Research Projects


于2012年启动的纽约居民生活质量追踪研究 (the New York City Longitudinal Survey of Wellbeing) 项目旨在了解并追踪纽约居民的生活质量及其变化。亚裔是纽约市近年来增长最快的少数族裔,目前占纽约居民的14%。在亚裔美国人中,华裔是最大的群体。从2020年开始,本研究特别扩大华裔在调查样本中所占的比例,以求更详尽地了解纽约市华裔居民的情况,更准确地描述纽约华裔移民的生活状况。


Recent News

November 04, 2021

Journalist Rong Xiaoqing Discusses Shifting Chinese Diasporic Identities

In a wide-ranging dialogue, journalist Rong Xiaoqing, reporter for the Sing Tao Daily and author of The New York Times’ weekly newsletter “Overseas Chinese Journal,” addressed changing US-China relations, the impact of those developments on the diaspora community, and challenges as a reporter. The October 15 webinar, “The Dilemma of the Chinese Diaspora in the Decoupling Era,” was moderated by WEAI’s Qin Gao, Professor and Director of the China Center for Social Policy in the School of Social Work.

November 03, 2021

Double Pandemic: Discrimination Experiences of New Yorkers of Chinese Descent During COVID-19

New Yorkers of Chinese descent have been suffering from the “double pandemic” of COVID-19 and racial discrimination. We find that over half of our study participants reported experiencing discrimination and one third an incident of harassment. The vast majority of New Yorkers of Chinese descent are worried about their own safety and that of loved ones. We accompany this report with a call to action to stand with and protect Asian-American communities.   


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