Family name: Cai
First name: Fang
2. Sex: Male
3. Date of Birth: September 30, 1956
4. Place of Birth: Beijing/ China
5. Nationality: Chinese
6. Family: Married, with one child
7. Mailing Address: Institute of Population and Labor Economics, CASS, MCC Tower, No. 28, Shuguangxili Chaoyang District, Beijing 100028
Fax Number: ：+86(010)59868226
1991-1992 Visiting Scholar, Economics Institute, Colorado; Food Research Institute of Stanford University, California, USA;
1986-1989 Ph.D., Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, (Economics), Beijing/China;
1982-1985 Master, Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, (Economics), Beijing/China;
1978-1982 Bachelor, Renmin University of China, (Economics), Beijing/China;
1973-1975 High School Attached to Central Nationality University, Beijing/China.
9. Employment Record:
Member of Standing Committee of 11th National People’s Congress of China; Member of Agricultural and Rural Committee of 11th National People’s Congress of China; Representative of 11th National People’s Congress of China.
Professor and Director of Institute of Population and Labor Economics, CASS; Director of Center for Human Resources Research, CASS.
Professor and Deputy Director of Institute of Population Studies, CASS;
Dean of Department of Population Studies, Graduate School of CASS
Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics of Research School of Asia and Pacific Studies, Australian National University;
Associate Professor and Division Chief of Rural Development Institute (RDI), CASS;
Assistant Professor of RDI, CASS;
Employee of Fengbo People's Commune, Beijing/China.
10. Research Fields:
Development Theory and Policy
Economic Reform in China
Labor and Demographic Economics
11. Membership in Professional Societies:
Vice Chairman of Chinese Association of Population; Member of Fifty Economists Forum;
Member of the Global Agenda Council on Population Growth 2009-2010;
12. Language Knowledge:
Chinese (mother tongue)
13. Editing Works:
Members of Editorial Boards: Journal of Social Sciences in China, Journal of China Rural Economy, Journal of China Rural Survey, and Journal of Economic Research; Editor in Chief of Chinese Journal of Population Science
Member of Population and the Planet Working Group, Royal Society.
Unpaid consultant to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences for the project “Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia.”
Consultant for the World Bank on Closing Gaps in Social Insurance Coverage in China: Challenges and Options in the Face of a Global Financial Crisis;
Consultant for OECD of country report on “Income Inequality in China: What Role for Labour Market and Social Policies?”
Consultants for OECD of Country Case Study on the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis in Asia and the Pacific;
Member of the Advisory Panel for the Human Development Report 2009, UNDP Human Development Report Office;
Consultant for World Bank on Study on regional economy and employment in fast-growing regions;
Consultant for UNDP on Trade, Employment and Poverty Reduction in China;
15. Major Publications in English:
Lin, Justin, Fang Cai and Li Zhou (2003) The China Miracle: Development Strategy and Economic Reform, Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, revised.
Yang, Dennis and Fang Cai (2003) The Political Economy of China’s Rural-Urban Divide, In Nicholas C. Hope, Dennis Tao Yang and Mu Yang Li (eds.) How Far Across the River: Chinese Policy Reform at the Millennium, Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.
Cai, Fang and Dewen Wang (2003) Migration As Marketization: What Can We Learn from China’s 2000 Census Data? The China Review, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Fall), pages 73-93.
Huang, Yiping, Fang Cai and Tina Chen (2004) Private Enterprise Development in Rural China, in Ross Garnaut and Ligang Song (eds.) China’s Third Economic Transformation: The Rise of the Private Economy, London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon Taylor & Francis Group.
Cai, Fang (2004) The Consistency of China's Statistics on Employment: Stylized Facts and Implications for Public Policies, The Chinese Economy, Vol. 37, No. 5 (September-October), pp. 74 – 89.
Cai, Fang and Dewen Wang (2004) Readjustment of Macroeconomic Policy and Growth of Farmers’ Income, The Chinese Economy, Vol. 37, No. 2.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2004), Irregular Employment and the Growth of the Labor Market: An Explanation of Employment Growth in China’s Cities and Towns, The Chinese Economy, Vol. 37, No. 2.
Cai, Fang and Yang Du (2004) Labour Market Integration: Evidence from Wage Convergence in Manufacturing, in Garnaut and Song (eds) China: Is Rapid Growth Sustainable, Canberra: Asia Pacific Press.
Cai, Fang and Dewen Wang (2005) China’s Demographic Transition: Implications for Growth, in Garnaut and Song (eds) The China Boom and Its Discontents, Canberra: Asia Pacific Press.
Cai, Fang, Meiyan Wang and Yang Du (2005) China’s Labor Market on Crossroad, China and World Economy, Vol. 13, No. 1.
Cai, Fang and Dewen Wang (2006) Employment Growth, Labour Scarcity and the Nature of China’s Trade Expansion, in Ross Garnaut and Ligang Song (eds.), The Turning Point in China’s Economic Development, Canberra: Asia Pacific Press.
