Dr Xiujian Peng is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre of Policy Studies (CoPS) at Victoria University (VU). Before joining VU, she held positions as Senior Research Fellow at Monash University, Senior Research Associate at the University of Adelaide and Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Population Research, Renmin University of China.
Dr. Peng is responsible for research at CoPS on China’s economy including model development, design and execution of research projects, organisation and delivery of CGE modelling training courses. She has involved developing large-scale economic model of the Chinese economy- CHINAGME, labour market module, population projection module and pension module.
She has served as a Principal Investigator for several Australian Research Council research projects. As the chief researcher, she has cooperated with many research institutions and universities in China to complete large-scale research projects.
Dr. Peng’s research interests cover the areas of population economics, labour economics and development economics. Her main area of expertise centres on the development of general equilibrium models and their application to China, with particular emphasis on demography, labour markets, energy and economic growth. She has published widely in international peer reviewed journals