Yen-Hsin Alice Cheng

Yen-Hsin Alice Cheng

Dr. Yen-hsin Alice Cheng is currently a Professor and Research Fellow in the Institute of Sociology at Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan. She is trained as a demographer and received a Ph.D. degree in Sociology and Demography from the Pennsylvania State University in the U.S. She also spent two years as a post-doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Germany. Her main research interest is family demography, focusing particularly on family changes and social inequalities. Her recent research investigates the socioeconomic differentials in marriage, cohabitation, divorce, and fertility over the past few decades in Taiwan and East Asia. Her latest works also include studies on disadvantaged youths and families, as well as comparative studies on public attitudes toward homosexuality.


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