Members CEO Briefing with Stephen Joske, Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit's China Forecasting Service
The economic and political challenges of Australia's relationship with a growing China
Stephen Joske is the Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit's China Forecasting Service in Beijing. The China Forecasting Service was recently established to provide rigorous macroeconomic modeling and forecasting for all China's provinces, providing unique insights into patterns of development within China.
From 2004 to 2007 Joske worked at the Australian Embassy in Beijing as the Senior Australian Treasury Representative to China. His area of responsibility included Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Before starting work at the EIU he was the senior analyst on the Chinese economy for the Australian Office of National Assessments, providing advice directly to the Australian prime minister and other senior government ministers and officials. His work covered a broad range of macroeconomic and structural reforms issues facing the Chinese economy and the financial sector in particular. He also worked for a number of years as Senior Adviser on macroeconomic policy on the personal staff of the former Australian Treasurer Peter Costello.
Joske speaks and reads Chinese and has been visiting China since 1978. He has traveled widely in China and spoken at high-level Chinese government conferences on economic reform. He has degrees in Economics and Asian Studies from the Australian National University.
The luncheon briefing is generously sponsored by Norton Rose.
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