Juhua Yang

Juhua Yang is a Professor of Social Demography at School of Sociology and Demography, RUC. Her current research focuses on social wellbeing and its articulation with social change. Specifically, she is interested in the determinants and consequences of internal migration, gender inequality throughout individuals’ life course, and policy issues in China. Broadly, she asks how individuals respond to socioeconomic and political changes at the macro level; how macro change may reshape household contexts where individuals are embedded and interact. She has recently published books Introduction to Social Demography, Migration and Economic Integration, Advanced Social Statistics in Stata, Population Change and Poverty among the Elderly, Fertility Policy and Sex Ratio at Birth in China, Social Statistics and Data Management: Application of Stata , and Beyond Birth Control: Fertility Policy and Children’s Wellbeing in Transitional China (VDM Verlag Dr. Muller). She has also published numerous research articles related to migration, gender and the family, children and elderly wellbeing, and fertility policy, submitted policy reports to government agencies.


Renmin University of China


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