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ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

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Qing Lai

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Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Department of Sociology.

Sociology, Year: advanced

PSC Mentor: Yu Xie

Dissertation Committee: Yu Xie, Jennifer S. Barber, Arland Thornton, Mary E. Gallagher

Research Interests: Demography, life course, development, globalization, China, social stratification, quantitative methods, social psychology

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Lai, Qing. Forthcoming. "Life Course under State Socialism: Adulthood Higher Education in China, 1949-2003." Chinese Sociological Review.

Xie, Yu, Chunni Zhang, and Qing Lai. Online Access 2014. "China’s rise as a major contributor to science and technology." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(26): 9437-9442. DOI. Abstract.

Xie, Yu, Arland Thornton, Guangzhou Wang, and Qing Lai. 2012. "Societal Projection: Beliefs Concerning the Relationship between Development and Inequality in China." Social Science Research, 41(5): 1069-1084. PMCID: PMC3461180. DOI.

Xie, Yu, Qing Lai, and Xiaogang Wu. 2009. "Danwei and social inequality in Contemporary Urban China." Research in Sociology of Work, 19: 283-308. PMCID: PMC2828673. DOI. Abstract.