• Publications
  • Influence
Access to social insurance in urban China: a comparative study of rural-urban and urban-urban migrants in Beijing
Since 1958 the hukou (household registration) system has assigned Chinese citizens either a rural or urban status. Some studies argue that the rural-to-urban migrants in China who do not have urbanExpand
  • 49
  • 5
  • PDF
Employment and wage discrimination in the Chinese cities : a comparative study of migrants and locals
Abstract The urban labour market in China has been institutionally segmented, partly due to the hukou (household registration) system, in which rural-to-urban migrants have been discriminatedExpand
  • 32
  • 3
A distributional analysis of wage discrimination against migrant workers in China’s urban labour market
Chinese internal migrants without a local hukou (household registration) are often discriminated against in the urban labour market. This study examines the impacts of such discrimination on wageExpand
  • 26
  • 3
Old Industrial Cities Seeking New Road of Industrialization:Models of Revitalizing Northeast China
Introduction: Urban "Catch Up" Strategies for China's "Rust Belt" Region From Mao's Pet to Deng's Burden Revitalization Strategies of Old Industrial Cities Under Hu Shenyang Tiexi Model - RepackingExpand
  • 11
  • 2
Crime victimization, neighborhood safety and happiness in China
We examine the relationship between happiness, crime victimization and neighborhood safety in China. We find that being a victim of crime, and having an acquaintance who is a victim of crime, have aExpand
  • 27
  • 2
Happiness and job satisfaction in urban China: A comparative study of two generations of migrants and urban locals
This study investigates determinants of happiness and job satisfaction of urban locals, first-generation migrants and new-generation migrants in China’s urban workforce. We present evidence toExpand
  • 68
  • 2
  • PDF
Why Give it Away When You Need it Yourself? Understanding Public Support for Foreign Aid in China
Abstract In this study we examine the determinants of public support for foreign aid in China. We find that while political ideology and sense of national identity are the most important determinantsExpand
  • 23
  • 2
  • PDF
Discrimination in migrant workers' welfare entitlements and benefits in urban labour market : findings from a four-city study in china
In the Chinese cities, migrants have been treated differently from urban locals in varied aspects because of their rural or non-local hukou (household registration) status. But the existingExpand
  • 26
  • 2
Sex and happiness
We examine the relationship between sexual activities and happiness using a sample of 3800 adults from China. We provide some results about the relationship between sexual activities and happinessExpand
  • 34
  • 1
  • PDF
How social support influences university students' academic achievement and emotional exhaustion: the mediating role of self-esteem
Abstract Improving the quality of life for students has become a major concern for educational institutions. Using a sample of 262 university students (mean age 19.25 years) in China, this studyExpand
  • 26
  • 1
  • PDF