HIAS Health invited Prof. Guanghua Wan, Institute of World Economy, Fudan University, the People Repblic of China, as a guest speaker and held its 34th regular seminar on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
In the seminar Prof. Wan reported two of his most recent works focusing on the impacts of income polarization on health and crime in China which are going to be published as below. The former one is co-authored by a HIAS Health memeber, Dr. Ying Yao, HIAS Postdoctoral Researcher, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University.
Yao,Y., G. Wan, and D. Meng, “Income distribution and health: can polarization explain health outcomes better than inequality?”, European Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming.
Li J., G. Wan, C. Wang, and X. Zhang, “Which indicator of income distribution explains crime better? Evidence from China”, China Economic Review, Forthcoming.
|Prof. Guanghua Wan||One of coauthors, Dr. Ying Yao, HIAS Postdoctoral Researcher, introducing Prof. Wan||From left, Prof. Motohiro Sato, the director of HIAS Health, Prof. Guanghua Wan, and Dr. Ying Yao, a member of HIAS Health|
The seminar was co-hosted as Hitotsubashi University International Seminar.
|Date & time||November 28 (Wed), 2018 13：30－15:00|
|Venue||Hitotsubashi University, Mercury Tower 3F #3302|
|Speaker||Prof. Guanghua Wan, Institute of World Economy, Fudan University, the People Repblic of China|
|Title||The impacts of income polarization on health and crimes in China|
Dr. Guanghua Wan is Director of Institute of World Economy, Fudan University (IWEFU). Prior to IWEFU, he was Principal Economist at the Asian Development Bank, Project Director at UNU-WIDER, and taught in a number of universities in Australia and the People's Republic of China. Trained in development economics and econometrics, he has an outstanding publication record of more than 100 professional articles and a dozen books including two by Oxford University Press. He is an honorary professor at more than ten top institutions in the People's Republic China, including Fudan and Zhejiang Universities.