Researcher

Professor Bingqin Li

My Expertise

  • Urban governance in the context of urbanisation, aging society and fast economic growth
  • Particular expertise on China’s development. Also works on other countries in Asia, and on comparative studies of policies between Asia and the West
  • Social policy and community development of Chinese population in Australia as part of adaptive response to social policy in multi-cultural society
 

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Social policy, Public administration, Urban policy

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Biography

SHARP Professor Bingqin Li’s research is on social policy and governance. Her current projects include governance of age-friendly community, local government motivation in delivering complex social programs, social inclusion and integration, urban governance, and social spending.

She has particular expertise on China, conducts comparative studies of social policies between Australia and China and on social service and community...view more

SHARP Professor Bingqin Li’s research is on social policy and governance. Her current projects include governance of age-friendly community, local government motivation in delivering complex social programs, social inclusion and integration, urban governance, and social spending.

She has particular expertise on China, conducts comparative studies of social policies between Australia and China and on social service and community development of the Chinese population in Australia. Her research has been published in academic journals in social policy, urban studies and public policy, such as Urban Studies, Environment & Urbanisation, Social Policy & Administration and Public Administration and Development.

Bingqin Li has played an important role in introducing international social policy research to China, through editing two series of translated series of key texts.

Bingqin has also consulted international organisations, such as the World Bank, European Union, the WHO, UNESCAP, IIED, and the DFID. She is also on the advisory board of research centres in universities in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

She is frequently invited to give talks in universities and give public talks in Europe and Asia.

Research interests

  • Urban governance in the context of urbanisation, aging society and fast economic growth
  • Particular expertise on China’s development. Also works on other countries in Asia, and on comparative studies of policies between Asia and the West
  • Social policy and community development of Chinese population in Australia as part of adaptive response to social policy in multi-cultural society
 

My Grants

CALD social services and resilience in Australia

Urban food security for the vulnerable groups in global cities during COVID 19

Interregional governance to achieve sustainable development

Disability employment in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Co-production and community development in China

Development coordination in China


My Qualifications

PhD in Social Policy (London School of Economics) and PhD in Economics (Nankai University)


My Awards

  • (2018) Best Paper Award Annual Conference, Chinese Social Policy Association "Public Resources for Primary and Secondary Education, Economic Development and Educational Inequality Research") in collaboration with Huamin Peng, Lin, Qi and Wan, Guowei. Peng Huamin, Qi Lin, Wan Guowei (China)
  • (2008) Intergenerational housing support in East Asia, STICERD young researcher's award, London School of Economics (UK)
  • (2007) Low-Cost Urban Housing Markets: Serving the Needs of Low-Wage, Rural Urban Migrants? STICERD young researcher's award, London School of Economics (UK)
  • (1998) An Zijie Research Encouragement Award on International Trade (China)

My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

I am supervising PhD students in the following themes in the context of development. I have supervised PhD students from China, UK, the Philippines and Vietnam in the past.

1. development governance (central local relations, coordinated governance, governance of complex social policy, co-production)

2. urbanisation and rural urban linkage 

3. technology change and welfare system

4. sustainable development (focusing on integration and coordination)

5. poverty reduction and social inequality

 


Currently supervising

Areas of HDR supervision:
Urbanisation, housing policy, social policy, governance, social development in China

Current HDR supervision:
Li,Yiran Li, B, Eli, A, Yu, H. School Incorporated: Privatisating Basic Education in Rural China
Zhu,Jin Pawson, RN, Han, JH, Li, B What factors mediate the relationship between dwelling supply, urban sprawl and housing affordability in the developing country context? The case of Shanghai, China

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Location

207 Goodsell Building

Contact

+61 2 9385 4037
+61 2 9385 7838

Videos

Influencing social policy in China - Bingqin Li
Healthy Aging and Community Based Old age Care Services in China-Plenary at the 17th Annual Conference of the East Asian Social Policy Research Network & The 27th Annual Conference of the Foundation for International Studies on Social Security