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Leiwen Jiang

Senior Associate and Professor
Population Council and Shanghai University

Country of residence:
United States

Nationalité: Chine
Sexe: M

Membre depuis: 2001
N° de membre : 21279
Membership Type: Cotisation Normale

Domaines de recherche: Demographie, Environnement

Spécialisations: Estimations et projections, Ménages et logement, Mathematical Demography, Population et environnement, Urbanization

Régions du monde étudiées: Etats Unis et Canada, Asie du Sud, Southeast Asia, East Asia

Education: Doctorat (Ph.D, MD) , 1999 , The University of Amsterdam , Démographie

Langues de travail: Anglais , Chinois

Membres d'autres associations d'études de la population: Asian Population Association (APA), European Association for Population Studies (EAPS), Population Association of America (PAA)

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Leiwen Jiang is a demographer trained in environmental sciences. His research portfolio has involved methodological work on improving the demographic component of integrated environment and climate assessments. He studies environmental implications of demographic dynamics and changes in household consumption patterns.  He is Scientist at National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Founding Director of Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI) at Shanghai University.  He taught at Brown University and Peking University, and was also Chief Demography at Population Action International (PAI), and guest research fellow at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. He served as Lead Author of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5thAssessment Report and Member of IUSSP Scientific Panel on Climate Change. He is currently chairing the IPCC Scholarship Program WGIII Technical Committee and serving as convener of the theme on Population, Consumption, and Environment of the IUSSP 2017 Conference. 


1.Jiang, L. and B.C. O’Neill, 2015: Global urbanization projections for the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways. Global Environmental Changes: doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.03.008

2.Jiang, Leiwen. 2014: Internal consistency of demographic assumptions in the shared socioeconomic pathways. Population and Environment. 35(3): 261-285.

3.Knorr, W. A. Arneth, L. Jiang, 2016: Demographic controls of future global fire risks, Nature Climate Change (2016) doi:10.1038/nclimate2999.

4.Jiang, Leiwen and Karen Hardee, 2011: How do recent population trends matter to climate change, Population Research and Policy Review, 30(2): 287-312.

5.Jiang, Leiwen and Brian O’Neill, 2007: Impact of demographic trend on US household size and structure, Population and Development Review, 33 (3): 429-656.