Senior Research Fellow
National Institute of Labour Studies
Dr Zhang Wei is an economist. He joined NILS as a research fellow in February 2009. Prior to joining NILS, Zhang Wei had completed his Ph. D. in Economics at the University of Adelaide. He had been employed as an associate lecturer (2005-2008) and research assistant (2004-2005) by the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide.
Ph. D. Economics, the University of Adelaide, Australia, 2009
Master of Economics, the University of Adelaide, Australia, 2005
Bachelor of Economics, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China, 2003
Bachelor of Laws, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China, 2003
Zhang Wei's research interests are in the areas of labour economics, health economics, education economics, international trade, and applied game theory. He is currently working on a number of projects on the topics of the evaluation of the trial of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, ageing and retirement, work and health, job mismatches and impacts of education on labour market outcomes.
In recent years, he has involved in a project funded by the ARC/NHMRC Research Network in Ageing Well, focusing on the impacts of the ageing of the population on the productivity and economic security in Australia and three projects funded by NCVER, focusing on the impacts of job mismatches on the labour market outcomes in Australia and job mobility of new VET completers. In addition, he has contributed to commissioned research projects for Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency, Department of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Immigration and Citizenship and Service Skills Australia.
Referee for Economic Journal; Industrial Relations; Social Science & Medicine – Population Health; Economic Record; Education Economics; Singapore Economic Review; Australian Economic Papers; Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management
Committee member of the SA Branch of the Economic Society of Australia since 2010
Founding committee member of the Young Economists Group SA since 2012
Young Economists founding federal committee member since 2013
Website administrator of the SA Branch of the Economic Society of Australia since 2013
Apprentice panel member of the Faculty Research Grant (FRG) 2013
Board member of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences since 2014
National Institute of Labour Studies seminar organisor since 2014
Secretary of the SA Branch of the Economic Society of Australia since 2015
Organising committee member and scientific committee member of Australian Labour Market Research Workshop 2014, 2015
Organising committee member of Australian Conference of Economists 2016
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