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Research & Impact

Professor JIANG Jin

Prof JIANG Jin


Key research areas

  • Educational inequality and intergenerational mobility
  • International higher education and student mobility
  • Labor markets and social policy

Recent projects

  • The Greater Bay Area and Career Opportunity for Hong Kong Youth: Integrating Big Data Analysis and Survery Experiments (Public Policy Research)
  • Series of Opinion Surveys on Hong Kong Citizens’ Perceptions and Evaluations on Development Opportunities and Challenges in the Greater Bay Area in China (LU)
  • The Massification of Higher Education and Changing Labour Markets in Urban China: A Pilot Study of Graduate Employment from 2003 to 2015 (LU)
  • Promoting the Well-being of Children and Young People in Hong Kong (KT, LU)
  • UK International Students and Graduates from East Asia: Careers, Earnings, Jobs and Mobility (UK ESRC)
  • “All by Myself?” - A Study on the Situations of Singles in Two Chinese Cities (General Research Fund)

Selected publications

  • Jiang, J., & Shen, W. (2019). International mentorship and research collaboration: evidence from European-trained Chinese PhD returnees. Frontiers of Education in China, 14(2), 180-205. doi:
  • Jiang, J., Qian, J., & Wen, Z. (2018). Social protection for informal sector workers in urban China: institutional constraints and selfselection behaviors. Journal of Social Policy. 47(2), 335-357. doi: 10.1017/S0047279417000563
  • Mok, K.H., & Jiang, J. (2018). Massification of higher education, graduate employment and social mobility: East Asian perspectives. International Journal of Educational Development, 63, 44-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ijedudev.2017.02.003
  • Jiang, J. (2017). Higher education in China. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. doi: 10.1093 acrefore/9780190264093.013.207

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