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The Chinese Welfare State

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. 

Aging, Care & Health

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.

Recent News

October 25, 2018

Qin Gao Publishes New Article on China's Fight Against Poverty

Qin Gao, Professor and Director of the Columbia China Center for Social Policy, recently published a new article in the Mercator Institute for China Studies, or MERICS, study on social service delivery in China. Professor Gao's article focuses on China's fight against poverty and its ambitious goal to eradicate poverty by 2020.

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