Hans Holzhacker
Chief Economist, CAREC Institute

Hans Holzhacker is Chief Economist at the CAREC Institute in Urumqi, People’s Republic of China. Before joining the CAREC Institute, he was the lead economist for Central Asia at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He has 30 years of experience as an economist focusing on transition economies and holds a PhD from the University of Vienna in Austria.


To overcome vaccine hesitancy, survey shows campaigns should target women and rural and high-risk populations and focus on family immunization.