Professor PAN Jiahua

Portrait of Professor PAN Jiahua


Professor PAN Jiahua is Director General of the Institute for Urban and Environmental Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS). He received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1992, conducting research on the economics of sustainable development, energy and climate change policy, the world economy and environmental and natural resource economics. He is the Lead author of the IPCC Working Group III 3rd, 4th,5th,6th Assessment Report on Mitigation; Member of China National Expert Panel on Climate Change; Member of National Foreign Policy Advisory Group; and Advisor to the Ministry of Ecology and the Environment. Professor PAN is President of the Chinese Association for Urban Economy and Vice-President of the Chinese Society of Ecological Economists. Director Pan is the author of over 300 papers, articles and books in both English and Chinese and winner of the first and second prize of best research work, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (2002, 2004 & 2013). Professor Pan is also a recipient of the Sun Yefang Award of Economic Sciences, 2011, China Green Person of the Year 2010/2011 and China Environment Prize (2016).