• 24 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Personal profile


Dr Han Li is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Actuarial Studies and Business Analytics at Macquarie Business School. She is also an Associate Investigator at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research. She received a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Actuarial Studies at the University of Melbourne and completed her PhD degree in Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash University. She is an Associate of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, and has a broad range of research interests around longevity and mortality risks, ageing and retirement, and the impact of climate change on insurance industry. Specifically, much of her research expertise centers on actuarial modelling and forecasting using advanced econometric and statistical techniques. She has attracted research funds from the Society of Actuaries and her research has been published in top tier journals including Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, ASTIN Bulletin, Journal of Forecasting and Annals of Actuarial Science. Since May 2020, Han serves as an Early Career Researcher (ECR) representative of the Macquarie Business School. 

Education/Academic qualification

Econometrics and Business Statistics, Doctor of Philosophy , Monash University

Feb 2013Feb 2017

Actuarial Studies, B.Com (Honours), The University of Melbourne

Jul 2009Dec 2012

External positions

Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)

Feb 2018 → …

Senior Research Associate, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)

Sep 2016Jan 2018

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Research Outputs

  • 24 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Website contribution

Healthy life expectancy in China: Modelling and implications for public and private insurance

Li, H., Hanewald, K. & Wu, S., May 2020, In : Annals of Actuarial Science. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A forecast reconciliation approach to cause-of-death mortality modeling

    Li, H., Li, H., Lu, Y. & Panagiotelis, A., May 2019, In : Insurance: Mathematics and Economics. 86, p. 122-133 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Analyzing mortality bond indexes via hierarchical forecast reconciliation

    Li, H. & Tang, Q., Sep 2019, In : ASTIN Bulletin. 49, 3, p. 823-846 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Constructing occupation‐specific life tables for China

    Li, H., Hanewald, K. & Liao, P., Jan 2019, Society of Actuaries. 67 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
  • Modelling multi-state health transitions in China: a generalised linear model with time trends

    Hanewald, K., Li, H. & Shao, A. W., Mar 2019, In : Annals of Actuarial Science. 13, 1, p. 145–165 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal

    Han Li (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Honorary award

  • Impacts

    Will climate change kill you?

    Han Li (Participant)

    Impact: Society impacts