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As the first center of its kind founded within a U.S. school of social work, the Columbia China Center is a hub for innovation and action on social welfare in China and beyond.
Columbia China Center for Social Policy Hosts Successful Conference on Caring for All
Professor Jinyu Liu Wins Prestigious NIH Grant Award
China Center’s 2019-2020 Lecture Series Focuses on Using Scientific Evidence to Address Social Challenges in China
China Center for Social Policy Hosts Inaugural International Conference on “Expanding Social Policy in China".
Columbia School of Social Work Hosted Social Policy Public Forum in Shanghai
Qin Gao Discusses China’s Poverty Reduction & Social Welfare with the Carnegie Council
Qin Gao Explains How China's Poverty Alleviation Program Works on SupChina's Sinica Podcast
Lunar New Year In The Social Work Building
Using various national household survey datasets as well as administrative data and a cross-national comparative perspective, this research aims to understand the Chinese welfare state both conceptually and empirically and places the Chinese case in the global context.
This research focuses broadly on aging, care, and health among Chinese and Asian American older adults and examines the social and economic determinants of health and other outcomes of older adults.
In a letter addressed to this year’s graduates, Professor Qin Gao, Director of the Columbia China Center for Social Policy, sends her warm congratulations and best wishes. Drawing from her life experience, Prof. Gao encourages the graduates to “hone your skills and dare to act.”
The Columbia China Center for Social Policy is proud to celebrate the graduation of three Center fellows this May.