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      Jinjun Xue is a Distinguished Professor at School of Economics of Nagoya University, Director of Nagoya University-SinoCarbon Carbon Neutral Innovation Joint Laboratory, Co-dean of China Academy of Global Carbon Neutral Economy, Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor of Tsinghua University, Distinguished Research Fellow at Institute of Energy at Peking University, Guest Researcher of Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy of Tsinghua University, Guest Researcher at Institute of Science and Development of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Foreign High-end Scholar and Visiting Professor at School of Applied Economics of the University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Guest Researcher at Energy Research Institute of National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC), Chief-Scientist of Collaborative Innovation Center for Emission Trading System Co-constructed by Province and Ministry. He has worked internationally at academic institutes such as Deputy Dean of School of Economics, Wuhan University in China, Associate Professor of Economics Research Institute of Hitotsubashi University and Professor at School of Economics of Oita University in Japan, Guest Professor of Future Energy Center of Malardalen University in Sweden etc.

    He has published several books in Chinese, English and Japanese, including China's Inequality (2008), Low-Carbon Economics (2011), China’s Low-carbon Economic Development (2010), Growth with Inequality (2013) etc. He also has published more than 100 papers in international journals such as Science, Nature Communications, Nature Sustainability, Nature Food, One Earth, Applied Energy, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, and Chinese Journals such as Social Sciences in China, Economic Research Journal etc. He is also editorial board member and guest editor of many international journals including Applied Energy, Engineering, World Development Sustainability, Chinese Population, Resources and Environment, Environmental Economics Research etc.

    He was an assistant editor of China's first textbook, "Development Economics" (1989), editor and author of the first book entitled "Low Carbon Economics" (2011), initiative founder and co-director the first research institute named Institute of Global Low Carbon Economy (2010), Co-dean of China Academy of Global Carbon Neutral Economy, (2020), an initiative founders of Beijing-Humboldt Forum (2011) and International Symposium on Market-Oriented Green and Low-Carbon Development (2013). He was also the first scholar to advocate China's implementation of export-led economic growth (1993), and involved in the development strategy design of "The Thoroughfare of Five Provinces " (Hubei Province, 1992) and "The Rise of Central China" (Wuhan City, 1992), proposed the "Low-carbon Flying Geese Model" (2009, 2011), and actively participated in China's low-carbon city design (2011) and carbon market construction (ETS, 2013). Professor Xue has introduced Japan's experience in environmental governance and gave many policy suggestions to Chinese government for environmental protection and regulation since the early 1990s. He also provided many policy advices to the central and local government on the topics of green and low-carbon development models, energy transition, pollution regulation and PM 2.5 control, climate mitigation, emission trading system, garbage classification, prevention and control from COVID-19 pandemic, public health policy, carbon peak and neutrality targets and pathway selection etc. These suggestions and policy designs have been contributing to China as well as the world. As an expert of international affairs, he has organized nearly 100 international workshops and conferences including side event for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP) , joint workshops of the World Bank, collaborative actions of climate mitigation and energy transition for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) to address global issues of climate governance and the net-zero-emission goals, solutions to resolve the impact of geopolitics on global value chains and energy crises, and so on.