James Laurenceson

James Laurenceson

James Laurenceson is currently 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 exclusively on the Chinese economy and has been published in international, peer-reviewed journals such as China Economic Review, China Economic Journal, Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies and China and World Economy.

Latest from James Laurenceson

Opinion | Will Australia feel the squeeze even more from a stronger China in 2021?

The fallout from Covid-19 has accelerated the trend of China’s economic might in the world and political influence in the Asia-Pacific.

The fallout from Covid-19 has accelerated the trend of China’s economic might in the world and political influence in the Asia-Pacific.

Will Australia feel the squeeze even more from a stronger China in 2021?
5 Jan 2021 - 1:23PM
Opinion | Why Australia is on its own in its trade conflict with China

While some in Australia have suggested that the country should form an economic alliance with like-minded democracies, in the world of international commerce, democratic and strategic friends are often the fiercest rivals.

While some in Australia have suggested that the country should form an economic alliance with like-minded democracies, in the world of international commerce, democratic and strategic friends are often the fiercest rivals.

Why Australia is on its own in its trade conflict with China
2 Dec 2020 - 11:05AM
Opinion | Australia-China ties are fast unravelling, but this could just be the starting point

Journalists, academics and businesspeople alike are getting caught up in rising bilateral tensions, which threaten two-way trade, academic exchanges and people-to-people ties.

Journalists, academics and businesspeople alike are getting caught up in rising bilateral tensions, which threaten two-way trade, academic exchanges and people-to-people ties.

Australia-China ties are fast unravelling, but this could just be the starting point
10 Sep 2020 - 3:20PM
Opinion | Australia’s belt and road dilemma in the Pacific: is China a partner or competitor?

Canberra has expressed a willingness to work with Beijing on much needed infrastructure in the region. However, concerns abound, ranging from standards to security threats, which have made the country hesitant to dive in.

Canberra has expressed a willingness to work with Beijing on much needed infrastructure in the region. However, concerns abound, ranging from standards to security threats, which have made the country hesitant to dive in.

Australia’s belt and road dilemma in the Pacific: is China a partner or competitor?
5 Aug 2019 - 10:08AM
Australia-China relations need a reset, and Malcolm Turnbull has to lead the way

The Australian prime minister’s rhetoric has worsened tensions with China.

The Australian prime minister’s rhetoric has worsened tensions with China.

Australia-China relations need a reset, and Malcolm Turnbull has to lead the way
29 Apr 2018 - 6:33PM
The economy is faltering? Chinese consumers aren’t buying it
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM