Jane Golley has recently joined the Australian Centre on China in the World as an Associate Director. She has a DPhil and MPhil in Economics from Oxford University, and a First Class Honours degree in Economics from The Australian National University. She began her career in the Asia Section of the Australian Commonwealth Treasury, before undertaking postgraduate research on Chinese regional development and teaching in Oxford for seven years. She returned to the School of Economics at The Australian National University in 2003 and then moved to the China Economy Program at the Crawford School of Economics and Government in 2008. Jane has published a book on Chinese regional development and articles on Chinese industrial agglomeration and regional policy; Chinese demographic change, economic growth and the real exchange rate; Chinese household consumption, energy requirements and carbon emissions; and cross-country comparisons of trade openness and growth.