He is consulting expert for Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, National Healthcare Security Administration of China.

His papers and reports are published in Economic Research Journal (in Chinese), Chinese Journal of Population Sciences (in Chinese), Studies in Labor Economics (in Chinese), World Economic Papers (in Chinese), China Health Insurance (in Chinese), Advanced Gender Studies (in English), and Journal of Health & Medical Economics (in English), etc. He also published several books on labor economics and social security reform in China.