Changing Face of China - Expert Panel at Davos


IEMS Director Albert Park joined a panel of experts at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016 at Davio to discuss the "Changing Face of China", which included in-depth exploration of new demographic trends, norms, and policy priorities reshaping Chinese society. Specific topics included the impact of China's new two-child policy, the link between China's household registration system (hukou) and welfare entitlement, and the knowledge / consumer behavior revolution fueled by social media. Other expert panelists and moderators included:

  • Ji Xiaohua, Founder and CEO of
  • Zheng Zhenzhen, Professor of the Institute of Population and Labour Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  • Yvonne Li, Founder and Chairperson of the International China Ageing Industry Association


Visit the World Economic Forum's event website for the "Changing Face of China" session and for the programme of the 2016 meeting. 




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