Past Event

Urbanization, Governance, and Well-being in Local China

October 28, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Speaker: Juan Chen, Professor of Social Policy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Moderator: Qin Gao, Professor and Director of China Center for Social Policy, Columbia School of Social Work

This lecture examines local governance quality in the context of China’s new-type urbanization and estimates its impact on residents’ life satisfaction using national household survey data collected in 40 carefully selected sampling sites undergoing rural-urban transition.

This event is part of the 2022-2023 lecture series on “Urbanization, Well-being, and Public Policy: China from Comparative Perspectives” and is sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and cosponsored by Columbia's China Center for Social Policy. 

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