Dr Jinjing Li is an Associate Professor at the National Social and Economic Modelling Centre (NATSEM) at the University of Canberra, and an affiliated researcher at the United Nations University and Maastricht University in the Netherlands. He has also been a visiting fellow at Harvard University in U.S. and Teagasc in Ireland. His main research interest is policy modelling and evaluation using microsimulation techniques, with a particular focus on topics relating to the consequence of ageing, income inequality and distributional effects of public policies.
Jinjing is a founding board member of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA). He developed a wide range of economic simulation models and worked with various governments departments and international organisations, including Australian Treasury, Hungarian Social Ministry, Luxembourg Social Security Directorate, Belgium Federal Planning Bureau, International Labor Organisation and many others. He currently leads multiple Australian policy simulation projects, which allow government agencies to better assess the socio-economic consequence of policy reforms.