James Laurenceson is Director and Professor at the Australia-China Relations Institute (UTS), University of Technology Sydney.
He has previously held appointments at the University of Queensland, Shandong University (China) and Shimonoseki City University (Japan).
His research focuses on the Chinese economy and the Australia-China economic and broader relationship. His academic work has been published in international, peer-reviewed journals including China Economic Review and China Economic Journal. He also regularly provides commentary on contemporary developments in these areas in Australian Financial Review, The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, East Asia Forum, among others.