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Cai Fang

Vice-president, Chinese Social Science Academy

Cai Fang

Residency: April 1–11, 2013

Public Talk: April 9, 2013 on "Challenges for the New Chinese Leadership”

Residency Summary

Cai Fang presented a public talk titled "Challenges for the New Chinese Leadership" sharing his insights on these issues as the country's new leadership embarks on consolidating power and adjusting policies. As a fellow, he also had various opportunities to connect with IR/PS faculty, staff and students as well as chances to meet with people from the San Diego community.


A top demographic scholar and economist, he is a graduate of Remin University and earned his doctorate in economics from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), a premier academic research institution in China with focuses on philosophy, social sciences and policies. He is currently a CASS fellow and director of the Institute of Population and Labor Economics in the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and a member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (since 2008).


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Public Talk