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I am Yiyue Huangfu (皇甫怡悦), an assistant professor of urban studies and public policy at Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) . 


I am a social stratification scholar, with interests in inequality, migration, and aging. Much of my current work is substantively focused on the causes, consequences, and contingencies of internal migration in China. My dissertation documents trends of migration, and explores how changes in the policy environment and in the labor market have altered patterns in children’s wellbeing, intergenerational stratification, and income inequality in China. 


A second major strand of my research examines the welfare of elderly populations and the production of health across the life course. I draw on theories in demography and population genetics to investigate the relationship between social environment, population health, and human physiology. 

I received my Ph.D. in Sociology from the
Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

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