Hans Johnson

Senior Policy Fellow and Bren Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

Hans Johnson is a Senior Policy Fellow and a Bren Fellow with the Public Policy Institute of California. The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a private, nonprofit organisation dedicated to improving public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research. Hans’ research examines interactions between population change and public policies, and includes work on the determinants and consequences of population growth, international and domestic migration, higher education, and housing. He has authored numerous publications on California’s demography.

Prior to joining PPIC, he was Senior Demographer at the California Research Bureau, where he conducted research for the State Legislature and Governor’s Office on population issues. Hans has also worked as a Demographer for the California Department of Finance, specialising in population projections. He holds a PhD in Demography from the University of California, Berkeley.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey