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Emily Hannum

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Hannum specializes in research on education and social stratification in China; poverty and children’s development; social policy; economic development; and Chinese society.

Recent Publications

Books

Hannum, Emily, and Albert F. Park. 2007. Education and reform in China. New York, NY : Routledge.

Journal Articles

Hannum, Emily, Edward Norton, and Lisa M. Powell. 2011. "Direct and indirect effects of body weight on adult wages." Economics & Human Biology, 9(4): 381-392. DOI. Abstract.

Zhang, Yuping, Grace Kao, and Emily Hannum. 2007. "Do mothers in rural China practice gender equality in educational aspirations for their children?" Comparative Education Review, 51(2): 131-157. DOI.

Yu, Shengchao, and Emily Hannum. 2007. "Food for thought: Poverty, family nutritional environment, and children's educational performance in rural China." Sociological Perspective, 50(1): 53-77. DOI. Abstract.

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