Cai, Fang (2006) Choosing a Growth Pattern that Suits the Present Development Stage, China Economist, No. 3 (July), pp. 80-88.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2006) Challenge Facing China’s Economic Growth in Its Aging but not Affluent Era, China & World Economy, Vol. 14, Issue. 5, pp. 23-31.
Cai, Fang, John Giles and Xin Meng (2006) How Well Do Children Insure Parents against Low Retirement Income? An Analysis Using Survey Data from Urban China, Journal of Public Economics, 90: 2229–2255.
Giles, John, Albert Park and Fang Cai (2006) Reemployment of Dislocated Workers in Urban China: The Roles of Information and Incentives, Journal of Comparative Economics, 34: 582–607.
Giles, John, Albert Park and Fang Cai (2006) How has Economic Restructuring Affected China’s Urban Workers? The China Quarterly, Vol. 185, pp. 61-95.
Cai, Fang (2007) Pay-Back Time for China’s One-Child Policy, Far East Economic Review, May.
Cai, Fang, Albert Park and Yaohui Zhao (2008) The Chinese Labor Market in the Reform Era, in Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski (eds.) China’s Great Economic Transformation, Cambridge University Press.
Cai，Fang（2007）Rural Urban Income Gap and Critical Point of Institutional Change, Economic Change and Restructuring, 40: 189-206.
Du, Yang, Fang Cai, and Meiyan Wang (2007) Labor Demand in China: Comparison between Fast Growing Regions and Others, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.50, No.3, July-Sep.
Wang, Dewen, Cai Fang and Gao Wenshu (2007) Globalisation and the shortage of rural workers: a macroeconomic perspective, in Nielsen, Ingrid, Russell Smyth and Marika Vicziany (eds.) Globalisation and Labour Mobility in China, Clayton, Australia: Monash University Press, pp. 19-37.
Cai, Fang, Yang Du and Changbao Zhao (2007) Regional Labour Market Integration since China’s World Trade Organization Entry: Evidence from Household-level Data, in Garnaut, Ross and Ligang Song (eds) China – Linking Markets for Growth, Canberra: Asia Pacific Press, pp. 133-150.
Wang, Meiyan and Fang Cai (2008) Gender Earnings Differential in Urban China, Review of Development Economics, 12(2), 442–454.
Cai, Fang (2008) Approaching a Triumphal Span: How Far Is China Towards its Lewisian Turning Point? UNU-WIDER Research Paper No. 2008/09.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2008) A Counterfactual Analysis on Unlimited Surplus Labor in Rural China, China & World Economy, Vol.16, No.1, pp.51-65.
Cai, Fang and Yang Du (2008) The Political Economy of Emissions Reduction in China: Are Incentives for Low Carbon Growth Compatible? in Song, Ligang and Wing Thye Woo (eds) China’s Dilemma: Economic Growth, the Environment and Climate Change, Asia Pacific Press and Brookings Institution Press and Social Sciences Academic Press (China), pp. 226-242.
Wang, Meiyan and Fang Cai (2008) Gender Earnings Differential in Urban China, Review of Development Economics, Vol.12, No.2.
Cai, Fang and Dewen Wang (2008) Impacts of Internal Migration on Economic Growth and Urban Development in China, in DeWind, Josh and Jennifer Holdaway (eds) Migration and Development Within and Across Borders: Research and Policy Perspectives on Internal and International Migration, New York: IOM International Organization for Migration and The Social Science Research Council, pp. 245-272.
Cai, Fang, Justin Yifu Lin, and Yong Cao (2009) The Chinese Economy: Reform and Development, McGraw-Hill.
Cai, Fang, Dewen Wang and Qu Yue (2009) Flying Geese within Borders: How Does China Sustain Its Labour-intensive Industries, in Garnaut, Ross, Ligang Song and Wing Thye Woo (eds) China’s New Place in a World in Crisis: Economic, Geopolitical and Environmental Dimensions, Canberra: ANU E Press, Brookings Institution Press, Social Sciences Academic Press (China), pp. 209-232.
Cai, Fang (2009) Future Demographic Dividend – Tapping the Source of China’s Economic Growth, China Economist, No. 21 (July-August).
Cai, Fang (ed.)(2009) The China Population and Labor Yearbook Volume 1: The Approaching Lewis Turning Point and Its Policy Implications, Leiden•Boston: Brill.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2009) China’s Process of Aging before Getting Rich, in Cai, Fang (ed.) The China Population and Labor Yearbook Volume 1: The Approaching Lewis Turning Point and Its Policy Implications, Leiden•Boston: Brill.
