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Qiang Ren

Associate Professor, Institute of Population Research, Peking University.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., Peking University

Dr. Ren is a demographer specializing in research on fertility and mortality, population, environment and health. He focuses primarily on demography and quantitative methodology.

Recent Publications


Tucker, Joseph, Dudley Poston, Qiang Ren, Baochang Gu, Xiaoying Zheng, Stephanie Wang, and Chris Russell. 2009. Gender Policy and HIV in China: Catalyzing Policy Change. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer.

Gao, Shuguo, Fang Wang, Qiang Ren, Jian Wang, and Jian Zhang. 2008. Strategical Studies on Micro Human Resources. Beijing: Central Radio & TV University Press.

Journal Articles

Ren, Qiang, and Yu Xie. 2011. "Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal Data." Population Research, 35(6): 3-12.

Guilmoto, Christophe Z., and Qiang Ren. 2011. "Socioeconomic Differentials in Birth Masculinity in China." Development and Change, 42(5): 1269-1296. Abstract.

Ren, Qiang, and Dadao Hou. 2011. "Stochastic Model for Population Forecast: based on Leslie and ARMA Model." Population Research, 35(2): 28-42.

Fu, Qiang , and Qiang Ren. 2010. "Educational Inequality under China's Rural-Urban Divide: The Hukou System and Returns to Education." ." Environment and Planning A, 42(3): 592-610. Abstract.

Ren, Qiang, Xiaoying Zheng, Wolfgang Lutz, and Sergei Scherbov . 2009. "China's Grave Demographic Challenges in Coming Decades." China Economist, 3: 92-103.

Ren, Qiang, Xiaoying Zheng, Wolfgang Lutz, and Sergei Scherbov . 2008. "Uncertain Demographic Dynamics in China." Chinese Journal of Population Science, 6: 19-27.

Ren, Qiang, Qiang Fu, and Yushu Zhu. 2008. "Returns to Education Based on Household Registrition System: A Re-examination to Wage Disparity." Population and Development, 14(3): 37-46.

Ren, Qiang, Jie Fan, Zhizhong Zhang, Xiaoying Zheng, and G. Robert Delong. 2008. "An Environmental Approach to Correcting Iodine Deficiency: Supplementing Iodine in Soil by Iodination of Irrigation Water in Remote Areas." Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 22(1): 1-8.

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