Wang, Meiyan and Cai Fang (2009) Transforming Unemployment Shock into Labor Market Development, in Cai, Fang (ed.) The China Population and Labor Yearbook Volume 1: The Approaching Lewis Turning Point and Its Policy Implications, Leiden•Boston: Brill.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2009) Labor Cost Increase and Growth Pattern Transition, in Cai, Fang (ed.) The China Population and Labor Yearbook Volume 1: The Approaching Lewis Turning Point and Its Policy Implications, Leiden•Boston: Brill.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2009) The Counterfactuals of Unlimited Surplus Labor in Rural China, in Cai, Fang (ed.) The China Population and Labor Yearbook Volume 1: The Approaching Lewis Turning Point and Its Policy Implications, Leiden•Boston: Brill.
Wang, Dewen and Fang Cai (2009) Migration and Poverty Alleviation in China, in Murphy, Rachel (eds) Labour Migration and Social Development in Contemporary China, London and New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 17-46.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2009) Proactive Employment Policy and Labor Market Development, in Wang, Mengkui (eds) China in the Wake of Asia’s Financial Crisis, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 178-195.
Cai, Fang, Yang Du and Meiyan Wang (2009) Migration and Labor Mobility in China, Human Development Research Paper, No. 9, New York: United Nations Development Programme, Human Development Report Office.
Cai, Fang and Kam Wing Chan (2009) The Global Economic Crisis and Unemployment in China, Eurasian Geography and Economics, Vol. 50, No. 5, pp. 513-531.
Cai, Fang (2009) A Tale of Two Cities: Chinese Labor Market Performance in 2009 and Reform Priority in 2010, East Asia Forum, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, December 25th , http://mailman.anu.edu.au/mailman/listinfo/east_asia_forum
Zhang, Juwei and Fang Cai (2009) Food Demand and Nutritional Elasticity in Poor Rural Areas of China, in Deng, Zhenglai (ed) China’s Economy: Rural Reform and Agricultural Development, New Jersey•London•Singapore•Beijing•Shanghai•Hong Kong•Taipei•Chennai: World Scientific, pp. 309-336.
Cai, Fang, Du Yang, and Wang Meiyan (2009) Crisis or Opportunities: China’s Response to the Global Financial Crisis, The Perspective of the World Review, Vol. 1, No. 1 (December), pp. 91-113.
Cai, Fang, Dewen Wang, and Huachu Zhang (2010) Employment Effectiveness of China’s Economic Stimulus Package, China and World Economy, Vol. 18 (Jan.-Feb.) pp. 33-46.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2010) Urbanisation with Chinese Characteristics, in Garnaut, Ross, Jane Golley and Ligang Song (eds) China: The Next Twenty Years of Reform and Development, Australian National University E Press, Brookings Institution Press, Social Sciences Academic Press, pp.319-340.
Cai, Fang and Dewen Wang (2010) Employment Should Top Crisis Agenda, China Economist, Forthcoming.
Cai, Fang and Meiyan Wang (2010), Growth and Structural Changes in Employment in Transition China, Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 38, pp. 71-81.
Cai, Fang (ed.)(2010) The China Population and Labor Yearbook Volume 2: The Sustainability of Economic Growth from the Perspective of Human Resources, Leiden•Boston: Brill.
Park, Albert, Fang Cai, and Yang Du (2010) Can China Meet Its Employment Challenges? in Oi, Jean, Scott Rozelle, and Xueguang Zhou (eds) Growing Pains: Tensions and Opportunity in China’s Transformation, Stanford: The Walter H. Shorenstein, Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, pp. 27-55.
Cai, Fang (ed)(2010) Transforming the Chinese Economy, 1978-2008, Leiden•Boston: Brill.
Cai, Fang, Du Yang, and Wang Meiyan (2010) Employment and Inequality Outcomes in China, OECD and European Union Join High-Level Conference, 19 May 2010, OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France.
Cai, Fang (2010) The Formation and Evolution of China’s Migrant Labor Policy, in Zhang, Xiaobo, Shenggen Fan, and Arjan de Haan (eds) Narratives of Chinese Economic Reforms: How Does China Cross the River? New Jersey: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. pp. 71-90.
Cai, Fang (2010) Policy Reforms of Labor Mobility and Urbanization in Transition China, in Wu, Ho-Mou and Yang Yao (eds) Reform and Development in China: What Can China Offer the Developing World? London and New York: Routledge, pp. 126-139.
Cai, Fang (2010) China’s Next Giant: Urbanized Migrants As New Consumers, China Economist, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp.82-87.
Cai, Fang (2010) Demographic Transition, Demographic Dividend, and Lewis Turning Point in China, China Economic Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 107-119.
Cai, Fang (2011) The Hukou Reform and Unification of Rural-urban Social Welfare, China & World Economy, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 33-48.
Cai, Fang (2012) Is There a “Middle-income Trap”? Theories, Experiences and Relevance to China, China &World Economy, Vol. 20, No. 1.
Zhu Yu, Zhongmin Wu, Meiyan Wang, Yang Du and Fang Cai (2012) Do Migrants Really Save More? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Savings in Rural China, Journal of Development Studies, doi:10.1080/00220388.2011.638141